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Katharine Donato

National assessment overstates public access to safe drinking water in Bangladesh

May. 12, 2017—According to the latest national assessment, 85 percent of the people in Bangladesh have access to safe drinking water. However, a new study raises serious questions about the nation's water security.

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Vanderbilt University dependents with intellectual challenges to receive tuition benefit

May. 9, 2016—Vanderbilt University has decided to expand its popular dependent tuition assistance policy to include students with intellectual disabilities.

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Donato appointed 2016-17 Russell Sage Foundation Visiting Scholar

Jan. 26, 2016—While in residence, Katharine Donato will analyze how race and gender affect how immigrants find their place in the United States.

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When being an immigrant makes it more–not less–likely to have a job

Jul. 28, 2015—Among U.S. job-seekers who identify as black, those born in the Caribbean and Africa are more likely to be working than those born here--but a college degree nearly erases that difference.

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Task force named to prioritize Academic Strategic Plan health initiatives

May. 7, 2015—A new faculty task force has been appointed to prioritize and refine the eight health-related initiatives in the Academic Strategic Plan and to inventory existing health-related interdisciplinary centers and institutes at Vanderbilt.

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Family reunification drives child migration from Latin America

Apr. 20, 2015—New research by Katharine Donato and Blake Sisk examines why children make the difficult journey north.

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Vanderbilt experts can provide insights into Nashville’s growth

Nov. 12, 2014—Vanderbilt experts from a variety of fields are available to help explain issues surrounding Nashville's transformation into the latest “it” city.

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The new ‘double disadvantage’

Oct. 9, 2014—In the United States, your nationality has some effect on your likelihood to be employed--but being married matters more. For women, it matters a lot more.

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Vanderbilt Sociology celebrates 80 years

Mar. 6, 2014—Vanderbilt’s Department of Sociology celebrated its 80th anniversary Feb. 17 and 18 with visits from a civil rights lawyer and historian, and two prominent sociologists.

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‘Voices of Nashville’ shares the immigrant experience

Feb. 28, 2014—The Dean of Students and International Student and Scholar Services invite you to a performance of Voices of Nashville on Tuesday, March 11 at 7 p.m.

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Patterson wins competitive young scholar fellowship

Sep. 24, 2013—Evelyn Patterson, assistant professor of sociology, is a recipient of a 2013-2014 Woodrow Wilson Foundation Career Enhancement Fellowship for Junior Faculty.

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Vanderbilt planning for the future

Jul. 5, 2013—An executive committee has been named and will meet regularly this summer to develop a framework of ideas to guide a university-wide academic strategic planning process that will set the course for Vanderbilt’s future.

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