Aug. 23, 2019—Vanderbilt’s most prestigious faculty prize for accomplishments in research, scholarship or creative expression was awarded to University Distinguished Professor of Law, Economics and Management W. Kip Viscusi on Aug. 22. He was one of 11 award recipients during Fall Faculty Assembly.
Dec. 14, 2015—Timothy P. McNamara, professor of psychology, will step down as vice provost for research and international affairs Dec. 31, concluding a one-year appointment to the role and more than a decade of service to the Office of the Provost. He plans to return to full-time research and teaching.
Aug. 17, 2015—In the latest VUCast: Learn how researchers behind a life-saving social media campaign are promising "We Will Not Give Up"; find out how your brain "sees" in the dark; and hear about the No. 1 ranking that's making Vanderbilt students happy. Watch now!
Jul. 20, 2015—Vanderbilt is launching a national search to find its next vice provost for research.
Jun. 11, 2015—A series of immersive reality experiments has confirmed that the human brain’s internal navigation system works in the same fashion as the grid cell system recently found in other mammals.
May. 4, 2015—Providing coordinated support for international collaboration and research by Vanderbilt faculty and staff is the aim of a new office, Global Support Services, launched this spring by the Office of the Provost.
Dec. 2, 2014—Timothy P. McNamara has been appointed to a one-year term as vice provost for research, faculty and international affairs effective Jan. 1, 2015, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente announced Dec. 2.
Dec. 13, 2013—Timothy McNamara, vice provost for faculty and international affairs and professor of psychology at Vanderbilt, has been elected to the Board of Trustees of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, the regional body for the accreditation of degree-granting higher education institutions in the Southern states. McNamara was elected during SACSCOC’s 2013 annual...
Oct. 16, 2013—The Oversight and Compliance Committee on the Protection of Children has finalized a policy addressing the protection of minors, reports Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos in a letter to the Vanderbilt community.
Jan. 28, 2013—Old-time banjoist Abigail Washburn will lead the kung fu-meets Appalachia-meets indie folk band Wu Force in a musical workshop at Vanderbilt's Student Life Center Feb. 4.
Nov. 9, 2012—Vanderbilt takes seriously its mission to be a center for scholarly research, informed and creative teaching and service to the community and society at large. But it is faculty—semester in and semester out—who make that mission a reality. To support faculty research, teaching and professional development needs, Vanderbilt has many resources available, including new and...
Oct. 19, 2012—Dear Vanderbilt Community, Vanderbilt’s mission centers on the principle of community. We believe that each member of our University community plays a valuable role in defining who we are and what we do. We are committed to nurturing and maintaining a positive, productive environment in which to carry out our vital mission of advancing education,...