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New center supports digital exploration in the humanities

Feb. 6, 2017—Vanderbilt's new Center for Digital Humanities in Buttrick Hall will be home to a cohort of faculty and students seeking digital approaches to humanistic scholarship.

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Unique exhibition will ‘map’ science and visualize data at four campus locations beginning Jan. 23

Jan. 6, 2017—"Places and Spaces: Mapping Science," an exhibition showcasing the visualization of complex data in innovative and eye-catching ways, will be on display at four campus locations beginning Jan. 23.

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FutureVU enters spring semester with focus on inclusion, sustainability and transportation

Dec. 14, 2016—More than 650 faculty, students, staff and trustees have participated in FutureVU, the university’s land use planning process, since its launch this fall, with multiple working groups forming now.

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Learn about copyright clearance for course readings with SIPX

Nov. 10, 2016—Trainer Betsy Post-Garza, customer success manager for Ex Libris-ProQuest Learning Solutions, will return to the Vanderbilt campus Nov. 15 and 16 to provide instruction and support for using SIPX to manage and streamline the copyright clearance process with Blackboard and coursepacks.

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Take a look inside the Wond’ry

Nov. 10, 2016—Students, faculty, staff, and business and community members filled the Wond'ry Nov. 9 at an open house featuring tours, makerspace demonstrations and more. See a video of the event.

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New system launching for course and teaching evaluations

Nov. 7, 2016—Following a multi-committee review process that included both faculty and staff representation, students in the four undergraduate schools, the Graduate School and Vanderbilt Divinity School will utilize a new software system to complete their end-of-semester course and teaching evaluations beginning Dec. 2.

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Vanderbilt Institute for Digital Learning offers grant opportunities

Oct. 14, 2016—The Vanderbilt Institute for Digital Learning is offering grant opportunities this fall to faculty and staff in the form of its MacroGrants program, as well as Micro Grants. The MacroGrant deadline is Nov. 4, while Micro Grant submissions are ongoing and reviewed on the 15th of every month.

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A conversation with Valerie Hotchkiss, university librarian

Oct. 10, 2016—Learn more about Valerie Hotchkiss, who became Vanderbilt’s university librarian Aug. 1. She serves as the executive administrator of the Jean and Alexander Heard Library as well as a professor of religious studies in the College of Arts and Science.

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Vanderbilt IT adds initiatives to Highlights site

Oct. 3, 2016—Vanderbilt IT has added new articles showcasing Fiscal Year 2016 projects to the Highlights site. This site captures major projects and initiatives from June 30, 2014, through today.

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Expanded vision for Arts and Science’s Classical and Mediterranean Studies

Sep. 26, 2016—The new Program in Classical and Mediterranean Studies expands the scope of a venerable academic department by building on faculty strengths across disciplines.

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Center for Teaching to host ‘Open Dores: Two Days of Teaching Visits’

Sep. 9, 2016—The Center for Teaching will host Open Dores: Two Days of Teaching Visits Sept. 27 and 28. This program will showcase Vanderbilt’s talented faculty as well as examples of best teaching practices from across the university.

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New podcast to explore how educational technology can enhance student learning

Aug. 3, 2016—A new Vanderbilt-produced podcast on the use of educational technology in higher education launched Aug. 1. “Leading Lines” will explore creative, intentional and effective uses of technology to enhance student learning.

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