May. 30, 2018—Five free public events are part of the Summer Institute presented by Vanderbilt's Public Theology and Racial Justice Collaborative June 4-8.
May. 10, 2017—Congress has reaffirmed the partnership between the federal government and American research universities by enacting a bipartisan appropriations spending package for fiscal year 2017 that preserves and increases funding for key federal research agencies—including a $2 billion increase for the National Institutes of Health.
Aug. 13, 2016—U.S. Representative Jim Cooper honored nuclear physicists Joe Hamilton and A.V. Ramayya Aug. 12 for their role in the discovery of the new superheavy element 117 that has been provisionally named Tennessine.
Nov. 18, 2015—Congressman Jim Cooper visited with Metro Nashville Public School students at Vanderbilt's School for Science and Math on Nov. 12.
Oct. 8, 2014—The Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities will co-sponsor a special track of veteran-focused readings, discussions and performances at this year's Southern Festival of Books, which also features appearances by Vanderbilt faculty, staff, students and alumni.
Feb. 20, 2014—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos was in Washington, D.C., Feb. 11-12 to meet with federal policymakers and to participate in the initial meeting of the U.S. Senate-appointed Task Force on Government Regulation of Higher Education, which he is co-chairing.
Sep. 20, 2013—The Golden Goose Award recognizes significant contributions to scientific understanding through federally funded basic research—research conducted with the goal of increasing scientific understanding rather than providing a solution to a specific problem.
Aug. 1, 2013—Vanderbilt-sponsored Golden Goose Award celebrates University of California researcher's discovery that the poisonous venom of the Gila monster can help prevent some of diabetes’ most severe complications.