Author: Amy Wolf
Apr. 26, 2012—Are financial markets more volatile or more efficient today than 25 years ago?
Apr. 24, 2012—The Tennessee state Senate has made a significant move toward reforming the way the state selects and retains judges, said a professor at Vanderbilt University Law School who had advocated such change.
Apr. 17, 2012—It started out as a class project. Now Vanderbilt senior Trevor Burbank is running a social enterprise business called Teach Twice–with storytelling at its core. Learn more about Teach Twice on http://vanderbilt.edu search Teach Twice or at http://www.teachtwice.org.
Apr. 10, 2012—Of all the issues being debated by politicians, lawmakers and voters, funding health care may be the issue on which no one can agree.
Mar. 26, 2012—Once you see the original musical Grounded, you’ll never think the same way about a layover at the airport. On Friday, March 30, a group of 25 Vanderbilt student actors, musicians and crew will perform the premiere of a one-act musical written and composed by Vanderbilt Blair School of Music senior Ryan Korell. It marks...
Mar. 12, 2012—An incredibly powerful poetry competition called “Louder than a Bomb” is changing the lives of teens across the country. One of the competition’s most successful poets is now a student at Vanderbilt. He’s also the star of a new critically acclaimed documentary. Meet Nate Marshall.
Feb. 28, 2012—A Japanese hedge fund company some are calling the Japanese “Bernard Madoff” seems to be reaffirming the maxim that if returns are too good to be true, there probably is something wrong.
Feb. 20, 2012—Laffer sees a fundamentally backwards system in the United States that imposes taxes on things people want more of, income and jobs. At the same time, the U.S. allows something we want less of—carbon dioxide pollution—to be emitted without penalty.
Jan. 31, 2012—Daniel J. Sharfstein, associate professor of law, will read from and discuss his book The Invisible Line: Three American Families and the Secret Journey From Black to White, now out in paperback. The event is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, at Parnassus Books, 3900 Hillsboro Rd., in Green Hills. It is free and open...
Jan. 30, 2012—Marketing narratives are more likely to trigger a positive response when following the storyline requires some mental work, according to recent research by Jennifer Escalas and Jesper Nielsen and published in the Journal of Consumer Psychology.
Dec. 13, 2011—A group of undergrads are ready to take on chef masters in a food battle Iron Chef style! Come inside the Ingram Commons to see first year students battle it out with Vanderbilt dining’s best!
Dec. 13, 2011—Learn about an unusual research lab on Vanderbilt’s campus which employs almost entirely undergraduate students. Read more: Biology Lab Utilizes Undergraduate Research to Study Protein Diseases Produced by Vanderbilt student Harrison Dreves.