Nov. 4, 2019—Vanderbilt may submit one application to the Recordings at Risk program. Recordings at Risk is a national re-granting program administered by the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) to support the preservation of rare and unique audio and audiovisual content of high scholarly value through digital reformatting.
Nov. 4, 2019—Vanderbilt University may submit up to two proposals, one in medical research and one in science and engineering, for the W.M. Keck Foundation Research Program. The Office of the Vice Provost for Research is currently soliciting concept papers, which will be presented to the Keck Foundation for feedback in a consultation phone call in winter 2020.
Nov. 3, 2019—The partnership between Vanderbilt University School of Nursing and Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been recognized by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing with its 2019 New Era for Academic Nursing Award. VUSN and VUMC received the award for their public and significant commitment to incorporating academic nursing into the mission and practice of the health system.
Nov. 1, 2019—Introductory training for REDCap, including designing a project, adding data, disseminating a survey and viewing data, will be held from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at the Sony Building, Room 2001-A.
Nov. 1, 2019—Researchers at Vanderbilt's Biomolecular Multimodal Imaging Center are working to create a high-resolution, three-dimensional “atlas” of the human kidney that will help future researchers understand what exactly goes wrong when kidneys fail.
Oct. 31, 2019—Howard Fuchs, a professor of medicine in the Division of Rheumatology and Immunology, died unexpectedly Oct. 28. He is being remembered as an outstanding clinician, an astute teacher and a friend and supporter of many.
Oct. 31, 2019—VandyHacks VI will engage more than 550 students from Vanderbilt and schools in the South and Midwest for a 36-hour, art-themed invention marathon beginning Friday evening on Nov. 1 and ending on Sunday, Nov. 3.
Oct. 31, 2019—Vanderbilt's MarmotE team placed second and won $1 million in the 2019 DARPA Spectrum Collaboration Challenge.
Oct. 30, 2019—The Department of Cell and Developmental Biology Seminar Series presents Jill Wildonger, associate professor in the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Wisconsin, on Thursday, Nov. 7. Wildonger will discuss "Building a Neuron with Motors and Microtubules" beginning at 12:15 p.m. in MRB III, Room 3131.
Oct. 30, 2019—Gary J. Nabel, chief scientific officer and senior vice president of Sanofi, will discuss “Unlocking the Promise of Medicine through Academic and Biotech/Pharma Innovation” at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 15, in Light Hall, Room 512. The lecture is part of the School of Medicine Basic Science's Enabling Innovation Initiative seminar series.
Oct. 29, 2019—Steven Townsend, whose research into human milk could one day help all babies get their best start in life, is also a committed mentor devoted to helping young scholars get the best start on their careers.
Oct. 29, 2019—"Learning at Play," a one-day symposium on games for learning and social change, is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 8, at Vanderbilt's Curb Center. Mark Sample, associate professor and chair of digital studies at Davidson College, will give the keynote talk.