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Proposal deadlines are fast approaching for Discovery Grants and Research Scholar Grants

Jan. 6, 2017—Proposal deadlines for Discovery Grants and Research Scholar Grants are coming up, with Discovery Grant proposals due Jan. 30 and Research Scholar Grant proposals due Feb. 6.

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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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Academic Strategic Plan website gets update, highlights key initiatives and programs

Jan. 3, 2017—The website for Vanderbilt’s Academic Strategic Plan has been updated to promote some of the major accomplishments achieved thus far and to preview programs and initiatives in development.

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Brazil TIPs project may unlock key answers in health care delivery while creating immersive student research opportunities

Dec. 19, 2016—Through a TIPs award, Vanderbilt University faculty and students are researching Brazil's universal health care system to find out why residents give the system failing marks.

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Vanderbilt receives $20 million gift thanks to Facebook founding engineer and his wife

Dec. 16, 2016—Vanderbilt University has received a transformational $20 million gift from a donor-advised fund of alumnus and Board of Trust Vice Chairman-Elect Jeffrey Rothschild and his wife Marieke that will accelerate ongoing development of its residential colleges program, College Halls.

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Vanderbilt awarded $1 million grant on public theology and racial justice

Dec. 12, 2016—A $1 million grant from The Henry Luce Foundation will establish the Public Theology and Racial Justice Collaborative at Vanderbilt Divinity School, to be directed by Dean Emilie M. Townes.

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PIERS to further excellence in research and scholarship

Dec. 12, 2016—A set of initiatives, collectively now referred to as PIERS, The Provost’s Initiatives to Enhance Research and Scholarship, will build off of existing practices and identify new approaches aimed at elevating Vanderbilt University’s international research profile and continuing to enhance the university’s competitiveness for research funding, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente announced today.

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Colleges and schools to make recommendations on future investments in graduate education and research

Dec. 12, 2016—Provost and Vice Chancellor Susan R. Wente is seeking input from Vanderbilt colleges and schools on their priorities for the future investments in graduate education and research announced by Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos at the Fall Faculty Assembly.

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University Courses proposals due Dec. 12; Application windows open for Discovery and Research Scholar Grants Dec. 19

Dec. 5, 2016—The deadline for University Courses proposals is Monday, Dec. 12. The Office of the Provost is also issuing a call for proposals for the Discovery Grants and Research Scholar Grants programs.

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Reminder: TIPs pre-proposals due Nov. 28; University Courses proposals due Dec. 12

Nov. 15, 2016—Pre-proposals for the 2017-18 round of Trans-Institutional Programs (TIPs) are due Monday, Nov. 28, and proposals for University Courses are due Monday, Dec. 12.

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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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Computer science professors, peers teach mobile cloud computing to diverse majors

Nov. 8, 2016—Thanks to the Cross-College Teaching Initiative that began this semester, computer science professors Doug Schmidt and Jules White launched the University Course "Tackling Big Questions with Mobile Cloud Computing."

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