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First cohort of Academic Pathways Fellows chosen

May. 17, 2017—The innovative program addresses the acute need for greater diversity in the professoriate by offering a specialized postdoctoral program for scholars from underrepresented backgrounds.

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Vanderbilt, peer institutions continue opposition of travel ban, file new amicus brief

Apr. 4, 2017—Vanderbilt and 30 of the nation’s other top universities have filed a joint amicus brief urging that the U.S. District Court's preliminary injunction against portions of the latest executive order regarding immigration and refugees be upheld.

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Message from the Chancellor on March 6 Executive Order

Mar. 8, 2017—Read a message to the Vanderbilt community from Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos regarding the March 6 Executive Order.

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Vanderbilt, peer institutions file amicus brief opposing travel ban

Feb. 13, 2017—Vanderbilt University and 16 of the nation’s other top universities have filed a joint amicus brief urging that the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington’s Feb. 3 stay of the Jan. 27 Executive Order regarding immigration and refugees be upheld.

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Chancellor, university participate in advocacy efforts in response to Jan. 27 executive order

Feb. 6, 2017—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and Vanderbilt University joined other higher education leaders and colleges, universities, and scientific organizations across the country last week to express opposition to President Trump's Jan. 27 executive order that temporarily bans citizens of seven majority-Muslim nations from entering the United States.

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A message from Chancellor Zeppos regarding the Jan. 27 Executive Order

Jan. 29, 2017—Read a message to the Vanderbilt community from Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos regarding the Jan. 27 Executive Order.

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Thanks to Vanderbilt, some hungry animals have a lucky Friday the 13th

May. 20, 2016—Animals at the Nashville Zoo and Walden’s Puddle recently enjoyed taking part in a bit of Vanderbilt tradition when the university donated strawberries left over from Commencement to the two organizations.

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