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Vanderbilt students manage $500K of $12M portfolio in TVA Investment Challenge Program

November 15, 2019—The TVA partnership is integral to Vanderbilt’s new business minor, a trans-institutional program of the university.

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From ‘Vanderbilt Magazine’: The Art of Healing

November 15, 2019—Cuban artist and Vanderbilt professor Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons wants to change the world through art.

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Arts and Science Students Share Humanitarian Experiences with Donors, Fellow Students

November 12, 2019—At an October 29 reception, College of Arts and Science students spoke about projects supported by the Nichols Humanitarian Fund and expressed their gratitude to donors Edward and Janice Nichols....

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HOD major goes beyond her comfort zone for high-tech international immersion experience

November 12, 2019—HOD major Porter Geer wanted to be pushed out of her comfort zone, so she applied for an immersion experience at a Nashville start-up that specializes in using blockchain technology...

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New residential college named for Chancellor Emeritus Nicholas S. Zeppos

November 11, 2019—Vanderbilt University is recognizing Chancellor Emeritus Nicholas S. Zeppos’ visionary leadership and legacy by naming one of its newest residential colleges in his honor. The Nicholas S. Zeppos College is...

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Goldberg Lecturer Michael Yonan to discuss ‘Stories in Porcelain’ Nov. 14

November 11, 2019—Goldberg Lecturer Michael Yonan will focus on a unique ceramic depiction of "The Judgement of Paris," a story in Greek mythology, when he speaks at Cohen Memorial Hall on Thursday,...

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Global Fellows Program to bring distinguished guests and scholars to campus

November 11, 2019—Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente has announced a new Global Fellows Program that will increase opportunities for the campus to engage with thought leaders from around the world.

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Author and feminist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie to deliver Chancellor’s Lecture on Nov. 21

November 8, 2019—Acclaimed author and feminist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie will keynote a signature event as part of the Vanderbilt University Chancellor’s Lecture Series on Thursday, Nov. 21, at 6:30 p.m. in Langford...

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East House Closes LGBTQI History Month with Dinner Focused on LGBTQI Scholarship, Advocacy

November 4, 2019—Once or twice a month, the faculty residence at East House—one of ten houses where first-year students live on the Ingram Commons—is filled with the smell of a delicious catered...

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Humanities 20/20 Conference Generates Vision for Future of Humanities at Vanderbilt

October 18, 2019—What is the future of the humanities at Vanderbilt? That question was top of mind for Holly Tucker, Mellon Foundation Chair in the Humanities and Professor of French, as she...

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Arts and Science welcomes 37 new full-time faculty

October 15, 2019—The College of Arts and Science was pleased to welcome 37 new, full-time faculty members this year. These scholars hail from top universities around the world and represent some of...

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Two College of Arts and Science alumni to receive Alumni Association awards

October 7, 2019—Roy Blount Jr., BA’63, and John Hindle, BA’68, PhD’81, are among the six recipients to be honored by the Vanderbilt Alumni Association Board. Blount will receive the Alumni Professional Achievement...

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Nationally Known Scientists Outline Future of Space Travel at Physics Colloquia

October 7, 2019—Humans have exploration in our DNA. That was the message of two recent physics colloquia led by nationally known scientist-authors: Les Johnson, a NASA technologist, and David Brin, an astrophysicist....

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“Works in Progress” Seminar Brings Together Top African American Studies Scholars

September 25, 2019—Thames Street in Newport, Rhode Island is a picturesque street in a picturesque New England town. Upscale shops, Gilded Age mansions, and boutique inns draw in tourists every summer. But...

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Center for Latin American Studies Hosts Annual Brazil Week Celebration

September 18, 2019—The Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) hosted its eighth annual Brazil Week September 9-13, with faculty and students from around Vanderbilt taking part in the celebration. CLAS began in...

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Chancellor Search Advisory Committee appointed; Geer to lead

May 6, 2019—Vanderbilt University Board of Trust Chairman Bruce R. Evans has appointed a Chancellor Search Advisory Committee to assist in the search for the university’s ninth chancellor. John Geer, dean of the College of...

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Landers receives 2019 Alumni Education Award

April 30, 2019—Jane Landers, Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of History, is the recipient of the 2019 Vanderbilt Alumni Education Award.

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