David Furbish

  • Melting iceberg

    Argonne National Laboratory: Dissolving brittle stars hint at implications of ocean acidification

    Scientists at Vanderbilt University and the New York Health Department say colonies of Antarctic brittle stars may be especially vulnerable to the effects of ocean acidification. Read More

    Aug. 20, 2013

  • 2012 Fall Faculty Assembly

    2012 Fall Faculty Assembly

    Watch video of the annual Fall Faculty Assembly that took place on Thursday, Aug. 23, at the Student Life Center. Opening remarks were provided by Faculty Senate Chair Salvatore March. David Furbish, professor of earth and environmental sciences, gave the faculty presentation, titled “The Statistical Physics of Earth’s Sediment: An… Read More

    Aug. 29, 2012

  • Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will speak Aug. 23 at the 2012 Fall Faculty Assembly. (Anne Rayner/Vanderbilt)

    Fall Faculty Assembly is Aug. 23

    Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will speak Aug. 23 at the 2012 Fall Faculty Assembly. (Anne Rayner/Vanderbilt) The annual Fall Faculty Assembly is scheduled for 4:10 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, at the Student Life Center. Opening remarks will be provided by Faculty Senate Chair Salvatore March. Read More

    Aug. 22, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    VUCast: Celebrate, celebrate…amazing seniors

    Meet several impressive Vanderbilt graduates who took their bold ideas outside of the classroom. Plus, high tech changes are coming to the Commencement ceremony and hear from the real life “Mother Earth.” [vucastblurb]              … Read More

    May. 6, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    Faculty awards conferred at spring assembly

    Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos presented five faculty members with awards when Vanderbilt‘s Spring Faculty Assembly convened April 7. Read More

    Apr. 7, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    Tackling the erosion of a special river island

    E&ES Professor David Furbish and students Grace Loy and John Rosenberry study the dynamics of the Columbia River around Locke Island, an island sacred to Native Americans endangered by erosion, in order to help determine how best to preserve the site. Read More

    Dec. 14, 2010