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Vanderbilt astronomers help NROTC midshipmen learn celestial navigation

Jul. 26, 2017—A team of Vanderbilt astronomers, working with the Center for Teaching, have developed an online course on celestial navigation that the NROTC is using to reintroduce training in celestial navigation.

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Love at first sight

Mar. 20, 2017—As the next in a series of student profiles related to Opportunity Vanderbilt, Christopher Huerta represents just one of the nearly 9,000 students whose lives have been changed by this financial aid initiative. For more information on Opportunity Vanderbilt, visit If it hadn’t been for Disney World, Christopher Huerta may never have come to...

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U.S. military leader to discuss what’s next for Afghanistan

Sep. 19, 2014—Retired U.S. Army Lieutenant General Keith Huber, who exercised oversight and control of U.S. detention operations in Afghanistan, will be the keynote speaker for Vanderbilt Naval ROTC's sixth annual National Security Symposium Friday, Oct. 10.

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Kolditz to discuss leadership in the War on Terror at National Security Symposium

Sep. 24, 2013—Retired Brig. Gen. Thomas A. Kolditz will discuss “Leadership Lessons from the War on Terror” Oct. 4 in Sarratt Cinema. His talk marks the annual National Security Symposium at Vanderbilt hosted by the Vanderbilt NROTC Alumni Association.

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5K run/walk will support military veterans

Feb. 26, 2013—The inaugural Run for Our Veterans 5K Run/Walk is scheduled for Saturday, March 23, in the Music Row area of Nashville.

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Register for Run for Our Veterans 5K

Feb. 8, 2013—Vanderbilt's Naval ROTC will co-sponsor the Run for Our Veterans 5K on March 23. The run starts and ends on the Vanderbilt campus.

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9/11 remembrance held on Alumni Lawn

Sep. 12, 2012—Members of the Vanderbilt community gathered for a moment of silence, prayers and reflection on the 11th anniversary of the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001. In attendance were students, staff and faculty, as well as members of the Vanderbilt University Police Department, Vanderbilt’s Reserve Officers Training Corp, the Metro Nashville Fire Department and others....

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Mar. 1, 2012—Amrutur Anilkumar, professor of the practice of mechanical engineering, and Sankaran Mahadevan, the John R. Murray Sr. Professor of Engineering, have been elected associate fellows of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Peter Cummings, the John R. Hall Professor of Chemical Engineering, has been appointed to the Advisory Committee for the Engineering Directorate and...

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China and U.S. security subject of Vanderbilt panel discussion

Sep. 23, 2010—Retired admiral and former ambassador to China to moderate event An Oct. 22 panel discussion at Vanderbilt University led by retired Adm. Joseph Wilson Prueher will focus on China’s role on the world’s stage and its implications for U.S. security policy. The second annual Security Symposium, sponsored by Vanderbilt’s Naval ROTC, will take place from...

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