Jul. 28, 2011—Determining what children with intellectual disabilities need to thrive by building on their strengths and interests is the aim of a new federally funded project in the Department of Special Education.
Jul. 25, 2011—A Vanderbilt political science study offers fairly conclusive evidence that, in low-information races, a candidate’s name recognition alone positively affects voter support.
Jul. 21, 2011—New research from Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College finds ideology and partisanship do not play a significant role in whether a state considers extending in-state college tuition to undocumented immigrants.
Jul. 20, 2011—A Vanderbilt study of U.S. soldiers returning from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan shows a serious lung condition linked to prolonged exposures to sulfur fires and burn pits.
Jul. 20, 2011—No one in the world should be detained without due process of law, and an international legal body should be created to ensure the right, says Vanderbilt University professor Larry May. May, the W. Alton Jones Professor of Philosophy at Vanderbilt, has traced the right of habeas corpus back to the Magna Carta, and makes...
Jul. 19, 2011—Taking a trip down memory lane while you are driving could land you in a roadside ditch, new research indicates. Vanderbilt University psychologists have found that our visual perception can be contaminated by memories of what we have recently seen, impairing our ability to properly understand and act on what we are currently seeing. “,”...
Jul. 15, 2011—New research from Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College reveals little difference among school leaders across public, private and choice schools.
Jul. 11, 2011—Groundbreaking education technology platforms under development in labs across the Vanderbilt Peabody campus are allowing cutting-edge researchers to harness what Pratim Sengupta, innovator of the technology described, calls “the virtue in virtuality.”
Jul. 7, 2011—The July 8 launch of the space shuttle Atlantis will be a bittersweet moment for Hall, for it will be the final voyage of America’s shuttle program, but it will also be carrying his niece, Sandy Magnus.
Jun. 28, 2011—Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center researchers have identified six subtypes of an aggressive and difficult-to-treat form of breast cancer.
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.