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What’s On My Mind: Fostering accessible education for all

May. 1, 2019—A high-quality, accessible education should be a uniting factor across our society, says Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos in this week's column.

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Student Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Misconduct now available

Feb. 1, 2019—The information collected from the Student Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Misconduct will help Vanderbilt to better understand how intimate partner violence affects the student community and how the university can continue to improve campus resources. 

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Vanderbilt shares concerns, observations on proposed Title IX changes

Jan. 28, 2019—Vanderbilt has joined with peers in the Association of American Universities (AAU) to share concerns and provide observations about the likely effects of the U.S. Department of Education’s proposed new Title IX regulations.

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Vanderbilt to participate in AAU’s 2019 Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Misconduct

Oct. 4, 2018—The Association of American Universities will launch a national Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Misconduct in spring 2019. Vanderbilt University is one of 33 institutions participating in the project.

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Zeppos elected vice chair of Association of American Universities

Oct. 25, 2017—Vanderbilt University Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos was elected vice chair of the Association of American Universities at its semiannual meeting Tuesday in Washington, D.C.

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New AAU report includes Vanderbilt efforts to prevent sexual assault

Apr. 26, 2017—Vanderbilt’s efforts to educate incoming students about sexual assault prevention, and to help all students better understand how the university responds to and investigates reports of sexual misconduct, are mentioned in a new report released April 26 by the Association of American Universities.

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Defending funny-sounding science

Aug. 9, 2011—  It’s easy to make fun of things you don’t understand. That is particularly true of scientific research. In fact, making fun of federally funded science projects has become an unfortunate political tradition. The Association of American Universities has taken up the challenge of defending publicly ridiculed science projects with a new publication titled “AAU’s...

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