Mar. 15, 2012—Students who successfully complete English as a Second Language or bilingual language learning programs within three years fare better academically across the board than peers who stay in such programs for a longer time.
Mar. 12, 2012—Research News @ Vanderbilt is Vanderbilt’s award-winning news site telling the stories of the work Vanderbilt researchers are doing across the campus and medical center. Stay up to date by subscribing to the weekly Research News @ Vanderbilt email. Every Friday afternoon, you’ll read about the latest Vanderbilt discoveries in health and medicine, education and psychology, engineering and technology,...
Jan. 11, 2012—This week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s weekly newscast highlighting research, experts, students, sports and everything Vanderbilt: Laughing gas for labor Searching for alien planets What Vanderbilt WON at the Liberty Bowl
Jan. 2, 2012—Education experts from Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of education and human development are available to talk to media regarding the much-anticipated bill that would overhaul the Elementary and Secondary Education Act – also known as No Child Left Behind.
Dec. 21, 2011—A Vanderbilt-led workshop for military health care providers could lead to more post-deployment mental health referrals.
Dec. 15, 2011—Children of childhood cancer survivors who were treated with radiation or some forms of do not have an increased risk for birth defects compared to children of cancer survivors who did not receive such treatments.
Dec. 15, 2011—Jeffrey Sosman, professor of medicine at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC), has been named to a melanoma research Dream Team of cancer investigators supported by Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and the Melanoma Research Alliance. Sosman is among the Dream Team’s principal investigators who will work closely to write the genomic-driven clinical trials and will lead...
Dec. 9, 2011—The federal government’s increasing involvement in higher education over the past 100 years has created an intimate relationship that was once virtually nonexistent.
Nov. 16, 2011—A recent study by Vanderbilt’s Center for Latin American Studies suggests that a key to bringing more jobs to Tennessee might lie in recruiting investment from emerging markets such as Mexico.
Nov. 11, 2011—The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has awarded Vanderbilt researchers a two-year, $1 million grant to Vanderbilt to develop a model for applying genomic testing to drug prescribing in “real-world” settings.
Sep. 15, 2011—A new study indicates that patients with high-grade glioma brain tumors who have preexisting type 2 diabetes or obesity have poorer outcomes, and is the first to use the Vanderbilt Brain Tumor Center Clinical Database to report a novel clinical finding.
Jul. 7, 2011—The July 8 launch of the space shuttle Atlantis will be a bittersweet moment for Hall, for it will be the final voyage of America’s shuttle program, but it will also be carrying his niece, Sandy Magnus.