Jul. 16, 2018—Social Science One will study the impact of Facebook on democracy around the world. Vanderbilt political science professors Elizabeth Zechmeister and Noam Lupu will serve on the regional advisory committee focusing on research involving Latin America.
Jul. 16, 2018—Vanderbilt Athletics' annual fan day activity, Dore Jam, is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 4, at the Vanderbilt Multipurpose Facility, offering fans an opportunity to meet their favorite Commodore student-athletes, get autographs, listen to live music and participate in an array of family-friendly activities.
Jul. 12, 2018—Research tech expert and computer scientist Douglas C. Schmidt was named associate provost for research development and technologies by Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente.
Jul. 11, 2018—"Vandy Goes to War," an exhibition highlighting the dramatic effects of two world wars on Vanderbilt's campus, is on display in the Central Library lobby through Reunion/Homecoming weekend.
Jul. 11, 2018—Selections from two series of flower studies by celebrated portrait photographer Joyce Tenneson will be on view at the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery beginning July 26. Summer gallery hours are Tuesday–Friday, noon–4 p.m.; Saturdays, 1–5 p.m.; and closed Sundays and Mondays.
Jul. 11, 2018—Before his retirement in 2016, Howe made major contributions to the chemistry department’s teaching and research programs as well as to other science departments in the College of Arts and Science, School of Engineering and School of Medicine.
Jul. 11, 2018—An oil portrait of former Tennessee Titan Eddie George by America's foremost living portrait artist is on display at the Fine Arts Gallery through July 14.
Jul. 11, 2018—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has received a $1.28 million grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration to increase the number of qualified nursing faculty in U.S. colleges and universities.
Jul. 11, 2018—Rising junior Jillian Bremner is steering beyond her academic focus this summer to explore her passions for scuba diving and ocean conservation, with the aim of eventually combining engineering with a marine career.
Jul. 10, 2018—Researchers have developed a technique of infusing tiny gold nanoparticles into plastic polymer used in 3D printed materials. With this method, the gold nanoparticles "light up" and can find defects.
Jul. 9, 2018—Principals and districts benefit when principal supervisors move beyond the role of administrator to coach and mentor, according to a new Vanderbilt University report.