Skip to main content

releases

New Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center to open in January 2014

Sep. 26, 2013—Vanderbilt faculty and staff will have a new resource for reaching their fitness goals—and a new way to “Go for the Gold”—when the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center opens to the campus community in January 2014.

Read more


Blair School of Music hosts ‘A Conversation with Grammy-winning guitarist Peter Frampton’

Sep. 26, 2013—The Blair Conversations Series returns Monday, Dec. 9, with Senior Lecturer Jen Gunderman conducting an informal on-stage conversation with rock legend Peter Frampton, followed by a Q&A session with the audience.

Read more


Renowned Book of Revelation scholar to deliver Cole Lectures

Sep. 26, 2013—Elaine Pagels, author of "Revelations: Visions, Prophecy and Politics in the Book of Revelation," will deliver the 2013 Cole Lectures at Benton Chapel Oct. 3 and 4.

Read more


Free online course on data management for clinical research now underway

Sep. 18, 2013—Vanderbilt University's latest offering on the online learning platform Coursera, "Data Management for Clinical Research," went live this week. More than 33,000 number of students have registered for the massive open online course or MOOC.

Read more


Two named to National Academies’ advisory board

Sep. 12, 2013—Vanderbilt University’s Roger D. Cone, Ph.D., and Elizabeth Heitman, Ph.D., have been appointed to the National Academies’ Board on Life Sciences, which advises the government and scientific community on a wide range of topics, from stem cell research to bioterrorism.

Read more


Vanderbilt named No. 17 national university by ‘U.S. News & World Report’

Sep. 10, 2013—"U.S. News & World Report" ranked Vanderbilt's undergraduate experience No. 17 among national universities. Vanderbilt jumped five spots, moving from 16th to 11th in the “great school at a great price” category.

Read more


Vanderbilt Emergency Medicine expert offers five survival rules for teen drivers

Sep. 9, 2013—Anyone familiar with the devastating statistics knows that inexperience plus a driver’s license can be a dangerous combination. For teen drivers, lives can be forever changed in an instant. Corey Slovis, M.D., professor and chair of Emergency Medicine at Vanderbilt, has been an emergency medicine physician for more than two decades and is tired of...

Read more


Event celebrates 12 Vanderbilt endowed chair holders

Aug. 30, 2013—Twelve Vanderbilt University faculty members named to endowed chairs were lauded for their extraordinary academic achievements during an Aug. 28 celebration.

Read more


Vanderbilt Partners with TSSAA to provide sports medicine coverage at all championship games

Aug. 29, 2013—The Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA) has partnered with Vanderbilt Sports Medicine and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt to provide sports medicine coverage at all championship games. Under the agreement, Vanderbilt be the official sports medicine provider and will supply certified athletic trainers and on-site medical support at all state high school championship sporting...

Read more


Zeppos: Faculty discussions happening now will set university’s course

Aug. 22, 2013—Chancellor Zeppos addressed faculty and presented annual awards at the Fall Faculty Assembly.

Read more


Antipsychotic drug use in children for mood/behavior disorders increases type 2 diabetes risk

Aug. 22, 2013—Prescribing “atypical” antipsychotic medications to children and young adults with behavioral problems or mood disorders may put them at unnecessary risk for type 2 diabetes, a Vanderbilt University Medical Center study shows.

Read more


New committees appointed to help with strategic planning

Aug. 22, 2013—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos has appointed additional faculty to contribute to the campuswide strategic planning effort that an executive committee began over the summer.

Read more


Recent Stories from VUMC News and Communications Publications

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer.  Don’t hesitate. Do it.

Momentum

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer. Don’t hesitate. Do it.

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

Vanderbilt Medicine

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

VUMC campus

VUMC campus

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

more