Author: Amy Wolf
Aug. 24, 2011—Vanderbilt University has been awarded a $4.85 million grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation to manage the newly established MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience.
Jul. 1, 2011—Vanderbilt University professor of law and political science Carol Swain believes that America’s departure from our founding fathers’ Judeo-Christian roots has come at a cost politically, socially and morally.
Jun. 21, 2011—As the Nashville Predators look to capitalize on their recent success, establishing a comprehensive grassroots marketing plan is a priority. To assist in the creation of this critical portion of the team’s marketing plan, the Preds are teaming up with the students from the Vanderbilt Accelerator Summer Business Institute to explore the keys to effectively attract and convert new fans through creative, community-centric initiatives.
Jun. 14, 2011—Now Yazoo is turning to students from the Vanderbilt Accelerator Summer Business Institute to explore what is driving Yazoo's grown and whether Yazoo should expand.
Jun. 13, 2011—You could say Earth and Environmental Sciences and Philosophy double major Grace Loy spends her days playing in a sandbox. But this undergrad is working on collaboration with one of Vanderbilt’s top researchers that could make a dramatic difference.
Jun. 13, 2011—Sometimes business mixed with compassion can help those who need help the most. See what a group of Vanderbilt engineering undergrads and Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management MBA students built to help those at the bottom of the financial pyramid.
May. 31, 2011—The legal safeguard habeas corpus is being used in ways it was never intended, resulting in a costly waste of scarce legal resources and taxpayer dollars, according to two researchers who have studied thousands of habeas cases.
May. 23, 2011—A project to create a new office suite is underway at the Vanderbilt Law School. Over the summer, those near the Law School can expect some intermittent noise and dust, and a fairly steady flow of contractor and sub-contractor traffic. The new faculty and staff offices will be just outside the Bass, Berry and Sims...
May. 23, 2011—Julie Chupp, director of site development for Dispensary of Hope, a Nashville-based non-profit that provides medications to those in need, has been named this year’s recipient of a full-tuition sponsorship to the Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management’s Executive MBA program. The Owen School funds the award, which covers the full cost of the two-year tuition, and selects the winner in partnership with the Nashville Center for Nonprofit Management.
May. 20, 2011—Vanderbilt finance professor Craig M. Lewis has been named as the new director of the SEC's Division of Risk, Strategy, and Financial Innovation and chief economist of the SEC.
May. 5, 2011—Watch video of Edward DeMarco, Acting Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, speaking on “Maintaining Housing Finance in a World of Uncertainty.” The passage of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act is considered the most sweeping change to financial regulation since the Great Depression. It was created and signed into law...
Apr. 26, 2011—The passage of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act is considered the most sweeping change to financial regulation since the Great Depression. It was created and signed into law in 2010 as a result of the recent recession, with the goal of bringing more accountability to Wall Street and big banks. On May 5-6, experts and leaders from the financial and banking industries will come to Vanderbilt University to discuss the challenges and regulatory changes surrounding implementing this massive financial regulation.