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Provost search committee named

Feb. 11, 2014—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos has named a committee including a Board of Trust member, two top administrators and a number of faculty members who will search for the next Vanderbilt University provost.

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Nine faculty honored with endowed chairs

Jan. 24, 2014—Nine Vanderbilt University faculty members named to endowed chairs were honored for their academic achievements during a celebration Jan. 22 at the Student Life Center.

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Guthrie reappointed as law school dean

Jan. 20, 2014—Chris Guthrie will serve a second term as dean of Vanderbilt Law School.

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Poster campaign and website to raise awareness about sexual assault

Jan. 14, 2014—Reducing sexual assault and providing easy access to support services are the aims of a new poster and website designed to provide a single point of entry for information about sexual assault for the Vanderbilt community.

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University staff: Take the Energy Bowl Challenge to conserve energy (and win pizza!)

Dec. 12, 2013—The university building that reduces its energy consumption by the highest percentage—compared to this time last year—will win a pizza party of up to 20 pies.

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McCarty to step down as provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs

Dec. 3, 2013—Richard McCarty, a distinguished psychologist who has served as Vanderbilt University's chief academic officer since 2008, will step down as provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs next year, he announced today.

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Scholarship students show the impact of Opportunity Vanderbilt

Nov. 20, 2013—Sabre Rucker grew up just a few miles from the Vanderbilt campus in East Nashville. Despite her successes in high school, her dreams of “black and gold” seemed out of reach. But Opportunity Vanderbilt made her dreams real. Her story is featured in a new video on Opportunity Vanderbilt, the university’s initiative to replace all...

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Vanderbilt research institute celebrates regional impact, global reach

Nov. 15, 2013—Founded in 1998, the Institute for Software Integrated Systems at Vanderbilt is a key national player in an effort to design the software-integrated systems that have become an integral part of human lives today – in consumer appliances, vehicles, planes, hospitals, schools, design shops, factories, space systems and energy.

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Class of 2012 leads the way in giving back to Vanderbilt

Nov. 9, 2013—The Class of 2012 is accustomed to leading the way. As freshmen, they became the first class to live at The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons. As seniors, they broke a Vanderbilt record at the time by giving back to Vanderbilt at a rate of 48 percent through the Senior Class Fund. Today, they continue to...

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Memorial Oct. 21 for Ellen Fanning, ALS walk Oct. 26

Oct. 18, 2013—Please join in celebrating the life of Ellen Fanning, Stevenson Professor of Biological Sciences and a professor of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, on Monday, Oct. 21, at 2 p.m., in Benton Chapel.

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Ellen Fanning, DNA researcher and mentor of young scientists, dies

Sep. 3, 2013—Ellen Fanning, Stevenson Professor of Biological Sciences and a professor of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, died on Sunday morning, Sept.1, after a lengthy battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). She was 67 years old.

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Event celebrates 12 Vanderbilt endowed chair holders

Aug. 30, 2013—Twelve Vanderbilt University faculty members named to endowed chairs were lauded for their extraordinary academic achievements during an Aug. 28 celebration.

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