Vanderbilt medical researchers, engineers play major role in new national center established to secure the privacy of electronic health information
May. 28, 2010—Slowly but steadily the U.S. health care community is moving into the digital age: shifting their medical records from paper to electronic information systems. This movement raises serious concerns about security and privacy of patients’ medical information.
Apr. 15, 2010— Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development was ranked as the best graduate school of education in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for the second consecutive year.
Feb. 26, 2010—Calling all geeks; Vandy apps for your phone; and from french fries to eco-friendly soap. It's VUCast time for Feb. 26.
Feb. 24, 2010—Watch video beginning of a talk by Charles M. Vest, president of the National Academy of Engineering and President Emeritus, MIT.
Feb. 17, 2010—Watch video about new applications developed by Vanderbilt engineering students for iPhone and Android mobile devices.
Feb. 17, 2010—Finding out where to eat, what's happening and how to get around are common questions on every college campus. Now at Vanderbilt University, the answers to these questions can be quickly and easily found using new applications developed by Vanderbilt engineering students for iPhone and Android mobile devices.
Jan. 15, 2010—Watch video of the School of Engineering's Hall Lecture, given by the Deputy Laboratory Director for Science and Technology at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Thomas Zacharia.
Oct. 26, 2009—While longer-term options are being developed, individual households can reduce overall carbon emissions by implementing a series of small changes, such as lowering the temperature on water heaters and regularly performing maintenance on cars and air-conditioners, according to an article published today.
Oct. 16, 2009—Vanderbilt engineering alumni Carl E. Adams Jr., George E. Cook and Charles E. Fields Jr. each received a Distinguished Alumnus Award from Vanderbilt's School of Engineering during the Engineering Celebration Dinner held Oct. 15 at the university's Student Life Center.
MIT professor and scholar of engineering design Woodie Flowers to speak at Vanderbilt University Oct. 28
Oct. 5, 2009—Training and education, says Professor Woodie Flowers, are very different. "I think it is time to shift gears – to shift away from the ‘sage on the stage,'" says Flowers. Universities, he says, need to get out of the business of training.
Sep. 23, 2009—Concerned with the dramatic decline in the traditional media's coverage of newsworthy scientific and academic activities, Vanderbilt has joined with 34 other top research universities to create Futurity.org, an online news channel designed to showcase the achievements of their scientists and engineers, medical researchers and scholars.
Jul. 10, 2009—A Vanderbilt University engineer was named a winner of a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the United States government on young professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers.