Aug. 12, 2016—Eight entering engineering graduate students have received research fellowships from the National Science Foundation, as did two Vanderbilt engineering undergraduate students who are pursuing their graduate studies elsewhere.
May. 18, 2016—The American Council of Learned Societies has awarded a digital extension grant to a project historian Jane Landers has led since 2003 to preserve endangered African and Afro-descended slave records.
Apr. 8, 2016—The Fulbright Research Grant program supports graduate students interested in going abroad to conduct research related to their degree programs.
Mar. 22, 2016—“Read With Me, Talk With Me,” a project of the Early Development Lab at Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of education and human development, has received a Phase 1 award from Bridging the Word Gap Challenge, a contest run by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).
Feb. 23, 2016—Markus Eberl will study how the relocation of a Maya community in Guatemala affects their connection to the past.
Feb. 22, 2016—A database measuring the effectiveness of the House of Representatives will be expanded to the Senate, with the help of a $200,000 grant
Nov. 13, 2015—Vanderbilt University may nominate one candidate for the Mary Kay Foundation Translational Cancer Research Grant program for 2016.
Oct. 27, 2015—Vanderbilt University may nominate two candidates for the Edward Mallinckrodt Jr. Foundation Scholar Award Program for 2016.
Jun. 17, 2015—A $60,000 grant will support study of the brain’s involvement in strabismus, or crossed eyes, which can develop into amblyopia, or lazy eye, even when properly treated.
Apr. 8, 2015—David Michelson, an assistant professor of the history of Christianity at Vanderbilt Divinity School, is among three recipients of funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities to preserve Middle Eastern culture in danger of extinction.
Nov. 13, 2014—The Meharry-Vanderbilt Community Engaged Research Core is pleased to announce a new round of Community Engaged Research Mini-Grants, available for activities that promote ongoing, mutually beneficial, health-oriented research partnerships between community organizations and academic researchers.
Oct. 23, 2014—The U.S. Department of Education has awarded a $1.8 million grant to the Center for Latin American Studies for interdisciplinary projects.