Campus News

Dr. Milam Brantley Jr., right, examines patient David Nipper at the Vanderbilt Eye Institute. Brantley and colleagues are working to identify methods to determine 
a person’s risk for developing diseases that cause blindness. (JOE HOWELL)

Eye Institute Takes Personal Approach to Blinding Diseases

Vanderbilt Eye Institute’s Initiative for Personalized Medicine in Ophthalmology looks for biomarkers that determine a person’s risk of developing any of the three leading causes of blindness.

Zeppos Heads Search for Next SEC Commissioner

Zeppos Heads Search for Next SEC Commissioner

Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos, who is current chair of the SEC’s presidents and chancellors, has appointed a committee to search for the eighth commissioner in the history of the league.

Professor Craig M. Lewis led SEC efforts to bolster the role of economic analysis in financial regulation. (JOHN RUSSELL)

Former SEC Chief Economist Returns to Owen

Craig M. Lewis has returned to Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management after three years as chief economist at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Vanderbilt Rises to No. 16 in Rankings

Vanderbilt Rises to No. 16 in Rankings

Vanderbilt has scored its best position ever in U.S. News & World Report’s ranking of national universities, finishing No. 16 after five years at No. 17.

Blair School Welcomes New Legacy Instrument

Blair School Welcomes New Legacy Instrument

A brand-new pipe organ, built in the style of 18th-century Central German organs similar to those Bach knew, has been installed in the Blair School of Music’s Steve and Judy Turner Recital Hall.