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Nicholas S. Zeppos Residential College will be complete for student move-in Aug. 2020, but the West End tower, visible in the far left of this photo, will not be completed until spring 2021.

2019 Year in Review: Building up, standing up and marching forward

January 5, 2020

As we start 2020, The Hustler looked back at everything that happened in 2019

Kirkland Hall, which houses the offices of Vanderbilt's upper administration.

University holds unconscious bias trainings for high-level administrators, rolls out series of workshops for future learning

January 5, 2020

Through a train-the-trainer program, the Office for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion hopes to facilitate trainings across departments in upcoming months

Langford Auditorium, where the Chancellor's Lecture Series events are usually held.

Vanderbilt announces Janelle Monáe and Yusef Salaam to be featured in MLK Day panel

December 19, 2019

Monáe, a singer-songwriter and actress, and Salaam, one of the ‘Central Park Five,’ will speak on a panel moderated by Divinity School Dean Emilie Townes.

Nashville at night.

Vanderbilt Poll reveals Tennesseans largely agree on the good condition of the economy, social concerns

December 17, 2019

Tennesseans split on impeachment, approval of representatives in D.C., how state should spend its $1 billion in unspent federal anti-poverty funds

Incoming Chancellor Daniel Diermeier talks to students at meet & greet in Student Life Center Ballroom.

Newly appointed chancellor Daniel Diermeier addresses Vanderbilt at Meet & Greet

December 6, 2019

Vanderbilt community had the chance to meet the incoming Chancellor Dec. 4.

From left to right, Jon Meacham, Amanda Little, Steven Pinker and Carl Zimmer on stage at Langford Auditorium Dec. 3.

Q&A with Steven Pinker, Carl Zimmer and Amanda Little

December 5, 2019

The Hustler met with all three speakers of the Dec. 3 Chancellor Lecture Series event

Plants within one of the rooms of the greenhouse

Greenhouse manager eliminated, possibility of greenhouse permanently closing as part of decision to decant Stevenson Center Two

December 4, 2019

Despite many renovations to Stevenson Center Two not beginning until 2020, the greenhouse will be closed starting in mid-Jan. and the creation of a new greenhouse is left unclear

Vanderbilt Chancellor Daniel Diermeier. (Photo courtesy Vanderbilt University)

Incoming Chancellor Daniel Diermeier on diversity, graduate student unionization and Vanderbilt’s international reputation

December 4, 2019

Vanderbilt named Daniel Diermeier the ninth Chancellor of the university Dec. 4. Diermeier is the curren...

Kirkland Hall, which houses the offices of Vanderbilt's upper administration.

Vanderbilt names Daniel Diermeier ninth chancellor

December 4, 2019

Diermeier, currently the Provost at the University of Chicago, will step into the new role in July 2020.

Langford Auditorium, where most Chancellor's Lecture Series events are held.

UPDATED: Petition gathers signatures in opposition to psychologist Steven Pinker’s upcoming visit to campus

December 2, 2019

Pinker’s history of ties to convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein have led some students to petition the university to reconsider his invitation to speak on campus.

Kirkland hall behind yellow flowers

VSG passes resolution to add five-minute grace period to passing time

November 22, 2019

This resolution aims to fix a problem some students have with arriving to a class across campus within ten minutes

Caroline Kennedy (Photo courtesy

Caroline Kennedy to speak at 2020 Graduates Day

November 20, 2019

Next year, the ceremonial speech preceding Commencement will be changed from ‘Senior Day’ to Graduates Day and will feature political figure Caroline Kennedy.