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North House Family Weekend 2014 Banner

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2014 Move Crew

When: August 16, 2014 @ 7:00 am – 1:00 pm

Hundreds of hard-working, cheering, and enthusiastic upper-class students who volunteer to welcome new members of the Vanderbilt family—comprising more than 1600 students—to their new home for the next nine months. A tremendous show of camaraderie and[...]

Head Resident Training 8/05/2014

When: August 5, 2014 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Head Resident Training Day 2

Early Arrivals 2014

When: August 14, 2014 @ 5:06 am – 6:06 am

This event was created to keep record off all approved persons as they check into their residence halls and pick up room keys.  

2014–15 Move-In and housing guide for first-year students

Congratulations Class of 2014! NYT Op-Ed, “In College, Nurturing Matters”


McTyeire Fireside Chat: ‘The End of Collecting in the Digital Age’

McTyeire Fireside Chat: ‘The End of Collecting in the Digital Age’ By Christoph Zeller, Associate Professor of German The cultural skill of collecting is changing with the rise of modern technology. In his Fireside Chat, Professor Zeller will discuss the shift from object to information, show the philosophical and economic implications of data collecting, and […]

Congratulations to these Commons Reading Competition Winners!

Thank you to all who participated!  We received a great showing of reactions to and interpretations of Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward.  The following individuals and their works were selected as our 2014 Winners: Essays Cole Carlin – Recorded Essay “The Little Things” Natalie Cheung – Short Story “Steetah’s POV, pgs. 234-235″ Sam DeFabrizio – […]

Bollywood Boxing Movie’s Commons Connection

U.S. Olympic boxing coach and Sutherland Family member Dr. Christy Halbert spent Summer 2013 in Mumbai, hired as a boxing consultant and choreographer for this biopic of the Indian Olympic boxer, Mary Kom.  Join us on the Vanderbilt bus to catch the worldwide release of the film and hear Dr. Halbert’s behind-the-scenes take on star Priyanka […]

Do you love to perform?

September 12th marks the beginning of Family Weekend, and, as a part of the festivities, The Ingram Commons, the Office of Parents and Families, and Dining Services are sponsoring the annual Fall for the Arts Festival on the lawns of The Ingram Commons and the Commons Center. This festival brings the “creative campus” to life with a special program of student art, creative writing, musical and dance performance from the Main Stage, a participatory Art Gallery, and the Coffee House.  Fall for the Arts has always been a great opportunity for first-year […]