Q&A: Self-control, choice, fear and desire for normalcy underpin behavior as economy re-opens
May. 15, 2020—Consumer behavior expert, Kelly Goldsmith, PHD, delves into how conflicting motivations – a desire for normalcy and being safe – will play out as the economy begins to re-open in Nashville and Tennessee.
Battery-switching device promises more road time for Tesla, Leaf drivers
Nov. 20, 2017—A device out Vanderbilt's engineering school reconfigures modules in electric car battery packs to be online or offline – depending on whether they’re going to pull down the other modules.
Free luncheon to recruit volunteers to support ACA open enrollment
Oct. 3, 2017—Come for a box lunch and hear how you can help others sign up for the Affordable Health Care Act.
Arts and Science faculty collaborate on Actors Bridge production
Sep. 6, 2016—'The Patron Saint of Losing Sleep,' a play written by Diana Grisanti and directed by Associate Professor Leah Lowe, will open Sept. 9 in the Actors Bridge Studio.
VUMC once again named among nation’s finest by U.S. News and World Report
Aug. 2, 2016—Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) has once again been named among the nation’s finest providers of specialty care by U.S. News and World Report, and has also been named the No. 1 hospital in Tennessee and the Metro Nashville area.
‘Young Scientist’ showcases high schoolers’ research at Vanderbilt
Jun. 2, 2016—High school students performing advanced research at Vanderbilt have the opportunity to share their findings with the scientific community through a journal of their own.
School for Science and Math honors 23 MNPS seniors
May. 19, 2016—The School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt honored 23 high school students from five Metro Nashville Public Schools.
The Chronicle of Higher Education: Building a Better ‘Bridge’ to the Ph.D.
May. 19, 2016—The Fisk-Vanderbilt Master's-to-Ph.D. Bridge Program, which supports minority STEM graduate students, is the subject of a feature story in the Chronicle of Higher Education.
Transition complete: Vanderbilt University Medical Center is independent entity
Apr. 30, 2016—Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is now operating as a fully independent, nonprofit entity, following the completion of the legal transaction on April 30 that separated it legally and financially from Vanderbilt University. The transition positions VUMC for future growth and investment, while preserving its tightly woven connections to the University in research and teaching.
New director sees Innovation Center as both startup and catalyst for campus and city
Apr. 22, 2016—A startup veteran and investor whose ventures range from retail to manufacturing joined Vanderbilt University this spring as the inaugural executive director of the newly created Innovation Center. Robert Grajewski joined Vanderbilt as the Evans Family Executive Director of the Innovation Center on April 1. The Innovation Center, set to open late summer, will support a maker culture that encourages innovation and creativity and bolsters implementation of the four intersecting themes that make up the university’s Academic Strategic Plan.
Successful entrepreneur and innovator chosen to lead new Innovation Center
Feb. 1, 2016—Startup veteran Robert Grajewski has been chosen as the inaugural executive director of the newly created Vanderbilt University Innovation Center.
Walk-in clinic set to make debut in Belle Meade
Jan. 14, 2016—Vanderbilt Health is opening a new Walk-In Clinic in Nashville’s Belle Meade neighborhood on Wednesday, Jan. 20.