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Communication of Science and Technology

Little, Pinker and Zimmer to discuss global challenges at Chancellor’s Lecture

Nov. 20, 2019—Amanda Little, Steven Pinker and Carl Zimmer will discuss with moderator Jon Meacham "2020 and Beyond: Tackling Global Issues in the Decades to Come" at the Dec. 3 Chancellor's Lecture Series event.

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Jiang named Vanderbilt’s 2019 Outstanding Senior

Nov. 18, 2019—With a passion for science, business and education, Troy Jiang works to serve and empower others in a way that makes a lasting difference. Community members recognized Jiang’s impact throughout his time at Vanderbilt when he was named Outstanding Senior on Oct. 19.

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Breaking Barriers: $2.5 million grant from Facebook CEO boosts researcher’s investigation into neurodegenerative disease

Nov. 5, 2019—Vanderbilt researcher Ethan Lippmann, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, learned in December that he’d won $2.5 million as part of a wider grant from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to fund his work on neurodegenerative diseases.

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Vanderbilt China Forum: ‘Reimagining the Possibilities of a Rising Nation’ March 30-31

Mar. 21, 2019—This forum will explore the implication of China’s rise, both domestically and internationally, delving into possibilities in various areas with speakers in leadership in law and politics, healthcare, investment and entrepreneurship, technology and regulation, and literature.

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Being Human: The Nexus of Science and Spirituality March 19-20

Mar. 12, 2019—A two-day science communication event sponsored by the AAAS, Vanderbilt Graduate School, Russell G. Hamilton Leadership Institute and Communication of Science and Technology Program.

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Writer Ted Chiang coming to campus March 18-19

Mar. 6, 2019—Renowned writer Ted Chiang will visit campus to offer two talks March 18-19.

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ArtLab explores intersections of art and science

Apr. 2, 2018—Whether art can boost a scientist's creativity is just one of the intriguing questions a group of faculty, students and staff explore in ArtLab, an ongoing workshop started by a postdoctoral student.

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Weintraub receives 2015 Klopsteg Memorial Lecture Award

Mar. 13, 2015—The American Association of Physics Teachers has given its 2015 Klopsteg Memorial Lecture Award to Vanderbilt’s David A. Weintraub, professor of astronomy. The award recognizes educators who have made notable and creative contributions to the teaching of physics.

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