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Vanderbilt University honors 32 as emeriti faculty

May. 12, 2017—Thirty-two retiring faculty members were recognized during Vanderbilt’s Commencement ceremony May 12, when the university honored their years of service and bestowed on them the title of emeritus or emerita faculty.

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Founder’s Medalists honored at Vanderbilt Commencement

May. 12, 2017—Vanderbilt Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos awarded the top scholars from each of the university’s undergraduate and professional schools with Founder’s Medals during Commencement on Friday, May 12.

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Class of 2017: Musbah Shaheen finds belonging and purpose in the college experience

May. 4, 2017—Growing up in Homs, Syria, Musbah Shaheen excelled in science, eventually enrolling at Damascus University Medical College at 17. After two years, he wanted to “stow away” that chapter of his life in the war-ravaged nation and explore something different.

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Celebration honors 11 endowed chair holders

May. 2, 2017—The extraordinary academic achievements of 11 faculty members named to endowed chairs were recognized during a celebration April 27 at the Student Life Center.

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Adult Summer Chamber Music Institute applications due June 2

Apr. 26, 2017—Adult amateur string players are invited to the Blair School of Music for the Adult Summer Chamber Music Institute, June 22-25. Applications are due June 2 for the four-day institute.

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Class of 2017: Nicole Long looks at the big picture of arts administration

Apr. 25, 2017—The combination of music, high academic standards and an openness to explore is what brought Blair School of Music senior Nicole Long to Vanderbilt. She knew from the beginning she wanted to double major in percussion and something academic, though she wasn’t sure what her second subject might be.

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Class of 2017: Zachary Bednarke thrives at the intersection of science and music

Apr. 25, 2017—After hours of thinking about theoretical physics, senior Zachary Bednarke relaxes by playing his trumpet. While running through scales on the instrument, he is also, technically, still doing schoolwork.

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Alumni Association honors Robert Fry for educational contributions

Apr. 17, 2017—Robert Fry, senior lecturer in music history and literature, is the recipient of the 2017 Vanderbilt Alumni Education Award.

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Grammy-winning vocal project Roomful of Teeth visits Vanderbilt

Mar. 9, 2017—Roomful of Teeth, a Grammy-winning vocal ensemble dedicated to mining the expressive potential of the human voice, performs at Vanderbilt’s Blair School of Music at 8 p.m. March 15 in Ingram Hall.

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Blair hosts international clarinet competition

Mar. 7, 2017—Vanderbilt University’s Blair School of Music hosts the 2017 Backun International Clarinet Competition March 9-11, welcoming young musicians from around the world competing for $15,000 in awards.

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Blair precollege scholarship application deadline is March 13

Mar. 1, 2017—The Blair School of Music precollege scholarship application deadline is March 13. Auditions are held by appointment in March and April.

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Kudos: Read about faculty and staff awards, appointments and achievements

Mar. 1, 2017—Read about the latest faculty and staff awards, appointments and achievements.

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