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Medical Scientist Training Program hosts local middle school students

May. 20, 2019—Students from Vanderbilt’s Medical Scientist Training Program recently hosted on campus 160 fifth- and sixth-graders from LEAD Academy and Dickson County Schools to introduce them to physician-scientist careers through a series of interactive stations focused on science and medicine.

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‘Policy, Politics, Privilege’ focus of Summer Institute at Vanderbilt May 20–24

May. 17, 2019—Vanderbilt Divinity School’s Public Theology and Racial Justice Collaborative presents its second Summer institute May 20–24.

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Vanderbilt neuroscientists, art museum collaborate on NEA-funded visual cognition research

May. 17, 2019—Vanderbilt neuroscientists Isabel Gauthier and Thomas Palmeri will collaborate with a Buffalo, New York, art gallery on a two-year project that recently earned a National Endowment for the Arts Research: Art Works program award.

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Vanderbilt announces plan to build graduate housing development in Midtown

May. 17, 2019—The university will begin work later this year on its graduate and professional student housing village, starting with an approximately 600-bed project to be located on Broadway between Lyle and 20th avenues.

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Vanderbilt wins NASA’s 2019 Student Launch Competition, sixth in 7 years

May. 16, 2019—Vanderbilt’s Aerospace Design Laboratory again has earned top honors in NASA’s National Student Launch Competition, the lab’s sixth national championship and second consecutive win in 12 years.

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New hub for Graduate School students and postdoctoral fellows in Alumni Hall

May. 16, 2019—Newly renovated space on the first floor of Alumni Hall is designed to become a robust hub for student life within the Graduate School community.

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West named associate vice chancellor for federal relations

May. 16, 2019—Christina West has been promoted to associate vice chancellor for federal relations in Vanderbilt’s Office of Federal Relations.

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Sophomore earns Department of Defense SMART Scholarship

May. 16, 2019—Vanderbilt sophomore Rachel Strons has been selected as a SMART Scholar—which stands for Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation—by the U.S. Department of Defense.

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Nairon graduates as TICUA fellow

May. 15, 2019—Laura Nairon, associate vice chancellor for business services in the Division of Administration, graduated as a 2019 fellow of the Tennessee Independent Colleges and Universities Association’s Pressnell Executive Leadership Institute.

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In Vanderbilt’s new simulation lab, nursing and divinity students train together

May. 14, 2019—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing's $23.6 million expansion includes the state-of-the-art Simulation and Skills Lab, where nurse practitioner students and divinity students learn together.

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Annual picnic brings out employees for food, fun

May. 14, 2019—Thousands of Vanderbilt University employees attended the annual Employee Appreciation Picnic: At the County Fair held Tuesday on Magnolia Lawn. Under sunny, blue skies, faculty and staff members enjoyed free food and activities designed to express thanks for the integral role they play in the university’s purpose and mission.

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VUIT: Password reset for faculty, staff, students

May. 14, 2019—As the academic year ends, VUIT is reminding faculty, staff and students to change their ePassword, the password associated with VUnetID.

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