Apr. 20, 2021—Research Development and Support is hosting a series of webinars this spring for faculty seeking research funding from federal sponsors. The webinars are aimed at helping faculty diversify and strategically identify potential federal sponsors, develop relationships with sponsors, and craft highly competitive proposals.
Apr. 20, 2021—Day of Wond'ry, an online innovation extravaganza, will be held on Wednesday, May 12, from 4 to 6 p.m. CT. See student presentations and creations, learn about Wond’ry programs and services, and explore the virtual fair space using Gather.
Limited Submission Opportunity: Alfred P. Sloan Foundation – Creating Equitable Pathways to STEM Graduate Education
Apr. 15, 2021—Vanderbilt University may submit one letter of inquiry as lead institution to the Creating Equitable Pathways to STEM Graduate Education program from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
Vanderbilt Institute of Nanoscale Science and Engineering awarded VentureWell grant for undergraduate immersion class
Apr. 14, 2021—A new Nanomaker Immersion course coming to Vanderbilt aims to train the next generation of nanotechnology entrepreneurs in a facility rarely utilized by undergraduates. Vanderbilt professor Alice D. Leach will teach nanotech development and commercialization techniques to the next generation of nanotechnology entrepreneurs beginning in fall 2022.
Apr. 11, 2021—Vanderbilt University may submit two applications for the Breast Cancer Alliance (BCA) Young Investigator Grants. The mission of the BCA is to improve survival rates and quality of life for those impacted by breast cancer through better prevention, early detection, treatment and cure.
Apr. 11, 2021—Vanderbilt University may submit one application to the National Endowment for the Humanities "American Rescue Plan: Humanities Organizations" program. This program invites applications from eligible organizations seeking support for humanities positions and projects that have been adversely impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
Apr. 9, 2021—Vanderbilt University may submit two proposals for the VentureWell Spring 2021 Faculty Grants Program – Sustainable Design application cycle. VentureWell is on a mission to cultivate a diverse and inclusive pipeline of inventors, innovators and entrepreneurs driven to solve the world’s biggest challenges and create lasting impact.
Apr. 1, 2021—The Curb Center for Art, Enterprise and Public Policy and Metro Arts Thrive will present “The Role of the Artist in Crisis and Recovery,” a roundtable discussion with three local artists. Curb Public Scholar Emily Habeck has been exploring the event's theme as part of her graduate course work and will moderate the discussion on April 21.
Apr. 1, 2021—Vanderbilt’s Curb Center for Art, Enterprise and Public Policy and Metro Arts will host a free virtual event, “The Role of the Artist in Crisis and Recovery,” on Wednesday, April 21, at noon CT.
VINSE Spotlight Podcast: Brian O’Grady–new biomaterial that supports growth of neurons into neural networks
Mar. 28, 2021—The VINSE Spotlight Podcast interviews researchers associated with the Vanderbilt Institute for Nanoscale Science and Engineering to highlight the depth and breadth of discoveries and innovations related to the institute.
Mar. 24, 2021—Vanderbilt University and AmericasBarometer, a public opinion survey on democracy and governance run by the Latin American Public Opinion Project, were cited in the recent Ecuadorian presidential debate.
Very Real Help and Zeno Power: Vanderbilt’s NSF National I-Corps teams are making an impact through innovation
Mar. 24, 2021—Since the inception of the Vanderbilt I-Corps Site Program just three years ago, more than 20 teams of VU innovators have been accepted into the National Science Foundation’s prestigious National I-Corps Program, turning their STEM ideas and research into novel inventions that improve health care, strengthen cybersecurity, produce clean energy, support people battling drug abuse and mental health disorders and more.