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Chancellor charges university leaders to act on Academic Strategic Plan

Oct. 2, 2014—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos has charged university leadership to move forward with the next phase of Vanderbilt’s strategic planning process.

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Warren and Moore colleges host Celebration of Living and Learning Oct. 5

Oct. 2, 2014—From 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5, Warren and Moore colleges will celebrate their present and future as a living and learning community within the larger Vanderbilt and Nashville communities.

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Search launched for dean of The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons

Oct. 2, 2014—The Office of the Provost is launching a search for the new dean of The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons at Vanderbilt.

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New faculty: Miahky celebrates continuum from teacher to student

Sep. 30, 2014—More than most professions, music celebrates the line of succession from teacher to student. Stephen Miahky understands the importance of this time-honored approach.

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New faculty: Disney explores role of neurotransmitters in attention

Sep. 30, 2014—When Anita Disney was growing up in Adelaide, Australia, friends and family assumed she would follow her biologist father into science. But she wasn't hooked until she took a biological psychology course in college.

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New University Faculty 2014-15

Sep. 30, 2014—View a complete list of new university faculty for the 2014-15 academic year.

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SEC Symposium focused on obesity prevention

Sep. 25, 2014—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos, Provost Susan Wente and several Vanderbilt experts joined colleagues from across the Southeast to discuss obesity at the second annual Southeastern Conference Symposium Sept. 21-23.

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Hall stepping down as vice provost for research and dean of Graduate School

Sep. 22, 2014—Dennis G. Hall, professor of physics and of electrical engineering, will step down as vice provost for research and dean of the Graduate School Dec. 31, 2014.

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New Graduate Education Study Group to begin work Oct. 1

Sep. 22, 2014—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan Wente has appointed a new Graduate Education Study Group and charged it with laying the course for the future of graduate education at Vanderbilt.

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Work of Arts and Science dean search committee underway

Sep. 22, 2014—The work of the search committee appointed by Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan Wente to identify the next dean of the College and Arts and Science is underway.

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New program launched to support faculty at critical career stage

Sep. 15, 2014—The provost's office has launched the Chancellor Faculty Fellows program to support and invest in outstanding junior faculty.

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Wcislo stepping down as dean of The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons

Sep. 11, 2014—Francis Wcislo, the dean who launched The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons at Vanderbilt University in 2006, has announced plans to step down from that role at the end of his current contract, June 30, 2015.

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