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Parsing diabetic skin infections

Nov. 30, 2018—People with diabetes may be prone to more skin infections due to an overabundance of a compound that controls inflammation in the body.

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Controls Group wins 2018 football ‘greenest group on campus’ award

Nov. 30, 2018—The Facilities department’s Controls Group has been named winner of the 2018 Vanderbilt football sustainability competition.

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Research software engineer-for-hire core service available

Nov. 30, 2018—Do you need a programmer? The Office of the Vice Provost for Research sponsors a research software engineer-for-hire core service. All research projects are welcome.

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Emeritus Divinity professor who turned faith into community activism dies

Nov. 29, 2018—The Rev. Don Beisswenger, a Divinity School emeritus professor who lived out his faith as a dedicated community activist—serving six months in federal prison for a nonviolent protest—has died.

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First-generation students talk about experiences at Vanderbilt

Nov. 29, 2018—Watch as first-generation college students talk about choosing Vanderbilt University and how they contribute to the cultural and intellectual life of the campus community.

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Celebration honors 10 new endowed chair holders

Nov. 29, 2018—Vanderbilt's 10 newest endowed chair holders, who come from six schools and colleges across campus, were lauded for their exemplary teaching and scholarship at a Nov. 27 ceremony .

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Report: Racial isolation affects TN Black teachers’ turnover rates

Nov. 29, 2018—A Vanderbilt study finds that teachers of color are more likely to transfer schools than White teachers, especially when they are racially isolated.

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Clark Scholars honored at reception

Nov. 29, 2018—The first- and second-year cohorts of the A. James Clark Scholars at the School of Engineering met with members of the A. James & Alice B. Clark Foundation at a reception on Nov. 7.

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Fans invited to Bowl Celebration on campus Sunday

Nov. 29, 2018—Commodore fans can join head football coach Derek Mason and his team for Vanderbilt's bowl celebration this Sunday, Dec. 2, at the program's indoor practice field, the Vanderbilt Multipurpose Facility.

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Memorial service honoring graduate student Ziliang Zhang set for Dec. 6

Nov. 29, 2018—A memorial service for graduate student Ziliang Zhang will be held in All Faith Chapel on Thursday, Dec. 6, beginning at 4 p.m.

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Healthier You: ‘The NEAT Part of Exercise’ Dec. 6

Nov. 29, 2018—By now we all know we need to exercise for good health. But did you know that simple activity—the almost trivial type you’re barely aware you’re doing—is just as important?

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Cutting honored with NIH Merit Award and Leadership Award of Women in Cognitive Science

Nov. 29, 2018—Vanderbilt educational neuroscientist and Vanderbilt Kennedy Center investigator Laurie Cutting has received a rare $3 million National Institutes of Health Merit Award from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. She also has been selected to receive the Leadership Award of Women in Cognitive Science.

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Free club at Vanderbilt aims to make math fun for middle, high school students

Nov. 28, 2018—The Nashville Math Club will offer hands-on activities such as learning the geometry of bubbles or seeing the math behind various shapes of origami.

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Exoskeleton developed at Vanderbilt University collects R&D 100 Award

Nov. 28, 2018—The R&D 100 Awards are an international competition that recognizes the 100 most exceptional innovations in science and technology from the past year.

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Vanderbilt Biophotonics Center collaboration seeks earlier diagnosis of throat cancer

Nov. 28, 2018—Vanderbilt researchers in the schools of engineering and medicine are exploring the feasibility of using Raman spectroscopy for early detection of HPV-related cancers of the throat in order to reduce the need for biopsies and to offer less intensive therapies.

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