Between Milky Chance at Marathon Music Works and Jelani Cobb’s lecture at Langford, this week offers a wide array of events on campus and around Nashville. Browse below to see what you should be up to between Jan. 16-19.

Disclaimer: Source of event information is Anchor Link and Facebook


What: Winning Strategies for the Global Health Case Competition
When: Wednesday, January 17 at 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where: Buttrick Hall 202
Why: The annual university-wide Global Health Case Competition is an opportunity to work on a team to create a realistic, sustainable solution to a global health challenge. Prospective participants can hear from the winning Vanderbilt team from last year about helpful practices and strategies for creating a strong pitch for competition day.
Who: VIGH Student Advisory Council

What: Chancellor’s Lecture ft. Jelani Cobb – From Louis Armstrong to the NFL: Racial Protest in America
When: Wednesday, January 17 at 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: Langford Auditorium
Why: Jelani Cobb is a contemporary intellectual voice exploring the complex history of race in America. In 2015, he received the Sidney Hillman Prize for his columns in The New Yorker, in which he combined “the strengths of an on-the-scene reporter, a public intellectual, a vivid writer, a subtle moralist, and an accomplished professional historian.” Cobb is the author of several books, including The Substance of Hope: Barack Obama and the Paradox of Progress.
Who: Chancellor’s Office


What: Nashville Predators vs. Arizona Coyotes
When: Thursday, January 18 at 7:00 p.m.
Where: Bridgestone Arena
Why: Head to Bridgestone Arena to watch the Nashville Predators take on the Arizona Coyotes.
Who: Nashville Predators

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What: Women’s Basketball vs. South Carolina
When: Thursday, January 18 at 7:00 p.m.
Where: Memorial Gym
Why: Memorial Gym will be full of Commodore fans as the Women’s Basketball team storms the court against South Carolina.
Who: Vanderbilt Athletics


What: Study Abroad Panel and Q&A
Where: Tuesday, January 16 at 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Lupton Lounge, Branscomb Quadrangle
Why: A panel of students will discuss their abroad experiences, the application process and answer relevant questions. There will be student representatives from Vanderbilt-approved programs in Europe, South America and Australia, an Engineering student representative and a non-Vanderbilt program student representative.
Who: Branscomb Quadrangle

What: Speakeasy Swing at Rudy’s
When: Thursday, January 18 at 9:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.
Where: Rudy’s Jazz Room
Why: Every Thursday, Nashville’s only jazz club hosts its swing night. The evening features live music from the 1930s and 1940s, vintage swing dancing and swanky ladies and gents. Take your sweetheart out, sip on beverages and enjoy our New Orleans inspired menu.
Who: Rudy’s Jazz Room

Source: Facebook

What: Milky Chance at Marathon Music Works
When: Wednesday, January 17 at 8:30 p.m.
Where: Marathon Music Works
Why: German group Milky Chance will be performing with Lewis Capaldi at Marathon Music Works. The minds behind hits like “Stolen Dance” and “Flashed Junk Mind,” the duo promises a stellar show. Tickets are $25.
Who: Milky Chance

What: TOM: Vanderbilt Makeathon
When: Friday, January 19 at 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where: The Wond’ry
Why: This event is a full weekend makeathon (hardware hackathon) at the Wond’ry. Teams of engineers selected through an application process will each be paired with a disabled individual in order to understand a challenge that person faces. By the end of the weekend, each team will innovate and create either a physical or digital solution to the challenge using the tools and materials available at the Wond’ry.
Who: TOM: Vanderbilt

Source: Facebook

What: Open Rehearsal Viewing: Light / The Holocaust & Humanity Project
When: Thursday, January 18 at 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where: Nashville Ballet
Why: Grab a sneak peek as Nashville Ballet prepares for the Music City premiere of Ballet Austin. Stay after the rehearsal to participate in a talkback with Associate Artistic Director of Ballet Austin Michelle Martin, Nashville Ballet Artistic Director & CEO Paul Vasterling and Tennessee Human Rights Commission Executive Director Beverly Watts. This event is free.
Who: Nashville Ballet

What: Tongue ‘N’ Cheek Show
When: Friday, January 19 at 7:37 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Sarratt Cinema
Why: TNC is a free comedy improv show in Sarratt Cinema. Join the fun and watch your peers perform on stage.
Who: Tongue ‘N’ Cheek

Health & Wellness

What: C1 | Free Community Class
When: Wednesday, January 17 at 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: CorePower Yoga
Why: This class is a free C1 Community Class. This class is taught by “teachers-in-training” as part of the CorePower Yoga Teacher Training and Extensions programs.
Who: C1

What: Host Responsibility Training
When: Thursday, January 18 at 12:15 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Where: Center for Student Wellbeing
Why: This alcohol and drug education presentation will prepare hosts to have safe and successful events through the discussion of Tennessee State Law, Vanderbilt Policy and DUI prevention strategies. The presentation with cover best practices and is required annually for hosts of events where alcohol is present.
Who: Center for Student Wellbeing

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