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Aug. 30, 2017—“The Resilient Souls Project,” a photo exhibition of portraits and writing celebrating women’s perseverance through life’s challenges, will be on display in the Kissam Center from Sept. 11 through Oct. 6. The exhibition is part of the university’s ongoing initiative to support holistic and inclusive approaches to mental health and well-being at Vanderbilt.
Aug. 30, 2017—Carlos F. Lopez, assistant professor of biochemistry and biomedical informatics, has been appointed as Vanderbilt University's liaison to Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
Aug. 28, 2017—The Office of the Provost will host an open house Tuesday, Sept. 19, to showcase Vanderbilt’s internal funding programs and professional development initiatives available to faculty.
Aug. 25, 2017—Vanderbilt’s latest massive open online course (MOOC), presented by the Divinity School, addresses a central ethical challenge in American society today: mass incarceration.
Aug. 23, 2017—Entering its fourth year, Vanderbilt University’s Academic Strategic Plan still charts the course for the university’s efforts as it moves forward to address the complex problems facing society.
Aug. 21, 2017—The Jean and Alexander Heard Library’s special and permanent collections will be strategically expanded this year via a new one-year program called the Library Collections Initiative.
Aug. 21, 2017—The Office of the Provost has released its second annual report focused on equity, diversity and inclusivity efforts at Vanderbilt University.
Aug. 18, 2017—Vanderbilt’s Center for Teaching will host “The Open Classroom: Two Days of Teaching Visits” Sept. 5 and 6. This program will showcase examples of best teaching practices featuring talented faculty from across the university.
Aug. 17, 2017—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente has named 20 faculty members to a new working group that will analyze the directions for new big data and data science initiatives.
Aug. 17, 2017—VUMC has recalled the white eclipse safety glasses distributed at the Williamson County Fair over supply chain concerns. Multicolored Vanderbilt University, Dyer Observatory and Vanderbilt Eye Institute glasses were obtained from a different vendor and are not included in the recall.
Aug. 16, 2017—Bright space, Vanderbilt’s new course management system, can be used to share course resources with students, communicate with students and engage them in discussion, administer quizzes and other assignments, and provide students with feedback on their learning.
Aug. 14, 2017—Vanderbilt stands with its colleagues and friends at the University of Virginia and in Charlottesville and reaffirms its deep and unwavering commitment to diversity, inclusion, mutual respect and civility, writes Provost Susan R. Wente in the August issue of "The Open Dore."