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Graduate career services enhanced for fall 2020

Jul. 10, 2020—Career support for graduate students is moving from the Graduate School to the Career Center beginning in the fall 2020 semester.

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Provost’s office increasing support for graduate education

Jun. 24, 2020—The Office of the Provost will increase its focus on graduate education to ensure graduate students have the resources they need to be successful as Mark T. Wallace, dean of the Graduate School, prepares to step down from his leadership role to return to the faculty full time beginning Sept. 1, 2020.

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Vanderbilt names 2020 Founder’s Medalists

May. 8, 2020—Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente announced Vanderbilt’s 2020 Founder’s Medalists in a video message to the university community on May 8.

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Vanderbilt Fulbright finalists and alternates announced for 2020-21

Apr. 30, 2020—Twelve Vanderbilt students and alumni have been awarded funding to pursue graduate study, conduct research and teach English around the world through the prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Program. An additional eight students have been named alternates and may subsequently become grantees.

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23 Vanderbilt students win prestigious NSF fellowships

Apr. 21, 2020—The National Science Foundation recently selected 18 Vanderbilt graduate students and five undergraduate students to receive Graduate Research Fellowships. Additionally, one undergraduate and 15 graduate students received honorable mentions.

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Resources for students planning to attend graduate, professional school in the near future

Apr. 5, 2020—The Office of the Provost has organized a series of online Q&A sessions for students planning to attend graduate or professional school. Students can attend the live virtual sessions, and recordings will be made available for each.

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Physics grad student embraces ‘dissertation-at-home’ format for creative presentation

Mar. 25, 2020—For graduate students nearing the end of their programs, COVID-19 has created an unexpected challenge: remotely presenting an effective and engaging dissertation defense. That was the new reality for Kyle Godbey, a graduate student of physics at Vanderbilt studying nuclear reactions.

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Financial planning seminars for graduate students, postdoctoral scholars Feb. 3-4

Jan. 29, 2020—Intimidated by the prospect of preparing your grad student or postdoc tax return? Are you ready to take the next step with your finances? Emily Roberts, author of "Personal Finance for Ph.D.s," is returning to campus Feb. 3 and 4 to offer basic insights on financial management for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars.

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Russell G. Hamilton Graduate Leadership Institute announces spring 2020 grant recipients

Jan. 6, 2020—The Russell G. Hamilton Graduate Leadership Institute ended 2019 on a high note with the announcement of the spring 2020 Travel Grant and Dissertation Grant recipients.

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Vanderbilt launches Ph.D. program in health policy

Dec. 16, 2019—Vanderbilt University is now accepting applications for a new doctoral program in health policy. The program is being launched at a time when health care is consistently one of the most important issues to Americans at home and at the polls.

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Wente, Kopstain provide capital projects update at campus meeting

Dec. 11, 2019—A recent town hall meeting gave Vanderbilt community members an update on progress being made on several of the university’s capital projects, as well as provided next steps in the planning processes surrounding academic buildings and spaces.

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No, it doesn’t matter how nicely you wrap that gift. Except when it does.

Dec. 5, 2019—A neatly wrapped gift will impress your acquaintances, but might leave your loved ones feeling let down when the gift doesn't live up to expectations, suggests new research by Vanderbilt postdoctoral scholar Erick Mas.

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