Law School Final Exams Start April 21

During the final exam period (Monday, April 21 through Friday, May 2), the law library will be open for extended hours for law students only. Hours can be found on the Vanderbilt Libraries’ website and posted outside of the main law library doors. Law students may sign-up to reserve group study rooms in the law library during… Keep Reading

Carl Seyfert Astronomy Lecture April 17

Peter Michelson, Stanford University and spokesperson for the Fermi Gamma-Ray Telescope will give this year’s Carl Seyfert Astronomy Lecture, Overview of Fermi and its window on the highly energetic universe at 3:00 Thursday, April 17 in the Community Room of the Central Library. (read more)

Dean of Libraries Retiring

Connie Vinita Dowell, Vanderbilt University’s first dean of libraries, who worked tirelessly to expand the library system’s mission, modernize its facilities and services, and create a welcoming and engaging environment, will retire July 31 . more

Recycling Your Batteries, or, The Tale of the Dangerous 9-volt

Did You Know? Whether at your office or your home, 9-volt batteries pose a serious fire hazard. Because the terminals on a 9-volt battery are so close together, they have a possibility of transferring a charge even when they aren’t being used to power a device. This happens when a conductive material presses against the… Keep Reading