Dec. 3, 2013—Joshua DuBois, author of The President's Devotional (HarperCollins) and a spiritual adviser to President Barack Obama, will speak at Vanderbilt University Divinity School Dec. 4.
Dec. 6, 2012—The White House Fellows Program is currently in the process of recruiting the 2013-14 Class of White House Fellows. The Fellowship is America’s most prestigious nonpartisan program for leadership and public service. The Fellowship is designed to provide young leaders an opportunity to experience how government works by learning from public service leaders at the...
Mar. 19, 2012—This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s weekly newscast highlighting research, experts, students, sports and everything Vanderbilt: See the dramatic changes inside an innovative, fully volunteer, Vanderbilt medical clinic A Vandy professor heads to the White House Go behind the curtain with baseball coach Tim Corbin
Nov. 4, 2011—This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s weekly newscast highlighting research, experts, students, sports and everything Vanderbilt: A Vanderbilt doctor’s amazing surgery lands on “Grey’s Anatomy” Scientists create a breakthrough bug repellant A Vandy minister’s actions honored by the White House
Oct. 4, 2011—Nancy-Ann DeParle, current deputy chief of staff to President Obama and former director of the White House Office of Health Reform, and Todd Park, chief technology officer in the Department of Health and Human Services, are among the speakers at the fourth annual Nashville Health Care Conference and Career Fair.
Dec. 16, 2010—The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues released its first report Thursday focusing on the emerging field of synthetic biology. Vanderbilt associate professor of law and philosophy Nita Farahany is on the bioethics commission. Synthetic biology is research that combines elements of biology, engineering, genetics, chemistry, and computer science. Achievements in synthetic biology...
Sep. 30, 2010—President Barack Obama’s declining approval ratings increase the challenges of keeping his once-lauded “team of rivals” in place through 2012, according to David E. Lewis, professor of political science at Vanderbilt University.