Skip to main content

Jonathan Gilligan Archives

Beyond Politics: Private industry needs to step up on climate change

Dec. 5, 2017—Two Vanderbilt experts say evidence shows that progress can continue to be made on environmental issues regardless of what the government is doing.

Read more

Law, Business and Politics myVU myVU News releases Research


Sign up for Vanderbilt’s Osher Lifelong Learning winter term

Nov. 16, 2017—African American pioneers in sports and entertainment, media in a time of fake news, and climate change and human health are among the winter offerings of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt.

Read more

audio myVU myVU News releases


Vanderbilt researchers studying Bangladesh for harbinger of climate change impact

Jun. 2, 2017—An island off the nation's coast demonstrates land use mismanagement can be far more damaging than rising sea levels.

Read more

Life, Earth and Space Research Research Blog


National assessment overstates public access to safe drinking water in Bangladesh

May. 12, 2017—According to the latest national assessment, 85 percent of the people in Bangladesh have access to safe drinking water. However, a new study raises serious questions about the nation's water security.

Read more

releases Research Society and Culture


Gilligan, Vandenbergh win Morrison Prize for climate change article

Feb. 9, 2017—Two Vanderbilt professors have won the $10,000 Morrison Prize for their article on sustainability.

Read more

myVU myVU News releases Strategic Plan Undergraduate Residential Experience


Paris Climate Agreement subject of public lecture, roundtable at Vanderbilt Wednesday, Jan. 13

Jan. 8, 2016—The Paris Climate Agreement is the subject of a lecture by a Columbia University law professor and a roundtable discussion to be introduced by Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos. Both events will be held at Vanderbilt Law School Jan. 13.

Read more

myVU myVU News releases


New ‘text mining’ tech tools boon for Vanderbilt researchers

Oct. 2, 2015—A partnership between the Owen Graduate School of Management and Vanderbilt Libraries can benefit the entire campus research community with the availability of new technology tools that include a 'back door portal' to LexisNexis Academic content.

Read more

Education Technologies myVU myVU News releases Research Strategic Plan


Flood control efforts in Bangladesh exacerbate flooding, threaten millions

Jan. 5, 2015—A low-lying island in Southwest Bangladesh provides a dramatic foretaste of the impact facing 10 percent of the world's population in terms of global sea level rise due to unforeseen consequences of last century's flood control efforts, according to a new Vanderbilt interdisciplinary study.

Read more

Life, Earth and Space myVU myVU News releases Research


NSF grants for Sociology, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Oct. 1, 2014—The NSF has awarded a pair of grants to Vanderbilt researchers for the study of local water conservation policies across the nation and the role of litigation in social activism, respectively.

Read more

myVU myVU Take Note Research Research Blog Society and Culture


Diamond named Udall Scholar

Apr. 25, 2014—Michael Diamond, a junior in the College of Arts and Science, has been named a 2014 Udall Scholar. The federally funded scholarship recognizes college students intending to pursue careers related to the environment.

Read more

myVU myVU News


Professor Profile – Jonathan Gilligan

Feb. 1, 2013—Professor Jonathan Gilligan conducts climate research, teaches students and writes plays. Learn more about this unusual Vanderbilt professor. InsideVandy video by Harrison Dreves.

Read more

External Story The Vanderbilt Story


Sustaining Tennessee: Challenges and opportunities for making good decisions

Sep. 17, 2012—The effects of climate change will have widespread impact on the state, but there are opportunities to offset it by incorporating “climate-friendly” and “climate-resilient” actions into routine management decisions, say scientists from Vanderbilt University, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, University of Tennessee at Knoxville, University of Memphis and the Tennessee Department of Health in a new report.

Read more

Engineering and Technology Research


Page 1 of 212