When it comes to government funding of basic science training programs for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, Vanderbilt University Medical Center is batting a thousand this year.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, traffic crashes are the leading cause of death for American teens. Dr. Corey Slovis, professor and chair of emergency medicine, offers important driving rules for their safety.
Nontombi Naomi Tutu, a second-year master of divinity student and daughter of retired Archbishop Desmond Tutu, has been honored with the Otis Social Justice Award.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is taking steps to reduce operating expenses by 8 percent—$250 million—to be achieved by the end of fiscal 2015.
Vanderbilt will promote free online courses in China through a partnership between Coursera, a leading massive open online course (MOOC) platform, and NetEase, one of the largest Chinese Internet companies.