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Hank House Trivia Night – Thursday, Feb. 13 at 7:30 pm

Hey Hanksters (current and former)! Just a reminder that we are having Hank House Trivia Night tonight at 7:30 pm. Kick off your weekend early with a fun event with Hank and Hank alum. Join us in the second floor lobby of Hank for food (wings! desserts!) and fun. Top three teams will win prizes (dinner […]


Convert your side into meal for the hungry at The Commons now through December 12, 2014. Sides will be converted to a donation to Second Harvest Food Bank.

Three Matinees

Course Description Theatre aficionados and those students just wanting to try something new will digest theatre in Nashville. Students need to have no prior exposure to or study of theatre but a lively curiosity and willingness to engage in conversation is encouraged. In the discussion period before each production, the professor will provide a short […]

Melded Minds: Life Logging, Data Sharing, and the New Self

Course description Amassing and sharing data became a cultural skill in recent years. Data ‘collecting’ is the basis for social media and trends such as life logging – an attempt to ‘enhance’ and ‘perfect’ us with help of and statistical operations. Members of the Quantified Self movement, for example, share even the most incidental information […]

Power to the People: Community Organizing in Nashville

President Barack Obama got his start with community organizing, which is, in his words, “the art of mobilizing people at the grassroots level to bring about change.” This seminar will take a sociological approach to understanding community organizing, with a focus on socially marginalized groups in Metro Nashville. We will connect with community organizing efforts […]

How Does Government Investment in Science Pay Dividends?

The Federal investment in basic science, engineering and medical research is estimated to account for more than half of the nation?s economic growth during the six decades since World War II. Yet with the Federal government?s looming deficit crisis, future investments in this area are in jeopardy, with some in the House and the Senate […]

Who Was Nelson Mandela?

Nelson Mandela died on 5 December 2013, and the entire world paid tribute to him, the internet, newspapers or television stations all covered his death for most of the month and were abuzz with retrospectives, eulogies, perspectives and commentary. His authorized biographer, Anthony Sampson, writes that ?Nelson Mandela, who emerged from 27 years of political […]

Celebration of Warren College and Moore College

When: October 5, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Kissam Center

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 […]

Tea at the Dean’s Residence Form