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Grad Student Philip Pettis has won the Martin Levine Student Paper Award

Aug. 14, 2019—Graduate student Philip Pettis was presented with the Martin Levine Student Paper Award at the Sociologists’ AIDS Network (SAN) meeting during the American Sociological Association (ASA) annual meeting of 2019. Pettis’s paper is titled “An Examination of the Role of State-Level Contextual Factors on HIV Infection Rates: The Case of Men Who Have Sex with...

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Prof. Evelyn Patterson named a 2019 Chancellor Faculty Fellow

May. 13, 2019—Prof. Evelyn Patterson was named among eleven outstanding faculty members from across the university to be selected for the 2019 class of Chancellor Faculty Fellows. The class is composed of highly accomplished, recently tenured faculty from a wide variety of disciplines and areas of expertise.Read More

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Study by Prof. David Hess Covered in Nature Energy

Jan. 24, 2019—A paper by David Hess in Energy Research and Social Science described the history of conflicts over community choice energy in California. Community choice is an approach to energy democracy that puts decision-making in the hands of local communities and enables local job creation and higher levels of renewable energy than the standard offer of...

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Prof. Joshua Murray Quoted in Tennessean Article

Nov. 12, 2018—Professor Joshua Murray was quoted in a Tennessean article,  following the midterm election results for the gubernatorial and senator races in Tennessee, and the political influence of Williamson County on those results.

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Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center Unveils Legacy Pioneers Portraits and Newly Renovated Legacy Lounge

Oct. 15, 2018—Individuals from Vanderbilt present and past who have made Vanderbilt a more inclusive space for black students, faculty and staff are the subject of 10 new portraits unveiled by the Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center Oct. 10. The 10 Legacy Pioneer Portraits, which were painted by James Threalkill, BS’79, will hang in the Study Lounge inside...

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Prof. André Christie-Mizell Named in Eighth Cohort of Vanderbilt Leadership Academy

Oct. 1, 2018—The Vanderbilt Leadership Academy welcomed its eighth cohort of learners this fall. The nine-month experience brings together a diverse group of university leaders from academia and administration to build knowledge, passion and expertise  to further the mission of the university and learn the meaning of leading by example. Professor Christie-Mizell is one of the 22...

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Prof. Alexandre Frenette Appointed as New Associate Director of the Curb Center

Oct. 1, 2018—Jay Clayton, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor in the Department of English, as been reappointed as the director of the Curb Center for Art, Enterprise, and Public Policy, and is joined by a new associate director Alexandre Frenette. They will continue to expand the reach and visibility of the Curb Center and its core programs and...

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Prof. Rosevelt Noble awarded Sports & Society microgrant

Aug. 3, 2018—Seven Vanderbilt faculty were awarded microgrants through the Sports and Society Microgrant Program, which is designed to engage the campus in investigating how sports and society impact each other across a variety of disciplines. This micro-grant initiative was launched to identify ideas of faculty interest and expertise as the university explores designing a potential center....

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Prof. Dan Cornfield publishes “Equity & Engagement in the Arts: Regional Differences in the Missions of Local Arts Agencies in the United States”

Jul. 19, 2018—Dan Cornfield published “Equity & Engagement in the Arts: Regional Differences in the Missions of Local Arts Agencies in the United States,” a policy paper produced during his year as the 2017-18 Faculty Fellow in Arts Policy at the Curb Center for Art, Enterprise, and Public Policy at Vanderbilt University.  Cornfield co-authored the paper with...

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