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Flulapalooza to provide free flu shots for ninth year

Flulapalooza to provide free flu shots for ninth year

Grace Lee

September 22, 2019

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is hosting its 9th annual Flulapalooza on Wednesday, Sept. 25 to provide Vanderbilt faculty, staff, volunteers and students with free flu vaccinations. The event will run all day, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., between Light Hall and the VA hospital on the Medical Center campus....

OACS changes structure to increase faculty engagement

OACS changes structure to increase faculty engagement

Hoon Kim

September 20, 2019

In a move to increase faculty involvement in student service projects, OACS is now supervised by the Residential Colleges office under Associate Provost Vanessa Beasley as of July 1. Previously, OACS fell under the Dean of Students Office. Additionally, the office moved from its previous space in upst...

Cultivating the Seeds of Peace: Arun Gandhi speaks about the importance of personal peace in today’s world

Cultivating the Seeds of Peace: Arun Gandhi speaks about the importance of personal peace in today’s world

Immanual John Milton

September 19, 2019

Arun Gandhi, grandson of esteemed socio-political activist Mahatma Gandhi, spoke in the Wyatt Center Sept. 16.  Peabody College invited Gandhi to be a part of the Dean’s Diversity Lecture Series to give his talk, “Is Peace Possible in a Culture of Violence?”  that centers around promoting chan...

Chancellor Search Advisory Committee releases report detailing community feedback

Chancellor Search Advisory Committee releases report detailing community feedback

Drew Smith

September 19, 2019

Four months of community feedback on the Chancellor search were laid out in the Chancellor Search Advisory Committee’s report published Sept. 18. The committee received 1,677 responses from its survey of students, faculty, staff and alumni about what they would like to see in the next Chancellor, and ...

Peabody Lawn construction: what you need to know

Peabody Lawn construction: what you need to know

Brooke Gerber and Grace Lee

September 18, 2019

First-year students who make the daily trek from Commons to Main Campus have probably noticed the closed sidewalks, high fences and torn up ground taking over the spaces near Peabody Lawn. Signs note the construction’s purpose as a FutureVU initiative, but the massive mounds of dirt and heavy machin...

IN PHOTOS: Eid al-Adha 2019

IN PHOTOS: Eid al-Adha 2019

Jenny Gao

September 17, 2019

Check out our photo coverage of MSA’s Eid al-Adha

First-year students find muddy tap water in Commons residence halls

First-year students find muddy tap water in Commons residence halls

Jessica Barker and Thomas Hum

September 16, 2019

After recent water shutoffs in Commons Murray and Gillette houses on Aug. 29 and Sep. 9 respectively, first-year students found dirty water coming from residence hall sinks, showers and drinking fountains. On the afternoon of Aug. 29, Murray residents noticed that showers and sinks would not produce ...

VU Community Garden sprouts into its second year

VU Community Garden sprouts into its second year

Alex Brooks and Justine Del Monte

September 15, 2019

Most students go to the Rec to get in a quick workout, but a select few know to head to the back parking lot to visit the ever-growing VU Community Garden. Students Promoting Environmental Awareness and Responsibility (SPEAR) members Reilly Menchaca and Maya Sandel started the garden last year after the...

John Cooper’s sweeping victory in Nashville Mayoral election prompts surprise from Vanderbilt community

John Cooper’s sweeping victory in Nashville Mayoral election prompts surprise from Vanderbilt community

Hayden Gee, Staff Writer

September 14, 2019

In a landslide victory, At-Large Metro Council Member John Cooper defeated incumbent mayor David Briley Thursday. Briley conceded the election to Cooper just fifteen minutes after the polls closed, as Cooper gained a 20,000 vote lead.  Gaining 70 percent of the vote, Cooper’s victory over Briley mark...

VPR deletes, responds to op-ed questioning Chinese international students in America

VPR deletes, responds to op-ed questioning Chinese international students in America

Sam Zern and Rachel Friedman

September 12, 2019

A Vanderbilt Political Review op-ed entitled “What Do We Gain from Allowing Chinese Espionage?” from April was removed this week following student responses

Q&A with Terry Crews, actor and leading advocate for healthier culture around gender

Q&A with Terry Crews, actor and leading advocate for healthier culture around gender

Immanual John Milton and Eva Durchholz

September 11, 2019

Terry Crews came to Vanderbilt Sept. 9 to discuss his personal journey to becoming a champion for women and healthy masculinity in a Chancellor’s Lecture Series event titled “Reframing Masculinity and Gender Equality.” Following Crews’ talk was a Q&A moderated by Interim Vice Provost for...

Vanderbilt drops spot in U.S. News College Rankings

Vanderbilt drops spot in U.S. News College Rankings

Rachel Friedman, Editor in Chief

September 10, 2019

Vanderbilt fell from 14th to 15th place in the U.S. News and World Report's National Universities 2020 Ranking. The annual list, now in its 35th year, compiles 15 markers to rank colleges across the nation. In the 15th spot, Vanderbilt is tied with Notre Dame in this year's rankings. Vanderbilt is...

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