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The Power of the Peanut: Nutritional Supplement Serves Vital Need for Malnourished Children in Guatemala

The Power of the Peanut: Nutritional Supplement Serves Vital Need for Malnourished Children in Guatemala

Malnutrition is defined as a lack of food and calories. But really, it’s a symptom of far more profound problems. “The real causes of malnutrition are poverty and inequality,” says Ted Fischer, professor of anthropology and director of the Vanderbilt Center for Latin American Studies. For the past five years,Read More

Rocky Mountain Hi-Tech: Vanderbilt Helps Build a Sustainable City

Rocky Mountain Hi-Tech: Vanderbilt Helps Build a Sustainable City

Situated 20 miles southwest of Denver, and nestled between two state parks that offer stunning views of the Rocky Mountains, Sterling Ranch doesn’t look like much now. But during the next 20 years, the five-square-mile, $4.3 billion planned community will take shape as a futuristic city.

With materials and inspiration from Gokul Krishnan’s mobile Makerspace cart, 14-year-old Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital patient Daelyn James has invented an innovative device to help children with cystic fibrosis (CF) dry their nebulizers. Here James, who has CF herself, demonstrates the device to Krishnan. (SUVRO BANERJI/CBS NEWS)

White House Honors Peabody Graduate Student

The White House recognized Gokul Krishnan, a Ph.D. student in learning sciences at Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development, June 12 as part of a kickoff celebration for the National Week of Making.

First In: First-Generation College Graduates Share Their Stories

First In: First-Generation College Graduates Share Their Stories

Vanderbilt Magazine spoke to several members of the Commodore community about their experiences as the first in their families to graduate from college. Here are the stories they shared.

Motivating the crowd at Dance Marathon

From Access to Impact: Opportunity Vanderbilt Scholarship Recipients Aim High

A glimpse into the lives of four scholarship recipients shows not only how Opportunity Vanderbilt is empowering individuals, but how they are contributing to Vanderbilt, their communities and the world.