Arts and Science
May. 17, 2019—Vanderbilt neuroscientists Isabel Gauthier and Thomas Palmeri will collaborate with a Buffalo, New York, art gallery on a two-year project that recently earned a National Endowment for the Arts Research: Art Works program award.
May. 15, 2019—The team, one of the first in the world to examine the ability’s origins, used a small CT scanner to look inside a 30-million-year-old ear bone fossil from a specimen resembling Olympicetus avitus.
May. 14, 2019—Seasonal light exposure during pregnancy had effects on serotonin and depression that persisted into adulthood in mice.
May. 13, 2019—Vanderbilt's Master of Liberal Arts and Science program offers a flexible graduate degree for Nashville's adult learners who wish to pursue their intellectual passions and curiosities in the company of fellow lovers of knowledge and some of Vanderbilt's finest faculty.
May. 13, 2019—Faculty members Rebecca K. VanDiver and Phillip I. Lieberman are the only professors in Tennessee to receive 2019 Summer Stipends from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
May. 10, 2019—Vanderbilt University recognized exceptional graduating students from each of its undergraduate and professional schools on Friday, May 10, during this year’s Commencement ceremonies.
May. 9, 2019—Gordon Logan, Centennial Professor of Psychology, has been elected a foreign associate of the prestigious National Academy of Sciences in recognition of his distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.
May. 8, 2019—Vanderbilt University sophomore Aakash Basu and junior Eric Zhang have been named Goldwater Scholars. The Goldwater Scholarship is the premier award for undergraduate STEM students who show exceptional promise of becoming the nation’s next generation of research leaders.
May. 7, 2019—Blair School Dean Mark Wait will address the university’s outstanding liberal arts undergraduates at the Phi Beta Kappa induction ceremony May 9.
May. 3, 2019—Vanderbilt’s six newest endowed chairs were honored by colleagues, university leaders, family members and donors at a ceremony on April 30 in the Student Life Center.
May. 1, 2019—Experts from Vanderbilt's Center for Research on Men's Health have authored two reference texts highlighting the unique health equity concerns among male populations, as well as the impact of racism in health care settings.
Apr. 30, 2019—Hervé Allet, former assistant professor of French who served as director of the Vanderbilt-in-France program at Aix-en-Provence, died April 21 in Nîmes, France, where he lived in retirement. He was 68.