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Vanderbilt researcher speaks to White House on ending segregation for people with intellectual disabilities

Nov. 24, 2015—Erik Carter spoke about ending segregation in education and beyond during an invited presentation at a gathering of the President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities.

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Rocky Mountain Hi-Tech

Oct. 30, 2015—Just south of Denver, the vision for a futuristic development is coming to reality. The new community is called Sterling Ranch and Brock Smethills, BE’13, is the chief operating officer. In the next 20 years, the five-square-mile, $4.3 billion planned community will take shape as a futuristic city—and Vanderbilt students and faculty will have helped...

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Wisdom of Elders

May. 29, 2015—Can you think of a story from a grandparent or great-grandparent that has been passed down in your family?  For some, time and distance make it hard to learn from our elders.  That’s why a special immersion program here at Vanderbilt is so significant.  

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Class of 2015: Junyi Chu brings global perspective to helping children learn

Apr. 28, 2015—Is there a better way to teach kids math? Senior Junyi Chu, a child development and cognitive studies major, is using her honors thesis to explore that question.

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Blair senior finds connections between music and science

Jan. 28, 2015—Sometimes two seemingly different subjects are more related than they may seem. For undergraduate Brian Cooper, music is just as important as science. They’re two sides of the same coin.

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Vanderbilt research will help shape the future of American manufacturing

Jan. 9, 2015—A cutting-edge Vanderbilt lab that studies how materials, structures and machines operate under real-world conditions will play a key part in the new multistate, $259 million Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) to be announced today by President Obama.

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EB Jackson: In Her Own Words

Dec. 8, 2014—In the summer of 2013, my 39-year-old husband, Todd Jackson, our 4-month-old daughter, Allie, and I were living the life we had dreamed of and worked hard to achieve, when our bliss was interrupted by Todd’s strange speech symptoms.

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