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inter+SECTIONS: environmental justice + sustainability with Patrick Trent Greiner

Nov. 30, 2023—Patrick Trent Greiner, assistant professor of sociology and C. Family Dean’s Faculty Fellow in Grand Challenges: Climate and Society, studies the intersection of environmental justice and sustainability. He investigates how public policy has created social inequality in the past, increasing environmental risk to marginalized communities, and affecting the health and quality of life for many.

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inter+SECTIONS: disability + built environment with Aimi Hamraie

Feb. 24, 2023—Aimi Hamraie, associate professor of medicine, health, and society, discusses opportunities to make urban environments more equitable and accessible for disabled individuals. Hamraie, whose work focuses on disability and the built environment, offers solutions for a more accessible future for all.

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Three A&S chemists to research therapeutics, fuel conversion, and enzyme design with NIH MIRA grants

Dec. 12, 2022—College of Arts and Science faculty members Nathan Schley, Allison Walker, and John Yang have each been awarded grants from the National Institutes of Health to continue their groundbreaking chemistry research. Known as the Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA), these grants provide both new and established researchers of general medical sciences with more than $1.9...

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Libraries’ Best-Kept Secret Holds Key to Research Success for College of Arts and Science Students

Feb. 27, 2020—On the eighth floor of Vanderbilt’s Central Library, a group of small offices flank a large, welcoming study area. Pieces of art from the library’s collection dot the walls. Though light pours into the space from large windows, students from the College of Arts and Science are largely in the dark about the resources available...

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