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VU graduate student examines Aspergillus genus virulence as part of multi-university study

December 7, 2022—Annie Hatmaker, along with a team of researchers including her adviser, Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Biological Sciences Antonis Rokas, recently published a study identifying the differences in virulence among Aspergillus...

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inter+SECTIONS | artificial intelligence + society with Michael Bess

November 30, 2022—As once only imagined technologies now become reality, Chancellor’s Professor of History Michael Bess studies the ethical implications for society as the artificial intelligence race outpaces regulation.

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Discovery Vanderbilt: Expanding on the momentum of professional education

November 23, 2022—Professional schools across the university helped set the stage for Discovery Vanderbilt’s commitment to expanding research and collaboration.

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A Path Forward: Amid an unprecedented mental health crisis, Vanderbilt research provides new insights, possible solutions

November 7, 2022—Psychologists and psychiatrists have sometimes struggled to keep up with the multiplying mental health challenges posed by the pandemic and other recent events, but through studies and interventions, Vanderbilt faculty...

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Ambassador of Finland to discuss ‘War in Ukraine, NATO and the Future of Europe’ Nov. 9

November 4, 2022—The Ambassador of the Republic of Finland to the United States H.E. Mikko Hautala and former U.S. State Department spokesperson Morgan Ortagus will discuss themes of international politics, the war...

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VU Theatre presents underground classic ‘Unfinished Women’ Nov. 4–12

November 4, 2022—Vanderbilt University Theatre will explore themes related to teenage pregnancy and the Black experience during the 1950s with its latest production,

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Five from Vanderbilt participate in SEC Emerging Scholars Program

November 2, 2022—Five Vanderbilt graduate students recently participated in the SEC Networking and Career Fair hosted by the University of Missouri, part of the SEC Emerging Scholars Program for doctoral and postdoctoral...

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Steine Lecture in Economics: ‘Health Care–Problems and Prospects’ Nov. 11

November 1, 2022—Ariel Pakes, Thomas Professor of Economics at Harvard University, will discuss “Health Care: Problems and Prospects” on Friday, Nov. 11, at 4:10 p.m. The Department of Economics’ Steine Lecture will...

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Welcoming Our New Faculty

August 30, 2022—Vanderbilt College of Arts and Science is honored to welcome our newest faculty members for the 2022-23 academic year, who add to our growing community of distinguished scholars. “We’re thrilled...

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inter+SECTIONS: Climate Change + Evolution with Larisa DeSantis

August 26, 2022—  Conservation paleobiologist Larisa DeSantis, associate professor of biological sciences, explores the intersection of climate change + evolution with her research on the extinct marsupial lion. Watch the debut episode...

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Ph.D. Candidate Lantana Grub wins NDSEG Fellowship

July 5, 2022—Second-year biological sciences Ph.D. student Lantana Grub has been named to the U.S. Department of Defense’s National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship Program (NDSEG). The incredibly competitive program awarded...

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Vanderbilt LGBTQ+ Policy Lab founders conduct first research on health effects of legal same-sex marriage

June 9, 2022—NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Leaders of Vanderbilt’s LGBTQ+ Policy Lab have provided the first comprehensive evidence on the effects of access to legal same-sex marriage. Their efforts revealed that marriage access impacted the...

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College of Arts & Science congratulates Class of 2022

May 20, 2022—  We’re celebrating our most recent graduates for their extraordinary perseverance and dedication over the last few years. Watch highlights of our students enjoying their unforgettable graduation day.

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College of Arts and Science astronomers—a small team making big waves

May 5, 2022—The past academic year has been monumental for A&S astronomy faculty, a small cohort achieving on a meteoric scale. Their groundbreaking findings and numerous awards have kept the department at...

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Building Community | Jack Mok BA’22 PoliSci & Econ (Senior Spotlight)

April 29, 2022—From participating in high school student government to leading as AASA President, Vanderbilt Chancellor’s Scholar Jack Mok (BA’22 Political Science & Economics) has dedicated his academic career to finding belonging...

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Vanderbilt researchers suggest that complex bird songs might require large populations

April 22, 2022—By: Andy Flick, Evolutionary Studies Initiative scientific coordinator Growing up in a small community has its advantages, but if you want to learn from world experts, you may have better...

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Robinson Leads Award-Winning Group

April 20, 2022—The National Science Board has given the 2022 Public Service Award to the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE). President of the organization,...

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