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Family Weekend at Hillel

Hello parents! Check out these exciting events taking place at Hillel this week and weekend: Challah for Hunger Thursday, September 22nd @ Hillel  4:00pm-6:00pm Baking and braiding challah is an awesome study break. This weeks flavor is chocolate chip cookie dough.  Stop by Rand on Friday to pick up one of the irresistible challahs! Shabbat…

Posted by on September 21, 2016 in News, ,


Interfaith Oneness Music Festival

Oneness Musical Festival—Experience Harmonious Interfaith Diversity July 29, 2016 Friday Vanderbilt University Blair School of Music Ingram Hall “Our world needs bridges not walls”. Experience harmony in diversity of faiths. Progress of a community or nation is based on what values does it uphold. Peace cannot come by force , but through understanding. Nashville is…

Posted by on May 12, 2016 in News,

Relieve Stress with Tashi

Take a break on Tuesday, May 3, from 11-1 in the Sarratt Promenade. Meet Tashi and other dogs who will lower your stress and make you smile during finals week!  The dogs are scheduled to be at the Sarratt Promenade from 11- 1.

Posted by on May 2, 2016 in News

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A Global Quest for Better, Fairer, and Cheaper Health Care with T.R. Reid

  Health care is the No. 1 cause for bankruptcies in America , outpacing bankruptcies due to credit-card bills or unpaid mortgages, according to new data. And even having health insurance doesn’t buffer consumers against financial hardship. The United Kingdom, Japan, Germany, Taiwan, and Switzerland did not report a single bankruptcy connected to medical care…

Posted by on April 26, 2016 in News,

Interfaith Panel Discussion

Join the Vanderbilt Interfaith Council in a discussion about the fate of religion in today’s national and global contexts. Our panelists will be religious leaders and scholars representing many of the world’s largest religions. Free admission, open to the public, and everyone is welcome! 6:30 FREE Kosher vegetarian dinner catered by Grins Vegetarian Cafe 7:00…

Posted by on March 28, 2016 in News

Interfaith Spring Break Recap

Guest article by M. Div Candidate Tyler Coles This past spring break, the offices of the University Chaplain and Religious Life (OUCRL) and the International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) hosted the second annual Interfaith Spring Break Trip to Washington D.C. Over the course of the five days that we were in the Capital City,…

Posted by on March 24, 2016 in News

Vanderbilt Remembers Taylor Force

Posted by on March 22, 2016 in News

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Vanderbilt Religious Life Leaders Invite Students to Discuss Loss, Hope and Healing in a Violent World

Vanderbilt Religious Life Leaders Invite Students to Discuss Loss, Hope and Healing in a Violent World Office ofthe University Chaplain & Religious Life Thursday, March 17, 3-6 pm, Office of the University Chaplain and Religious Life at 401 24th Avenue (behind Branscomb Quad). Vanderbilt’s Office of the University Chaplain and Religious Life, along with Vanderbilt’s…

Posted by on March 14, 2016 in News,


Refugee Awareness Week

Priject Dialogue is proud to cosponsor Refugee Awareness Week 2016! From March 21th to 26th, Vanderbilt will host a slew of events that will raise awareness of the largest human crisis in the world. Because of the numerous locations where are displaced from, the numbers of displaced citizens in the world is in the millions….

Posted by on March 9, 2016 in News,


Eboo Patel to Speak for Chaplain’s Speaker Series

Interfaith Leadership: Engaging Faith and Philosophical Diversity in the 21st Century with Dr. Eboo Patel Eboo’s core belief is that religion is a bridge of cooperation rather than a barrier of division. He’s inspired to build this bridge by his faith as a Muslim, his Indian heritage, and his American citizenship. He has spoken about…

Posted by on March 9, 2016 in News,