Can’t see this email? View it in your browser.
Vanderbilt University: MyVU
  Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020  
Story Photo
Vanderbilt opens new buildings in West End and Peabody neighborhoods
The opening of Nicholas S. Zeppos College marks a milestone in the transformation of the West End Neighborhood, while a completed renovation on the Peabody College campus strengthens its learning community.
Story Photo
Get to know Vanderbilt’s residential faculty: Professor Sean Seymore
As the new academic year gets underway, Vanderbilt’s faculty heads of house are revealing some things about themselves in this special portrait series. Get to know Sean Seymore, New York Alumni Chancellor’s Professor of Law and faculty head of Warren College.
Story Photo
Immersion Vanderbilt recommended but not required for Class of 2022; modification made due to constraints of pandemic
Due to the unprecedented challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, undergraduate students in the Class of 2022 will now have a flexible option for the Immersion Vanderbilt requirement.
Story Photo
Study Abroad Virtual Fair is today
Join the Global Education Office on Wednesday, Sept. 2, from noon to 3 p.m. CT for a live virtual fair. Connect via Zoom with study abroad program partners, GEO advisers and Vanderbilt campus partners.
Story Photo
Registration for seventh annual Vanderbilt Undergraduate Research Fair now open
The seventh annual Vanderbilt Undergraduate Research Fair is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 8. This year’s event will be virtual, complete with presenters, breakout sessions and a chance to safely and responsibly interact with students, faculty and staff from across campus.
Story Photo
College Colors Day is Sept. 4
Vanderbilt will celebrate College Colors Day on Friday, Sept. 4. Vanderbilt faculty and staff can get a 10 percent discount on most VU merchandise at Barnes & Noble at Vanderbilt with a university ID.
Story Photo
Randall to deliver VUSN Dean’s Diversity Lecture Sept. 10
Alice Randall, a “New York Times” best-selling author and Vanderbilt writer in residence in African American and diaspora studies, will present “A Novel Approach to Building Your Anti-Racism Toolkit and Self-Care in a Time of Reckoning” on Thursday, Sept. 10, at noon. Registration is required for the online event.
Story Photo
Nobel Laureate Frances Arnold to deliver the Hall Engineering Lecture Sept. 15
Nobel Prize-winning chemical engineer Frances Arnold will deliver Vanderbilt's fall John R. and Donna S. Hall Engineering Lecture on Tuesday, Sept. 15, at 4 p.m. Arnold's lecture, “Innovation by Evolution: Bringing New Chemistry to Life,” will be live streamed, and registration is required.
Story Photo
Walter, emeritus political scientist who taught public policy, has died
Benjamin Walter, an emeritus political scientist whose teaching and research interests included American government, environmental policy and suburban politics, has died.
Story Photo
Latest issue of ‘ON THE HILL’ government relations report now available
Vanderbilt’s Division of Government and Community Relations has published the fifth issue of its biannual “ON THE HILL” report, which summarizes Vanderbilt’s year-to-date activities at the federal, state and local levels of government.
Story Photo
Return to Campus video series
A new video series is highlighting Vanderbilt’s Return to Campus Plan and informing members of the campus community what will be different this semester. More videos will be added over the coming weeks.


Take Note

Warren Center to host ‘Liberating Zoom: Strategies for Better Collaborations’ Sept. 3

Wond’ry hosts Fantasy Football Draft Party featuring IBM’s Watson Sept. 9

‘This is Public Health’ virtual fair set for Sept. 16

Present your idea at Wond’ry’s Innovation Open Mic Sept.16

Research-related IT resources at Vanderbilt info session Sept. 18

Wond’ry launches Innovation Portal

VINSE Spotlight Podcast: Ross Koby–Mechanochemistry

Tips for talking about wearing masks, physical distancing

Vanderbilt’s EasyRide program expands to offer free regional bus, train rides


Coming Up

· NOV ·
  Save the date: Alzheimer’s Disease Research Day set for Nov. 13


Follow Vanderbilt

twitter facebook instagram
linked in youtube snapchat
flickr pinterest  
Vanderbilt in the News
NPR: Vigilante? Militia? Confusion and politics shape how shooting suspect is labeled
Amy Cooter, senior lecturer in sociology, is quoted.
USA Today: Clinton Foundation works to put naloxone in recovery homes as opioid epidemic is overshadowed by COVID pandemic
Erin Calipari, assistant professor of pharmacology, is quoted.
The Tennessean: Shut up and dribble? Hardly. Athletes are leading the movement for change
Candice Storey Lee, vice chancellor for athletics and university affairs and athletic director, is quoted.
The Atlantic: All that performative environmentalism adds up
Jonathan Gilligan, associate professor of earth and environmental sciences, is quoted.
Psychology Today: How to tell a convincing lie
Lisa Fazio, assistant professor of psychology, is quoted.
CNN: One shot of coronavirus vaccine likely won’t be enough
Kelly Moore, adjunct associate professor of health policy, is quoted.
Have something to say about what you read here? Send us an email.

myVU provides top news and information each week for faculty, staff, and students of Vanderbilt University and is published by the Division of Communications.
PMB 357737, 2301 Vanderbilt Place, Nashville, TN 37235-7737.
  [% share:email url_only=“true” %]   [% share:facebook url_only=“true” %]   [% share:twitter url_only=“true” %]   [% share:linkedin url_only=“true” %]  
Vanderbilt University is committed to principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action.Accessibility information. Vanderbilt®, Vanderbilt University®, V Oak Leaf Design®, Star V Design® and Anchor Down® are trademarks of The Vanderbilt University.
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -