Fifteen faculty members from diverse disciplines have been selected as the first cohort of the Chancellor Faculty Fellows program.
Lauren A. Benton, a distinguished administrator and influential scholar in international legal history, has been named dean of the College of Arts and Science, effective July 1. Benton is Silver Professor of History and affiliate professor of law at New York University, where she currently is dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Science.
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine continues to rank among the top 10 U.S. medical schools in total grant support provided through the National Institutes of Health. Receiving nearly $294 million in NIH grant support during calendar year 2014, VUSM finished the year ranked No. 10, with an additional $1.6 million in funding over its 2013 total.
During 2015 Vanderbilt Magazine celebrates 100 years of publication. It seems like only yesterday we were printing class notes from the Class of 1880 and reporting on a group of young writers called the Fugitives.
The growing field of biophotonics explores the interaction of biological systems and light, with the aim of finding ways to use light in medical breakthroughs. Funding in biophotonics research at Vanderbilt totals nearly $25 million.