Vanderbilt University is getting better at turning a profit on campus inventions. Earnings for commercialized technology have quadrupled in the last few years to nearly $25 million.Read more ›
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Good news for everyone who feels bad for skipping breakfast. A morning meal isn’t as important as most dieters think…at least according to the latest research. It draws its conclusion from what’s considered the seminal study on breakfast and weight loss conducted at Vanderbilt more than two decades ago.Read more ›
The Tennessee attorney general says legislation that would take away Vanderbilt University’s right to have a police force is “questionably suspect.”Read more ›
Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has slapped down a bill that takes aim at Vanderbilt University’s controversial anti-discrimination policy. This is the governor’s first veto since taking office.Read more ›
Monday night Tennessee lawmakers passed a bill singling out Vanderbilt University over its policy meant to bar campus groups from discriminating. It now heads to the governor’s desk, who has said he’s not sure the state should tell a private university what to do.Read more ›
Christian students at Vanderbilt are trying to attract the attention of university trustees during their final meeting of the school year. Groups who’ve chosen not to comply with a newly-enforced nondiscrimination policy want the board to intervene.Read more ›
Earlier this spring, student groups at Vanderbilt University fought back against a requirement that they accept “all comers.” The rule upset some Tennessee lawmakers, too, and they can vote on Thursday for a bill to essentially express their disapproval. But one is asking for an opinion on whether the bill passes legal muster.ristian groups said if they couldn’t require potential leaders to be Christian, they’d leave the campus.Read more ›
Religious student groups at Vanderbilt have a choice to make in the next few weeks. Either drop requirements that their leaders sign a statement of faith. Or forfeit university funding and move off campus. School officials are beginning to enforce a more-than 20-year-old non-discrimination policy. But Christian organizations are feeling more like victims of discrimination.Read more ›
The MacArthur Foundation wants to know how the brain is involved in criminal behavior, and it’s giving Vanderbilt University $4.8 million to lead a study into just that.Read more ›
Contrary to previous studies on Tennessee’s pre-K program, new research from Vanderbilt University shows huge student gains, particularly in reading.Read more ›
A new study from Vanderbilt University suggests linking teacher pay to student test scores doesn’t result in higher student achievement. That sort of performance bonus is a key piece of many school reform proposals.Read more ›
Vanderbilt University is broadening an effort to collect the wartime stories of its alumnae.Read more ›
Tennessee residents begin receiving census questionnaires Monday. The form has been condensed to just 10 questions, but demographers say the information is still the backbone of social research.Read more ›
One of the more difficult parts of setting up a clinical research study is often finding the right volunteers. A registry designed at Vanderbilt University seeks to make that process easier for researchers all over the country.Read more ›
Metro Schools Director Jesse Register says better pay and possibly a free masters degree will recruit and retain better teachers.