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“Vanderbilt’s success as an institution is inextricably linked to our ability to nurture a university community that is inclusive and respectful of differences. As we strive to uphold the highest standards for scholarly research, teaching and service to the community and society at large, we must also value most highly diversity of perspective, equality, compassion and excellence in all endeavors.”

— Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos


Evolution@Vanderbilt Inclusion Statement

At Evolution@Vanderbilt, we embrace inclusiveness and diversity in every form. We are open to any and all ideas about making Evolution@Vanderbilt even more diverse and inclusive, so please don’t hesitate to reach out with any suggestions you may have.


2020 Inclusion Day in Evolutionary Studies

With sponsorship from an HHMI Gilliam fellowship and Evolution@Vanderbilt, we’re planning a one-day conference in May 2020 that will offer training and support opportunities to trainees from underrepresented backgrounds. Stay tuned for more information!