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Limited Submission Opportunity: Brain Research Foundation

Mar. 29, 2019—The SIA program provides $150,000 over two years for innovative science in both basic and clinical neuroscience. This funding mechanism is designed to support creative, exploratory, cutting edge research in well-established research laboratories, under the direction of established investigators.

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Vanderbilt faculty featured at AERA annual meeting

Mar. 27, 2019—Vanderbilt education researchers will present their work at the American Educational Research Association’s annual meeting in Toronto April 5–9.

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Limited submission opportunity: American Diabetes Association

Mar. 13, 2019—The award amount is up to $1,625,000 and the single nomination may be for only one of three award types: Initiator Award for researchers in postdoctoral training, Accelerator Award for early-career diabetes investigators, and the Visionary Award for established investigators, new to diabetes.

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Limited submission opportunity: Conservation, Food and Health Foundation

Mar. 13, 2019—The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation seeks to protect natural resources, improve the production and distribution of food, and promote public health in Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East.

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Limited submission opportunity: William T. Grant Foundation

Mar. 13, 2019—Vanderbilt University may submit one nominee per major school/division for the William T. Grant Foundation Scholars Program.

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Biomedical engineering professor named a fellow of optics society

Mar. 6, 2019—Audrey Ellerbee Bowden has been named a Fellow of SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, “for achievements in optical coherence tomography.”

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Endowed chair holder celebration honors eight faculty members

Feb. 28, 2019—Vanderbilt’s newest endowed chair holders were celebrated for their path-breaking scholarship and research by family members, donors, colleagues and friends during a Feb. 25 ceremony.

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Rosenthal to step down as VINSE director; planning for institute’s future begins

Feb. 27, 2019—Sandra Rosenthal will step down as director of the Vanderbilt Institute for Nanoscale Science and Engineering on June 30 following 12 years of service.

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Student pushing boundaries to impact the Earth, and people in it

Jan. 30, 2019—What is more daring—camping in a remote part of Antarctica for a month doing field research, or directing and performing in a musical revue about the environment? For Earth and Environmental Sciences major Andrew Grant, pushing boundaries to positively impact the Earth, and the people who call it home, are equally thrilling.

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Students lead three-day race to ‘make with a purpose’ for kids with special needs

Jan. 24, 2019—Teams of makers from Vanderbilt and beyond raced the clock to create innovative solutions to the problems facing those living with disabilities as part of Vanderbilt’s Tikkun Olam Makers (TOM) makeathon.

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Special education researchers highlight moderator analysis in ‘Exceptional Children’ special issue

Jan. 9, 2019—Peabody College's Douglas Fuchs and Lynn Fuchs served as guest editors of the January issue of "Exceptional Children."

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Vanderbilt increases presence in Edu-Scholar rankings

Jan. 9, 2019—Vanderbilt University has increased its presence in "Education Week’s" annual listing of the most influential public scholars in education.

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