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Argonne National Laboratory: Dissolving brittle stars hint at implications of ocean acidification

Aug. 20, 2013—Scientists at Vanderbilt University and the New York Health Department say colonies of Antarctic brittle stars may be especially vulnerable to the effects of ocean acidification.

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2012 Fall Faculty Assembly

Aug. 29, 2012—Watch video of the annual Fall Faculty Assembly that took place on Thursday, Aug. 23, at the Student Life Center. Opening remarks were provided by Faculty Senate Chair Salvatore March. David Furbish, professor of earth and environmental sciences, gave the faculty presentation, titled “The Statistical Physics of Earth’s Sediment: An Imagined Conversation with Hans Albert...

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Fall Faculty Assembly is Aug. 23

Aug. 22, 2012—The annual Fall Faculty Assembly is scheduled for 4:10 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, at the Student Life Center. Opening remarks will be provided by Faculty Senate Chair Salvatore March. David Furbish, professor of earth and environmental sciences, will give the faculty presentation, titled “The Statistical Physics of Earth’s Sediment: An Imagined Conversation with Hans Albert...

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VUCast: Celebrate, celebrate…amazing seniors

May. 6, 2011—Meet several impressive Vanderbilt graduates who took their bold ideas outside of the classroom. Plus, high tech changes are coming to the Commencement ceremony and hear from the real life “Mother Earth.”              

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Faculty awards conferred at spring assembly

Apr. 7, 2011—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos presented five faculty members with awards when Vanderbilt‘s Spring Faculty Assembly convened April 7.

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Tackling the erosion of a special river island

Dec. 14, 2010—E&ES Professor David Furbish and students Grace Loy and John Rosenberry study the dynamics of the Columbia River around Locke Island, an island sacred to Native Americans endangered by erosion, in order to help determine how best to preserve the site.

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