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Human and Organizational Development

Class of 2014: Lisa Koenig uses technology to build cultural exchange

Apr. 29, 2014—Lisa Koenig's passion for service inspired her to create a distance-tutoring program that teaches English to children in Pakistan.

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Vanderbilt Student Teaching Kids in Pakistan

Apr. 29, 2014—Meet Vanderbilt Human And Organizational Development major Lisa Koenig.  She wakes up in the middle of the night to help change kids’ lives In one of the most controversial parts of the Middle East.

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Vanderbilt University names two Keegan Traveling Fellows

Apr. 28, 2014—Vanderbilt University has awarded its 2014 Michael B. Keegan Traveling Fellowship to graduating seniors David Sanchez and Emily Yount. The goal of the fellowship is to develop future leaders through world travel and experiential learning.

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First-year student project creates better signs for navigating Stevenson Center

Oct. 23, 2013—Every freshman feels a little lost navigating a new campus, but for those assigned to a class in Vanderbilt’s Stevenson Center, “lost” can take on a whole new meaning.

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HOD’s Fraser next speaker for ‘Teaching, Writing, Learning’ Oct. 22

Oct. 15, 2013—Vanderbilt’s Center for Teaching, Writing Studio, Jean and Alexander Heard Library and English Language Center are co-sponsoring a new discussion series called “Teaching. Writing. Learning.” The monthly series features lunchtime conversations open to anyone who teaches writing at Vanderbilt. The purpose is for participants to gather and discuss specific issues, hear from invited colleagues about...

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New Vanderbilt Latino and Latina studies program launched

Oct. 10, 2013—Vanderbilt University will celebrate the fall launch of Latino and Latina Studies, a new multidisciplinary program, with several events during Hispanic Heritage Month, including an Oct. 15 talk by author Joy Castro.

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Exodus of physicians to America causing ‘brain drain’ in Africa

Sep. 18, 2013—The past decade has seen a dramatic rise in the number of physicians trained in Sub-Saharan Africa emigrating to the United States, resulting in a “brain drain” on nations in the greatest need for affordable and accessible health care.

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$10M grant establishes center to boost outcomes for children with learning disabilities

Aug. 27, 2013—A team of Vanderbilt professors will develop new math and reading strategies aimed at improving student success with the support of a new $10 million federal grant.

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Kudos: Read about faculty, staff and alumni awards, appointments and achievements

Jul. 12, 2013—Read about faculty, staff and alumni awards, appointments and achievements.

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HOD Nashville Impact Awards May 8

May. 1, 2013—The HOD Nashville Impact Awards will recognize the Vanderbilt HOD student whose Nashville-based internship project is deemed the most impactful.

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I had to be a Commodore

Mar. 4, 2013—Accessibility, inclusiveness and community made the difference for these students.

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Listen: Sandra Barnes: Live Long and Prosper

Feb. 18, 2013—Listen to an interview with Sandra Barnes, Professor of Sociology of Religion and Professor of Human and Organizational Development, about her recent book, Live Long and Prosper:  How Black Megachurches Address HIV/AIDS and Poverty in the Age of Prosperity Theology. Interviewed by Chris Benda, Divinity School librarian.

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