August 26, 2014

Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos told the opening Faculty Assembly on Aug. 21 that Vanderbilt begins the academic year in an exceptionally strong position--academically, financially and culturally. Read more...

Team Vanderbilt Fall Kickoff on plaza today


Team Vanderbilt is a one-stop recruitment and information portal for events affiliated with Vanderbilt University Medical Center, including charitable walks, runs and rides. Read more...

Football season opener to impact some parking Thursday


The Vanderbilt football season begins Aug. 28, a Thursday evening, with a nationally televised game against Temple. Kickoff is 8:15 p.m. Read more...

Shade Tree Benefit Concert to be Saturday, Aug. 30


The annual concert to raise funds for VUSM's Shade Tree Clinic will feature pianist Craig Nies and conductor Dean Whiteside. Read more...

Online nutrition course begins Monday, Sept. 15


Over the course of seven weeks, the class explores topics such as dietary patterns, nutritional labeling, dietary supplements, nutrition and fitness, plant based diets, and food allergies. Read more...

This week in social media: ice bucket challenge edition


The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge had reached millions of people and raised $88.5 million as of Aug. 26, 2014, compared to $2.6 million during the same period last year, the ALS Association says. The daughter of a VUMC ALS patient invited the Vanderbilt ALS Clinic team to participate in the international social media phenomenon. Read more...