Sep. 24, 2014—Rocky Alvey, director of Vanderbilt’s Dyer Observatory, will be honored Friday with a 2014 Partnership Award by the Friends of Radnor Lake.
Sep. 24, 2014—The Women’s Running Nashville Half-Marathon and 5K benefitting the Edith Sanford Breast Cancer Foundation is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 27.
Sep. 24, 2014—The Natchez Trace Parkway Association is celebrating its 80th birthday with an event on the Vanderbilt campus that will feature free bike repairs by staff from Cumberland Transit and free food samples from FitFood Revolution.
Sep. 24, 2014—A new analysis of published studies found that FDG-PET technology is less accurate in diagnosing lung cancer versus benign disease in regions where infections like histoplasmosis or tuberculosis are common.
Sep. 24, 2014—The Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex Life invites all Vanderbilt faculty and staff for its next monthly Happy Hour.
Sep. 24, 2014—Support for Common Core has declined among Tennessee teachers over the past year, according to the results of a new Vanderbilt study.
Sep. 23, 2014—An arrest warrant for attempted aggravated kidnapping has been issued for Scott Douglas Wallace in an incident involving a Tennessee State University student on the Vanderbilt University campus early Sunday morning.
Sep. 23, 2014—Mechanical engineering professor Pietro Valdastri and colleagues will continue to develop a capsule endoscope for colonoscopy in patients with inflammatory bowel disease with the support of a 4-year, $1.5 million NIH grant.
Sep. 23, 2014—The Mables will perform a special concert under the stars at Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory on Saturday, Sept. 27, to benefit scholarship students attending the Dyer Observers Summer Science Camps.
Sep. 23, 2014—Cary Pint, assistant professor of mechanical engineering and director of the Nanomaterials and Energy Devices Laboratory at Vanderbilt University, was named to the American Society for Engineering Education’s Top 20 Under 40 last week.
Sep. 23, 2014—National Coming Out Week is scheduled from Wednesday, Oct. 1, through Saturday, Oct. 11. This year’s theme is “You Do You.” The theme was selected to encourage everyone to feel empowered and proud of the identities they hold.
Sep. 23, 2014—Vanderbilt observed Constitution and Citizenship Day with an exhibition of pottery from the Catawba Indian Nation, a panel discussion on Indian sovereignty, and a powwow dance performance on Currey Field.
Sep. 23, 2014—Oscar Ayala, a doctoral student in biomedical engineering at Vanderbilt, has been awarded a National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship. The NDSEG Fellowship is sponsored and funded by the Department of Defense.