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Take a Chair: A new $30 million investment to support faculty could lead to innovations that will save your life and shape the world’s future

Take a Chair: A new $30 million investment to support faculty could lead to innovations that will save your life and shape the world’s future

In this feature, Vanderbilt Magazine highlights just a few of the wide-ranging research endeavors being undertaken by the university’s current chair holders—from the creation of low-cost, potentially lifesaving materials that can warn of structural failures to discoveries explaining the mechanisms of addiction.

Metzl on Mental Illness and Gun Violence

Metzl on Mental Illness and Gun Violence

After the horrific mass murder at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2011, a conservative commentator claimed that “guns don’t kill people—the mentally ill do.” Metzl believes this attitude is based on misconceptions about mental illness and violence that obscure larger issues about gun violence in America.