The newly renovated and expanded Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center, formerly known as the Student Recreation Center, opened Jan. 13.
Vanderbilt experts made 212 appearances on national and international broadcast outlets from the university’s VUStar studio in 2013, reaching more than 310 million viewers worldwide.
Richard McCarty, a distinguished psychologist who has served as Vanderbilt University’s chief academic officer since 2008, is stepping down as provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs in June, he announced in December.
Annual figures available from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) show Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) ranked ninth in the nation last year among U.S. medical schools in total grant support provided through the nation’s medical research agency.
Carolyn Dever will become provost of Dartmouth College July 1, 2014, after six years as dean of the College of Arts and Science.
Khairul Kamarulzaman has taken advantage of semester and holiday breaks at Vanderbilt to travel across the United States. A short video that features some of his travel adventures and introduces a unique project recently captured InternationalStudent.com’s grand prize.
As the lead representative for Hospital Guest Services, Peggy Buchanan has helped her share of patients and visitors. But she finds great pleasure in running the Vanderbilt Clothes Closet.
The PAWS program (Patient Awake While Scanned) empowers pediatric patients to complete MRI scans without receiving general anesthesia.
Graham Stewart has been named associate vice chancellor for alumni relations at Vanderbilt.
Kevin White, MBA’10, and his parents were enjoying the day at the Boston Marathon last April when bombs exploded and 264 people were severely injured—some fatally. All three Whites were injured and hospitalized.