Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser


What’s going on at Vanderbilt on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015

Legislators, stakeholders briefed on health care status of Tennessee

Tennessee must improve the health of its citizens if it wants to offer an attractive workforce to businesses, Vanderbilt Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos said during a Nashville Community Health Forum attended by state legislators and other stakeholders.

Read Full Story » SHARE THIS F T P +


Andrew Young, candlelight vigil part of MLK celebration

Civil rights leader and former U.S. ambassador Andrew Young will deliver the keynote address at Vanderbilt’s MLK Day celebration Monday, Jan. 19. The theme for this year's commemoration is “Dismantling Segregation: Race, Poverty and Privilege.”

Read Full Story » SHARE THIS F T P +


Belafonte, historians reflect on civil rights, Selma at Chancellor’s Lecture

Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and historians Annette Gordon-Reed and Michael Beschloss joined Harry Belafonte Jan. 13 for a far-reaching conversation on the history, legality and politics surrounding the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

Read Full Story » SHARE THIS F T P +


Self-directed brokerage account info available on retirement transition website

Vanderbilt’s new 403(b) retirement plan structure that will take effect in April includes three investment tiers that you can choose from, including a self-directed brokerage account.

Read Full Story » SHARE THIS F T P +


Vanderbilt Kennedy Center celebrates 50 years in 2015

The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center will celebrate 50 years of transforming lives in 2015 with lectures by AUCD Executive Director Andrew Imparato and Special Olympics Chairman and CEO Timothy Shriver.

Read Full Story » SHARE THIS F T P +


10 cool inventions from Vanderbilt’s CTTC

From capsule robots to antibodies that could prevent and treat diseases like Ebola, Vanderbilt was the birthplace in 2014 of nearly 200 inventions with the potential to profoundly impact lives around the globe. Here are 10 of the coolest.

Read Full Story » SHARE THIS F T P +


Greene and Velkovska named fellows of American Physical Society

Victoria Greene and Julia Velkovska have been named fellows of the American Physical Society, an organization of physicists dedicated to advancing knowledge and growth in the field.

Read Full Story » SHARE THIS F T P +


Renowned scholar of Hebrew Bible and ancient Near East retires from teaching

The founding director of Vanderbilt's Program in Jewish Studies will focus on his renowned research in Hebrew Bible and the ancient Near East after teaching his last class at the Divinity School.

Read Full Story » SHARE THIS F T P +


Watch Now
VUCast: 3-D printer fights malaria

In the latest VUCast: See a powerful new weapon in the fight against malaria and how a 3-D printer speeds up the research; meet a little dog that won a big award; and hear the Melodores, winners of NBC's "The Sing-Off." Watch now!

Watch Video » SHARE THIS F T P +


more news »


Take Note

» ‘Movimientos: Artworks by Jairo Prado’ opens Jan. 15

» WOW: Girls’ education in West Africa explored Jan. 21

» DigitalVU hosts ‘Current trends in Web design and development’ Jan. 28

» Save an extra 17 percent on Dell PCs and tablets

» Owen Executive Development Institute announces spring sessions

» Give international students a taste of American culture at EAT! events

more »

HR News

» Lunch and Learn on caring for aging loved ones Jan. 21

» Have dessert, and keep your New Year’s goal, too

» Earn up to $2,500 through nurse referral program

» Child and Family Center offers programs to support family caregivers

» Will preparation services available for free to employees

» Retirement transition: What you can do now

more »


Jan. 15 — noon
"Child Care: What to Look For"

Jan. 15 — 4 p.m.
Opening receptions - "Hanna Rodgers: Abandon/Perception" and "Erin Harmon: Forest for the Trees"

Jan. 16 — 7:30 a.m.
Last day: Final Hold the Stuffing weigh-ins at Health Plus

Jan. 16 — noon
"Babygate: Policies on Pregnancy and Parenting in the Workplace"

Jan. 19 — noon
2015 MLK Commemorative Series featuring James Forman

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.