earth and environmental sciences
Nov. 4, 2014—Environmental scientist Chris Vanags will discuss overcoming obstacles to scientific innovation at the Nov. 5 Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box talk at the Nashville Public Library.
Oct. 27, 2014—Vanderbilt’s Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences is partnering with Fort Negley for “Day of the Dead: Ancient Animals and Historic Peoples Among Us” on Saturday, Nov. 1.
Oct. 7, 2014—Last month volcano expert Calvin Miller had the good fortune to witness the major volcanic eruption taking place in Iceland.
Oct. 1, 2014—The NSF has awarded a pair of grants to Vanderbilt researchers for the study of local water conservation policies across the nation and the role of litigation in social activism, respectively.
Sep. 26, 2014—Travel back 450 million years to Middle Tennessee’s beginnings with Molly Miller, professor of earth and environmental sciences
Sep. 26, 2014—Private Property and Government Inaction | Probiotic Could Prevent Obesity | Freedom from Power Cords | Pickiness Doesn’t Always Pay
Sep. 15, 2014—Conditions on Earth in its first 500 million years may have been cool enough to form oceans of water instead of being hellishly hot.
Aug. 20, 2014—Interested individuals 50 and older are invited to sign up for the Vanderbilt Osher lifelong learning fall classes, which begin Oct. 5.
Jul. 29, 2014—In the latest VUCast: See what cougars eat to help them avoid extinction; look inside Warren and Moore colleges, Vanderbilt’s newest living-learning community; and hear what Commodore football coaches are doing to create a winning team. Watch now!
Apr. 25, 2014—Michael Diamond, a junior in the College of Arts and Science, has been named a 2014 Udall Scholar. The federally funded scholarship recognizes college students intending to pursue careers related to the environment.
Cougars’ diverse diet helped them survive the mass extinction that wiped out the saber-tooth cat, American lion
Apr. 22, 2014—Cougars may have survived a mass extinction that took place about 12,000 years ago because they were not particular about what they ate.
Apr. 16, 2014—Vanderbilt Earth and Environmental Sciences Professor Molly Miller is used to searching for ancient clues deep in Antarctica. Now Miller and her students are sharing their fossil-hunting skills a little closer to home.