Campus News

  • Vanderbilt Sports Medicine trainer Michelle Johnson

    Sports Medicine Provided Free to Area Schools

    For more than 20 years, Vanderbilt Sports Medicine has maintained a relationship with Metro Nashville Public Schools to ensure excellent care is provided to local athletes. Vanderbilt is now the official sports medicine provider to all 15 Metro high schools. Read More

    Sep. 26, 2014

  • Bentley Baker

    Preschool Program for Children with Autism

    A preschool program for children ages 18 to 36 months with autism or suspected autism opened in July at the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center (BWC), with plans to expand to children ages 3 to 5 in the near future. Read More

    Sep. 26, 2014

  • Raymond Harris

    New Center Takes on Kidney Disease

    Kidney disease is the eighth most common cause of death in the United States and affects more than 20 million people, yet many people don’t know they have it because kidney disease often develops slowly with minimal symptoms. Read More

    Sep. 26, 2014

  • Lalonde with Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek

    Nursing Student Wins on Jeopardy!

    Nursing student Molly Lalonde was a four-night winner on episodes of the game show Jeopardy! that aired in June. Read More

    Sep. 26, 2014

  • Illustration showing medical bullseye

    Medical Students Focus on Frequent Users

    The School of Medicine is fielding one of 10 student teams participating in a project aimed at identifying the most frequent users of health care. Called “hot spotting,” this novel approach allows health care providers to zero in on “super users” in order to identify the reasons behind high utilization and to teach patients how to overcome them. Read More

    Sep. 26, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    Joint Program to Produce Lawyers with Master’s in Finance

    Select law-school students also can earn a master’s in finance without increasing their time in school through a new program offered jointly by Vanderbilt University Law School and Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management. Read More

    Sep. 26, 2014

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    Tall Order

    Professor Doug Adams directs a new School of Engineering lab that allows researchers and students to test advanced sensor systems that can rapidly detect early signs of failure in aircraft, automobiles and wind turbines. Read More

    Jun. 18, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    Scientist, Strategist, Provost

    Susan R. Wente, a distinguished scientist who has served as associate vice chancellor for research at Vanderbilt for the past five years, has been named provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs. Read More

    Jun. 18, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    Designed for Innovation

    Vanderbilt’s Board of Trust has approved construction of a seven-story engineering and science building designed to foster project teamwork and offer programs, instrumentation areas and core research space that will promote interdisciplinary work. Read More

    Jun. 18, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    Big Data

    Vanderbilt University Medical Center has received an 18-month, $6.9 million award to set up a Clinical Data Research Network (CDRN) that can reach millions of patients and speed the translation of research findings into clinical practice. Read More

    Jun. 18, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    Early Start

    Vanderbilt’s Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders (TRIAD) and the Tennessee Department of Education are partnering to bring a novel intervention program to families of young children with autism in Middle Tennessee. Read More

    Jun. 18, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    Down with No-Shows

    Approximately 50 percent of Vanderbilt Medical Group text reminders get a response, compared to the roughly 30 percent response rate for VMG robo-calls. Read More

    Jun. 18, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    Here Come the Judges

    A new seminar will offer mid-career federal judges an opportunity to reflect on their years on the bench and learn from their own experiences and those of their peers. Read More

    Jun. 18, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    Complex Cases

    When Eddie Dotson arrived at Vanderbilt University Medical Center last September, he weighed 627 pounds and had so much fluid in his chest that it was hard for him to breathe. His heart, liver and kidneys were failing. Then Vanderbilt’s new Complex Care Team got involved. Read More

    Jun. 18, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    Letter Perfect

    On April 16 more than 100 sixth graders from Wright Middle School—one of the most diverse schools in Nashville—met the Vanderbilt Graduate School student pen pals with whom they have corresponded for the entire school year and got a tour of Vanderbilt University Medical Center facilities. Read More

    Jun. 18, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    A Beautiful Sight

    Vanderbilt’s emergency medicine residency program in Guyana graduated its first resident last November, capping a decade-long effort to establish the country’s very first emergency medicine program and department at Georgetown Public Hospital Corp. Read More

    Jun. 18, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    Live from VU

    Vanderbilt experts made 212 appearances on national and international broadcast outlets from the university’s VUStar studio in 2013, reaching more than 310 million viewers worldwide. Read More

    Mar. 11, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    Big Shoes to Fill

    Richard McCarty, a distinguished psychologist who has served as Vanderbilt University’s chief academic officer since 2008, is stepping down as provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs in June, he announced in December. Read More

    Mar. 11, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    Research Rises

    Annual figures available from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) show Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) ranked ninth in the nation last year among U.S. medical schools in total grant support provided through the nation’s medical research agency. Read More

    Mar. 11, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    Off to Dartmouth

    Carolyn Dever will become provost of Dartmouth College July 1, 2014, after six years as dean of the College of Arts and Science. Read More

    Mar. 11, 2014