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University faculty and staff: Info about systems availabilities during VU-VUMC transition

To prepare our systems for the legal separation of Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center, some systems will have limited functionality for short periods of time for university faculty and staff.


Commencement week coming up at Vanderbilt

As Commencement and Senior Day approach on the Vanderbilt campus, they bring with them annual traditions such as the chancellor’s address to students, The Party and a special speaker for Senior Day.


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Vanderbilt students put a ‘Nashville’ twist on the alma mater

Watch what happens when more than 100 Vanderbilt students, along with University News and Communications, team up for a fresh new take on the university’s alma mater.


April issue of provost’s ‘Open Dore’ newsletter now available

Read the April issue of “The Open Dore,” Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente’s newsletter, now available online.


Class of 2016: Pranjal Gupta pursues chemical engineering, pre-med, film and more

There’s the Pranjal Gupta dressed in kurta and pyjama, his feet keeping time with an impossibly fast Indian dance tune. And then there’s the Pranjal Gupta in a lab coat, peering through glasses at data on how children with autism integrate sight and sound.


Class of 2016: Ariel Helms’ past inspires her path for the future

For Ariel Helms, a genealogy search when she was young revealed a long-kept secret: Her ancestors were Cherokee Native Americans.


Fifteen at Vanderbilt recognized by Fulbright U.S. Student Program

Eight graduating Vanderbilt seniors and four graduate students have been offered grants by the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, the largest U.S. exchange program for international graduate study, advanced research, and university, primary or secondary school teaching. In addition, three students have been named as alternates.


College affordability has declined in all 50 states

College affordability has declined in all 50 states since 2008, according to a new report by Vanderbilt University in collaboration with the University of Pennsylvania and the Higher Education Policy Institute.


University faculty, staff may now expense Airbnb through Concur

University faculty and staff will be able to choose Airbnb as a lodging option for expense reimbursement in Concur, effective immediately.


View rare daytime astronomical event at Dyer Observatory May 9

Visitors will have the unusual opportunity to safely view the planet Mercury as it transits directly across the face of the sun using Dyer Observatory’s solar telescopes.


VU Press spring titles include concentration camp diary, plans for a healthier Nashville

Vanderbilt University Press has published several new books this spring, including “From Day to Day,” a reissued World War II concentration camp diary previously out of print for more than half a century, and “Shaping the Healthy Community,” which explores possibilities for a healthier Nashville.


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Vanderbilt celebrates inaugural Giving Day

Vanderbilt University’s first-ever Giving Day has raised more than $1.3 million and secured $200,000 in challenge gifts to Opportunity Vanderbilt—the university’s initiative to replace all need-based undergraduate student loans with scholarships and grant assistance.


Take Note

» Biddlecombe named interim director of Nashville Symphony Chorus

» Public invited to learn about VICC precision cancer medicine

» Donation and recycling options expanded on campus April 25–May 14

» VUMC research staff can earn master’s degree through MLI program

HR News

» Schedule a ‘no-oven meals’ nutrition lesson in your department

» Learn about estate planning, get free advice in May

» Employee Celebration Picnic set for May 13 and 17

» Learn about establishing effective personal boundaries

Research News @Vanderbilt


April 28 — 4 p.m.
Noble Prize recipient Eric Betzi to give Discovery Lecture

April 29 — 7 p.m.
Poetry at Barnes & Noble at Vanderbilt

April 30 — 7:30 p.m.
Blair Jazz Quartet: International Jazz Day

May 1
VRWC Summer Memberships, May 1-Aug. 31

May 2 — 6:30 p.m.
Battle Supreme: Politics, the Law and an Open Seat on the Nation's Highest Court

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