Sep. 16, 2015—New work by researchers at Vanderbilt University and Harvard University confirms that a specific area of the brain, the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex, is crucial to punishment decisions.
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. 14, 2015—Kelly Holley-Bockelmann, associate professor of physics and astronomy, has been named director of the Fisk-Vanderbilt Master’s-to-Ph.D. Bridge Program, College of Arts and Science Dean Lauren Benton announced.
Sep. 11, 2015—A custom-designed gold shipping container at The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons will become the "Vanderbilt Portal to Mexico City" Sept. 18 through Oct. 12 for the Nashville community to engage across cultures with one-on-one conversations.
Sep. 10, 2015—VISE is keeping its acronym but changing its name. The Vanderbilt Initiative in Surgery and Engineering will become the Vanderbilt Institute in Surgery and Engineering.
Sep. 10, 2015—Vanderbilt University researchers have received two major federal grants — totaling $7.6 million over four years — to support groundbreaking research aimed at making genetic information a routine part of patients’ electronic medical records.
Sep. 9, 2015—The J.D./M.B.A. Dean Kim earned at Vanderbilt in 1997 was an excellent preparation for his current position, where he uses both his legal and management expertise. Since June 2014, Kim has managed the legal departments of four different Bridgestone subsidiaries. He had spent the three years before his promotion last June leading the company’s corporate...
Sep. 1, 2015—Vanderbilt’s J.D./M.D. program, started in 2001, was designed to allow students to become fully engrossed in each school separately, ensuring the development of two distinct viewpoints during their six years of study. While graduates tend to practice in just one of the professions, their studies allow remarkable insights into today’s complex issues. These three alumni,...
Aug. 22, 2015—Vanderbilt’s formal dual-degree programs attract students whose career ambitions and perspectives extend beyond the practice of law.
Aug. 21, 2015—A new and improved Vanderbilt homepage and top-level pages launched the evening of Aug. 20, with a focus on the four pillars of the university's Academic Strategic Plan while also showcasing the institution’s dynamic academic, research and campus life offerings.
Aug. 20, 2015—Vanderbilt will host a one-day event to bring together colleagues across campus to support interdisciplinary team science.
Aug. 17, 2015—In the latest VUCast: Learn how researchers behind a life-saving social media campaign are promising #WeWillNotGiveUp; find out how your brain "sees" in the dark; and hear about the No. 1 ranking that's making Vanderbilt students happy. Watch now!