Noted children’s author, alumna to discuss ‘Difficult Conversations with Kids’ at next Parenting Group meeting
Sep. 30, 2020—Vanderbilt alumna and children’s book author Anastasia Higginbotham will lead a discussion titled “Difficult Conversations with Kids” at the next meeting of the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center’s Parenting Group on Thursday, Oct. 8.
Sep. 23, 2020—Ashley T. Smith, the practitioner advisor to the School of Engineering’s chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers, is the recipient of the inaugural Richard H. Nettleton Outstanding Practitioner Advisor Award. Smith received a bachelor's degree in civil engineering at Vanderbilt in 2004.
Sep. 16, 2020—Donna and Jeffrey Eskind, whose generous gifts have advanced Vanderbilt research that is improving lives, have made a new commitment of $2 million to endow a new chair in autism spectrum disorder research in the School of Medicine.
Sep. 9, 2020—Alumni Charleson and Charreau Bell are siblings, business partners, innovators and entrepreneurs, as well as emblematic of the culture of innovation at Vanderbilt's Wond’ry and Data Science Institute.
Aug. 28, 2020—Kathleen Montgomery, MD'15, made headlines this summer for a Facebook post she wrote in response to a conspiracy theory video regarding COVID-19. Her post, shared more than 200,000 times, pointed readers toward reliable sources of scientific information.
Aug. 26, 2020—Robert Edward Lee “Bob” Gotcher, BA’46, MD’49, of Hillsborough, California, died peacefully at home on Aug. 19 surrounded by family.
Aug. 26, 2020—Nobel Prize-winning chemical engineer Frances Arnold will deliver Vanderbilt's fall John R. and Donna S. Hall Engineering Lecture on Tuesday, Sept. 15, at 4 p.m. Arnold's lecture, “Innovation by Evolution: Bringing New Chemistry to Life,” will be live streamed, and registration is required.
Aug. 20, 2020—The Hon. Claudia Bonnyman, JD’74, discusses the role her great-grandfather, Gov. A.H. Roberts, played in Tennessee's ratification of the 19th Amendment and the battle for women's suffrage.
Aug. 14, 2020—Developing atomically thin graphene membranes used to separate salt from water is extraordinarily complex and the effort grows more crucial as population growth, industrialization and climate change strain freshwater resources. Vanderbilt engineering researchers report a breakthrough in scalable fabrication of graphene membrane with a sealing technology that corrects variations in the pore size so they...
Aug. 7, 2020—Worst-case scenarios of cyber warfare are motivating Brad and Tim Potteiger, twin brothers and Vanderbilt alumni who are pioneering a new method of cybersecurity known as "moving target defense."
Jul. 15, 2020—Lucy Britto is one of six Vanderbilt undergraduates selected as a MARC scholar in the inaugural 2020 cohort of an innovative National Institutes of Health program.
Jul. 14, 2020—A bold engineering approach by a Vanderbilt University researcher to sort breast cancer cells based on their behavior first has produced compelling data that show less migratory cells create more metastases, contradicting the prevailing hypothesis on how cancer spreads.