Jun. 25, 2018—Vanderbilt economist W. Kip Viscusi says putting a price tag on the value of a person’s life makes people and products safer.
May. 24, 2018—Camilla Dietz Bergeron, a Vanderbilt University alumna and emerita trustee whose passion for collecting jewelry led her to found a noted antique and estate jewelry firm, died May 20.
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.
Mar. 16, 2018—More than 100 students, faculty, staff and community members attended the March 13 transit forum presented by Vanderbilt at the Student Life Center. The final forum is set for April 10.
Mar. 2, 2018—Alan Krueger, the Bendheim Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University and current vice president of the American Economic Association, will discuss "Rockonomics: The Economics of Popular Music” on Monday, March 26.
Mar. 1, 2018—Phillip McGloin, a College of Arts and Science senior from Washington, D.C., has been named to the 2018-19 class of Luce Scholars. McGloin will gain new perspectives through immersive living and working experiences in Asia during the next year.
Mar. 1, 2018—New research by Vanderbilt economist Joni Hersch finds there are not strong enough incentives to push companies to eliminate or mitigate the risk of workplace sexual harassment.
Feb. 26, 2018—The second installment of the spring transit forum series, held Feb. 23, featured four Vanderbilt professors sharing findings that brought further context to Nashville's proposed transit plan.
Jan. 8, 2018—Kamal Saggi has been appointed interim dean of the College of Arts and Science. His term began Jan. 1 and will continue through June 30, 2018, while the search for the next dean is underway.
Dec. 6, 2017—Sasha Pines, a senior majoring in economics, believes combining solid business strategy with a sense of empathy can change lives.
Nov. 10, 2017—The new TIPs-supported Vanderbilt LGBT Policy Lab is just five months old and has already launched an Internal Seminar Series and presented at a prestigious national conference. The lab brings together faculty from five schools and 10 departments and is focused on research to understand the causes and consequences of LGBT-targeted public policies. Read more about the lab and other internally funded projects at the VU BreakThru blog.
Oct. 20, 2017—Pinelopi Goldberg of Yale University will present the 2017 Steine Lecture in Economics, “Trade Policy in an Era of Growing Inequality," Nov. 16 at 4 p.m.