Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser


What’s going on at Vanderbilt on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015

Vanderbilt names Padma Raghavan as vice provost for research

Following an extensive national search, Padma Raghavan, a distinguished researcher in high-performance computing and computational science and engineering and a proven academic research enterprise leader, has been named Vanderbilt University’s next vice provost for research.

Read Full Story » SHARE THIS      


Land use town hall participants articulate campus likes—and dislikes

Members of the Vanderbilt community offered public commentary on a new master land use plan initiative at the latest Chancellor's Town Hall, held at the Student Life Center Dec. 7.

Read Full Story » SHARE THIS      


From ‘Vanderbilt Magazine’: Megan Barry takes reins as Nashville’s first woman mayor

"Vanderbilt Magazine" sat down with new Nashville mayor Megan Barry, MBA'93, to talk about the election process, her connection with Vanderbilt, and what she hopes to accomplish while in office.

Read Full Story » SHARE THIS      


New research puts spotlight on neglected American composers of the 19th century

Vanderbilt music professor Doug Shadle wants American composers of the 19th century to finally get a fair hearing, more than a hundred years after they lived and worked.

Read Full Story » SHARE THIS      


Blair School of Music’s library is new home for John Hartford music collection

The family of the songwriter who wrote "Gentle on My Mind" has donated 2,500 books on musicians and Southern music to the library at the Blair School of Music.

Read Full Story » SHARE THIS      


Humane dispersal of roosting birds begins today

Plant Operations will implement light devices, distress calls and other noisemakers in an effort to drive roosting birds from campus trees beginning Thursday, Dec. 10.

Read Full Story » SHARE THIS      


Menorah lighting, traditional food at Kirkland Hall today

Vanderbilt Chabad, Vanderbilt Hillel and the Office of the University Chaplain and Religious Life will sponsor a campuswide Chanukah celebration beginning at 4:30 p.m. Thursday.

Read Full Story » SHARE THIS      


New Testament scholar hosts Twitter Q&A on ‘first Christmas’ Dec. 15

Learn more about the first Christmas described in the Bible when New Testament scholar Amy-Jill Levine answers questions with the hashtag #AskVU on Tuesday, Dec. 15.

Read Full Story » SHARE THIS      


Grad student’s side project keeps incarcerated parents connected with their kids

Zachary Diggins, who is pursuing a Ph.D. in electrical engineering, has developed a new website that will help children of inmates enjoy storytime, digitally, with Mom or Dad.

Read Full Story » SHARE THIS      


more news »


Take Note


HR News


more »


more »

Research News @Vanderbilt


Dec. 10 — 4 p.m.
Discovery Lecture Series featuring Joe G.N. “Skip” Garcia

Dec. 11 — 9 a.m.
”Messages of Hope: Advances in Prostate Cancer Prevention, Research and Treatment”

Dec. 11 — 5 p.m.
“A People's Guide to Nashville” launch

Dec. 12 — 8 p.m.
Vanderbilt Community Chorus holiday program

Dec. 13 — 5:30 p.m.
Blair Jazz Combo in concert

more events »

Vanderbilt Classifieds

contact us   |   submit a story   |   submit a classified ad
myVU Preview provides top news and information each week for
faculty and staff of Vanderbilt University.