Author: Heidi Hall
Dec. 8, 2017—Eighteen journalists from Afghanistan to Vietnam visited the Wond'ry Dec. 7 to learn how it, and programs campus wide, help women entrepreneurs.
Dec. 6, 2017—A student from the nation’s first joint law and neuroscience J.D. and Ph.D. program, housed at Vanderbilt University, has earned a $50,000 graduate research fellowship from the National Institute of Justice.
Nov. 30, 2017—Kyle Becker works on curing cancer at Vanderbilt, but his hobby of playing along with a game show landed him on television.
Nov. 27, 2017—Ten first-year engineering students who represent the first cohort of A. James Clark Scholars at Vanderbilt were recognized at a Nov. 1 dinner that marked the first time Courtney Clark Pastrick, daughter of the program’s namesake, was able to hear in person what the scholarship program means to the students.
Nov. 20, 2017—A device out Vanderbilt's engineering school reconfigures modules in electric car battery packs to be online or offline – depending on whether they’re going to pull down the other modules.
Nov. 16, 2017—Researchers believe they can address problems stemming from heart rate, respiration and digestion by untangling which nerves control which bodily functions and then stimulating them with light.
Nov. 2, 2017—Sinead Miller was headed for the Olympic games. Now, thanks to a Department of Defense grant to find new sepsis treatments, the Vanderbilt Ph.D. has developed a device that cleans the blood.
Oct. 30, 2017—The Poynter-run institute's sessions covered global trade, the Affordable Care Act, cybersecurity, climate change and hate groups.
Oct. 26, 2017—Chelsea Peters, a Ph.D. student in environmental engineering, recently returned from giving out 500 copies of her book to children in Bangladesh.
Oct. 26, 2017—Daniel Work can’t think of a better place to research traffic issues than Nashville. He’s bringing his expertise on applying cyber-physical systems—the combination of physical systems with technological advances—to transportation to a city that adds roughly 85 new residents per day.
Oct. 19, 2017—Hundreds of students, from beginners to experts, will travel to Vanderbilt from across the country to invent software, apps and devices in less than a weekend.