Apr. 26, 2018—Sarah Igo, associate professor of history and author of “The Known Citizen: A History of Privacy in Modern America,” explores the roots of modern privacy issues in America.
Jan. 24, 2018—A number of Vanderbilt University experts will be available to media in the days leading up to and after the State of the Union speech Jan. 30 to discuss a variety of topics that could be addressed during President Trump’s address next Tuesday. Will Trump “talk tough” about immigration? Vanessa Beasley, associate professor of communications...
Dec. 14, 2017—Internet technology has imbued the toy industry like never before. Yet along with those advances comes a new set of security risks.
Dec. 7, 2017—Congress has given itself until Dec. 22 to produce a new budget, but Bruce Oppenheimer, professor of political science, says that's not a guarantee that a deal will be made. Here's what he's going to be watching for.
Oct. 12, 2017—Abhishek Dubey is an expert on smart transit who serves as tech committee co-chair for Connected Nashville.
Aug. 28, 2017—Understanding ISIS is the first step toward defeating it, says Vanderbilt professor David Wasserstein.
Vanderbilt anthropologist can discuss rising conflict between indigenous Bolivians and Morales administration over highway plans
Aug. 11, 2017—Carwil Bjork-James is an expert on indigenous environmental rights issues and conflicts that arise when governments seek to develop indigenous territories, and has studied this conflict since 2010.
Vanderbilt political scientist can discuss popularity of various health care reform proposals among Tennesseans
Jun. 22, 2017—With the release June 22 of the Senate Republicans’ health care bill, Vanderbilt political scientist John Geer is available to discuss how Tennesseans feel about a variety of health care proposals ranging from a complete repeal of the ACA to the implementation of a single-payer system, based on results of the most recent Vanderbilt Poll,...
Jun. 2, 2017—Researchers are studying how commerce and flood control on inland waterways and the residents along them must change.
Jun. 2, 2017—Analysis suggests that climate change had a significant impact on megafauna diets and was a primary factor in their extinction.
Jun. 2, 2017—An island off the nation's coast demonstrates land use mismanagement can be far more damaging than rising sea levels.
Jun. 2, 2017—Vanderbilt University law and earth science professors contend initiatives that reduce carbon emissions from corporations and households can fill some of the gap.