February 23, 2016

Thirteen Vanderbilt University faculty members named to endowed chairs were honored for their academic achievements during a celebration on Thursday, Feb. 18, at the Student Life Center. Read more...

Junior League of Nashville commits $1.5 million to Children's Hospital


The gift, part of the Junior League's eighth supplemental agreement with Children's Hospital, will go to support the Junior League Home Arts and Entertainment Program, an effort of the Child Life Program, which works with patients and families to promote a positive medical experience. The gift also will help the Growing to New Heights Campaign, which supports the hospital's upcoming four-floor expansion. Read more...

Bioinformatics expert Omenn to deliver Discovery Lecture, Thursday, Feb. 25


Gilbert Omenn, M.D., Ph.D., director of the University of Michigan Center for Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics, will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, Feb. 25. Read more...

Love Your Heart: Free Employee Heart Health Screening, Thursday, Feb. 25


Check your cholesterol and glucose levels to see if you are at risk for heart disease and talk with a Vanderbilt Heart cardiologist Read more...

From "Hope": Dream big


Eighteen-month-old Brooklyn Burney has glistening blue eyes and the best laugh--enough to light up a room. She loves playtime with her dad and snuggling with her mom. But for 24 hours on July 17, 2014, Laura and Justin Burney felt as if their world stood still inside Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt. Read more...

First set of University Courses announced


Five classes ranging from the history of black Nashville to the impact of mobile cloud computing will be the inaugural set of University Courses at Vanderbilt University--a new initiative arising from the recent Academic Strategic Plan to promote new and creative trans-institutional learning at the undergraduate, graduate and professional levels. Read more...