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Vanderbilt University honors 24 as emeriti faculty

May. 13, 2016—Twenty-four retiring faculty members were recognized during Vanderbilt’s Commencement ceremony May 13, when the university honored their years of service and bestowed on them the title of emeritus or emerita faculty.

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Search to begin for vice provost for research

Jul. 20, 2015—Vanderbilt is launching a national search to find its next vice provost for research.

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Op-ed: World War II technology still with us today

Jan. 19, 2015—Dennis Hall writes that while 'The Imitation Game' film dramatizes technological discoveries that shortened World War II, there is a lesser known story about radar advances that brought us the microwave.

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McNamara named vice provost for research, faculty and international affairs

Dec. 2, 2014—Timothy P. McNamara has been appointed to a one-year term as vice provost for research, faculty and international affairs effective Jan. 1, 2015, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente announced Dec. 2.

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Hall stepping down as vice provost for research and dean of Graduate School

Sep. 22, 2014—Dennis G. Hall, professor of physics and of electrical engineering, will step down as vice provost for research and dean of the Graduate School Dec. 31, 2014.

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New Graduate Education Study Group to begin work Oct. 1

Sep. 22, 2014—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan Wente has appointed a new Graduate Education Study Group and charged it with laying the course for the future of graduate education at Vanderbilt.

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Second annual Golden Goose Awards presented in Washington

Sep. 20, 2013—The Golden Goose Award recognizes significant contributions to scientific understanding through federally funded basic research—research conducted with the goal of increasing scientific understanding rather than providing a solution to a specific problem.

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Tennessean op-ed: Solar energy is still in shadows

Aug. 20, 2013—More can be done with sun-powered electricity source, writes Dennis Hall, vice provost for research, dean of the Graduate School, professor of physics and professor of electrical engineering.

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Weird science: Golden Goose Awards recognize obscure but important research

Sep. 14, 2012—Eight scientists, including four Nobel laureates, received the first Golden Goose Awards on Thursday, Sept. 13 at an awards ceremony on Capitol Hill. The award was established to highlight the importance of federally funded basic research that, on the surface, seemed particularly odd or obscure, but which ended up having a large impact on society.

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Record number of Vanderbilt grad students score prestigious NSF fellowships

Jun. 19, 2012—This year a record number of Vanderbilt Graduate School students have won prestigious National Science Foundation graduate research fellowships.

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Rep. Cooper launches “golden goose” award

Apr. 26, 2012—A new award, called the Golden Goose Award, has been established in order to highlight the often unexpected or serendipitous nature of basic scientific research by honoring federally funded researchers whose work may once have been viewed as unusual, odd or obscure but which has produced important discoveries that have benefited society in significant ways.

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Vanderbilt students, faculty and staff share discoveries at USA Science & Engineering Festival

Apr. 25, 2012—A group of Vanderbilt students, faculty and staff will share their research and passion for science and technology with middle and high school students at the nation’s largest science fair April 27-29 in Washington, D.C.

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