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Vanderbilt to host NEH-supported institute on digital humanities

Jun. 2, 2014—Scholars from across the United States and abroad will be at Vanderbilt University June 9-20 to improve their skills in building projects in the digital humanities.

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Vanderbilt Libraries spotlight golden age of sports journalism

May. 6, 2014—Vanderbilt Libraries pay tribute to renowned sports writers and alumni Grantland Rice and Fred Russell in a new exhibition.

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Dowell retiring as first dean of libraries

Apr. 10, 2014—Connie Vinita Dowell, Vanderbilt’s first dean of libraries, who worked tirelessly to expand the library system’s mission, modernize its facilities and services, and create a welcoming and engaging environment, will retire July 31.

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Vanderbilt-led effort to build new digital environments receives Mellon grant

Apr. 7, 2014—The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a strategic planning grant to Vanderbilt University to support the Committee on Coherence at Scale for Higher Education.

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Author Michael Sims to read from book on Thoreau April 11

Apr. 1, 2014—Author Michael Sims, a former employee of Vanderbilt Special Collections, will read from his new book on Henry Thoreau April 11 at the Central Library.

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Enhancements underway for OAK support

Mar. 19, 2014—The libraries and Vanderbilt IT are working together to improve and support the course management and learning technology system OAK.

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Make note of modified hours over Spring Break

Feb. 26, 2014—Most Vanderbilt schools are observing Spring Break March 3-7. Residence halls close at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 1, and re-open at 9 a.m. Sunday, March 9. Visit the Office of Housing and Residential Education website for more information. Vanderbilt Campus Dining, the Vanderbilt libraries and the Sarratt Student Center will modify their hours of operation...

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Vanderbilt Heard Library receives Golden Globe

Jan. 9, 2014—Vanderbilt University Heard Library's Special Collections has received a Golden Globe and two other major film awards given to the late film director Delbert Mann.

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Listen: Divinity professor offers new look at Book of Judges

Dec. 6, 2013—Jack M. Sasson, the Mary Jane Werthan Professor of Jewish Studies and Hebrew Bible, offers a new appreciation of the first 12 chapters of the book of Judges in a forthcoming book that is part of the Anchor Yale Bible Commentary Series.

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Two Vanderbilt librarians selected as ARL fellows

Nov. 19, 2013—Vanderbilt Heard Libraries' Bill Hook and Larry Reeves are among 26 fellows participating in the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Leadership Fellows Program for 2013-15.

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Make note of modified hours, closings over Thanksgiving holiday

Nov. 19, 2013—Most Vanderbilt schools are observing a break from classes Nov. 23-Dec. 1 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Residence halls close at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, and reopen at 9 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 1. Classes resume Monday, Dec. 2. Campus Dining locations and all Vanderbilt libraries will modify their hours over Thanksgiving Break. Campus Dining Thanksgiving...

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Janus Press founder to lecture at Vanderbilt Central Library

Nov. 1, 2013—Claire Van Vliet, founder of an independent press dedicated to the finest quality craftsmanship and collaborative spirit, will speak at Vanderbilt University Central LibraryNov. 7.

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