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Working group-designed model for pre-award grant contract support and director search launched

Oct. 19, 2015—A university working group has established the model for a new office that will provide pre-award support for university faculty grant and contract proposals to external funding agencies following the VU-VUMC reorganization. A search for the new office's director also has been launched.

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Mona Frederick named UNC Distinguished Alumna

Oct. 16, 2015—Mona Frederick, who oversaw the creation of a state-of-the-art digital archive at Vanderbilt related to Robert Penn Warren and the civil rights movement, has been named a 2015 Distinguished Alumna at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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Vanderbilt engineering MOOC leads talented Indian student to Nashville

Oct. 16, 2015—A Coursera student in India’s round trip of 16,716 miles began with an invitation to spend a summer in Nashville, Tennessee, as a computer science intern at Vanderbilt University.

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Vanderbilt Libraries to host two Wikipedia ‘edit-a-thons’

Oct. 14, 2015—Vanderbilt Libraries will celebrate Open Access Week by hosting two Wikipedia edit-a-thons Oct. 15 and 23. The community is invited to participate.

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New ‘text mining’ tech tools boon for Vanderbilt researchers

Oct. 2, 2015—A partnership between the Owen Graduate School of Management and Vanderbilt Libraries can benefit the entire campus research community with the availability of new technology tools that include a 'back door portal' to LexisNexis Academic content.

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Tech Hub to open in Central Library Oct. 3

Sep. 30, 2015—The Tech Hub will open a new location on Sunday, Oct. 3, at the Central Library’s circulation desk.

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Teaching seminar Oct. 6: Make Blackboard work for you

Sep. 30, 2015—DigitalVU will host the Center for Teaching's Stacey Johnson for an interactive tips-and-tricks seminar about getting the most out of this year's updated edition of Blackboard.

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Vanderbilt joins coalition to improve college admission process

Sep. 28, 2015—Vanderbilt has joined a new coalition of diverse public and private colleges and universities created to improve the college admission application process for all students.

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An update from Chancellor Zeppos on the 2015-16 academic year

Sep. 28, 2015—"As we officially transition into fall, many great accomplishments have already been achieved that will distinguish and define the 2015-16 academic year and Vanderbilt’s history," writes Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos in a message to the Vanderbilt community Sept. 28.

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New videos on copyright law will help users balance fair-use considerations

Sep. 23, 2015—Three educational videos on copyright law and policy that will help guide faculty, staff and students in using Blackboard and related technologies are now available.

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Listen: Vanderbilt Portal to Mexico City bridges cultures with video technology

Sep. 11, 2015—A custom-designed gold shipping container at The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons will become the "Vanderbilt Portal to Mexico City" Sept. 18 through Oct. 12 for the Nashville community to engage across cultures with one-on-one conversations.

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Search underway for university librarian; nominations sought

Sep. 10, 2015—Vice Provost for Learning and Residential Affairs Cynthia Cyrus has appointed a faculty committee, chaired by School of Law Dean Chris Guthrie, to conduct a search for the position of Vanderbilt university librarian.

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