Vanderbilt Self-Portrait Project

In 2022, as Vanderbilt’s 150th anniversary approached, recent graduates Allen Zeng, BA’23, and Richard Zhang, BA’23, set out to capture the essence of the university by photographing its community members…. Keep reading

student is photographed outdoors while others look on

Ophthalmology Pioneers of Nashville

The History of Medicine Collections has collaborated with Dr. Karla Johns and the Vanderbilt Eye Institute on a new exhibit on the evolution of the ophthalmoscope and of ophthalmology pioneers… Keep reading


What’s old is new again. In 2020, a group of retrocomputing enthusiasts published Nox Archaist, a new role-playing adventure game for the 1983 Apple IIe computer. Why would anyone write… Keep reading

Pop Up Exhibit: Octavia Butler

Octavia Butler: Grand Dame of Science Fiction Central Library Lobby May-July 2022 Octavia Butler (1947-2006) was an American science fiction author.  In her early publishing career, she was one of… Keep reading

Climate Fiction

Join Buchanan Library Fellows Amelia Day, Hope Graham, Farrah Hasan, Rae Larrinaga, Chandler Quaile and Julia Tilton this Friday, April 29 at 4 p.m. in Central Library 2nd Floor Gallery… Keep reading