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‘The Future of Legal Education’ Feb. 26

Feb. 13, 2019—David Lat, editor at large and founding editor of "Above the Law," will explore the forces shaping the future of law and legal education, including the influence of technology, during a special lunch hour talk and moderated discussion on Feb. 26.

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Provost’s action plan on international strategy takes step forward with launch of Global VU

Feb. 11, 2019—A new university website designed to showcase Vanderbilt’s positive global impact and elevate the university’s international profile has launched.

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U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center chief scientist to give Parker Lecture Feb. 5

Feb. 1, 2019—Dr. David Pittman of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will discuss “Environmental Engineering and the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center” on Tuesday, Feb. 5, as part of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering’s Frank Parker Lecture Series.

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Student Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Misconduct now available

Feb. 1, 2019—The information collected from the Student Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Misconduct will help Vanderbilt to better understand how intimate partner violence affects the student community and how the university can continue to improve campus resources. 

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Faculty selected as Chancellor’s Public Voices Fellows for fall 2019

Jan. 30, 2019—Hiba Baroud, Jeffrey Bennett and Suzana Herculano-Houzel have been named to the first cohort of the Chancellor’s Public Voices Fellowship, a semester-long program designed to expand Vanderbilt’s global reach by amplifying the impact of faculty academic research.

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Students, faculty can dine together through FeaST program

Jan. 30, 2019—The FeaST program allows students to share a free meal with any faculty member at any Campus Dining location. The program is designed to help students and faculty members build lasting relationships beyond the classroom.

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Career Center to host Fellowships 101 series

Jan. 29, 2019—The Career Center will host a Fellowships 101 series of workshops throughout the spring semester for students who would like to learn more about fellowship and scholarship programs that can provide financial support for travel, language learning, research and further study.

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Faculty invited to submit Research Scholar Grant proposals through Feb. 4

Jan. 28, 2019—Proposals for the next round of Research Scholar Grants, which provide funding for innovative scholarship and creative expression projects, are due Monday, Feb. 4.

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January issue of provost’s ‘Open Dore’ newsletter now available

Jan. 28, 2019—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente discusses the challenges of protecting the campus from cyber security threats, and initiatives like the recently launched VerifyU, in this month's newsletter.

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Vanderbilt shares concerns, observations on proposed Title IX changes

Jan. 28, 2019—Vanderbilt has joined with peers in the Association of American Universities (AAU) to share concerns and provide observations about the likely effects of the U.S. Department of Education’s proposed new Title IX regulations.

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Guthrie reappointed as dean of Vanderbilt Law School

Jan. 25, 2019—Chris Guthrie, the John Wade-Kent Syverud Professor of Law, has been reappointed to a five-year term as dean of the Vanderbilt Law School.

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Vanderbilt School of Nursing celebrates grand opening of revolutionary building expansion

Jan. 23, 2019—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing opened a new $23.6 million building expansion containing a state-of-the-art simulation lab, technologically advanced classrooms and student services offices with a grand opening and ribbon cutting event on Jan. 22.

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