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Author: Seth Robertson

Alumni couple gives $5M to support student scholars, faculty leaders at Vanderbilt University

Dec. 3, 2018—The commitment from alumni Elizabeth Sauereisen Allen, BS’83, and Vanderbilt Board of Trust member Greg Allen, BA’84, builds on their legacy of generosity toward the university and continues their support for faculty and program leadership, as well as current and future student scholars.

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Vanderbilt invests $25M, issues challenge to establish faculty fellowships, directorships

Oct. 29, 2018—Vanderbilt is inviting alumni and donors to play a key role in expanding support for faculty throughout their careers with the launch of the Faculty Fellowship Challenge.

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From ‘Vanderbilt Magazine’: Deep Healing

Sep. 6, 2018—Two VU alumni are making waves in drug discovery by plumbing the oceans’ depths for new therapeutic molecules.

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New faculty chair in Vanderbilt’s Basic Sciences created in memory of biochemist Richard Armstrong

Aug. 29, 2018—A $1 million gift has established a new faculty chair within the School of Medicine’s Basic Sciences that is named in honor of the late biochemist Richard Armstrong.

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New scholarship honors legacy of civil rights leader James Lawson

Jun. 25, 2018—The new Rev. James M. Lawson Jr. Scholarship provides need-based financial support for underrepresented minority students who demonstrate a commitment to civil rights and social justice.

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Ferrini family establishes scholarships at Vanderbilt law, medical schools to honor son’s memory

Apr. 30, 2018—Two new scholarships at Vanderbilt University—one at Vanderbilt Law School, the other at the School of Medicine—have been named in honor of alumnus Rick Ferrini, JD’11.

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New residential faculty to join E. Bronson Ingram College, The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons

Apr. 2, 2018—Vanderbilt University’s Office of the Vice Provost for Learning and Residential Affairs has appointed four new residential faculty to help expand the student learning experience beyond the classroom, beginning this fall.

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Venture capitalist Bruce Evans shares entrepreneurial fundraising advice at Engineering’s Chambers Lecture

Mar. 1, 2018—School of Engineering alumnus Bruce Evans discussed his journey from Vanderbilt to the venture capital industry and offered some fundraising advice during the Spring 2018 Chambers Lecture.

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New faculty: Kejia Hu, assistant professor of operations management

Oct. 9, 2017—Kejia Hu, new assistant professor of operations management, believes big data can be used as a tool for good, bringing about positive change in the marketplace. And her research can prove it.

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$2 million investment establishes Turner Family Community Enterprise Clinic at Vanderbilt Law School

Aug. 22, 2017—A $2 million investment in Vanderbilt Law School by Cal Turner Jr., BA’62, will provide legal support to entrepreneurs on shoestring budgets to help them get up and running.

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VUToday: Hate speech and the First Amendment in weekly roundup of VU news stories

Aug. 18, 2017—University News and Communications publishes "VUToday," a compilation of Vanderbilt mentions in the media, each weekday. Read a selection of Vanderbilt news stories for the week of Aug. 14.

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VUToday: Genetically engineered humans in weekly roundup of VU news stories

Aug. 11, 2017—University News and Communications publishes "VUToday," a compilation of Vanderbilt mentions in the media, each weekday. Read a selection of Vanderbilt news stories for the week of July 31.

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