Generative AI

  • Vanderbilt University

    Copilot, a Microsoft AI tool powered by ChatGPT, available for Vanderbilt faculty and staff

    The tool can enhance searches, help with document creation and summarize websites, and it can be accessed through a web browser at Read More

    Feb 20, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt extends leadership in generative AI

    In just over a year, generative AI has emerged from a niche curiosity to a driving force in many of Vanderbilt’s classrooms. The Office of Faculty Affairs and Professional Education has launched several resources and programs related to generative AI, including an updated academic affairs policy, an online resource hub, a new teaching award and a pilot program for a secure, proprietary alternative to ChatGPT. These updates reflect AI becoming an established tool in classrooms and labs across the campus and give faculty ways to help equip students to best use generative AI for new lines of inquiry and scholarship.  Read More

    Jan 8, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University

    Jules White appointed to senior advisor role in Office of the Chancellor

    Distinguished computer scientist Jules White has been named senior advisor to Chancellor Daniel Diermeier for generative AI in education and enterprise solutions. His appointment builds on Vanderbilt’s growing reputation as a world leader in innovation within the generative AI field. Read More

    Nov 16, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    Data Science Institute hosts ‘AI Deep Dive: Harnessing Technology for Improved Speech Health’ Oct. 27

    Join the Data Science team for an exciting AI Deep dive session with Dr. Matthew Pontell, a cleft and craniofacial surgeon working on a project related to the speech dysfunction Velopharyngeal insufficiency that occurs as a complication of palate repair surgeries. This session is designed to explore strategies aimed at improving speech dysfunction using generative AI, navigating through innovative solutions and recovery techniques that promise improved speech health for individuals suffering from various speech impairments. Read More

    Oct 18, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    Center for Teaching hosts ‘Using a Process-Oriented Approach to Student Writing to Deepen Learning and Engagement’ workshop Oct. 26

    Research suggests that providing students repeated opportunities to create, evaluate, and revise various types of writing, especially for authentic audiences, can catalyze deeper forms of learning. Through this workshop, we will discuss research-based strategies for improving student writing and content learning in a variety of disciplinary areas. We will also consider the affordances and challenges that generative AI present to writing pedagogy. Read More

    Oct 18, 2023

  • Networked dots in the shape of a brain

    Vanderbilt introduces Generative AI Seed Grant

    New Generative AI Seed Grant, sponsored by the Office of the Vice Provost for Research and Innovation, to promote research in large language models like ChatGPT, will offer faculty up to $20,000 in funding for innovative projects. Applications are open until Nov. 8; an interdisciplinary board will review submissions and provide funding recommendations by fall 2023’s end. Read More

    Sep 28, 2023