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Class of 2018 Party at Country Music Hall of Fame, 8-11 PM, Tonight

Commons RAs and Student VUceptors invite you, your classmates, and Faculty Heads of House to celebrate the end of CommonVU and your arrival at Vanderbilt.  Downtown Nashville, Country Music Hall of Fame, 8-11 PM.  Ask your RA about schedule for bus transportation.  Dress up and celebrate!

Commons Club – Final Mix-Up Event, Friday, April 18th from 11pm-1:30am in the MPR

Service Hours Must be Logged by 11:59PM tonight for The Commons Cup!

Have you been meaning to submit your service hours all year but just haven’t gotten around to it? Log your service hours before 11:59 pm on Monday, April 7, to have them counted in the Commons Cup! If you’ve already done the service, why not help your House win the Cup? To Log Your Hours: […]

“I Think They Think:” the Effect of Group Norms on Bystander Behavior

Bystanders to bullying, power-based personal violence, and substance abuse often fail to intervene, even when they are uncomfortable with the behavior and believe stepping in is the right thing to do. One reason may be misperception of the group norm (how other bystanders feel about the behavior). Research involving Vanderbilt undergraduates (and other groups) has […]

Talking Heads at Murray House: August-October

TALKING HEADS: AUGUST-OCTOBER   The Talking Heads used to be a New Wave band of the 70’s and 80’s. Now it has come to mean a chance to have some great food and great conversation in the Murray Faculty Apartment with Vandy Profs, and other assorted persons who have some very interesting things to talk […]

Elizabeth Essin

I joined the Vanderbilt faculty in Fall 2011 as a historian in the Theatre Department, after three years as a professor at the University of Arizona and one year at Louisiana State University. I grew up in east Tennessee, and I love living in Nashville–great food, live music, wonderful people. I chose the theatre as […]

Bharat Bhuva

I have been teaching in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Vanderbilt for the past 27 years. I will be teaching a senior-level class (EECE 285: VLSI Design) in the fall semester and a freshmen-level class (EECE 116: Digital Logic) in the spring semester. My research interests are microelectronics and VLSI Design. […]

Leah Lowe

I grew up in Sewanee TN and studied theater at Oberlin College. I earned an MFA in Directing from the University of Minnesota and directed plays professionally before heading back to school for a doctorate from Florida State University. I lived and taught in Connecticut for several years before returning to Tennessee and joining Vanderbilt’s […]

Commons Center 1st and 2nd Floors

When: August 14, 2014 @ 5:10 am – 6:10 am

One of the most satisfying ways to unite with your House or the people of Nashville is by volunteering for community service projects. This event introduces service opportunities and serves as a kick-off to the[...]


Carter Lawrence Elementary School Pencil Projects Programs and Volunteer Opportunities: Recruits students to tutor consistently one hour per week throughout each semester. Students make a commitment to work with the same child every week and are able to get to know them and see their progress through the year. Carpools are organized by Pencil Projects. […]