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Students unwind before finals at Mega Stress Fest

Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos visited with students at the Mega Stress Fest Friday evening at the Student Life Center.


Survey launched to gather faculty feedback on university’s International Strategy Working Group

The International Strategy Working Group seeks faculty guidance on the university’s international opportunities as well obstacles that may stand in the way.


Commodores to play in 2016 Camping World Independence Bowl

Vanderbilt has accepted an invitation to face North Carolina State of the Atlantic Coast Conference in the 41st Camping World Independence Bowl on Monday, Dec. 26, in Shreveport, Louisiana. Read coverage and watch interviews from the Commodores’ Bowl Celebration.


University Courses proposals due Dec. 12; Application windows open for Discovery and Research Scholar Grants Dec. 19

The deadline for University Courses proposals is Monday, Dec. 12. The Office of the Provost is also issuing a call for proposals for the Discovery Grants and Research Scholar Grants programs.


Vanderbilt student named to second class of Schwarzman Scholars

Marc A. Chen, a Vanderbilt University senior majoring in economics and mathematics, has been named a Schwarzman Scholar for 2017-18. Chen is one of 129 men and women selected from a group of 2,747 candidates worldwide representing 30 countries and 75 universities.


SkyVU to launch Jan. 1, 2018

SkyVU, Vanderbilt’s new cloud-based system that will replace current e-business services and provide a modern, synchronized environment to allow university faculty and staff to spend less time on paperwork and more time on efforts that contribute to the university’s mission, has a new launch date.


VUToday: VU role models in STEM fields, new element ‘tennessine’ featured

Postdoctoral fellow Jedidah Isler and Vanderbilt alumna Kimberly Bryant appeared in a “Vanity Fair” feature about notable and diverse role models in STEM fields, and physics professors Joseph Hamilton and A.V. Ramayya were recognized for their work in helping discover “tennessine,” one of four new elements officially added to the periodic table this week. Read a selection of Vanderbilt news stories for the week of Nov. 28.


Vanderbilt receives six regional Emmy nominations

Vanderbilt University has received six Mid-South Regional Emmy nominations for excellence in television, the industry’s highest honor.


Can America be reinvented in the Donald Trump era?

Will the Trump era be one of despair or hope? Vanderbilt professors will discuss it Dec. 7 at Nashville’s downtown public library.


Open house for MLAS program set for Dec. 12

Working adults interested in taking classes at Vanderbilt are encouraged to attend the open house of the Master of Liberal Arts and Science program Dec. 12.


Employee Holiday Gift Giveaway is Friday

Vanderbilt’s 2016 Holiday Gift Giveaway is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 9, at Langford Auditorium. Grab a turkey, tofurkey or Vanderbilt oven mitt.


Watch Video

Cool food with a mission: Student runs first-ever campus kosher food truck

Vanderbilt student Zack Freeling runs Aryeh’s Kitchen, the only campus food truck in the United States offering a fully kosher menu, including meat items.


Take Note

» Physics colloquium: From exoplanets to personalizing clothing Dec. 8

» ‘Addressing Stigma and Promoting Mental Health for LGBT Communities’ Dec. 12

» Employee appreciation discount available at Barnes & Noble Dec. 16

» Get your ticket mini plans for men’s basketball home games

» Conference will explore ‘Chronic Consequences of Global Infectious Diseases’

» VU cheerleading and dance teams host annual Game Day Experience Feb. 4

» Children who do and do not stutter needed for a research study

» Get discount on ‘A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder’ at TPAC

HR News

» Recording time for Thanksgiving holiday

» Is it time for in-home care assistance? Find out Dec. 7

» Vandy Cooks: Holiday bread making workshop Dec. 9

» Direct deposit of pay becomes mandatory for VU employees in 2017

» Health Plus comes to you

» Lost in VUMC? The new WalkWays app can help with that

» Wellcast: What is EAP, anyway?

» Some campus services available during upcoming holidays

» Get help with the holiday blues from Vanderbilt EAP, benefit providers

Research News @Vanderbilt


Dec. 5
Commodore Award Nominations

Dec. 5 — 10 a.m.
Working Through It: 'Visualizing Hope and Recovery Through Art'

Dec. 5 — 10 a.m.
Annual Sarratt Holiday Arts Festival

Dec. 5 — 11 a.m.
Race, Sports and Vanderbilt: 1966-1970

Dec. 5 — 7:30 p.m.
Curb Youth Symphony

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