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And the Beat Goes On: A resilient Vanderbilt community finds innovative ways to thrive amid the challenges of COVID-19

May. 14, 2020—As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to upend lives in countless ways, members of the Vanderbilt community have shown remarkable resilience in the face of the crisis.

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From Antarctica to The Ingram Commons

Oct. 22, 2019—Dan Morgan, faculty head of Memorial House and principal senior lecturer of earth and environmental sciences, leads with optimism.

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Ice Age: Vanderbilt expedition to Antarctica studies ice and how it has changed over millions of years

Feb. 19, 2019—In the remote mountains far beyond Antarctica’s McMurdo Station, Vanderbilt geologist Dan Morgan and undergraduate Andrew Grant lived in tents for more than a month while they hunted in the glow of an ever-present sun for the oldest ice ever found.

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Student pushing boundaries to impact the Earth, and people in it

Jan. 30, 2019—What is more daring—camping in a remote part of Antarctica for a month doing field research, or directing and performing in a musical revue about the environment? For Earth and Environmental Sciences major Andrew Grant, pushing boundaries to positively impact the Earth, and the people who call it home, are equally thrilling.

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Provost establishes working group on second-year residential experience

Jan. 9, 2019—A new working group convened by Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente will explore trends in the second-year residential experience and identify areas to bolster student success.

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Vanderbilt welcomes the Class of 2022

Aug. 18, 2018—Service is synonymous with Vanderbilt's culture. On Move-In Day, that means hauling lots of boxes, clothes, mini fridges and “must haves” for the newest class moving into The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons.

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Professor and student travel to the bottom of the earth, searching for climate clues

Apr. 4, 2018—Vanderbilt geologist Dan Morgan and undergraduate Andrew Grant took immersion to an extreme, trekking all the way to Antarctica to hunt for the oldest ice ever found.

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VU Inside: Students dig into super-massive volcanic eruptions

Jan. 25, 2018—A dozen Vanderbilt students went on a monthlong science adventure of a lifetime, studying super-eruptions, glaciers and earthquakes in New Zealand.

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Third annual Commons Unplugged week celebrates sustainability

Feb. 14, 2017—The third annual Commons Unplugged environmental awareness week—from Saturday, Feb. 18, to Saturday, Feb. 25—will celebrate sustainability, natural resource conservation and energy conservation through various events focusing on Vanderbilt’s first-year student population.

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Vanderbilt glacier expert to give library talk on Antarctica

Oct. 5, 2015—The history of Antarctic exploration and the role that the coldest continent on Earth plays in global earth systems will be discussed at a Williamson County Public Library talk by Vanderbilt researcher Dan Morgan Oct. 9.

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10 questions with Earth and Environmental Sciences Professor Dan Morgan

Sep. 1, 2015—The Hustler sat down with Dan Morgan, the new Associate Dean of the College of Arts Sciences and Senior Lecturer in Earth and Environmental Sciences, to talk about geology, Maymesters, and the true reason Vanderbilt is the happiest school in the nation.

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Enroll now in Vanderbilt Osher Lifelong Learning fall classes

Aug. 20, 2014—Interested individuals 50 and older are invited to sign up for the Vanderbilt Osher lifelong learning fall classes, which begin Oct. 5.

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