Military

  • Vanderbilt University

    Watch Students Work on Virtual Military Design Project

    See how Vanderbilt University engineering students are driving the next big idea for the U.S. military. [vucastblurb]… Read More

    Jan. 24, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Rear Adm. Nora Tyson Named Distinguished Alumna

    Rear Adm. Nora Tyson, BA’79, vice director of the Joint Staff and the first female commander of a U.S. Navy carrier strike group, has received the Distinguished Alumna Award, the highest honor bestowed upon a member of the Vanderbilt alumni community. Read More

    Jan. 14, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    New committee will increase veteran outreach for jobs at Vanderbilt

    Talent Acquisition Consultant John Carr meets with a service member at the recent Paychecks for Patriots job fair in Nashville (Janet Rachel/Vanderbilt) With the start of 2013, Vanderbilt’s Talent Acquisition team will be reaching out to more veterans and military spouses. This move is a result of a new… Read More

    Nov. 12, 2012

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    Vanderbilt plays role in contests to build Marine combat vehicle

    The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) recently launched FANG Challenges, a set of three next-generation military vehicle design competitions with up to $4 million in prizes to build a new amphibious combat vehicle specifically for the Marine Corps. Vanderbilt’s Institute for Software Integrated Systems (ISIS) is playing a significant role in the contests. Read More

    Oct. 31, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    VUCast: New Show Shines!

    This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s online newscast: The Vanderbilt connection to the new TV hit Nashville! How your smartphone could start saving lives. How music is going to the HEART of the Vanderbilt University Medical Center [vucastblurb]… Read More

    Oct. 11, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    ISIS software project receives $17.2M contract from DARPA

    The Vanderbilt Institute for Software Integrated Systems has been awarded a $17.2 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to accelerate the Android Mobile Middleware Objects (AMMO2) project. The contract was announced Sept. 19. Read More

    Sep. 28, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    VUCast: Driving Design

    This Week on VUCast: How engineering students are driving the next big idea for the U.S. military. Why is Vanderbilt seeing green? See how Vanderbilt is getting fans pumped up to Anchor Down! [vucastblurb]… Read More

    Sep. 10, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    VUCast Newscast: Emotional battle: How Vanderbilt is helping troops get mental help

    This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s weekly newscast highlighting research, experts, students, sports and everything Vanderbilt: Emotional Battle: how Vanderbilt is helping returning troops get mental help Why women make better politicians  See why the country’s smartest kids are flocking to Vanderbilt… Read More

    Jan. 20, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Video: “China: Regional or World Power?”

    Admiral Joseph Wilson Prueher moderates the second annual Security Symposium sponsored by Vanderbilt University’s Naval ROTC. Panelists are: Peter Lorge, who teaches military history; Brett Benson, a political scientist; and James Holmes, a professor at the U.S. Naval War College. They discuss “China: Regional or World Power?” Contact: annmarie.owens@vanderbilt.edu… Read More

    Oct. 26, 2010

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt physicians find answers to medical health mystery attacking returning service men and women

    What happens when significant breathing problems attack military men and women returning from Iraq and Afghanistan and there is no medical explanation as to why? This is a story about dedicated military people and Vanderbilt University doctors who believed these men and women deserved some answers. Read More

    Jul. 30, 2010

  • Vanderbilt University

    VUCast: Helping troops fight a medical mystery and a Dore hits the small screen

    VUCast: Vanderbilt doctors uncover why troops are returning from the Middle East with a mysterious breathing problem. Plus, why Peabody is offering a unique new master’s program for free. [vucastblurb]… Read More

    Jul. 30, 2010