Nov. 15, 2016—A novel "origami" rapid diagnostic test for malaria has received a $100,000 Grand Challenges Explorations grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Nov. 11, 2016—Notre Dame's Joan F. Brennecke, a highly recognized researcher and prolific writer dedicated to creating a better environment, will deliver the fall 2016 John R. and Donna S. Hall Engineering Lecture.
Nov. 2, 2016—Vanderbilt researchers have discovered how to make high-performance batteries using scraps of metal from the junkyard and household chemicals.
Oct. 24, 2016—An ambitious postdoctoral training initiative designed to prepare recently graduated doctorates for competitive academic careers will launch later this year, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos announced Oct. 24.
Oct. 13, 2016—Starting in spring 2017, following a semester of skill-building workshops, Vanderbilt Robotics will be looking to compete. More than 50 students from across the campus and virtually every undergraduate school and college have signed up as members through the Anchor Link student organizations site.
Oct. 10, 2016—Kenny Tao, a new assistant professor of biomedical engineering, brings his innovations in the field of optical coherence tomography and his wry sense of humor to Vanderbilt's laboratories and classrooms.
Oct. 4, 2016—A complete list of new university faculty for the 2016-17 academic year Blair School of Music Tyler Nelson, associate professor of voice B.M., University of Utah, 2004 M.M., University of Utah, 2006 D.M., Florida State University, 2009 Nelson is one of America’s most promising young tenors. Already enjoying success in a wide variety of concert...
Sep. 28, 2016—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos addressed Army ROTC cadets gathered Sept. 27 for a leadership symposium, at which alumni Sandra Cochran and Maj. Gen. Stephen L. Jones also were recognized.
Sep. 16, 2016—The National Science Foundation has issued its first-ever awards for the NSF INCLUDES program, a comprehensive initiative to enhance U.S. leadership in science and engineering by broadening participation in STEM fields. Principal investigator Maithilee Kunda and co-P.I. Kelly Holley-Bockelmann are among the recipients.
Sep. 13, 2016—Strong academics, research opportunities and a supportive living-learning atmosphere are credited for Vanderbilt retaining its No. 15 ranking in "U.S. News and World Report's" annual survey.