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The Tennessean: New Vanderbilt University chancellor pledges bold action during national crisis

Jul. 1, 2020—Vanderbilt University's new chancellor, Daniel Diermeier, is arriving on campus in the midst of national upheaval. (SUBSCRIPTION REQUIRED)

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Watch: Vanderbilt welcomes Chancellor Daniel Diermeier

Jul. 1, 2020—The Vanderbilt community is delighted to welcome Daniel Diermeier on July 1, 2020, as the university’s ninth chancellor.

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Watch: Embarking on Vanderbilt’s next chapter of excellence

Jul. 1, 2020—Daniel Diermeier greets the Vanderbilt community and shares his optimism in the university’s future on his first official day as chancellor.

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New Aspirations: Vanderbilt welcomes Daniel Diermeier as the university’s ninth chancellor

Jul. 1, 2020—In a wide-ranging interview, Chancellor Daniel Diermeier discusses growing up as a first-generation student in a divided Germany, taking the helm during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the collaborative culture that has fueled Vanderbilt’s success.

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Enhanced e-book helps close the word gap in children from families of low socio-economic status

Jun. 29, 2020—New research from Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development asks whether the use of an enhanced electronic book can train parents in reading methods that facilitate parent-child conversations, which are known to spur preschool vocabulary development and the language processing skills necessary to close the word gap.

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Watch: Honoring Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente

Jun. 29, 2020—Members of the Vanderbilt community pay tribute to Susan R. Wente for guiding the university—with visionary strength and compassion—during her time as interim chancellor.

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Wente maintains Vanderbilt’s momentum during unprecedented year

Jun. 29, 2020—Susan R. Wente is being thanked across campus for her exceptional leadership during an unprecedented year, as her tenure as interim chancellor concludes and she returns full-time as provost July 1.

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Leadership in a COVID-19 world

Jun. 29, 2020—Being a biomedical scientist has served Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente well as she’s led the university through “a rapid succession of significant decisions” since the first reports of COVID-19.

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Interim Chancellor Wente honored by Board of Trust

Jun. 29, 2020—The Vanderbilt Board of Trust pays tribute to Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente with a resolution and appoints her Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair.

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Nine faculty receive 2020 Research Scholar and Discovery grants

Jun. 29, 2020—Research Scholar Grants are one of Vanderbilt’s primary investments to advance faculty research, scholarship and creative expression, while Discovery Grants support new ideas and cutting-edge scholarship that possess high potential for future external support.

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Six interdisciplinary programs awarded TIPs funding for 2020

Jun. 29, 2020—Six cross-disciplinary programs have been awarded funding for 2020 by Vanderbilt’s Trans-Institutional Programs initiative, a hallmark of the university’s Academic Strategic Plan.

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Vanderbilt medical experts discuss health disparities, inequities during COVID-19 on webinar co-hosted with SEC chief diversity officers

Jun. 26, 2020—More than 600 attendees from across the Southeast participated in a June 24 webinar on COVID-19 health disparities hosted by Vanderbilt and presented by the chief diversity officers of universities in the Southeastern Conference.

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