Author: Ryan Underwood
Nov. 8, 2019—Bethany Rittle-Johnson’s 20 years of investigating how to improve learning outcomes for students, particularly in mathematics, has launched a new generation of scholars pursuing similar lines of inquiry.
Nov. 8, 2019—A lecture by human rights activist and author Supriya Vani on Oct. 30 and a Dean’s Dinner with an acclaimed theater and education professor from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Erica Halverson, on Nov. 5 marked the first visits by Patterson Fellows for the 2019-20 academic year.
Oct. 22, 2019—Maj. Gen. William "Bill" Busby Hickman, BS'83, MBA'92, was recognized for his 36 years of service in the U.S. Army at a ceremony held Oct. 17 in Alumni Hall and attended by former CIA Director and Ret. Gen. David Petraeus.
Apr. 11, 2019—Like many medical students, Kathleen Gallagher knew by the time she’d finished high school biology that she wanted to become a doctor. It was the tragedy of Sept. 11, however, that launched her journey into trauma surgery.
Cal Turner Family Foundation commits $2 million to expand Center for Social Ventures at Vanderbilt University
Feb. 26, 2019—The Turner Family Center for Social Ventures at Vanderbilt, housed within the Owen Graduate School of Management, is a student-driven, interdisciplinary organization focused on developing entrepreneurial, market-based solutions to alleviate poverty around the world.
Nov. 8, 2018—A $10 million gift from alumna Jennifer R. Frist, BS’93, and husband William R. “Billy” Frist will endow a new center focused on supporting and developing the neurodiverse talents of individuals with autism at Vanderbilt University’s School of Engineering.
Sep. 26, 2018—Learn how new programs in a revolutionary field are fostering discovery, collaboration and learning across campus.
Aug. 29, 2018—In a speech to the Rotary Club of Nashville, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos emphasized the broad, enduring benefits of higher education—to individuals, society and the city of Nashville itself.
Aug. 2, 2018—Vanderbilt researchers examine what happens when store brands in one category of goods, like soup, creates demands in another category, like canned vegetables.
Aug. 2, 2018—When consumers contemplate violating a personal goal (i.e., cheating on a diet, overspending on a budget), they often seek to make the most of that violation by choosing the most extreme option, according to new research from Kelly Goldsmith.
Jun. 8, 2018—In this exclusive story from the latest issue of 'Vanderbilt Magazine,' we look back on Nicholas S. Zeppos' first 10 years as chancellor—and hear his thoughts on Vanderbilt's trajectory for the future.
Jun. 6, 2018—New research from Vanderbilt University Marketing Professor Kelly Haws explains how “caretaker” and “breadwinner” roles affect consumer decision-making.