Feb. 6, 2018—From Vanderbilt Magazine: James Crowe, director of the Vanderbilt Vaccine Center, hopes to create a universal flu vaccine--permanently eliminating the problem of ineffective or under-effective annual flu shots.
Brainiac: With her innovative ‘brain soup,’ Suzana Herculano-Houzel is changing neuroscience one species at a time
Sep. 7, 2017—When she finally applied her "brain soup" technique to the human brain, Herculano-Houzel discovered we have an average of 86 billion neurons. Surprisingly, though, the neuron density is the same as in other primates, showing a clear evolutionary pattern from monkeys to humans. “We somehow manage to have this large brain with a large number of neurons; but it’s still just a regular primate brain,” says Herculano-Houzel.
Jan. 6, 2017—Alumna Lillian Harpole Hazelton keeps a family tradition alive by supporting a scholarship established by her mother for Divinity School students preparing for United Methodist Church ministry.
Dec. 1, 2016—Vanderbilt student Zack Freeling runs Aryeh’s Kitchen, the only campus food truck in the United States offering a fully kosher menu, including meat items.
Jan. 7, 2016—When a serious disease strikes—from Ebola in Africa to MRSA at a local high school—you’re likely to hear a calm, clear explanation on the news from Vanderbilt Professor of Preventive Medicine William Schaffner. "Vanderbilt Magazine" spoke to Schaffner about the best ways to avoid getting sick this winter.
Aug. 14, 2015—The summer 2015 issue of "Vanderbilt Magazine" is now available online and features an in-depth look at the changing face of college admissions, stories about first-generation college students, a profile on Vanderbilt's first woman graduate and more.
Aug. 11, 2015—Jean Bass Crawford, former editor of the "Vanderbilt Alumnus" and director of the Office of Alumni Publications, died Aug. 7 in Nashville.
Jun. 2, 2015—Vanderbilt received 13 awards at a statewide conference of Tennessee higher education public relations professionals.
Mar. 23, 2015— The inaugural issue of The Vanderbilt Alumnus, published in October 1915, totaled 20 pages and featured four pages of class notes, a reprint of Chancellor James Kirkland’s address marking the beginning of the academic year, and a half-page section of topical quips called “Impertinent Paragraphs.” On this page are excerpts from Vol. 1, No....
Mar. 23, 2015—There are a few things editor GayNelle Doll and her staff keep in mind when putting together an issue of "Vanderbilt Magazine," read by 131,000 alumni and others and the university’s flagship publication.
Feb. 19, 2015—Three publications produced by Vanderbilt University News and Communications and an engagement event series sponsored by Vanderbilt’s Development and Alumni Relations division have received top awards in the 2015 CASE District III competition.
Jun. 6, 2014—"Vanderbilt Magazine" has received a Silver Award in the 2014 Council for Advancement and Support of Education’s (CASE) Circle of Excellence competition.