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    Vanderbilt hosts Lunch and Learn for Congressional immigration caseworkers

    Vanderbilt University’s Office of Federal Relations recently hosted a “Lunch and Learn” event, bringing together immigration caseworkers from Middle Tennessee’s congressional offices alongside key Vanderbilt staff dedicated to assisting the university’s international population. Read More

    May. 23, 2024

  • Mayor Freddie O'Connell and Ashley Northington

    Vanderbilt hosts Moving Forward event to discuss Mayor O’Connell’s transportation plan

    Vanderbilt University, in collaboration with Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Moving Forward, recently hosted an important event aimed at addressing Nashville's transportation future. The gathering centered around an open discussion with Mayor Freddie O’Connell regarding the “Choose How You Move” transportation plan. Read More

    May. 23, 2024

  • Jules White in front of the U.S. Capitol

    Expert Jules White advises Congressional staff on AI impact in higher education

    Vanderbilt University’s Jules White, a leading computer scientist and expert on large language models and prompt engineering, visited Capitol Hill recently to share his expertise with lawmakers. As the Senior Advisor to the Chancellor for Generative AI in Education and Enterprise Solutions, he was invited to participate in a bipartisan Senate AI Caucus briefing for Senate staff on the transformative role of generative AI in higher education. Read More

    May. 22, 2024

  • Students participate in a Design Your Neighborhood Program at Madison Middle School

    Two decades of collaboration: Vanderbilt and Civic Design Center’s impact on Nashville’s urban evolution

    For over 24 years, the Civic Design Center has stood as a beacon for community-driven urban planning projects and programs. Based in downtown Nashville, this nonprofit organization draws expertise from diverse professional and academic sources, including Vanderbilt University, to engage community members in the envisioning and shaping of the city. Since its formation in 2000, the Civic Design Center has maintained a strong bond with Vanderbilt. Read More

    May. 20, 2024

  • Vanderbilt students Laurel Bellocchio, Audrey Arner and Logan Northcutt outside the U.S. Capitol

    Vanderbilt students explore STEM policy in Washington, D.C.

    Three Vanderbilt graduate students traveled to Washington, D.C. for the Catalyzing Advocacy in Science and Engineering Workshop. The program provides an opportunity for students from around the country to learn from experts about the role of science in policymaking and the federal policy-making process. The Vanderbilt Office of Federal Relations has been sponsoring graduate students to participate in the AAAS CASE workshop for a decade. Read More

    Apr. 24, 2024

  • Elliot Winston Robinson, Maya Antoinette Riley, Yolanda Pierce

    A powerful stage for learning: Vanderbilt and TPAC celebrate successful wrap of InsideOut events

    Vanderbilt and the Tennessee Performing Arts Center concluded their 2023-2024 InsideOut series with an impactful event showcasing The Color Purple on Apr. 12. InsideOut is a free community learning program sponsored by Vanderbilt. Throughout the series, Vanderbilt faculty and staff engaged in panel conversations with cast, crew, directors and community members to discuss the important role of the arts in shaping our communities and personal experiences. Read More

    Apr. 23, 2024

  • visitors at Dyer Observatory wearing eclipse viewing lasses

    Dyer Observatory gears up for Apr. 8 solar eclipse: what you need to know

    Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory staff will be on campus Thursday, Apr. 4 (weather permitting) to provide free solar eclipse glasses and eclipse information to students, faculty and staff. The observatory will also host a public open house on Friday, Apr. 5. where visitors can explore exhibits, observe Venus and the Sun with Dyer’s telescopes, grab a pair of eclipse glasses, get answers to astronomy questions, and more. Read More

    Apr. 1, 2024

  • Zulfat Suara, Delishia Porterfield, Angie Henderson, Quin Evans Segall

    Vanderbilt, Metro Council, highlight the achievements and journeys of women in government

    Vanderbilt celebrated Women's History Month with "A League of Our Own," a panel featuring the women leading the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County. Vice Mayor Angie Henderson and At-Large Council Members Delishia Porterfield, Quin Evans Segall, Olivia Hill and Zulfat Suara shared insights on their rise to leadership positions in public service and how they have navigated gender bias throughout their careers. Read More

    Mar. 25, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University Dyer Observatory logo

    Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory launches 2024 season with a new look

    Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory welcomes astronomy enthusiasts to its 2024 season, marked this year by the unveiling of a new logo. Nestled in the scenic hills of Brentwood just a short drive from campus, the observatory invites the community to attend a series of exciting events including open house tours, telescope nights, Meet the Astronomer evenings, and concerts under the stars. Offering field trips and space science summer camps tailored for young students, Dyer aims to inspire curiosity about the cosmos. Read More

    Mar. 21, 2024

  • Pearl High School alumni engage in a panel discussion on stage at the Nashville Public Library

    Exploring Nashville’s rich diversity: A historical journey with Vanderbilt University and Nashville Public Library

    Nashville, a city with a vibrant history, is taking a deep dive into its diverse roots through a compelling event series hosted by Vanderbilt University and Nashville Public Library Special Collections. This initiative, titled "Then and Now: The History of Minority Communities in Nashville," delves into the history of various communities that contribute to the rich tapestry of Nashville. Read More

    Jan. 23, 2024