MEDIA ADVISORY: ‘Lawmakers’ website grades members of Congress for effectiveness; launch set for October 14 at National Press Club
Sep. 26, 2014—As voters prepare to go to the polls Nov. 4, they will be able to take the measure of their congressional representatives’ effectiveness using a new website developed by Vanderbilt University and University of Virginia political scientists.
Sep. 26, 2014—Private Property and Government Inaction | Probiotic Could Prevent Obesity | Freedom from Power Cords | Pickiness Doesn’t Always Pay
Sep. 9, 2014—Vanderbilt experts Thomas Schwartz and Mike Newton are available to comment on President Obama's new plans for Iraq and Syria.
Sep. 5, 2014—The new book 'Law and Neuroscience' is the definitive reference book on the use of neuroscientific evidence in courtrooms.
Aug. 26, 2014—Everybody hates being caught up in bureaucracy. Ed Rubin at Vanderbilt Law School says things could work a lot better.
Aug. 25, 2014—U.S. attorney and Vanderbilt alumnus Zach Fardon will discuss "From Blackacre to the Windy City: Perspectives on Law Enforcement" from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4 at Vanderbilt Law School. It is this year's Victor S. Johnson Lecture.
Aug. 4, 2014—Contrary to popular belief, a prestigious graduate degree does not make up for a less-than-elite undergraduate one, according to new research by law and economics professor Joni Hersch.
Aug. 1, 2014—Read about faculty, staff and student honors, awards and achievements.
Jun. 27, 2014—The Senate has confirmed Staci Yandle, JD’87, as a federal judge in the Southern District of Illinois. According to Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., she will be the first African-American judge to ever serve in Southern District of Illinois, and only the second woman to do so.
May. 6, 2014—Vanderbilt Libraries pay tribute to renowned sports writers and alumni Grantland Rice and Fred Russell in a new exhibition.
Apr. 30, 2014—The Vanderbilt Board of Trust has approved eight new members, including a former Posse Scholar and a graduating senior in the College of Arts and Science.
Apr. 29, 2014—Algorithms able to execute tens of thousands of trades in just fractions of a second are responsible for more than 70 percent of all equity trading volume in the United States.