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The year in review

Dec. 17, 2013—Take a look at our favorite images, most ReTweeted Tweets, most-liked Facebook posts, most-watched videos and more.

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Study: Preventing homelessness may be a numbers game

Dec. 17, 2013—Peabody College's seven-year study of low-income New York City families revealed that applicants statistically at the highest risk for becoming homeless were often passed over for services in favor of more “worthy” applicants.

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Amp would increase alternative transportation options to and from campus

Dec. 13, 2013—The Vanderbilt community may soon have a new transit option for traveling to and from campus. The proposed bus rapid transit system, called the Amp, would increase the number of alternative transportation modes already available to staff, faculty and students.

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Dyer Observatory director is co-writer of Grammy-nominated children’s album

Dec. 13, 2013—"The Mighty Sky," co-written by Dyer Observatory director Rocky Alvey, has been nominated for the Best Children's Album Grammy.

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University staff: Take the Energy Bowl Challenge to conserve energy (and win pizza!)

Dec. 12, 2013—The university building that reduces its energy consumption by the highest percentage—compared to this time last year—will win a pizza party of up to 20 pies.

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Purchase bowl tickets by Friday to receive priority seating

Dec. 11, 2013—Score the best seats possible at the BBVA Compass Bowl by ordering tickets before the priority seating deadline at 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13.

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Tennessee voters want Medicaid expansion, but many still don’t like ACA, Vanderbilt Poll shows

Dec. 11, 2013—The latest Vanderbilt Poll results are in, with registered voters in Tennessee giving their opinions on Medicaid expansion and other issues.

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Vanderbilt professors pen ultimate guide on political argument

Dec. 11, 2013—Scott Aikin and Robert Talisse, two Vanderbilt University philosophy professors who are passionate about the importance of political argument to democracy, have written a step-by-step guide that blasts many of the so-called debates in current media.

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SECURITY NOTICE: Burglary on campus

Dec. 10, 2013—On Dec. 9 at 7:15 p.m., a student residing in a Mayfield apartment contacted VUPD to report that an unknown person(s) entered the residence and stole several items.

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Commodores to play in BBVA Compass Bowl

Dec. 9, 2013—The Vanderbilt Commodores will play in the BBVA Compass Bowl Jan. 4, 2014, in Birmingham, Ala., at Legion Field.

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SECURITY NOTICE: Burglaries on campus

Dec. 9, 2013—On Dec. 8, burglaries in Calhoun and Buttrick halls were reported to VUPD.

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Robot Evolution

Dec. 5, 2013—The fall 2013 cover story of "Vanderbilt Magazine" explores research projects involving robots that are making us faster, smarter and safer. From bomb disposal to painless colonoscopies, these precocious partners boldly go where man prefers not to.

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