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