May. 3, 2019—Vanderbilt’s six newest endowed chairs were honored by colleagues, university leaders, family members and donors at a ceremony on April 30 in the Student Life Center.
Apr. 12, 2019—Lauren Benton, the Nelson O. Tyrone, Jr. Professor of History and professor of law at Vanderbilt University, was named a 2019 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellow.
Apr. 5, 2019—For the seventh straight year, Vanderbilt graduate students competed March 29 to summarize years of research and discovery into a clear three-minute presentation as part of the annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition.
Mar. 4, 2019—Cecelia Tichi, Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of English and professor of American studies, will discuss the many rules for making it into the top tier of late-19th century high society during a reading and discussion of her book "What Would Mrs. Astor Do?" March 13 in the Vanderbilt Library's Special Collections.
Jan. 22, 2019—A curriculum directed by biologists Seth and Sarah Bordenstein is responsible for helping countless thousands of college students, schoolkids and citizen scientists worldwide contribute to research on microbes using cutting-edge technology.
Jan. 17, 2019—Knowing which neurons are involved in the eye signal blending process also opens the door to targeted brain therapies that reach well beyond eye patches.
Jan. 14, 2019—Psychiatrists diagnose people with schizophrenia, ADHD, bipolar disorder and other mental illnesses by spending time with them, looking for the particular behavior symptoms of each. What follows can be a hit-or-miss series of medications and dosages until disruptive behaviors go away. By deciphering the circuitry of the medial frontal cortex – an area beneath the...
Oct. 8, 2018—Vanderbilt University may submit one application to the Akamai Foundation. The Akamai Foundation is a private corporate foundation dedicated to fostering excellence in mathematics, with the aim of promoting math’s importance and encouraging America’s next generation of technology innovators.
Oct. 3, 2018—Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology Reyna Gordon has received a National Institutes of Health Director’s New Innovator Award of $2.3 million for her project, “Biomarkers of Rhythmic Communication: Integrating Foundational and Translational Approaches.”
Sep. 19, 2018—The Leveraged Proposal Organization and Development program, launched in 2017, has a new home in the Office of Research Development and Support and is gearing up for further expansion and progress.
Sep. 17, 2018—"Proposals 101," hosted by L-POD, supports faculty who are new to Vanderbilt or early in their careers. The next workshop is scheduled for Nov. 7.
Aug. 29, 2018—A $1 million gift has established a new faculty chair within the School of Medicine’s Basic Sciences that is named in honor of the late biochemist Richard Armstrong.