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Founding Director Bill Ivey to step down from Vanderbilt’s Curb Center; Jay Clayton named successor

May. 25, 2012—Carolyn Dever announces Bill Ivey will step down as director of the Curb Center for Art, Enterprise and Public policy after 10 years. Jay Clayton will succeed him.

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Tenn. legislature should focus on economy: Vanderbilt Poll

May. 20, 2012—The latest Vanderbilt Poll shows that there is a divide between the priorities of state lawmakers and the citizens they serve.

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Chancellor urges Vanderbilt grads to embrace complexity

May. 11, 2012—Vanderbilt graduates got some advice from Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos during Commencement May 11.

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Brokaw to Vanderbilt grads: Become the next ‘greatest generation’

May. 10, 2012—Author and newsman Tom Brokaw urged Vanderbilt graduating seniors to “leave an indelible imprint on your time” during his speech May 10 during Senior Day.

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Two Vanderbilt professors elected to National Academy of Sciences

May. 2, 2012—Vanderbilt's Larry Bartels and Randolph Blake were elected to the National Academy of Sciences, which advises the government on science and technology.

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Outstanding Vanderbilt seniors available for Commencement stories

May. 2, 2012—Four Vanderbilt University standout graduating seniors are available to speak with reporters covering May 11 Commencement ceremonies at Vanderbilt University.

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Next Steps at Vanderbilt holds spring commencement

Apr. 30, 2012—Second class graduates from Next Steps at Vanderbilt, a two-year certificate program for young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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Two Vanderbilt humanities professors named Guggenheim fellows

Apr. 24, 2012—Two humanities professors in Vanderbilt University’s College of Arts and Science have been named 2012 Fellows by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.

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Colin Dayan named to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Apr. 18, 2012—Colin Dayan, the Robert Penn Warren Professor in the Humanities at Vanderbilt University, has been named to a distinguished class of leaders from academia, business, public affairs, humanities and the arts, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences announced April 17.

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Vanderbilt Kennedy Center to hold free forum on autism research April 21

Apr. 13, 2012—The Vanderbilt Kennedy will host a free community forum on autism Saturday, April 21.

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Programs for Talented Youth receives grant to aid low-income gifted students

Apr. 6, 2012—A grant for Programs for Talented Youth will fund scholarships for low-income gifted students.

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Chancellor: Vanderbilt faring well in difficult economic climate

Mar. 29, 2012—Increases in regulatory burdens combined with reductions in federal support will likely add considerable cost to doing business for research universities, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos told the Spring Faculty Assembly.

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