Vanderbilt joins Wellcome Leap global network dedicated to accelerating breakthroughs in human health
Jan. 28, 2021—Vanderbilt University has joined the Leap Health Breakthrough Network, a global group of leading academic and research institutions committed to solving the world’s most serious health challenges.
National Academies committee including Vanderbilt astrophysicist publishes review of latest NASA Science Plan
Oct. 18, 2019—An astrophysicist at Vanderbilt is part of the committee behind a review of NASA’s updated Science Plan, a five-year strategic roadmap for NASA’s Science Mission Directorate.
Jun. 7, 2019—Dave Owens, a management professor and expert on innovation, has been named the Evans Family Executive Director of the Wond’ry.
Apr. 22, 2019—Science advocacy and innovation will be the theme of the final Chancellor’s Lecture of the 2018-19 season, set for Tuesday, April 30, in Langford Auditorium. Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will host Mae Jemison and Rush Holt, two scientists with storied careers in government and public service.
Dec. 21, 2018—Innovative thinking in the digital age, women in the civil rights movement and acting for opera are among the winter 2019 classes offered by Vanderbilt’s Osher Institute for Lifelong Learners.
Nov. 26, 2018—The key to Vanderbilt's success to date—and to its continued success—relies on building and sustaining an ecosystem and culture that fosters innovation, writes Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente in this month’s newsletter.
Oct. 24, 2018—The Wond’ry was named an Outstanding Emerging Entrepreneurship Center at the annual Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers conference, held last week in Chicago.
Oct. 12, 2017—Creating a model pipeline that will assist adults on the autism spectrum find innovative jobs is the purpose of Vanderbilt University’s new Center for Autism & Innovation.
Sep. 28, 2017—The ranking is based on a number of indicators, including patent filings and research paper citations.
Jan. 17, 2017—Vanderbilt ranked 20th in the second annual Reuters Top 100, which aims to identify the institutions doing the most to advance science, invent new technologies and help drive the global economy.
Nov. 10, 2016—Students, faculty, staff, and business and community members filled the Wond'ry Nov. 9 at an open house featuring tours, makerspace demonstrations and more. See a video of the event.
Nov. 8, 2016—Students from Vanderbilt and schools such as Purdue, Georgia Tech and the University of Illinois will work around the clock during VandyHacks, a hackathon, or invention marathon, Nov. 11-13.