Jun. 27, 2011—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs Jeff Balser traveled to the nation’s capital June 22 and 23 to meet with Tennessee congressional leaders, Vanderbilt alumni and others to discuss Vanderbilt’s health care, research and educational priorities and their role in the federal agenda.
Jun. 27, 2011—In an essay published June 25 in the journal The Lancet, Jonathan M. Metzl argues that “surprisingly little evidence supports the notion that individuals with mental illness are more likely than anyone else to commit gun crimes.”
Jun. 27, 2011—New research into changes in the brains of obese patients and others with substance abuse issues indicate doctors should be more understanding when treating these patients.
Jun. 24, 2011—All three steps of the nationally award winning Go for the Gold program are now ready to complete. Step One: Complete your yearly Health Risk Assessment to learn more about your health risks. Step Two: The Wellness Actions Log is new for 2011. View it soon, so you have plenty of time to start choosing...
Jun. 24, 2011—OMAHA, Neb. – The season that no one wanted to see end finally came to a close on June 24 as the most successful team in the history of Vanderbilt baseball was eliminated from the College World Series with a 6-4 loss to Florida.
Jun. 23, 2011—Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s website for patients, caregivers and the public – VanderbiltHealth.com – has undergone its first major redesign since the site launched in 2007.
Jun. 23, 2011—As vacation season heats up, cars and planes rev up to meet the needs of eager travelers. By putting a little extra effort into the planning of your vacation, you can reduce the environmental impact of your trips with these handy and sustainable travel tips. Tourism’s Impact on the Environment Tourism takes a toll on...
Jun. 23, 2011—According to a new survey undertaken by sociologists from Vanderbilt University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the Tea Partiers are an old movement in new (albeit retro) packaging.
Jun. 22, 2011—OMAHA, Neb. – After being held in check against Florida, Vanderbilt scored runs in each of its first three innings on Wednesday as the Commodores eliminated North Carolina from the College World Series with a 5-1 win at TD Ameritrade Park.
Jun. 22, 2011—Riding tandem bikes, two pairs of bikers with Vanderbilt and Vanderbilt Kennedy Center ties—Alice Byrne and Josh Putman, and Jessica (Jessi) Solomon and Jeanne Gavigan—completed a 20-mile bike ride in the Twelfth Annual Audi Best Buddies Challenge-Hyannis Port.
Jun. 21, 2011—Registration is free, and there are cash prizes involved.
Jun. 21, 2011—Vanderbilt's newest dining option is now open.