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Vanderbilt faculty member’s empathy project awarded NEA funding

Dec. 17, 2019—The National Endowment for the Arts has awarded funding to OZ Arts Nashville to support its collaboration with Vanderbilt Department of Art faculty member Jana Harper. Her project, "This Holding," encourages empathy for the shared human experience.

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MFA graduate named NEA Creative Writing Fellow

Dec. 16, 2016—Edgar Kunz, a 2015 graduate of Vanderbilt's MFA Program in Creative Writing, has been awarded a National Endowment for the Arts creative writing fellowship in poetry for 2017.

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NEA to fund Vanderbilt lab study on arts and creativity

Dec. 12, 2016—A new initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts known as NEA Research Labs will fund a collaborative study on creativity at Vanderbilt's Curb Center for Art, Enterprise and Public Policy.

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National Endowment for the Arts awards fellowship to Vanderbilt MFA student

Dec. 5, 2014—Anders Carlson-Wee, a second-year Vanderbilt MFA student and former professional rollerblader, is the recipient of an NEA Creative Writing Fellowship in Poetry.

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Rare NEA research grant to fund Vanderbilt study on art-making and quality of life

Jun. 12, 2012—The Curb Center for Art, Enterprise and Public Policy at Vanderbilt will use $10,000 from the NEA to study correlations between art-making and quality of life.

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Children’s literature expert discusses enduring value of ‘Dr. Seuss’

Mar. 1, 2012—Vanderbilt expert on children’s literature discusses the lasting impact of Dr. Seuss.

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