Jun. 28, 2018—Vanderbilt (VU and VUMC collaboratively) may nominate one candidate for the Rita Allen Foundation Scholars Award Program for 2019. The foundation supports early-career biomedical scholars doing pioneering research. This award typically provides $550,000 over five yearsfor young investigators involved in research in the cure and treatment of diseases in the fields of cancer, immunology, and neuroscience.
Jun. 27, 2018—Philip Walker has been named director of Vanderbilt's Annette and Irwin Eskind Biomedical Library, which will reopen Aug. 1 after extensive renovations.
Jun. 26, 2018—Beginning in the fall 2018 semester, faculty will be able to provide access to Adobe Creative Suite software to their students to encourage and facilitate digital content production as part of their coursework.
Jun. 26, 2018—Student-athlete Mo Hasan has started a nonprofit based in Miami called Second Spoon, which distributes unused food from local restaurants to local individuals suffering from hunger.
Jun. 26, 2018—Nathan Green, Interim Vice Chancellor for Public Affairs, and his team spoke to USAC at its June meeting. The Division of Public Affairs manages Vanderbilt’s relationship with the local, state and federal government along with local neighborhoods and communities.
Jun. 25, 2018—The only public acknowledgement of the Rockefeller family's financial support of Vanderbilt is found in an unlikely venue: the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City. Read more from this story in the latest issue of 'Vanderbilt Magazine.'
Jun. 25, 2018—Before alumna Tiana Clark emerged as an electrifying new voice in poetry, before a flock of literary agents started calling, and before 'The New Yorker' magazine published her poem “Nashville” to acclaim last fall, she’d been stung so badly by rejection that she’d stopped writing for an entire year. Read more of the story from the latest issue of 'Vanderbilt Magazine.'
Jun. 25, 2018—Vanderbilt may submit one application to the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations Grants. The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations are pleased to support projects in the following areas: Private Higher Education, Interfaith Leadership & Religious Literacy and Public Educational Media.
Jun. 25, 2018—The new Rev. James M. Lawson Jr. Scholarship provides need-based financial support for underrepresented minority students who demonstrate a commitment to civil rights and social justice.
Jun. 25, 2018—Nearly all U.S. children age 13 to 17 — 95 percent — have smartphones, according to a Pew Research Center survey released in May 2018. Smartphones give them easy access to the Internet, and social media platforms along with it.