Feb. 13, 2019—The V Foundation aims to “achieve victory over cancer” in part by funding cancer research grants. The V Scholar Award supports early tenure-track faculty by funding a range of projects from laboratory based fundamental research through bench to bedside research.
Feb. 13, 2019—Legal immigrants with darker skin are paid up to 25 percent less than those with lighter skin, a wage penalty that widened significantly several years after receiving permanent legal status.
Feb. 13, 2019—Associate Professor of Choral Studies Tucker Biddlecombe will make his Carnegie Hall conducting debut on Sunday, Feb. 17, helming Morten Lauridsen’s modern-day classic "Lux Aeterna." The production will include singers from the Blair Children’s Chorus program, specifically the Young Men’s Chorus, who will perform with choristers from five states accompanied by the New England Symphonic Ensemble.
Feb. 13, 2019—IBM Watson Health has announced plans to make a 10-year, $50 million investment in joint research collaborations with Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Brigham and Women’s Hospital to advance the science of artificial intelligence and its application to major public health issues.
Feb. 13, 2019—Using sophisticated gene sequencing and computing techniques, Vanderbilt researchers have achieved a first-of-its-kind glimpse into how the body’s immune system gears up to fight off infection.
Feb. 13, 2019—David Lat, editor at large and founding editor of "Above the Law," will explore the forces shaping the future of law and legal education, including the influence of technology, during a special lunch hour talk and moderated discussion on Feb. 26.
Feb. 13, 2019—Pioneered by the late Dana Reeve, the Quality of Life Grants Program recognizes projects and initiatives that foster community engagement, inclusion and involvement, while promoting health and wellness for individuals living with paralysis and their families.
Feb. 13, 2019—Vanderbilt University Theatre opens "Twelfth Night", a Shakespearean comedy with themes of love and loss, gender roles, double identities and more, Feb. 15 at Neely Auditorium.
Feb. 13, 2019—Vanderbilt’s Division of Government and Community Relations has published Issue 2 of its "ON THE HILL" government relations report. The biannual report summarizes Vanderbilt’s year-to-date activities at the federal, state and local levels of government.
Upcoming Black History Month events will center on racial bias and injustice in America’s penal system
Feb. 13, 2019—The historical causes and current day implications of America’s incarceration system will be critically examined at three upcoming Black History Month events on Vanderbilt’s campus.
Feb. 13, 2019—Tammy L. Kernodle, professor of musicology at Miami University of Ohio, will present an interactive program exploring how black women musicians have used music as a means of documenting and promoting the struggle for equality and social justice in America. The event is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 21 at the Wond'ry.
Feb. 12, 2019—The Next Steps at Vanderbilt Summer Institute is an inclusive higher education preparatory experience for rising high school juniors (17+ years old), seniors, and young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities up to the age of 25.
Feb. 12, 2019—Campus Dining and Sloane Chmara, a senior pursuing a master’s degree in nutrition, will host an "Overnight Oats" demonstration on Feb. 20 from 4-6 p.m. at Rand.