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Author: Kate Derrick

‘Strong Foundations’ reports Vanderbilt’s rise as a top U.S. research university

Aug. 12, 2019—Vanderbilt’s continued ascent as one of America’s leading research universities is chronicled in the university’s 2018-19 annual report, "Strong Foundations," released today by Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos.

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Six new endowed chairs from Medicine, A&S, Owen and Law School honored

May. 3, 2019—Vanderbilt’s six newest endowed chairs were honored by colleagues, university leaders, family members and donors at a ceremony on April 30 in the Student Life Center.

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NFL executive shares his path to professional success during campus talks

Apr. 26, 2019—Adolpho A. Birch III, an NFL executive who is a Law School alumnus and secretary of the Board of Trust, spent the days leading up to the 2019 NFL draft sharing his experiences and advice with the campus community.

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Vanderbilt community gathers for vigil following Easter terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka

Apr. 24, 2019—More than 100 people gathered at Rand Wall on Monday to honor the victims of last Sunday's terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka.

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Vanderbilt Libraries feature sweet literary puns at second annual Edible Books Festival

Apr. 5, 2019—Book lovers and baking enthusiasts alike gathered on Monday for the second annual Edible Books Festival hosted by the Vanderbilt Libraries.

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Graduate student condenses energy research to take top prize at Three Minute Thesis competition

Apr. 5, 2019—For the seventh straight year, Vanderbilt graduate students competed March 29 to summarize years of research and discovery into a clear three-minute presentation as part of the annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition.

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Provost’s steering committee on women announces four areas of focus

Mar. 6, 2019—The Provost’s Steering Committee for Initiatives Focusing on the Status of Women has established four subcommittees to focus on key thematic pillars: institutionalized professional practice; campus climate; pay equity; and parental leave, childcare and family-friendly policies.

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Chancellor’s Faculty Town Hall Feb. 22 to focus on priorities for upcoming capital campaign

Feb. 18, 2019—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will host a second town hall with faculty members on Friday, Feb. 22, to discuss the fundraising priorities that should drive the university’s next capital campaign.

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Perry Wallace documentary ‘Triumph’ available for screenings

Jan. 30, 2019—"Triumph: The Untold Story of Perry Wallace," the documentary that tells the story of the first African American varsity basketball player in the SEC, is now available for educational screenings.

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‘Between the World and Me’ selected for Feb. 27 Chancellor’s Book Club

Jan. 28, 2019—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will lead a discussion on Ta-Nehisi Coates’ "Between the World and Me" on Wednesday, Feb. 27. The Chancellor’s Book Club will meet at 3:30 p.m. in the Fireside Lounge of The Commons Center.

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Chancellor’s Book Club to meet Nov. 29 to discuss ‘The Great Alone’

Nov. 26, 2018—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will host a gathering of his book club on Thursday, Nov. 29, to discuss Kristin Hannah’s "The Great Alone." Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend the free event.

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Chancellor joins students on campus for early Thanksgiving dinner

Nov. 21, 2018—Nearly 150 students joined Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos Monday evening for an early Thanksgiving celebration at the Student Life Center. Zeppos hosts the annual dinner for students who are remaining on campus during the Thanksgiving break.

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