Jan. 14, 2021—Sharon Weiss and Richard Haglund are the first to demonstrate the next generation of optical computing, turning on and off light in less than one trillionth of a second.
Jan. 14, 2021—Alexander Bick, MD, PhD, assistant professor of Medicine in the Division of Genetic Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has been selected as the first VUMC Discovery Scholar in Health and Medicine.
Jan. 14, 2021—The EdAssist portal is now available for submitting spring 2021 tuition benefit applications, including tuition benefit applications for dependents. Various resources are available to help guide employees through this process.
Jan. 14, 2021—Accessing Vanderbilt benefits vendors has never been easier. Mobile apps can save you time, keep your data in a secured place, and even send you reminders about upcoming appointments or prescription refills.
Jan. 14, 2021—Associate Professor of Nursing Kate Payne, a bioethicist, attorney and beloved nurse leader at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, died Jan. 6 after a brief and unexpected illness.
Jan. 14, 2021—Make hydration a priority this year. Choosing sugar-sweetened, alcoholic or high-calorie coffee drinks over water throughout the day can cause you to consume excess calories with very little nutrition. Water is a vital nutrient to the life of every cell in the body and serves a number of essential function
Jan. 14, 2021—A new year is a great time for creating new goals. And when setting your goals, it's best to make them specific, measurable, action-based, realist and time-bound (SMART). Setting goals that are simple and straightforward will help you move forward with confidence.
Jan. 14, 2021—“Eliminating Bias in Letters of Recommendation” will be the topic of the next installment of Women in the Academy on Thursday, Jan. 28, from noon to 1:15 p.m. The meeting will be held over Zoom.
Jan. 13, 2021—The discovery of a cosmic signal common across many stars could be the first sign of gravitational waves.
Jan. 13, 2021—Looking for an opportunity to learn about design thinking, earn course credit, work with a team, and make a difference for a client organization? This spring, join Professor Dave Owens in his course Design Thinking, Design Doing (UNIV 3350/5350).
Jan. 13, 2021—Any Nashville songwriter will tell you that some of the most meaningful collaborations come during crisis. Vanderbilt undergraduates in a songwriting class at the Blair School of Music got a taste of this when they partnered with peers on the other side of the globe, who also were dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, to co-create original songs.
Jan. 13, 2021—All Vanderbilt students interested in social and environmental change are invited to participate in Map the System, a global research competition.
Jan. 13, 2021—Have an idea for a product, service, technology or nonprofit? Or do you have a validated idea, and now you’re ready to learn how to launch a business? Applications are open for Ideator and Builder, the flagship programs in entrepreneurship at the Wond’ry, Vanderbilt’s Center for Innovation and Design.
Jan. 13, 2021—Vanderbilt (VU and VUMC) may nominate one assistant professor for the Association of American Medical Colleges Herbert W. Nickens Faculty Fellowship. The recipient will receive a $25,000 grant for a project performed in the United States to support racial and ethnic minorities.
Jan. 12, 2021—The next Work-Life Workshop is scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 21, at noon CT on Zoom. The topic is “Difficult Conversations."