VUToday: Supermassive black holes, federal budget, climate change in weekly roundup of newsFeb. 16, 2018, 4:37 PM
The Vanderbilt University Division of Communications publishes “VUToday,” a compilation of Vanderbilt mentions in the media, three times per week. Read a selection of Vanderbilt news stories for the week of Feb. 12.
NPR: Jedidah Isler: What role do supermassive black holes play in the cosmos?
Jedidah Isler’s TED Talk is featured. Isler is currently a National Science Foundation Astronomy and Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellow at Vanderbilt University.
Reuters: U.S. budget deal grants $1.5B for opioid-addicted babies, families
Stephen Patrick, assistant professor of pediatrics and health policy, is quoted.
Time: You asked: Do religious people live longer?
Marino Bruce, research associate professor in medicine, health and society, is quoted.
The Conversation: Caribbean residents see climate change as a severe threat but most in U.S. don’t — here’s why
Elizabeth Zechmeister, Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Political Science and director of LAPOP, and doctoral student Claire Evans write about the varied levels of concern over climate change.
Barron’s: Where volatility goes to die
Robert “Bob” Whaley, professor of management and creator of the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), is quoted.