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Noonan, Robinson to join Zeppos, Meacham for presidential election talk Wednesday

Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will host a panel discussion Sept. 14 exploring the 2016 presidential election and the United States’ future in the first installment of the Chancellor’s Lecture Series for 2016-17.


Chancellor Faculty Fellows nominations open for 2017

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 cohort of Chancellor Faculty Fellows, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente announced today.


University begins faculty approval process for new undergraduate business minor

The curricular proposal to launch a new trans-institutional undergraduate business minor has been sent to the four undergraduate schools and the Owen Graduate School of Management for review by their governance bodies. If approved, the proposed minor will launch in fall 2017.


Blasting for new Vanderbilt Barnard residential college begins today

Construction crews working at the site of the university’s new Vanderbilt Barnard residential college will begin blasting at the location on Monday, Sept. 12.


Longest-running study of gifted children featured in ‘Nature’

Vanderbilt’s Study of Mathematically Precocious Youth is featured in the September issue of the prestigious scientific journal “Nature.”


Vanderbilt hosts multiple congressional visits

An unusually long summer recess for Congress—totaling seven weeks—gave members of Congress the opportunity to return to their states and districts to meet with constituents. It also afforded Vanderbilt the unique opportunity to host numerous congressional staff on campus in August.


Vanderbilt to host events observing Constitution/Citizenship Day this week

A discussion of America’s future and a campus read-a-thon of the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights are among the Vanderbilt events that will observe Constitution Day Sept. 16.


Learn more about fire safety at Vanderbilt

Learn more about Vanderbilt’s fire-prevention policies and fire safety protocols during National Preparedness Month in September.


Fine Arts Gallery exhibition examines era when ‘Vandy woke up’

The Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery presents “Race, Sports and Vanderbilt: 1966–1970,” which will showcase photographs, front pages from “The Tennessean,” and related artifacts from this time period, beginning Friday, Sept. 23.


VUToday: Benbow, Lubinski, Bartels featured in weekly roundup of VU stories in the news

The long-running Study of Mathematically Precocious Youth, co-directed by Peabody College’s Camilla Benbow and David Lubinski, is featured in “Nature,” and political scientist Larry Bartels’ research is covered in “The Washington Post.” Read a selection of Vanderbilt news stories for the week of Sept. 5.


Center for Teaching to host ‘Open Dores: Two Days of Teaching Visits’

The Center for Teaching will host “Open Dores: Two Days of Teaching Visits” Sept. 27 and 28. This program will showcase Vanderbilt’s talented faculty as well as examples of best teaching practices from across the university.


Undergraduate Research Fair is Sept. 22

The event, to be held at the Student Life Center, will showcase universitywide, interdisciplinary student work through poster presentations and panel discussions. All Vanderbilt community members are encouraged to attend.


Jazz trombonist Wycliffe Gordon visits Blair tomorrow for master class and performance

The Nashville Jazz Composers Collective, the Blair School of Music’s professional jazz ensemble in residence, welcomes guest trombonist and composer Wycliffe Gordon, a veteran of the Wynton Marsalis Septet and Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra.


VUIT and VUMC IT to upgrade enterprise LDAP directory service

On Oct. 4, Vanderbilt IT and VUMC IT will upgrade the university LDAP service to ensure a more highly available and secure enterprise directory service.


Hicks to discuss Shakespeare in the Park at Williamson Library

Denice Hicks will take the audience behind the scenes of Shakespeare in the Park when she lectures at the Williamson County Public Library Sept. 21 as part of “Vanderbilt at the Library.”


Take Note

» Science of Song symposium is today

» VKC Science Day is Sept. 19; registration now open

» Vanderbilt Translational Research Forum set for Oct. 14

» Volunteers needed for Flulapalooza 6

» Registration open for SPARK autism study

HR News

» Mental health awareness topic of Vandy Walks Sept. 15

» Babies and You: ‘Benefits decisions during pregnancy’ Sept. 15

» Vandy Cooks: Healthy game day eating

» Walking Wednesdays begins Sept. 28

» Complete all three steps of Go for the Gold

Research News @Vanderbilt


Sept. 15 — 8 p.m.
Guest artists: Evan Jones, baritone, with Douglas Fisher, piano

Sept. 18 — 5 p.m.
National Green Dot Day of Action bystander intervention training

Sept. 19 — 4 p.m.
Open Dore On Location

Sept. 20 — 7 p.m.
39th Annual Holocaust Lecture Series

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