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Creating opportunities to share Vanderbilt intellectual capital with the  broader community.

Specific Community Relations programs include:


Community ContributionsThe staff works with university leadership to set priorities for community contributions.

Speakers Bureau:  The Vanderbilt Speakers Bureau assists in finding speakers for a variety of venues.

Educational Opportunities: 

Inside Out of the Lunchbox
Vanderbilt University and the Tennessee Performing Arts Center present Inside Out of the Lunchbox, a series of lunchtime presentations and discussions about the performing arts.

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt conducts non-credit college mini classes for seniors.

Summer Programs at Vanderbilt
Summer Programs at Vanderbilt is an online directory that consists of summer camps, programs, and activities for children grades K-12.

Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory
Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory is a special place of learning tucked high atop one of the tallest peaks near Nashville. Here, both school children and the public are introduced to the wonders of astronomy and space exploration.

Food for Thought
Vanderbilt University presents Food for Thought, a community lunchtime program.