Oct. 27, 2020—Rare photographs of the Rev. James M. Lawson Jr., a pivotal figure in the history of the civil rights movement and Vanderbilt University, have been acquired by the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries.
Oct. 27, 2020—When changes to how we work, discover and learn seem to come on a daily basis, we must still find time to pause and consider how best to invest in supporting Vanderbilt's mission and our future, writes Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente in the October edition of "The Open Dore."
Oct. 27, 2020—Vanderbilt’s residential colleges will present a live reading of "Citizen: An American Lyric" by Claudia Rankine on Sunday, Nov. 1. The reading will feature six Vanderbilt undergraduate students and is part of the faculty-led series, Stories of Race and Identity.
Steady Hand: Gov. Andy Beshear, BA’00, seeks the ‘why’ in governing as he guides Kentucky through the pandemic and political divide
Oct. 27, 2020—Beshear, the first-term Democratic governor of Kentucky, was elected last November by a margin as thin as a surgical mask, just in time to steer his largely Republican state through a runaway pandemic, the resulting economic damage, and America’s most consequential reckoning with racial injustice since the 1960s.
Vanderbilt University anti-inflammatory therapy licensed to Amytrx is now in clinical trials for eczema treatment
Oct. 27, 2020—Jacek Hawiger’s anti-inflammatory peptide therapy, licensed by Amytrx and now in clinical trials, has the potential to safely and effectively treat a multitude of inflammatory and metabolic diseases.
Oct. 27, 2020—Vanderbilt researchers—including Charles Sanders, associate dean for research and professor of biochemistry, and graduate student Justin Marinko—have illuminated the cause of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, putting them on the road to developing therapeutic approaches for the disease that affects one in 2,500 people.
Oct. 26, 2020—The heightened distress of a polarizing political climate combined with the anxiety of the COVID-19 pandemic have us riding an emotional roller coaster. Try these core techniques for facing unknown and uncertain times.
Oct. 26, 2020—New Assistant Professor of Pharmacology Rick Sando is interested in how neural circuits carry out specific functions when activated—and why these processes sometimes go awry.
Oct. 26, 2020—The Vanderbilt community has made a huge effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, but worrying signs that resolve is slackening—particularly among undergraduate students—are a reminder that everyone must continue to stay strong to stay together.
Oct. 26, 2020—Frank P. Grisham, who led the Vanderbilt library from the late 1960s to the early 1980s, a time that included the establishment of the Vanderbilt Television News Archive and the transition of the libraries after the merger with George Peabody College for Teachers, died Oct. 9. He was 92.
Oct. 26, 2020—The Provost’s Women's Advancement and Equity Council will hold two listening sessions the first week of November for faculty and postdoctoral fellows to discuss gender equity concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Oct. 26, 2020—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente has established an ad hoc committee to make recommendations concerning the nature and timing of intermittent “wellness days” for undergraduate students throughout the 2021 spring academic calendar.
Oct. 26, 2020—Vanderbilt University’s inaugural cohort of Interfaith Fellows is gaining a new understanding about the diverse religious beliefs of their fellow students during a two-semester leadership program.
Oct. 26, 2020—Kevin Galloway, director of making at the Wond’ry, has adjusted his class on engineering and immersive design to help students create in all environments while making things that help people.
Oct. 26, 2020—VandyRide will provide a free shuttle to two voting locations, Murrell School and Eakin Elementary School, for students who wish to vote at their assigned polling location on Tuesday, Nov. 3.