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New federal energy regulations flawed: Vanderbilt researcher

Jul. 17, 2012—New and proposed federal energy-efficient standards for automobiles, clothes dryers, air conditioners and light bulbs make unfair assumptions about the rationality of consumers, said researchers from Vanderbilt University and the Brookings Institution.

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Vanderbilt expands David Williams’ role in athletics

Jul. 12, 2012—In response to Vanderbilt University’s increased success and investment in its athletics and recreation programs, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos has asked Vice Chancellor David Williams to take on a larger role in shaping these areas of the university.

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Discovery of new sub-atomic particle a major leap forward

Jul. 6, 2012—Vandy physicists working on the Large Hadron Collider respond to the announcement that the collaboration has found a new subatomic particle that may be the long-sought Higgs boson.

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Vanderbilt law professor influences SCOTUS health care decision

Jul. 3, 2012—A brief filed by James F. Blumstein, University Professor of Constitutional Law and Health Law and Policy at Vanderbilt Law School, provided a key legal argument relied on by Chief Justice John Roberts in his historic decision on the Affordable Care Act.

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Applications being accepted for Vanderbilt adult learner graduate program

Jul. 2, 2012—The Master of Liberal Arts and Science Program, a unique graduate school program for working adults at Vanderbilt University, will offer classes this fall spanning spanning history, writing, philosophy and media studies.

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TIPSHEET: Likely return of PRI to power in Mexico raises questions

Jun. 28, 2012—Vanderbilt political science professor Jonathan Hiskey can speak to print reporters about the July 1 election in Mexico.

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Grant bolsters VU autism training for Tennessee educators

Jun. 25, 2012—A grant from the Tennessee Department of Education will allow the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center’s Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders to conduct statewide autism training for Tennessee's schools.

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Record number of Vanderbilt grad students score prestigious NSF fellowships

Jun. 19, 2012—This year a record number of Vanderbilt Graduate School students have won prestigious National Science Foundation graduate research fellowships.

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Jack Forstman, Vanderbilt Divinity dean, emeritus, dies

Jun. 19, 2012—Jack Forstman, who built significant community and national support for the Vanderbilt Divinity School while serving as a beloved mentor and leader to many generations of students and faculty, passed away June 17.

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Rare NEA research grant to fund Vanderbilt study on art-making and quality of life

Jun. 12, 2012—The Curb Center for Art, Enterprise and Public Policy at Vanderbilt will use $10,000 from the NEA to study correlations between art-making and quality of life.

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Effective high schools, ‘scaling up’ less effective schools subject of upcoming conference

Jun. 5, 2012—The National Center on Scaling Up Effective Schools will host a conference on effective high schools and transferring those methods to less effective schools June 10-12.

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Watch the transit of Venus at Dyer Observatory June 5

Jun. 1, 2012—The transit of Venus across the sun this Tuesday is a rare astronomical event, and will not happen again for more than 100 years.

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