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Speaker urges students, faculty to continue diversity-related efforts

Oct. 25, 2012—Alvin Poussaint, M.D., professor of Psychiatry and faculty associate dean for Student Affairs at Harvard Medical School, said the appearance of more diversity in medical schools is evidence of progress, but he cautions that the issue is more complicated than ever.

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New partnership supports recruitment of women for tech jobs

Sep. 5, 2012—by Joan Brasher Vanderbilt’s commitment to maintaining a diverse workforce took another step forward recently when Human Resources officially partnered with Women in Technology of Tennessee (WiTT). The organization was founded 13 years ago by a small group of technology-minded leaders in the Nashville area with the mission to “empower women in technology through education,...

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Diversity aided mammals’ survival over deep time

Apr. 23, 2012—The first study of how mammals in North America adapted to climate change in “deep time” found that taxonomical families with greater diversity were more stable and maintained larger ranges than less diverse families.

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Life, Earth and Space Research


Milner presented AACTE Outstanding Book Award

Feb. 6, 2012—Peabody’s Rich Milner has been awarded the Outstanding Book Award by the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education.

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Fall 2011 International Lens schedule announced

Sep. 7, 2011—The eighth season of International Lens opens Sept. 7 with Musica Campesina, a feature film directed by Alberto Fuguet while he was a visiting professor on campus in 2009.

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Renowned spine surgeon to deliver VUSM Dean’s Lecture

Aug. 23, 2011—The lecture will explore "What Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would want us to know about health care disparities."

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Music, prizes at Business Diversity Supplier Fair

Apr. 19, 2011—Vanderbilt University Procurement Services will sponsor its 16th Business Diversity Supplier Fair Thursday, April 21.

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Preparing teachers for diversity

Apr. 5, 2011—Research from Peabody College faculty members Donna Ford and Rich Milner is featured in the latest volume released by the American Educational Research Association (AERA).

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Education and Psychology releases Research


Graphene expert receives NSF CAREER award

Mar. 21, 2011—Vanderbilt physicist Kirill Bolotin has received NSF’s CAREER award, which supports exceptionally promising junior faculty members.

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Engineering and Technology myVU releases Research


Video: “Conflicted Identities: Michael Jackson and the Problem of Diversity in America”

Sep. 22, 2009—Watch video of a Sept. 21 panel discussion on issues of identity and diversity through the lens of late pop star Michael Jackson's life and career.

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