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Auer receives prestigious Japanese award

Mar. 8, 2016—Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe presented the prestigious Seiron Taisho award to James E. Auer, senior lecturer in Asian studies, emeritus, during a ceremony held in Tokyo March 7.

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Influential former administrator featured in documentary chronicling Nashville’s LGBT community

Jun. 25, 2015—K.C. Potter, Vanderbilt dean of residential and judicial affairs, emeritus, is among those featured in "A Secret only God Knows," a documentary film chronicling the lives of gay, transgender and bisexual residents who reflect on life in Middle Tennessee before 1970, and how homosexuality was viewed in the larger community.

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Longtime College of Arts and Science faculty named as emeriti

Apr. 24, 2013—The Vanderbilt Board of Trust has approved the awarding of emeriti honors to 14 distinguished, longtime College of Arts and Science faculty. The professors will be honored at Commencement ceremonies on May 10.

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Douglas Hall, noted astronomer and former director of Dyer Observatory, dies

Mar. 20, 2013—Douglas S. Hall, professor of physics and astronomy, emeritus, died March 16 after a brief illness. Hall was a distinguished astronomer and scientist credited with several significant discoveries.

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Memorial service for engineering professor Tomlinson Fort Jr. is Sept. 23

Sep. 18, 2012—A memorial service for Tomlinson Fort Jr., Centennial Professor of Chemical Engineering, Emeritus, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, in Vanderbilt’s Benton Chapel. Visitation with the family will follow at 3 p.m. Fort, 80, died Sept. 13 in Franklin, Tenn. Fort joined the Vanderbilt School of Engineering in 1989 as a Centennial...

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