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TIPs funding awarded to 15 innovative interdisciplinary projects

Fifteen interdisciplinary concepts—from LGBT policies to the autism advantage to life at the cellular level—will be explored at Vanderbilt, thanks to the 2017 round of TIPs funding. Read also: In two years, TIPs awards have made significant impact


Bell to retire from Vanderbilt Institutional Research Group July 31

Roberta Bell, who has led Vanderbilt’s institutional research arm since 2003, will retire from the university July 31.


Maymester course combines students’ creative research visions and multimedia analysis

Fourteen graduate students participated in the first-ever Vanderbilt Ph.D. program focusing on multimedia research and analysis.


‘Drive to 55’ is focus of new Vanderbilt research with UT-Knoxville

Researchers at Vanderbilt are partnering with colleagues at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville’s Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research and the Tennessee Higher Education Commission to research the effectiveness of initiatives developed under the state’s “Drive to 55” campaign.


VU’s Osher Lifelong Learning launches partnership with Fisk

For the first time, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt is offering a series of classes taught by Fisk University faculty on the Fisk campus.


VUToday: Solving the problem of noisy hospitals in weekly roundup of VU news

University News and Communications publishes “VUToday,” a compilation of Vanderbilt mentions in the media, each weekday. Read a selection of Vanderbilt news stories for the week of July 10.


Reminder: Learn about SkyVU updates in new blog post

Check out the latest SkyVU blog on its website. Posts capture updates regarding business processes and SkyVU programs, along with upcoming events and important dates.


Tomorrow: Employee Appreciation presents ‘Art in the Afternoon’

Vanderbilt University’s Employee Appreciation invites you to visit the Fine Arts Gallery at Cohen Memorial Hall for the “Art in the Afternoon” event July 18.


HR workshop: ‘Becoming a Leader’ set for July 18

Learn how to make the transition from individual contributor to a leadership position in this workshop, “Becoming a Leader,” presented July 18 by Human Resources.


‘Dores at the Shores’: Get half-off day passes at Nashville Shores this Friday

Enjoy half-off day passes at Nashville Shores this Friday, and have some fun in the sun with the Vanderbilt football team.


15th annual VSSA Student Research Symposium is Aug. 3

Undergraduates from around the country will present their research conducted at Vanderbilt this summer during the Vanderbilt Summer Science Academy’s 15th annual Student Research Symposium.


Dore Jam scheduled for Aug. 5

Dore Jam, Vanderbilt’s annual Fan Day activity, is moving to an early Saturday date in August and will include several new activities.


Watch Video

Cotton candy capillaries lead to circuit boards that dissolve when cooled

Leon Bellan made a dissolving circuit board that, so far, just turns on an LED light. Its potential applications are far more promising.


Take Note

» World on Wednesdays seeks presenters for fall 2017

» Conference July 20 to focus on link between viruses and cancer

» Sign up for ‘Everyday Bias’ workshop July 26

» ‘Fall Gardening and Composting’ at VRWC Aug. 10

» Memorial service for Dale Andrews scheduled for Aug. 12

» Frontiers in Biochemistry seminar series kicks off Aug. 18

HR News

» Boomers, Elders and More: ‘Veterans’ Aid and Attendance Benefits’ July 19

» Babies and You: ‘Preparing for Labor and Birth’ July 20

» Vandy Walks: VUMC tunnel walk July 20

» Vandy Cooks: Healthy cooking with beef July 28

» All steps of Go for the Gold 2017 now available

» Last week to register for TASTE Challenge

Research News @Vanderbilt


July 17 — 10 a.m.
Vanderbilt University Department of Art Presents: Borrowed Light - Susan Bryant

July 17 — 1 p.m.
American Modernism at Mid-Century: The Work of Morris Davidson

July 17 — 2 p.m.
American Artists and the Legacy of the Grand Tour, 1880-1960

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