Limited Submission Opportunity: AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation Connections for Cardiovascular Health
Dec. 19, 2019—Vanderbilt University may submit one application to the AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation Connections for Cardiovascular Health (CCH) program. The CCH program funds programs providing innovative, community-based approaches to improving cardiovascular health across the United States.
Dec. 19, 2019—Tonda Hughes, an international authority on addiction and mental health in sexual minority women, will present “From Gay Bars to Marriage Equality: Building a Program of Research Focused on a Stigmatized and Marginalized Population” on Tuesday, Jan. 14.
Dec. 18, 2019—When biomedical engineering major Brett Koolik first started learning piano as a child, he wasn't motivated solely by his love of music. He also wanted to figure out how a piano works.
Dec. 17, 2019—Mechanical engineering professor Kelsey Hatzell received the Nelson “Buck” Robinson Science and Technology Award for Renewable Energy, and Rachel Carter, PhD’17, received the MRS Postdoctoral Award at the Dec. 6 meeting of the Materials Research Society held in Boston.
Dec. 16, 2019—In this month’s edition of "The Open Dore" newsletter, Padma Raghavan, vice provost for research, discusses the innovations, discoveries and partnerships that are hallmarks of Vanderbilt's unwavering drive for excellence, and are making an impact on society.
Dec. 13, 2019—Five mechanical engineering seniors got a rare, up-close look at the core stage for NASA’s Space Launch System rocket that will help power the first Artemis mission to the Moon.
Dec. 12, 2019—Tait Shanafelt, Jeanie and Stewart Richie Professor of Medicine at Stanford University, will discuss "Organization and System-based Approaches to Promote Well-being" at noon on Monday, Jan. 13, in Light Hall, Room 208. The talk is part of the Flexner Deans' Lecture Series.
Dec. 12, 2019—Vanderbilt University may submit one application to the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation's Quality of Life Grants. As a pillar of the Paralysis Resource Center, the Quality of Life Grants Program awards financial support to nonprofit organizations that mirror the Reeve Foundation's mission.
Dec. 11, 2019—Shichun Bao, associate professor of medicine and the Diabetes Technology Program leader in the Division of Endocrinology at the Eskind Diabetes Clinic, shares information on the amazing technological advances in diabetes treatment and blood sugar management.
Dec. 10, 2019—Emeritus professor Karl B. Schnelle Jr., a pioneer in environmental engineering, book author, masterful teacher and mentor, is remembered by scores of former students and faculty colleagues as a charismatic and generous Vanderbilt engineering professor who became a lifelong friend.
Dec. 9, 2019—Nabil Simaan, professor of mechanical engineering, has been elevated to fellow by the Board of Directors of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. The award recognizes Simaan for contributions to dexterous continuum robotics for surgery.
Dec. 4, 2019—Vanderbilt’s Latin American Public Opinion Project has received a $10 million, five-year USAID grant to support its influential AmericasBarometer survey and related activities.