Law, Business and Politics
Vanderbilt Poll-Nashville: Newly elected leadership must find balance between social services, continued economic development
Oct. 13, 2015—Nearly three-quarters of Nashville residents are optimistic about the state of the city, but significant differences of opinion exist, primarily along income--rather than racial--lines.
Oct. 7, 2015—Once a math and science prodigy, Ben Munyan can now be found in his Owen Graduate School of Management office writing computer code mapping U.S. Treasury data to bank and investor activity.
Sep. 14, 2015—A $1.4 million grant will allow a research network based at Vanderbilt to continue its study of the intersection of neuroscience and criminal justice.
Sep. 10, 2015—If terror strikes increase in the United States, some consumers will keep buying as they always have, but others will withdraw from certain markets to minimize their risk. “The key issue we’ve identified is, ‘Do you feel like you can control the odds of becoming a victim, should a terrorist attack occur?’” said Steven S. Posavac.
Sep. 10, 2015—New research shows that focusing on past behaviors is not always the best strategy to avoid repeating mistakes.
Aug. 4, 2015—Paying elected representatives more in salary and benefits may make them more responsive to voters, according to a new study co-authored by Vanderbilt's Cecilia Mo.
Jul. 16, 2015—An extensive new survey of federal executives led by Vanderbilt's David E. Lewis has resulted in suggestions on how the civil service system can be improved.
Jun. 18, 2015—Vanderbilt University will host a live Twitter question-and-answer session about the Supreme Court and same-sex marriage from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday, June 22, featuring Brian Fitzpatrick, FedEx Research Professor of Law at Vanderbilt Law School.
Jun. 15, 2015—The American Political Science Association announced it will award a prestigious honor to a book on Congress co-written by Vanderbilt's Alan Wiseman.
May. 13, 2015—Results of the latest Vanderbilt Poll have been released, and they show that Tennesseans are very supportive of Insure Tennessee.
May. 6, 2015—Results from the new Vanderbilt Poll will be discussed at a news conference May 13 in the Student Life Center.