Winter Break

The university’s winter break for 2016 is Friday, December 23, through Friday, December 30, followed by the New Year’s Day holiday, celebrated Monday, January 2, 2017. The university will return to full operating status on Tuesday, January 3, 2017. While most areas of campus will be closed for the upcoming break, some campus libraries will… Keep Reading

Heard Library to test Oomf portable device chargers!

Eight campus libraries will begin a pilot project to make portable chargers for mobile devices available to the campus community.  Oomf provides on-the-go students with a powerful, portable charging service for any micro-USB or Apple Lightning® compatible device. Oomf smart chargers are available to rent and return at designated locations around campus, giving students the… Keep Reading

Simplify copyright clearance for teaching materials

A new tool, called SIPX, will help streamline the copyright clearance process. Integrated with Blackboard, SIPIX draws in all types of content and data, including library-licensed content and open-access materials. The library will host SIPX training for faculty and staff from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. on July 26, 27 and 28 at the Central Library,… Keep Reading

Hi, I’m Jihan.

Hi, I’m Jihan. I am a sophomore, studying in the college of Arts and Sciences and my major is Medicine, Health, and Society. I plan on going to pharmacy school after college. My parents are from Somalia and I am the youngest of 7 kids. In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my… Keep Reading

Meet Kwabena Akuffo Owoo (Kobe)

Kwabena Akuffo Owoo (Kobe) is a final year graduate student majoring in Economics at the Graduate Program in Economic Development at Vanderbilt. He is from Accra, Ghana but has studied in Baltimore, Texas and currently Nashville. He is currently an investment analyst intern for Wealth Management Group in Tennessee. He loves to play video games,… Keep Reading

Here’s Daniel!

Daniel is a second year student from Wisconsin (Go Badgers!), but born in Nigeria, in the college of arts and science. He is Pre-med and pursuing a major in Neuroscience and minor in classics. In his spare time, he likes to read, play video games and practice cardistry (If you don’t know what it is,… Keep Reading

Maureen Nwizu

My name is Maureen Nwizu and I was born in Nigeria; however, I immigrated to the States and currently live in Michigan. I am a freshman and I plan to study Molecular and Cellular Biology and if possible, Medicine, Health, and Society will be my minor. I am currently a part of the cultural committee… Keep Reading