Arts and Science Archives
May. 16, 2018—John W. Halperin, Centennial Professor of English, emeritus, died this spring at his home in La Jolla, California, from heart failure. He was 76.
May. 14, 2018—Between April 26 and May 8, researchers surveyed a demographically representative sample of about 1,400 Tennessee voters on a number of important state and national issues.
May. 8, 2018—Joshua Forges has been inspired to make art ever since his second-grade teacher complimented his drawing of an alligator. She recommended that Forges attend art-focused magnet schools in his native Miami, and by high school, he was taking college-level classes and drawing, painting and sculpting up to four hours each day.
May. 8, 2018—Kelly Perry believes in the power of stories—writing them, collecting them and sharing them to strengthen community.
May. 3, 2018—Since he was 13, Phillip McGloin’s world had orbited around basketball. He walked on to the Commodore basketball team as a freshman and played three seasons. But he chose to leave the team during his junior year to begin planning more seriously for his future.
May. 2, 2018—Politicians will work harder at their jobs when their performance is reported to constituents early in their terms—but only where there’s a degree of competition from rival parties.
May. 1, 2018—Vanderbilt scientists have developed a new process that can rapidly and inexpensively identify personalized cancer drugs derived from nature.
Apr. 26, 2018—Sarah Igo, associate professor of history and author of “The Known Citizen: A History of Privacy in Modern America,” explores the roots of modern privacy issues in America.
Apr. 26, 2018—The only thing Briana Francois enjoys more than watching TV and digital content is creating it. Her double majors in psychology and cinema and media arts have allowed her both to examine human behavior and represent it authentically on film.
Apr. 23, 2018—How a bacteria hijacked insect fertility remained a mystery for five decades, until Associate Professor of Biological Sciences Seth Bordenstein and his team helped solve it.