August 23, 2012

Ann Scott Carell died after a short illness on Aug. 20, in Nashville, surrounded by her family. She and her husband of 52 years, the late Monroe Carell Jr., the former CEO of Central Parking Corp., were longtime philanthropic leaders throughout Nashville. Read more...

VU, Lipscomb partner on dual degree program


A new cooperative program between Vanderbilt University and Lipscomb University's College of Pharmacy is focusing on the next generation of pharmaceutical researchers. By offering a pathway for students to earn both Pharm.D. and Ph.D. degrees, the program aims to boost the number of pharmacy-trained research scientists. Read more...

Vanderbilt Commodores kick off football season Aug. 30; campus parking changes necessary


The Vanderbilt Commodores football team begins its season Thursday, Aug. 30, with a nationally televised game on ESPN against Southeastern Conference rival South Carolina. Read more...

Part of Medical Center Drive closed Aug. 25-26


Medical Center Drive will be closed from the south side of the adult emergency room ambulance bay parking to the north entrance at The Vanderbilt Clinic turnaround beginning at 5 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, to 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 26. The emergency ambulance bay parking will not be affected. Read more...

Lab coat sponsorship deadline is Aug. 27


The third annual Simple Beginnings Ph.D. Lab Coat Ceremony is Friday, Aug. 31, at 4 p.m. in 208 Light Hall. Those who want to participate in this meaningful time in the life of a new Ph.D. student are invited to make a gift to sponsor a lab coat. Read more...

This week's VUCast: moving on up


This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt's online newscast: Moving on Up! Carry some boxes with the class of 2016; Big Dig! A special look at the latest building progress; Why is Vanderbilt so happy? Read more...