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  7 things you need to know this week  
1.   McGee gift to establish center that will leverage data science to study media narratives
    A $5 million gift from Suzanne Perot McGee, BS’86, Patrick K. McGee, BS’85, and their family to the College of Arts and Science at Vanderbilt University will establish a new center dedicated to analyzing the media, using the cutting-edge tools of data science. [ Read More ]
2.   WATCH: Experts say gun violence will continue in absence of political compromise
    Vanderbilt University and the Vanderbilt Project on Unity and American Democracy hosted a live virtual discussion June 7 to discuss the nation’s mass shootings and the continued divisiveness about gun violence and legislation. [ Read More ]
3.   Unity Project launches summer conversation series, ‘Unity Talks’
    The Vanderbilt Project on Unity and American Democracy is launching a series of conversations and interviews this summer featuring experts on the important issues facing America today. Guests include New York Times national political correspondent Jonathan Martin, American Enterprise Institute senior fellow Yuval Levin, U.S. Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina and more. [ Read More ]
4.   Story Photo Heard Libraries reflect on archival digitization successes, offer increased access
    The Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries prioritized the digitization of a limited number of special archival collections during the 2021–22 fiscal year to ensure their accessibility for research and preservation in perpetuity. In addition to the work of creating digital surrogates from the collections, the Heard Libraries are adding metadata to make all digitized objects searchable and findable through the web. [ Read More ]
5.   ‘Social Justice Reporter,’ new scholarly journal, to launch at Vanderbilt in 2022–23
    Vanderbilt Law School will launch a new student-edited legal journal, the Social Justice Reporter, in 2022–23. The new journal will publish scholarship focusing on social justice, civil rights and public interest lawyering by leading researchers, practitioners, policymakers and law students. [ Read More ]
6.   Engineering doctoral student is Vanderbilt’s first recipient of Rabi Young Investigator Award
    Vanderbilt engineering graduate student Sai Abitha Srinivas received the I.I. Rabi Young Investigator Award at the 2022 meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. [ Read More ]
7.   Neurodiversity Inspired Science and Engineering graduate trainee program now accepting applications
    Applications are open through June 15 for the Neurodiversity Inspired Science and Engineering graduate trainee program. The NISE program engages students across STEM disciplines in the development, deployment and commercialization of future of work at the human technology frontier (FW-HTF) approaches and devices that support neurodiverse individuals, and/or that are inspired by their abilities. [ Read More ]
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