Feb. 11, 2019—A new university website designed to showcase Vanderbilt’s positive global impact and elevate the university’s international profile has launched.
Feb. 8, 2019—Holly Tucker, a professor of French and acclaimed author who has embraced the trans-institutional culture of learning at Vanderbilt, has been named director of the Robert Penn Warren Center.
Feb. 6, 2019—Lessons from the 1961 Freedom Rides and their relevance to today’s racial justice protests were discussed by alumnus and author Eric Etheridge and rider Rip Patten during a recent campus visit.
Jan. 24, 2019—Teams of makers from Vanderbilt and beyond raced the clock to create innovative solutions to the problems facing those living with disabilities as part of Vanderbilt’s Tikkun Olam Makers (TOM) makeathon.
Jan. 22, 2019—Faculty members Noam Lupu, Karla McKanders and Lisa Fazio were recently awarded funding through the Global Research and Engagement Micro-Grant program to conduct international research and outreach.
Jan. 16, 2019—A team led by biomolecular engineer John Wilson and cancer biologist Rebecca Cook have found a way to trigger an immune response that targets breast cancer cells.
Jan. 9, 2019—A new working group convened by Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente will explore trends in the second-year residential experience and identify areas to bolster student success.
Dec. 17, 2018—Opportunity Vanderbilt is an integral part of how the university is working with the American Talent Initiative to help talented, lower-income students receive a world-class education.
Dec. 14, 2018—VISE celebrated its opening of dedicated space in Medical Center North Dec. 12 with a technology showcase of more than two dozen cross-disciplinary collaborations advancing healthcare techniques from the lab to patients.
Dec. 6, 2018—Vanderbilt has received the 2018 Educational Testing Service/Council of Graduate Schools Award for Innovation in Promoting Success in Graduate Education: From Admission through Completion.
Ethan Lippmann wins inaugural $2.5M Chan Zuckerberg Initiative grant for neurodegenerative disorders research
Dec. 5, 2018—The five-year, $2.5 million award supports Ethan Lippmann's goal of better understanding how blood-brain barrier dysfunction impacts neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.
Nov. 29, 2018—Watch as first-generation college students talk about choosing Vanderbilt University and how they contribute to the cultural and intellectual life of the campus community.