Vanderbilt Trending Stories Archives
Nov. 25, 2016—Nine Vanderbilt University faculty members have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science this year.
Sep. 29, 2016—Flulapalooza is only a couple of weeks away and the deadline to submit an exemption request from receiving the influenza vaccine is quickly approaching.
Sep. 6, 2016—'The Patron Saint of Losing Sleep,' a play written by Diana Grisanti and directed by Associate Professor Leah Lowe, will open Sept. 9 in the Actors Bridge Studio.
Sep. 1, 2016—Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) will once again be offering faculty, staff, students and volunteers free flu shots at the upcoming Flulapalooza mass vaccination event.
Jul. 15, 2016—Dr. Andre Churchwell has been named to the newly created role of chief diversity officer for Vanderbilt University Medical Center. In this role, he will continue to oversee the Office for Diversity Affairs in the School of Medicine while also engaging with other leaders across VUMC to create new opportunities for increasing diversity and inclusion.
Jul. 7, 2016—Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center have been recognized for the third year in a row as a Healthier Tennessee Workplace by the Governor’s Foundation for Health and Wellness.
Jun. 23, 2016—Vanderbilt University Medical Center recently performed its first pediatric dual heart/kidney transplant on a 13-year-old girl from Chattanooga.
May. 13, 2016—Twenty-four retiring faculty members were recognized during Vanderbilt’s Commencement ceremony May 13, when the university honored their years of service and bestowed on them the title of emeritus or emerita faculty.
Apr. 14, 2016—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente announced today that Lawrence J. Marnett will be named dean of basic sciences in the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine at the time of the legal separation of the university and Medical Center.
Apr. 12, 2016—A longtime vice chancellor and general counsel who cared deeply about Vanderbilt's integrity and reputation has died at the age of 75.
Apr. 1, 2016—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos discussed the implementation of the university’s Academic Strategic Plan, the university and Medical Center transition to two separate legal and financial entities, groundbreaking research, and the university's examination of what community looks like at Vanderbilt in his Spring Faculty Assembly address.
Mar. 28, 2016—Vanderbilt University has received a $1.5 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to establish a new Center for Digital Humanities. The trans-institutional initiative will further Vanderbilt’s commitment to becoming a national hub of innovative digital humanities scholarship.