Jul. 21, 2017—A new energy harvesting system developed at Vanderbilt University can generate electrical current from the full range of human motions and is thin enough to embed in clothing.
Jun. 26, 2017—Leon Bellan made a dissolving circuit board that, so far, just turns on an LED light. Its potential applications are far more promising.
Jun. 20, 2017—Vanderbilt engineers have designed a “granular jamming cap” filled with coffee grounds that can improve the accuracy of the sophisticated “GPS” system that surgeons use for nose and throat surgery.
May. 2, 2017—VUMC anesthesiologist Joseph Schlesinger is teaming up with undergrads in neuroscience and biomedical engineering to make hospital alarms better, quieter and easier to work with.
Apr. 4, 2017—The SkyVU project will transform Vanderbilt’s administrative processes and the underlying technology across financial, administrative and research support organizations by making each less complicated and more efficient, while consolidating system applications and mitigating risk. Because of this project, the institution will be able to provide more robust services to the Vanderbilt community. With the separation...
Apr. 4, 2017—Through this Osher Lifelong Learning Institute series of six lectures, students will learn about the upcoming 2017 total solar eclipse, the Hubble Space Telescope, chemical evolution in the universe, and more.
Apr. 4, 2017—Jerry Wilmink traces his journey from research associate at the Air Force Research Laboratory to founder and CEO of WiseWear, a wearable technology company. WiseWear offers a line of luxury smart bracelets with standard fitness features and added safety features like phone notifications and distress messaging in urgent situations. Wilmink earned his bachelor’s, master’s and...
Mar. 28, 2017—Vanderbilt Divinity School, in partnership with Gideon’s Army and the Nashville community, will host four Truth and Reconciliation Hearings on Policing. We will invite all ethnicities to tell and listen to personal stories of police abuse and dehumanizing local policing practices. Those giving testimony will help uncover the experience of policing, its methodologies, and habits.