Feb. 6, 2020—Stanley Cohen, a legendary Vanderbilt University biochemist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for the discovery of epidermal growth factor and its receptor, died on Feb. 5 at the age of 97.
Dec. 12, 2019—Through a record $11.9 billion in annual economic impact, Vanderbilt University’s deep and broad connections to Tennessee and its people continue to be key and growing drivers of the state’s economy and to the vitality and well-being of its citizens and communities.
Wente, Balser commend TN members of Congress for research support, urge finalization of funding for FY 2020
Nov. 25, 2019—Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente and Jeff Balser, president and CEO at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and dean of the School of Medicine, sent a joint letter last week to members of the Tennessee congressional delegation applauding recent bipartisan efforts to invest in programs that support scientific research, public health and education, and urging Congress to finalize funding for fiscal year 2020.
Oct. 7, 2019—The Office of the Provost is issuing the sixth annual call for proposals for Trans-Institutional Programs, an internal faculty funding program that is a key initiative of the Academic Strategic Plan.
Jul. 26, 2019—Two Vanderbilt leaders—Gail Williams and Consuelo Wilkins—will be inducted into the Academy for Women of Achievement.
Churchwell named interim vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion and chief university diversity officer
Jun. 14, 2019—André L. Churchwell, chief diversity officer for Vanderbilt University Medical Center and senior associate dean for diversity affairs in the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, has been named interim vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion and chief diversity officer for Vanderbilt University.
Jun. 12, 2019—Five interdisciplinary projects awarded TIPs funding for 2019; a sixth (additional) year call for proposals and funding announced by the provost.
May. 3, 2019—Vanderbilt’s six newest endowed chairs were honored by colleagues, university leaders, family members and donors at a ceremony on April 30 in the Student Life Center.
Apr. 22, 2019—Adam Habib, vice chancellor and principal of the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa, will join Jeff Balser, dean of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and chief executive officer of Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and Edwin Trevathan, director of the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health and Amos Christie Chair in Global Health, for a conversation on Thursday, May 2, on the Vanderbilt campus.
Feb. 28, 2019—Vanderbilt’s newest endowed chair holders were celebrated for their path-breaking scholarship and research by family members, donors, colleagues and friends during a Feb. 25 ceremony.
Dec. 14, 2018—VISE celebrated its opening of dedicated space in Medical Center North Dec. 12 with a technology showcase of more than two dozen cross-disciplinary collaborations advancing healthcare techniques from the lab to patients.
Dec. 4, 2018—The Vanderbilt Institute for Surgery and Engineering—dedicated to cross-disciplinary collaborations that advance discovery—will host a celebration and symposium at its new campus home Dec. 12.