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Nine professors honored at endowed chair holder celebration

Sep. 9, 2015—The extraordinary achievements of nine Vanderbilt endowed chair holders were lauded at a Sept. 8 celebration during which generous donors were thanked.

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Two Vanderbilt students named American Humanity in Action fellows

Apr. 24, 2015—Leslie Bruce and Aditya Karhade are among the 43 American recipients of the 2015 Humanity in Action Fellowship. They will join students and recent graduates from universities in nine countries for the Humanity in Action Fellowship program in Europe.

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World War I historian to deliver Byrn Lecture at Vanderbilt

Apr. 2, 2015—Christopher Clark, author of "The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914," will speak April 8.

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Two Vanderbilt researchers awarded NEH grants

Dec. 15, 2014—Vanderbilt's Marshall Eakin and Humberto Garcia are among the latest recipients of research grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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Vanderbilt student and staff member part of Obama Nashville visit

Dec. 11, 2014—A Vanderbilt doctoral student in Brazilian history and a staff member with the Center for Latin American Studies had a memorable day as drivers for President Obama's Dec. 9 visit to Nashville.

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Vanderbilt professor awarded Roland H. Bainton Book Prize

Oct. 24, 2013—Paul C.H. Lim, a Vanderbilt University religious historian, has received the 2013 Roland H. Bainton Book Prize for Mystery Unveiled: The Crisis of the Trinity in Early Modern England.

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Space 204 exhibit: Susan DeMay career highlights

Sep. 27, 2013—The Vanderbilt University Department of Art will host an exhibition celebrating four decades of art by Susan DeMay, the art department's long-time senior lecturer in ceramics.

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Three Vanderbilt professors awarded Guggenheim Fellowships

Apr. 15, 2013—Three Vanderbilt University professors are among 175 scholars, artists and scientists named the 2013 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellows.

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Vanderbilt’s Peabody No. 1 education school for fifth consecutive year

Mar. 12, 2013—Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development was named the top graduate school of education in the country for the fifth consecutive year by U.S. News and World Report.

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Listen: Paul Lim: “Mystery Unveiled: The Crisis of the Trinity in Early Modern England”

Oct. 24, 2012—Listen to an interview with Paul Lim, Associate Professor of the History of Christianity, Associate Professor of Religious Studies, and Affiliated Faculty, Department of History, about his new book, Mystery Unveiled:  The Crisis of the Trinity in Early Modern England. Interviewed by Chris Benda, Divinity School librarian.

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Documentary ‘Jahaji Music: India in the Caribbean’ screens March 20

Mar. 15, 2012—From the mid-19th century, Indian laborers arrived in the Caribbean on boats, bringing a few belongings and their music with them, launching the beginnings of a remarkable cultural practice. Surabhi Sharma’s documentary Jahaji Music: India in the Caribbean follows pop/rock/Indian/fusion recording artist Remo Fernandes as he travels to the Islands to discover the rhythms of India...

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Preserving endangered slave records focus of Vanderbilt conference

Jan. 31, 2012—Renowned experts on preservation of African and Afro-descended slave records will gather at Vanderbilt Feb. 2 - 4 to launch the university's new Ecclesiastical and Secular Sources for Slave Societies digital archive and website.

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