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SEIU withdraws from Vanderbilt, drops effort to unionize NTT faculty in College of Arts and Science

Dec. 10, 2018—The faculty unionization effort on Vanderbilt's campus is officially closed, following the withdrawal by Service Employees International Union Local 205 of its pending petition to unionize non-tenure track faculty in the College of Arts and Science.

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Three Vanderbilt undergraduates awarded prestigious fellowships and scholarships

Dec. 10, 2018—Vanderbilt seniors Javan Latson and Sasha Whitley have been awarded Pickering Fellowships for 2019, and junior Mary E. Tezak has been named a Boren Scholarship recipient.

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Vanderbilt Data Science Institute launches new master of science program

Dec. 7, 2018—Vanderbilt's Data Science Institute, founded earlier this year, has launched a new master of science program to prepare students for careers in the burgeoning field of data science. Applications for the 2019-20 academic year are now open to students.

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VU wins national award for model proposal to advance graduate education

Dec. 6, 2018—Vanderbilt has received the 2018 Educational Testing Service/Council of Graduate Schools Award for Innovation in Promoting Success in Graduate Education: From Admission through Completion.

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Smith to serve as chair of Immersion Faculty Steering Committee; schools appoint key faculty leaders for program

Dec. 5, 2018—A new group of faculty members have been appointed to leadership and advisory roles designed to support the continued launch of Immersion Vanderbilt across campus.

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VISE celebration includes technology ‘show and tell’ and symposium

Dec. 4, 2018—The Vanderbilt Institute for Surgery and Engineering—dedicated to cross-disciplinary collaborations that advance discovery—will host a celebration and symposium at its new campus home Dec. 12.

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Alumni couple gives $5M to support student scholars, faculty leaders at Vanderbilt University

Dec. 3, 2018—The commitment from alumni Elizabeth Sauereisen Allen, BS’83, and Vanderbilt Board of Trust member Greg Allen, BA’84, builds on their legacy of generosity toward the university and continues their support for faculty and program leadership, as well as current and future student scholars.

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Faculty invited to submit Discovery Grant and Research Scholar Grant proposals

Dec. 3, 2018—The Office of the Provost invites faculty to submit proposals for the next round of Discovery Grants and Research Scholar Grants.

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Learn about faculty roles in residential colleges at Dec. 4 event

Nov. 30, 2018—Faculty who are interested in serving in residential or programmatic roles within the university’s residential college system are invited to an open house Dec. 4 at the dean’s residence on The Ingram Commons.

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Research software engineer-for-hire core service available

Nov. 30, 2018—Do you need a programmer? The Office of the Vice Provost for Research sponsors a research software engineer-for-hire core service. All research projects are welcome.

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Celebration honors 10 new endowed chair holders

Nov. 29, 2018—Vanderbilt's 10 newest endowed chair holders, who come from six schools and colleges across campus, were lauded for their exemplary teaching and scholarship at a Nov. 27 ceremony .

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Five faculty elected AAAS fellows

Nov. 27, 2018—Five Vanderbilt University faculty members have been elected new fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society. 

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