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Two Arts and Science professors named 2020 Guggenheim Fellows

Apr. 30, 2020—Two College of Arts and Science professors are among 175 scholars, artists and scientists to be awarded 2020 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowships.

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Nominations open for fall 2020 faculty awards recognizing research, service

Apr. 29, 2020—Nominations are being accepted through Friday, May 29, for Vanderbilt’s top faculty awards, which recognize outstanding achievements in research and service to the university and demonstrate Vanderbilt’s appreciation for and commitment to excellence.

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Rafat receives Young Investigator Grant from Breast Cancer Alliance

Feb. 19, 2020—The two-year, $125,000 award will allow Marjan Rafat and her research group to investigate how radiation influences tumor and immune cell recruitment in triple negative breast cancer.

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Wente and Macara named American Society for Cell Biology Fellows

Oct. 10, 2019—Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente and Louise B. McGavock Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology Ian Macara have been elected 2019 fellows of the American Society for Cell Biology.

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Nominations open for faculty awards recognizing research, service

Apr. 10, 2019—Nominations are now open for Vanderbilt’s top faculty awards, which recognize outstanding achievements in research and service to the university and demonstrate Vanderbilt’s appreciation for and commitment to excellence.

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Seven academic leaders honored at Spring Faculty Assembly

Apr. 5, 2019—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos presented prestigious university awards to seven faculty members honored for their contributions and commitment to the university at the Spring Faculty Assembly.

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Career and technical education is focus of $5M research network

Nov. 15, 2018—Vanderbilt's Shaun M. Dougherty will help lead the Career and Technical Education Research Network, a new IES-funded research project.

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Deadline for Faculty Senate spring award nominations is Nov. 2

Oct. 25, 2018—Faculty can visit the InfoReady portal to nominate their colleagues for several of Vanderbilt's highest faculty honors given by the Faculty Senate each spring.

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School of Nursing recognizes faculty, staff, colleagues and honorary nurses

Jun. 1, 2018—Two longtime friends of Vanderbilt University School of Nursing were named honorary VUSN nurses, a leading researcher was recognized for service to faculty and students, and outstanding faculty and staff members received awards during the School of Nursing’s spring Faculty/Staff Assembly May 17.

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Faculty meeting recognizes excellence in education, research and clinical service

May. 24, 2018—During Wednesday’s Spring Faculty Meeting, Jeff Balser, M.D., Ph.D., dean of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and President and CEO of Vanderbilt University Medical Center, highlighted the medical school’s rising stature among the country’s top-tier institutions.

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Deadline for Digital Learning faculty/staff grants and working-group awards May 10

Apr. 12, 2018—The Vanderbilt Institute for Digital Learning (VIDL) announces deadlines for application submissions for its MacroGrant awards for faculty and staff members, as well as its Faculty Working Group awards.

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Faculty invited to submit nominations for top awards

Mar. 12, 2018—Nominations are due April 15 for the university's top faculty awards, which demonstrate the university's appreciation for and commitment to excellence.

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