Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser


What’s going on at Vanderbilt on Thursday, March 19, 2015

Vanderbilt provost condemns vandalism at fraternity house

In a message to the Vanderbilt community March 16, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan Wente condemned vandalism at a fraternity house over the weekend and pledged that the matter would be fully investigated.

Read Full Story » SHARE THIS      


Faculty Senate launches sexual misconduct awareness campaign

Raising awareness about sexual misconduct and preventing sexual assault are the aims of a new awareness campaign launched this spring by the Vanderbilt Faculty Senate.

Read Full Story » SHARE THIS      


Impact Symposium marks 51st year

Vanderbilt University’s Impact Symposium marked its 51st year with three nights of speakers March 16-18, including award-winning playwright and actress Anna Deavere Smith and former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani.

Read Full Story » SHARE THIS      


Mayor shares love of reading with Patterson RAPS participants

Mayor Karl Dean discussed the joys of reading with Metro Nashville Public School students at the March 14 meeting of Patterson RAPS (Read and Play Saturdays). The program, funded by a gift from best-selling author James Patterson, aims to instill a love of reading in participants.

Read Full Story » SHARE THIS      


Provost, others to discuss building trust in the workplace March 25

Provost Susan Wente; Meg Rush, chief of staff at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt; and Capt. Scott Kraverath, professor of naval science with Vanderbilt's Naval ROTC, will discuss building trust in the workplace at a campus-wide event next week.

Read Full Story » SHARE THIS      


Luke Bryan tickets go on sale to VU employees Thursday

Vanderbilt Stadium will host Luke Bryan, one of country music’s biggest stars, in concert July 11 as part of his Kick the Dust Up tour. Vanderbilt employees will have the chance to purchase tickets as part of a special pre-sale on Thursday, March 19.

Read Full Story » SHARE THIS      


Emeritus professor of molecular biology and biochemistry dies

Oscar Touster, professor of molecular biology and biochemistry, emeritus, and the first chair of the Department of Molecular Biology in Vanderbilt’s College of Arts and Science and Graduate School, has died.

Read Full Story » SHARE THIS      


Tensions between religion and secular society explored in new class

A professor of Hebrew Bible and Jewish studies has created a cross-disciplinary course on secularism with the help of 29 faculty across eight schools.

Read Full Story » SHARE THIS      


Watch Now
QuickVU Science! Cancer imaging breakthrough

In the latest QuickVU: See the imaging breakthrough that could transform cancer treatment; find out which snack could save your heart; and learn how magnets could make recovery from surgery easier and faster. Watch now!

Watch Video » SHARE THIS F T P +


more news »


Take Note

» Vanderbilt Wind Symphony to premiere new works at national conference

» Blair precollege students win top spots in Nashville Symphony competition

» Vanderbilt to host weekend hackathon March 20-22

» SBIR Road Tour visits campus March 25

» Chaplain’s Speaker Series presents Barbara Brown Taylor March 31

» Get discount on Owen Executive Development Institute programs

more »

HR News

» Get rewards for referring Health IT professionals

» Vandy Cooks: ‘From the Training Table to family gatherings’ March 26

» Life Phase Series: ‘A deeper dive into personal finances’ April 9

» Retirement Plan Transition: Reminder of upcoming key dates

more »


March 19 — 4 p.m.
Flexner Discovery Lecture with Louis Staudt

March 19 — 6 p.m.
A talk by artist Marina Rosenfeld

March 20 — 3:30 p.m.
Panel discussion featuring NASA's Space Launch System

March 21 — 1 p.m.
Free Black & Gold Spring Football Game

March 23 — 9 a.m.
Symposium on "Integrated '-omics' in Translational Medicine"

more events »


Clinical Trials

Text Here

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.