Nashville Scene

  • Vanderbilt University

    VU Press’ Betsy Phillips to lead new Nashville-related book series

    Vanderbilt University Press announces the launch of "Truths, Lies, and Histories of Nashville," the press’s first local-interest book series. Read More

    Oct 18, 2019

  • Vanderbilt University

    Elvis, Roy Orbison among subjects at Barnes & Nobles’ four book signings in June

    The Barnes and Noble at Vanderbilt bookstore announces four book-signing and discussion events in June at its 2501 West End Ave. location. Read More

    May 17, 2018

  • Omega Factory

    Alumna helps Nashville build a fashion industry

    With several Nashville-based fashion brands on the cusp of a major breakout (imogene + willie, Ceri Hoover Bags and Otis James Nashville), Van Tucker, EMBA’96, is helping build the businesses to help them achieve that. Read More

    Apr 3, 2015

  • Kale Edmiston

    Nashville Scene “People” Issue 2015: The Punk-Rock Neuroscientist

    Fifth-year neuroscience Ph.D. student Kale Edmiston is the assistant director of Vanderbilt's Program for LGBTI Health, studies the relationship between stress and autism in teenagers, and is attempting to teach himself Mandarin in preparation for postdoctoral studies in China...and he helms the queer punk record label Nervous Nelly with his partner, Shannon. Read More

    Mar 20, 2015

  • Vanderbilt University

    Nashville Scene Innovations 2013: In the Wake

    A partnership with Vanderbilt University and Nashville-based Ingram Barge was formed in order to study sleep deprivation in Ingram’s employees and address the issues of pilot fatigue and public safety on the waterways. Patience Bridges, sleep program coordinator at the Vanderbilt Sleep Center, is quoted. Read More

    Aug 9, 2013

  • Keivan Stassun at Dyer Observatory

    Nashville Scene Innovations 2013: True grit

    Fisk and Vanderbilt's Bridge Program mentors talented minority students pursuing advanced science degrees. Keivan Stassun, professor of astronomy and director of the Fisk-Vanderbilt Masters-to-Ph.D. Bridge Program, is quoted. Read More

    Aug 9, 2013

  • AVM Vanderbilt

    Nashville Scene Innovations 2013: Tankstarter

    Vanderbilt’s Institute for Software Integrated Systems (ISIS) was awarded a $9.3 million contract to develop a collaborative software so that other non-government teams could design a new amphibious tank for the Marine Corps. Sandeep Neema, research associate professor of electrical engineering, is quoted. Read More

    Aug 9, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Nashville Scene Innovations 2013: Seat relief

    For their senior design project for the School of Engineering, six Vanderbilt students created the KidSense Car Seat System. The system detects if a child has been left unattended and if the environment has become dangerously hot or cold. Co-creator Chelsea Stowell, BE’13, is quoted. Read More

    Aug 9, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Nashville Scene Innovations 2013: How soon is NAO

    Vanderbilt researchers reprogrammed a humanoid robot and an XBox Kinect to help autistic children improve their abilities to engage in social interactions. Nilanjan Sarkar, professor of mechanical and computer engineering, is quoted. Read More

    Aug 9, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Nashville Scene Innovations 2013: MOOC Synthesizer

    Vanderbilt University seeks to be on the leading edge of the MOOC field with the opening of its Institute for Digital Learning. Read More

    Aug 9, 2013

  • Scene 2011 Innovations

    Nashville innovations

    Last week when the Nashville Scene’s annual Innovations Issue hit the newsstands, three of its ten “forward-thinking ideas that are pushing Nashville – and the world – into the future” came from Vanderbilt. The three campus projects that impressed the Scene editors were: Digging for Drugs:… Read More

    Aug 23, 2011