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Golf tournament to benefit Susan Gray School April 19

Apr. 16, 2012—A golf tournament on April 19 at the Vanderbilt Legends Club will benefit the Susan Gray School. (Vanderbilt) The Susan Gray School for Children will hold a benefit golf tournament Thursday, April 19. The day begins with a continental breakfast at 7 a.m. Tee time is at 8 a.m. The tournament will be at Vanderbilt...

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All That Jazz

Apr. 5, 2012—Blair Big Band plays from the heart In the practice hall at Blair School of Music, a velvety voice is crooning Irving Berlin’s “Let’s Face the Music and Dance.” Jubilant trumpets, a sizzling beat and funky, thumping bass notes carry joyous noise to hallways and classrooms, charging the air like an electrical current. Blair School...

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Kudos

Apr. 5, 2012—Leonard Folgarait, professor of history of art, delivered the keynote address on Mexican photography at the Art History Graduate Student Symposium held at Duke University. Nancy Godleski has been named assistant dean for collections at Central Library. Previously, Godleski was the Kaplanoff Librarian for American History and American Studies at Yale’s Sterling Memorial Library. Ian...

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Former visiting artist’s grape hyacinth project now in bloom

Mar. 27, 2012—Acclaimed Cuban artist Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons, in collaboration with the Vanderbilt senior art majors and other volunteers, participated in a campus art project last October, when they planted 4,400 grape hyacinth bulbs, mapping out Campos-Pons’ hometown. The flowers are now in bloom at the northeast corner of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Research on Human...

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VUCast Newscast: Free Degree

Mar. 26, 2012—This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s weekly newscast highlighting research, experts, students, sports and everything Vanderbilt: How focusing on inner city kids could earn you a free master’s degree Vanderbilt’s ties to a major motion picture Sex for life!  

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Founder of ‘Knowledge is Power Program’ to speak at Vanderbilt

Mar. 22, 2012—The founder of the Knowledge is Power Program will speak on the completion results and growth of this national network of public schools.

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Peabody again ranked top graduate education school

Mar. 13, 2012—For the fourth straight year, Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development is ranked No. 1 in the U.S. News & World Report poll of graduate education schools. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is ranked No. 14 among research medical centers.

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Shepherd to discuss ‘Nobel Women’ at Woman’s Club lunch event

Mar. 8, 2012—Virginia Shepherd, professor of pathology and science education at Vanderbilt, will discuss Nobel Prize-awarded women from several aspects – their educational backgrounds and opportunities, their families, their scientific contributions and their acceptance by colleagues – on Thursday, March 29, at Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory. The talk is part of the popular Dyer Lecture and Lunch Series...

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Scholastic book fair at Peabody Library March 15, 16

Mar. 8, 2012—A luau-themed book fair featuring Scholastic books is scheduled for Peabody Library March 15-16 in the ground floor project room. This year’s fair will offer a wide selection of engaging and affordable books for young readers, including Newbery, Caldecott and Coretta Scott King award winners. Titles for pre-K through young adult will be offered. Cash, checks...

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Teach Twice Takes Off

Mar. 1, 2012—Teach Twice shares stories from other cultures to create opportunities for change What do those in developing countries – where poverty is widespread and material possessions few – inherently have that is of value to the rest of the world? How can it be used to improve access to education, and ultimately, lead to a...

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Kudos

Mar. 1, 2012—Amrutur Anilkumar, professor of the practice of mechanical engineering, and Sankaran Mahadevan, the John R. Murray Sr. Professor of Engineering, have been elected associate fellows of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Peter Cummings, the John R. Hall Professor of Chemical Engineering, has been appointed to the Advisory Committee for the Engineering Directorate and...

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Milner presented AACTE Outstanding Book Award

Feb. 6, 2012—Peabody’s Rich Milner has been awarded the Outstanding Book Award by the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education.

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