Month: June 2019

The art of light: Yale Center Beijing hosts dialogue on theater

 “Theater is the art of light,” said Yale professor Yuri Kordonsky during a recent discussion at Yale Center in Beijing. On the evening of June 26, over 80 participants gathered…

Scenes from the NextGen Precision Health Institute groundbreaking

Missouri Institute of Mental Health Director Robert Paul speaks at the groundbreaking of the NextGen Precision Health Institute in Columbia, Missouri. (Photos courtesy of the University of Missouri System) Last…

History professor's book 'The Heartland' reviewed

A 1776 broadside printing of the Declaration of Independence is on display at the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia from June 18, 2019, through the end of the…

Helping dogs deal with fireworks and other noise anxiety

Independence Day fireworks can be a highlight of the summer season for many. But for the family dog, fireworks and thunderstorms can trigger fear and anxiety similar to a panic…

Opioids study shows high-risk counties across the country, suggests local solutions to epidemic

Map shows counties with opioid high-risk, which includes low rate of medication for treatment of opioid use disorder providers and high rates of opioid overdose death (red). Image credit: Rebecca…

Dobson, Noble appointed to new leadership positions to advance inclusive excellence and student success

Seasoned university leaders Frank Dobson and Rosevelt Noble have been appointed to new roles to further advance inclusive excellence programming and resources as part of the undergraduate experience. Frank Dobson,…

Tariffs have modest negative impact on confidence

ANN ARBOR—June’s small overall decline in consumer confidence was entirely due to households with incomes in the top third of the distribution, who more frequently mentioned the negative impact of…

Our favorite #vandygram of the week

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Teach-out organizers to takeover Instagram to talk arts and technology

Stephen Rush, Professor of Performing Arts and Teach-Out co-host John Pasquale, director of the Michigan Marching and Athletic Bands, film their Teach-out video in the Duderstadt Center’s Design Studio. ANN…

16 faculty receive 2019 Research Scholar Grants

Susan R. Wente, provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs (Vanderbilt University) Sixteen faculty projects have been awarded 2019 Research Scholar Grants by the Office of the Provost. Research Scholar…