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The ‘shine’ in gold particles has a new use – finding defects

Jul. 10, 2018—Researchers have developed a technique of infusing tiny gold nanoparticles into plastic polymer used in 3D printed materials. With this method, the gold nanoparticles "light up" and can find defects.

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Deerfield Management, Vanderbilt University announce launch of Ancora Innovation

Mar. 28, 2018—Deerfield Management and Vanderbilt University announced March 28 the launch of Ancora Innovation, LLC (“Ancora”), a Deerfield company that will support Vanderbilt’s innovative life science research and leverage Deerfield’s expertise in accelerating state-of-the-art drug development.

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Virtual reality world offers drug addicts low-risk place to just say ‘no’

Mar. 19, 2018—Opioid addicts and others battling compulsion around drugs or alcohol are using a new high-tech, low-risk method to practice saying no—through virtual reality.

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Transition Management Office launches TechShare series focused on IT post-split changes

Dec. 8, 2016—The Transition Management Office has launched a new series of roadshows featuring subject-matter experts who offer deeper dives into upcoming changes to Vanderbilt's IT systems and infrastructure.

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Mayor appoints faculty, staff representatives to Metro boards

Jul. 19, 2016—Mayoral appointments to Metro Nashville boards, committees and councils in recent weeks have included numerous representatives of Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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NSF award goes to Fisk geneticist following VU post-doc training

Jul. 7, 2015—The partnership with Fisk through the Fisk-Vanderbilt Masters-to-PhD Bridge Program and other avenues, “presents us with an opportunity to see the results of our efforts impact an under-served community."

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Vanderbilt researchers isolate Ebola-fighting human antibodies for possible treatment

Oct. 28, 2014—Vanderbilt University researchers have isolated Ebola-fighting human antibodies – the first of their kind – that could lead to a new treatment for the deadly virus.

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Be clear about purpose when starting a charter school

Oct. 3, 2014—A key to successfully launching a charter school is clear communication about the need and purpose for the new school, according to a report from researchers at Vanderbilt’s Peabody College.

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Electric “thinking cap” controls learning speed

Apr. 11, 2014—In a new study published in the Journal of Neuroscience, Vanderbilt psychologists Robert Reinhart, a Ph.D. candidate, and Geoffrey Woodman, assistant professor of psychology, show that it is possible to selectively manipulate our ability to learn through the application of a mild electrical current to the brain, and that this effect can be enhanced or...

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Giant helicopter arrives: First step for engineering lab

Mar. 18, 2014—The recent delivery of a giant military helicopter is the first step in creating a unique full-scale Vanderbilt engineering lab.

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Football Head Coach Derek Mason’s Mural Debut on West End

Feb. 19, 2014—New head football coach Derek Mason is now officially part of the mural ‘wall of fame’ for Vanderbilt football, basketball and baseball coaches. Watch artist Michael Cooper work his magic for Mason.

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Academic Strategic Planning: Why you should care

Feb. 19, 2014—Watch John Geer and Susan Wente, executive committee co-chairs, discuss the importance of the Academic Strategic Planning process.

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