Sep. 12, 2016—The curricular proposal to launch a new trans-institutional undergraduate business minor has been sent to the four undergraduate schools and the Owen Graduate School of Management for review by their governance bodies. If approved, the proposed minor will launch in fall 2017.
Sep. 8, 2016—An unusually long summer recess for Congress—totaling seven weeks—gave members of Congress the opportunity to return to their states and districts to meet with constituents. It also afforded Vanderbilt the unique opportunity to host numerous congressional staff on campus in August.
Aug. 29, 2016—The third annual Vanderbilt Undergraduate Research Fair is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 22. The event will showcase universitywide, interdisciplinary student research through poster presentations and information sessions.
Aug. 12, 2016—Eight entering engineering graduate students have received research fellowships from the National Science Foundation, as did two Vanderbilt engineering undergraduate students who are pursuing their graduate studies elsewhere.
Aug. 8, 2016—Researchers from Vanderbilt University have developed porous polymer-fiber electrodes that may make fuel cells more powerful.
Jul. 21, 2016—A team of engineers and psychologists have developed a virtual reality driving simulator designed to help teenagers with autism spectrum disorder learn to drive, a key skill in allowing them to live independent and productive lives.
Jul. 12, 2016—Five biomedical engineering professors and an electrical engineering and computer science professor are celebrating news about newly approved or resubmitted Research Project Grants (R01) from the Nationals Institutes of Health.
Jun. 30, 2016—Vanderbilt University’s William Grissom and Charles Caskey are throwing open doors with a do-it-yourself, open-source software and hardware guide to enabling existing imaging machines with focused ultrasound technology.