Nicholas Zeppos Archives
2015: The Year in Review
Dec. 18, 2015—From national championship battles to breakthroughs in research, key appointments to beautiful #vandygrams, goodbyes to #VU2015 and hellos to #VU2019, take a look back at the year that was.
Universities should lead in developing solutions to global challenges, chancellor says
Nov. 18, 2015—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos told a Global Action Summit audience that universities should be leaders in developing solutions to global challenges.
Governing board for Vanderbilt University Medical Center named
Sep. 14, 2015—The Vanderbilt University Board of Trust has elected the members of the governing board for Vanderbilt University Medical Center. This independent board will immediately begin planning for VUMC to operate as a separate entity and will govern the Medical Center once its financial and administrative transition from the university is complete.
Vanderbilt earns best-ever No. 15 ranking from ‘U.S. News & World Report’
Sep. 9, 2015—Vanderbilt was ranked No. 15 on "U.S. News & World Report's" list of top national universities, its best-ever showing.
Tennessee consortium aims to increase diversity in higher education
Sep. 4, 2015—Vanderbilt University is leading an effort with 10 other post-secondary institutions to increase the diversity of faculty, staff and executives in higher education in Tennessee.
Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital Holds Construction Expansion Celebration
Sep. 2, 2015—The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt held a celebration today to mark the launch for construction of the hospital’s latest expansion, which will add four floors of new space atop the hospital’s existing structure. Patients and families, joined by community supporters and Vanderbilt leaders, gathered to celebrate the hospital’s continued commitment to fulfill...
Hudson, Emeson top faculty honorees at fall assembly
Aug. 27, 2015—The Earl Sutherland Prize for Achievement and Thomas Jefferson Award for distinguished service were among those awarded Aug 27 at Fall Faculty Assembly in the Student Life Center.
Watkins memorialized with establishment of new chair
Apr. 30, 2015—Vanderbilt University will establish the Levi Watkins Jr., M.D. Chair, to be awarded to a medical school faculty member who is a leader in diversity, in honor of the 1970 graduate of the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) who died earlier this month. Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos made the announcement April 30 at a...
Stassun wins Branscomb Award at Spring Faculty Assembly
Mar. 31, 2015—Five faculty awards were handed out March 31 during Spring Faculty Assembly, including the Harvie Branscomb Distinguished Professor Award.
Kudos: Read about faculty, staff and student awards, honors and achievements
Mar. 30, 2015—Read about the latest faculty, staff and student awards, honors and achievements.
Inaugural Chancellor Faculty Fellows named
Feb. 12, 2015—Fifteen faculty members hailing from a diverse cross section of disciplines have been selected as the first cohort of the Chancellor's Faculty Fellows program.
Dance Marathon raises big money for Children’s Hospital
Feb. 9, 2015—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos jumped in the dance line to join students, volunteers, sponsors and special guests for Vanderbilt University Dance Marathon’s Big Event 2015 on Saturday at the Student Life Center.