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Scientist, Strategist, Provost

Scientist, Strategist, Provost

Susan R. Wente, a distinguished scientist who has served as associate vice chancellor for research at Vanderbilt for the past five years, has been named provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs.

WILSON ARCHITECTS INC./VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY

Designed for Innovation

Vanderbilt’s Board of Trust has approved construction of a seven-story engineering and science building designed to foster project teamwork and offer programs, instrumentation areas and core research space that will promote interdisciplinary work.

JOE HOWELL

Design Day

After engineering seniors spent two semesters tackling design challenges from clients with design needs, they showcased their projects during Design Day on April 21.

In addition to her honor as SEC Freshman of the Year, Simin Feng was named Peggy Harmon Brady Player of the Year for the women’s golf program at the Commodores’ end-of-year awards dinner. (DEE MOORE)

Double Crown

The Commodores finished 11 strokes ahead of South Carolina to win the team title at the 2014 SEC Golf Championship, and freshman Simin Feng claimed medalist honors as the tournament’s top individual.

JAE S. LEE

Born to Run

The Iroquois Steeplechase is one of several Nashville traditions that draws huge crowds and help to support the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.