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M. Eric Johnson named dean of Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management

Apr. 22, 2013—Former Owen Graduate School of Management professor M. Eric Johnson will return as dean beginning July 1, leaving the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.

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Faculty directors named for new College Halls

Apr. 22, 2013—As Moore and Warren Colleges take shape at the corner of West End and 21st avenues, two award-winning faculty members have been named to lead the new residential colleges that are part of the College Halls at Vanderbilt system.

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Dever reappointed dean of College of Arts and Science

Feb. 28, 2013—Carolyn Dever has accepted a second five-year term as dean of the College of Arts and Science, announced Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost Richard McCarty.

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Pulitzer Prize winner for poetry among spring Vanderbilt Visiting Writers

Feb. 11, 2013—Tracy K. Smith, winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for her collection "Life on Mars," will read from her work Feb. 14 at Vanderbilt University’s Sarratt Cinema.

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Peabody College offers ‘summer school’ for teachers

Feb. 4, 2013—Higher education and K-12 professionals will converge on Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College campus in June for a grown-up version of summer school—the Peabody Professional Institutes (PPI). Five week-long institutes run June 10-28.

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Emeritus Peabody professor Bob Newbrough has died

Feb. 1, 2013—John Robert “Bob” Newbrough, professor emeritus at Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College, died Jan. 2, 2013, after a battle with Parkinson’s Disease. He was 78.

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Search under way for faculty directors of College Halls

Jan. 29, 2013—Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education Cynthia Cyrus and Dean of Students Mark Bandas will co-chair a search committee to find the first faculty directors of Moore and Warren colleges, a critical step in developing the two college halls now under construction at the corner of 21st and West End avenues.

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Endowed chair celebration honors nine Vanderbilt faculty

Jan. 21, 2013—The extraordinary academic achievements of nine Vanderbilt University endowed chair holders were recognized during a Jan. 17 ceremony at the Student Life Center.

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New faculty: Morgan Ricks gave up Wall Street to tackle economic crisis

Dec. 11, 2012—When the financial crisis hit in September 2008, Morgan Ricks knew what he had to do. “I was on a trading desk at a hedge fund when the crisis started,” Ricks said. “The day after Obama was elected, I quit my job and devoted myself to finding a position in the policy world, preferably in...

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New faculty: Rizia Bardhan finds solutions at the nanoscale

Dec. 11, 2012—Rizia Bardhan has a large picture of Mahatma Gandhi in her office. “Gandhi has always been very special to me,” she said. “We share the same birthday. He exemplifies the power of perseverance.” Perseverance has carried the new assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering to Nashville from Kolkatta, India, where she was born. Early in...

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New faculty: Gary T. Henry has a passion for education research

Dec. 7, 2012—Gary T. Henry (Daniel Dubois/Vanderbilt) It has been said that the next great wave of education reform is teacher preparation. If that assertion holds true, Gary T. Henry is prepared to bring evidence to the table. Henry has spent his career looking at how students and teachers are evaluated and will continue this work in...

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New offices created to strengthen diversity education, leadership development among students

Dec. 7, 2012—The Office of the Dean of Students has announced it will reorganize its efforts in the areas of diversity education and leadership development through the creation of two new offices, the re-purposing of an existing office and the creation of two new cross-departmental committees. The reorganization, which represents a significant increase in resources to these...

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