Campus News

  • 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

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    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

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    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

  • Vanderbilt University

    American Journey

    Khairul Kamarulzaman has taken advantage of semester and holiday breaks at Vanderbilt to travel across the United States. A short video that features some of his travel adventures and introduces a unique project recently captured InternationalStudent.com’s grand prize. Read More

    Mar 11, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    Bare Necessities

    As the lead representative for Hospital Guest Services, Peggy Buchanan has helped her share of patients and visitors. But she finds great pleasure in running the Vanderbilt Clothes Closet. Read More

    Mar 11, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    Look, Ma—No Anesthesia

    The PAWS program (Patient Awake While Scanned) empowers pediatric patients to complete MRI scans without receiving general anesthesia. Read More

    Mar 11, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    Alumni Outreach

    Graham Stewart has been named associate vice chancellor for alumni relations at Vanderbilt. Read More

    Mar 11, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    After Boston

    Kevin White, MBA’10, and his parents were enjoying the day at the Boston Marathon last April when bombs exploded and 264 people were severely injured—some fatally. All three Whites were injured and hospitalized. Read More

    Mar 11, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    Plasma on Board

    Vanderbilt is taking part in a national trial to see if outcomes for critically injured patients with uncontrolled bleeding can be improved by administering plasma while in flight to the hospital. Read More

    Mar 10, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    Filling a Void

    Peabody College of education and human development is launching a master of education (M.Ed.) degree program in independent school leadership. Read More

    Mar 10, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    12 for 12

    When it comes to government funding of basic science training programs for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, Vanderbilt University Medical Center is batting a thousand this year. Read More

    Dec 2, 2013

  • Up to Speed

    Up to Speed

    According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, traffic crashes are the leading cause of death for American teens. Dr. Corey Slovis, professor and chair of emergency medicine, offers important driving rules for their safety. Read More

    Dec 2, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Apartheid’s Lessons

    Nontombi Naomi Tutu, a second-year master of divinity student and daughter of retired Archbishop Desmond Tutu, has been honored with the Otis Social Justice Award. Read More

    Dec 2, 2013

  • Budget Crunch

    Budget Crunch

    Vanderbilt University Medical Center is taking steps to reduce operating expenses by 8 percent—$250 million—to be achieved by the end of fiscal 2015. Read More

    Dec 2, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Digging to China

    Vanderbilt will promote free online courses in China through a partnership between Coursera, a leading massive open online course (MOOC) platform, and NetEase, one of the largest Chinese Internet companies. Read More

    Dec 2, 2013