Nov. 12, 2015—From a new product to combat childhood malnutrition in Guatemala to a low-cost capsule for stomach cancer screenings to preserving the history of slave societies, Vanderbilt is helping find solutions, making discoveries and changing lives.
Nov. 25, 2014—Crime and violence are increasingly worrying citizens in the Americas, according to new data released by Vanderbilt's LAPOP center.
Oct. 30, 2014—Aid programs sponsored by the United States are effective in lowering crime in Central America, according to a Vanderbilt study.
Jul. 29, 2014—Centennial Professor of Political Science Mitchell Seligson gave the keynote address at the First Inter-American Meeting of the Presidents of the Legislatures of the Americas held in Peru.
Aug. 22, 2013—Vanderbilt researchers are finding that Jamaicans are feeling more confidence in their local police as they report decreasing incidences of bribe solicitation.
Jul. 15, 2013—A study by Vanderbilt University's Latin American Public Opinion Project shows that the use of social media for political purposes in the Americas can be an effective complement to conventional forms of political engagement.
Mar. 12, 2013—The collapse of the party system and high levels of crime and corruption in Venezuela have not dimmed public support for democracy in that country, according to a survey by the Latin American Public Opinion Project at Vanderbilt.
Feb. 20, 2013—Rgw AmericasBarometer survey shows that Argentines may not trust Iran or a jointly established Truth Commission formed to discover the culprits behind a Jewish community center bombing in Buenos Aires 20 years ago.
Jun. 25, 2012—One of the most important factors influencing citizens to participate actively in political campaigns in the Americas is education, according to a survey conducted by Vanderbilt University. “Working for a political party or campaign is uncommon,” the researchers wrote in a report about the survey, issued June 25 by the Latin American Public Opinion Project...
May. 16, 2012—Withholding aid from governments with a reputation for corruption can have a "vicious cycle" effect that makes it very difficult for them to progress, according to analysis from the 2010 AmericasBarometer survey by The Latin American Public Opinion Project at Vanderbilt University.