Jun. 18, 2021—Vanderbilt University has become the newest member of the Universities Studying Slavery consortium as part of its reinvigorated commitment to confront racial injustice while working toward a more inclusive and welcoming campus community.
Nashville suffered less than regional cities throughout Colonial Pipeline shutdown due to stronger waterborne petroleum access
Jun. 17, 2021—Access to barge-delivered fuel reduced the impact of the Colonial Pipeline shutdown in Nashville compared to other cities.
Jun. 17, 2021—A mysterious inflammatory syndrome linked to COVID-19 infection and first identified in children also occurs in adults, Vanderbilt researchers report.
Jun. 14, 2021—Vanderbilt University has been honored with the Public Relations Society of America’s Silver Anvil Award—one of the highest national honors in the communications industry—in recognition of the "Anchor Down. Step Up." campaign. In addition, Vanderbilt was recognized with an Award of Excellence from PRSA for “Best Organizational Pivot” in overcoming COVID-19 communications challenges.
Green Steel Deal: Climate mitigation and international trade come together in decarbonization policy proposal
Jun. 14, 2021—New policy recommendation from Professor of Law Timothy Meyer and Todd Tucker of the Roosevelt Institute suggests using the steel sector to demonstrate feasibility for comprehensive climate mitigation measures.
Jun. 11, 2021—Vanderbilt doctoral student Anup Challa, BE’21, MS’21, has been tapped to co-lead a team of researchers and patient advocates to identify areas across the world in need of health care for pregnant women and infants as the new chair of the Special Populations Coordinating Committee for the CURE Drug Repurposing Collaboratory.
Jun. 11, 2021—A Vanderbilt co-authored study of Brazilian responses to COVID-19 offers insight on the merits of social medicine while challenging widely held assumptions about traditional public health models.
Jun. 10, 2021—Jay Larry (BA’14, JD’17) recounts his Vanderbilt story and his involvement to create a more inclusive alumni community as president of LAVA, the LGBTQIA+ Association of Vanderbilt Alumni.
Vanderbilt researcher finds that Supreme Court ban on race-conscious college admissions would restrict the pipeline of future leaders
Jun. 10, 2021—Affirmative action admissions policies admit diverse students, who are then recruited to elite professions and C-suite leadership, according to new research by law and economics professor Joni Hersch.
Jun. 10, 2021—Research led by Lisa Monteggia reveals that ketamine provides antidepressant effects by blocking key neural pathway. Est. reading time: 3 mins.
Jun. 9, 2021—Rachel White, a dynamic marketing leader, will join the Division of Communications July 6 as Vanderbilt’s inaugural assistant vice chancellor for marketing.
Vanderbilt political scientists discuss shifts in U.S. Congress with longtime North Carolina Rep. David Price
Jun. 9, 2021—The Vanderbilt Project on Unity and American Democracy will host a virtual discussion June 28 about the evolution of the U.S. Congress and how to find issues of common ground in a time of polarization. The discussion will feature current U.S. Rep. David Price and Vanderbilt political scientists Alan Wiseman and Larry Bartels.