August 27, 2013

For the first time faculty from all schools and colleges of the University are charged with formulating "bold and ambitious" ideas that will be the blueprint for Vanderbilt's future investments and next capital campaign, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos said at the Fall Faculty Assembly. Read more...

New committees appointed to help with strategic planning


Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos has appointed faculty to four steering committees and accompanying academic planning groups that will contribute to the campuswide strategic planning effort. Read more...

Addiction science expert Volkow to speak Thursday, Aug. 29


Nora Volkow, M.D., director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, will begin the 2013-2014 Flexner Discovery Lecture Series Thursday, Aug. 29, with a discussion of "Advances in Addiction Science." Read more...

Initiative makes cesarean births a family affair


Robert and Michele McClellan expected the experience of their infant son's birth via cesarean section to be like that of other women who had had the procedure, unable to witness their son's exit from the womb and for him to be immediately whisked away. Read more...

This week's VUCast: chronic stomach aches, new health care app, and more


This week's VUCast features a couple of stories involving the Monroe Carrell Junior Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt, along with a research collaboration between Neurosurgery and Engineering. Read more...