Vanderbilt Guatemalan field station new interdisciplinary hub
Apr. 18, 2013—Vanderbilt University’s expanded commitment to research and sustainable development in Guatemala is reflected in this spring’s opening of a Guatemala City field station that is home to 13 projects.
Vanderbilt Executive MBA programs to host panel on global business
Apr. 16, 2013—The Vanderbilt Executive MBA and Americas MBA for Executives programs at Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management are hosting an expert panel discussion and preview day titled “Going Global: Ensuring Operational Excellence in the Americas.”
Telerobotic system designed to treat bladder cancer
Apr. 2, 2013—An interdisciplinary collaboration of engineers and doctors at Vanderbilt and Columbia Universities has designed a robotic microsurgery system specifically designed to treat bladder cancer, the sixth most common form of cancer in the U.S. and the most expensive to treat.
VUCast: The vital economic impact Vanderbilt is having on Tennessee, stereo smelling in animals, and the viral video that hit 2 million views
Feb. 21, 2013—This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s online newscast: VITAL STATS: Together Vanderbilt and Tennessee make a great pair. See the vital economic impact we’re having on each other. STEREO SMELLING: Why some animals smell in stereo CUTE GONE VIRAL: See the viral video by a Vanderbilt employee with more than two million views.
Study finds Vanderbilt generated $8.6 billion economic impact on Tennessee
Feb. 21, 2013—Vanderbilt University had an $8.6 billion impact on the Tennessee state economy during fiscal year 2011-12, according to an independent economic analysis released today.
Vanderbilt’s statewide impact focus of annual Day on the Hill
Jan. 30, 2013—Vanderbilt’s 12th annual Day on the Hill highlighted the university and medical center’s contributions to all 95 counties in Tennessee and offered the opportunity for conversations between Vanderbilt officials and state lawmakers.
Renewal House helps addicted mothers defeat their demons
Dec. 13, 2012—Renewal House provides hope for moms struggling with addiction.
Patients, families benefit from annual Holiday Project sales
Dec. 6, 2012—The Friends of the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is continuing its annual tradition, the Holiday Project, now in its 39th year.
Award honors strong bonds between VU, Nashville CARES
Dec. 6, 2012—Vanderbilt University has been named to receive the Nashville CARES Corporate Partner Award.
Meningitis Mystery Solved
Dec. 5, 2012—WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU START SEEING PATIENTS WHO ARE GETTING SICKER BY THE MINUTE? AND NORMAL TREATMENTS AREN’T WORKING? VANDERBILT DOCTORS AND TECHNICIANS QUICKLY WORKED TO SOLVE THE MYSTERY SURROUNDING THE DEADLIEST OUTBREAK OF FUNGAL MENINGITIS THAT HAS EVER HIT OUR NATION. CAROLE BARTOO TAKES US BEHIND THE SCENES TO THE LAB THAT BECAME GROUND...
Vanderbilt again leaps onto hospital quality list
Dec. 4, 2012—Vanderbilt University Hospital and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are among the nation's 89 Leapfrog Top Hospitals for 2012.
Symposium highlights VU’s clinical, translational research
Nov. 29, 2012—Nearly $5 million in internal pilot grants to jumpstart research projects. A tripling in the number of clinical and translational research publications. Novel research tools that have been snapped up by scientists around the world.