University Of Tennessee

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    Get free T-shirt at Vanderbilt swim meet Nov. 4

    Vanderbilt Swimming is hosting in-state rival Tennessee on Friday, Nov. 4, at 5:30 p.m. at Centennial Sportsplex. Read More

    Nov 3, 2016

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    Vanderbilt–Tennessee game tickets now available

    Fans can now purchase individual tickets to the Vanderbilt–Tennessee football game, set for Nov. 26 at Vanderbilt Stadium. Read More

    Sep 16, 2016

  • new periodic table highlighting Tennessine

    Tennessee may become second state in periodic table

    The provisional name for the newly discovered superheavy element 117 is "tennessine." The name was proposed by Vanderbilt nuclear physicist Joseph Hamilton to honor the state where three members of the international collaboration that made the discovery -- Vanderbilt University, Oak Ridge National Laboratory and University of Tennessee at Knoxville -- are located. Read More

    Jun 8, 2016

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    Five-year, $20 million TN-SCORE program boosts state’s energy research capacity

    For the last five years, scientists and engineers at Vanderbilt University have been collaborating closely with colleagues with other public and private universities and research centers throughout Tennessee in an effort to increase the state’s energy research capacity Read More

    Jun 24, 2015

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    Vanderbilt research will help shape the future of American manufacturing

    A cutting-edge Vanderbilt lab that studies how materials, structures and machines operate under real-world conditions will play a key part in the new multistate, $259 million Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) to be announced today by President Obama. Read More

    Jan 9, 2015

  • L-r: Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Sen. Lamar Alexander, former Senate Majority Leader William Frist, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and Chad Holliday, chairman of the board of Bank of America, attended a meeting of the National Research Council held Jan. 16 at Vanderbilt. (Susan Urmy/Vanderbilt)

    Watch: National Research Council members chart future of U.S. research universities

    On Jan. 16, a group of stakeholders from academia, federal and state government and the private sector—including Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Sen. Lamar Alexander, former Senate Majority Leader William Frist, Vanderbilt Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos, University of Tennessee Executive Vice President David Millhorn and Chad Holliday, chairman of the board of Bank of America and retired chairman of DuPont—attended a workshop at Vanderbilt to discuss the steps that must be taken to ensure the future of the critical partnership between academia and government. Read More

    Jan 21, 2013

  • Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos makes opening remarks at a meeting of the National Research Council on Jan. 16, 2013. (Susan Urmy/Vanderbilt)

    Chancellor Zeppos leads discussion on future of U.S. research universities

    On Jan. 16, a group of stakeholders from academia, federal and state government and the private sector attended a workshop at Vanderbilt to discuss steps to ensure the future of the critical research partnership between academia and government. Read More

    Jan 17, 2013

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    VUCast Extra: Relive the Vanderbilt win over U.T.

    Want to get excited about going bowling for the second year in a row—the first time in Commodore Nation history? Watching Vanderbilt beat U.T. 41 to 18 will get you in the mood to buy those tickets. Let’s Go Bowling! And be sure to check out Bowl Central. [vucastblurb]… Read More

    Nov 20, 2012

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    Sustaining Tennessee: Challenges and opportunities for making good decisions

    The effects of climate change will have widespread impact on the state, but there are opportunities to offset it by incorporating “climate-friendly” and “climate-resilient” actions into routine management decisions, say scientists from Vanderbilt University, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, University of Tennessee at Knoxville, University of Memphis and the Tennessee Department of Health in a new report. Read More

    Sep 17, 2012

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    MEDIA ADVISORY: Tennessee sustainability report to be released Sept. 11

    The effects of climate change will have widespread impact on the state, but there are opportunities to offset it by incorporating “climate-friendly” and “climate-resilient” actions into routine management decisions, say scientists from Vanderbilt and other major Tennessee research institutions in a new report. Read More

    Sep 6, 2012