Author: Amy Wolf
Apr. 4, 2013—Param Jaggi, the Vanderbilt sophomore honored multiple times over for creating cost-effective inventions to clean the air and rescue the environment, will be profiled in a one-hour special on CNN this weekend.
Mar. 13, 2013—This week marks the 25th anniversary of the gas attacks on the Kurdish village of Halabja, Iraq, at the hand of Saddam Hussein that killed at least 5,000 civilians. Vanderbilt University international criminal and humanitarian law expert Michael Newton says lessons learned from the Halabja attack could help the persecuted Kurds being attacked in Syria today.
Mar. 4, 2013—The Vanderbilt Americas MBA for Executives program at Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management is co-hosting learning events March 6 in Atlanta and March 7 in Houston. Both events will introduce local executives to Vanderbilt’s Executive MBA programs and feature a panel discussion and reception.
Power of the press: Can the media influence voting behavior of legislators? New Vanderbilt research says “yes.”
Feb. 28, 2013—Whether politicians and the press seem like friend or foe, elected officials regularly use news outlets to share and defend their views to the public. New research from Vanderbilt University finds certain media actually influenced the voting behavior of politicians.
Feb. 20, 2013—Rgw AmericasBarometer survey shows that Argentines may not trust Iran or a jointly established Truth Commission formed to discover the culprits behind a Jewish community center bombing in Buenos Aires 20 years ago.
Jan. 29, 2013—Congress and President Obama are taking up the debate over comprehensive immigration reform yet again. Vanderbilt has a diverse array of experts researching various aspects of the immigration debate.
Jan. 29, 2013—Research by Vanderbilt political science professor Alan Wiseman and his coauthors find women in Congress in the minority party are more effective than their male counterparts when it comes to introducing and negotiating bills, spurring action on those bills, and ultimately seeing them become law.
Jan. 22, 2013—Everyone knows that the second biggest competition on Super Bowl Sunday is the battle over advertising. Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management experts are available to talk about trends in Super Bowl advertising.
Jan. 16, 2013—The possible benefits of a confession and apology about doping from Lance Armstrong all depend on how the world-renowned, and disgraced, cyclist uses his words, says Vanderbilt legal scholar and apology expert Erin O'Hara O'Connor.
Jan. 8, 2013—Through a new educational enterprise called NBR-U, Vanderbilt, Harvard, Stanford and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania will offer timely research and expert analysis of top business issues.
Nov. 15, 2012—Vanderbilt research looks at how consumers value products based on price and popularity.
Nov. 13, 2012—The Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management will host the fifth annual Vanderbilt Health Care Conference at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center on Friday, Nov. 16. This year's topic is healthcare after the election.