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Symposium begins yearlong campus planning process by asking big questions

Nov. 5, 2015—As Vanderbilt plans for its growth over the next decades, what are the core philosophic and humanistic values that should underpin its major building projects? This and other weighty questions were discussed by faculty, administrators and other members of the campus community at a Nov. 2 symposium led by Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos to usher in a yearlong land use planning process.

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Study further links immune response, serotonin signaling

Nov. 5, 2015—Vanderbilt University scientists are a step closer to understanding how inflammation in the body can affect mood and behavior.

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VU students learn about federal STEM issues and advocacy in Washington, D.C.

Oct. 20, 2015—For the second year in a row, Vanderbilt students came to Washington, D.C., to participate in a two-day workshop designed to introduce them to federal issues and advocacy related to science, technology, engineering and math.

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Working group-designed model for pre-award grant contract support and director search launched

Oct. 19, 2015—A university working group has established the model for a new office that will provide pre-award support for university faculty grant and contract proposals to external funding agencies following the VU-VUMC reorganization. A search for the new office's director also has been launched.

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Study to examine how female engineering faculty persist despite barriers

Oct. 13, 2015—A new study will examine how and why women persist in faculty engineering positions despite barriers to success in the context of race, class and gender.

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Depression intervention for at-risk youth shows sustained effects

Oct. 13, 2015—A new study finds that a cognitive-behavioral prevention program yielded sustained positive effects for youth at risk for depression.

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Vanderbilt malnutrition project opens mass-production facility in Guatemala

Oct. 5, 2015—Years of interdisciplinary research by Ted Fischer, professor of anthropology and director of the Center for Latin American Studies, and more than a dozen Vanderbilt students from across the university went into the development of Mani+.

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Proposals sought for university Discovery and Research Scholar grants

Oct. 5, 2015—The Office of the Provost has issued a call for proposals for the next round of Discovery and Research Scholar grants. These two internally funded grant programs, which are independent of the second round of Trans-Institutional Programs announced last month, support the scholarship of faculty.

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An update from Chancellor Zeppos on the 2015-16 academic year

Sep. 28, 2015—"As we officially transition into fall, many great accomplishments have already been achieved that will distinguish and define the 2015-16 academic year and Vanderbilt’s history," writes Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos in a message to the Vanderbilt community Sept. 28.

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Team to explore using nanoparticles to fight cancer

Sep. 24, 2015—Three Vanderbilt researchers have received a federal grant to study the use of nanoparticles to deliver potential therapies for breast cancer that has spread to the bone.

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Cancer therapies’ impact on heart, kidneys explored

Sep. 24, 2015—Vanderbilt is embarking on a multi-disciplinary approach to understand how promising cancer treatments, specifically certain kinase inhibitors, affect the heart and kidneys.

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Does knowing high-status people help or hurt?

Sep. 21, 2015—How depressed you are may have something to do with who you know—and where you come from.

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