Richard McCarty

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    Professors get pies in the face for charity

    Frank Dobson (left), director of the Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center at Vanderbilt and a faculty head of house at The Ingram Commons, received a pie to the face for charity Nov. 9. (Photo by Joe Howell/Vanderbilt) As a part of Disabilities Awareness Week, students were… Read More

    Nov. 12, 2012

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    College Halls to be named for distinguished figures from Vanderbilt’s history

    As the College Halls at Kissam construction project continues to take shape on the northeast corner of Vanderbilt’s campus, the university has announced plans to name the finished structures and areas within them in honor of several figures significant to the history and culture of the university. Read More

    Nov. 12, 2012

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    Information technology transformation initiative under way

    Creating a world-class information technology infrastructure at Vanderbilt University is the aim of a major initiative now under way across campus. Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Richard McCarty, Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs and Dean of the School of… Read More

    Nov. 7, 2012

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    Take a campus walk with senior leaders Nov. 6

    (Vanderbilt University) Join Vanderbilt senior leaders for walks starting at five campus locations and ending at Health Plus atop Kensington Garage, where healthy refreshments, music and activities designed to promote physical activity will be available. The Senior Leader Walk is scheduled from 11:45 a.m. to 12:30… Read More

    Oct. 31, 2012

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    Council on Library Information Resources and Vanderbilt to examine national-scale digital projects in higher education

    Central Library framed by fall foliage. (John Russell/Vanderbilt University) The Council on Library and Information Resources and Vanderbilt University have established a committee to examine emerging national-scale digital projects and their potential to help transform higher education in terms of scholarly productivity, teaching, cost-efficiency and… Read More

    Oct. 11, 2012

  • The ribbon-cutting ceremony at Rand Lounge Oct. 9, 2012, to mark the re-opening of Rand Hall and Sarratt Student Center following more than seven months of renovation. (Anne Rayner/Vanderbilt)

    Ribbon cutting marks Rand Hall re-opening

    L-r: Mark Bandas, Richard McCarty and Maryclaire Manard (Anne Rayner/Vanderbilt) Associate Provost and Dean of Students Mark Bandas, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Richard McCarty and Vanderbilt Student Government President Maryclaire Manard were on hand for a ribbon-cutting ceremony Oct. 9… Read More

    Oct. 10, 2012

  • The entrance to Chef James Bistro at Rand Hall. (Steve Green/Vanderbilt)

    Sarratt Student Center and Rand Hall celebrate re-opening after major renovation

    Spaces in Vanderbilt's Rand Hall are set to re-open this week, following more than seven months of work at Rand and Sarratt Student Center that mark the joint facility’s first major renovation in more than a decade. Read More

    Oct. 8, 2012

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    Event celebrates Vanderbilt endowed chair holders

    Twelve Vanderbilt University faculty members were honored for extraordinary contributions to their respective fields during an Aug. 28 celebration of endowed chair holders at the Student Life Center. Read More

    Aug. 30, 2012

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    Faculty honored for service, excellence at Fall Assembly

      Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos leads the Fall Faculty Assembly on Aug. 23. Vanderbilt has succeeded in the face of tough economic challenges thanks to its commitment to excellence, diversity, acceptance and creativity, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos told a standing-room-only crowd at the Student Life Center during… Read More

    Aug. 30, 2012

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    Methodist campus minister named university chaplain, director of religious life at Vanderbilt

    The Rev. Mark Forrester, an affiliated United Methodist chaplain and campus minister at Vanderbilt, will now take on the top job as university chaplain and director of the Office of Religious Life. Read More

    Aug. 9, 2012

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    Vanderbilt tuition to increase only 1.9 percent

    The 1.9 percent tuition increase announced for Vanderbilt University in 2012-13 is significantly lower that those announced by many leading private universities. Read More

    May. 9, 2012

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    Endowed campus beautification fund allows major art acquisition

    Sculptor Mark di Suvero's "Tumbleweed," before it was transported and installed on Vanderbilt's campus. (Image provided) Vanderbilt University has acquired a signature piece of art created by renowned American sculptor Mark di Suvero. The piece, Tumbleweed, was installed April 30 on the lawn between the… Read More

    Apr. 30, 2012

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    More than 400 groups approved for recognized student organization status, comply with nondiscrimination policy

    Updated May 1, 2012 After several months of discussion about how Vanderbilt University’s nondiscrimination policy might affect groups applying to be registered student organizations for the 2012-13 academic year, the registration process ended earlier this week. More than 400 student groups have agreed to comply with… Read More

    Apr. 23, 2012

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    Celebration of Teaching May 2

    The Center for Teaching, in conjunction with the Graduate School, will host a celebration to mark the conclusion of another exciting year of teaching and learning at Vanderbilt. The 2012 graduates of the Center for Teaching’s Teaching Certificate program will be honored Wednesday,… Read More

    Apr. 20, 2012

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    Four faculty named new heads of house at Ingram Commons

    The Commons Center (Steve Green/Vanderbilt) Four new faculty heads of house will join The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons in August 2012. A committee of faculty, students and staff chaired by Dean of The Ingram Commons Frank Wcislo reviewed 20 applicants with a broad… Read More

    Apr. 6, 2012

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    Vanderbilt students named Truman, Goldwater and Udall scholars

    Molecular and cellular biology major Emma Steigerwald was surprised with the news that she had been named a Truman Scholar during Professor of History Tom Schwartz’s class on March 26. From left, Provost Richard McCarty, Schwartz (a member of Vanderbilt’s selection committee and a former Truman Scholar, himself), Steigerwald, … Read More

    Apr. 5, 2012

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    New endowed chair holders honored

    William Russell (right) embraces his father, Theodore Russell, during the March 26 endowed chair holder celebration, while his mother, Georgia Russell, and colleague Revi Mathew look on. (Anne Rayner/Vanderbilt) Nine Vanderbilt University faculty members named to endowed chairs were honored March 26 during a celebration at the Student Life… Read More

    Mar. 29, 2012

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    Students, administrators discuss nondiscrimination policy at Furman

    A highly charged atmosphere gradually evolved into a thoughtful and heartfelt discussion of the issues Jan. 31 in Furman Hall during a town hall meeting about Vanderbilt's nondiscrimination policy. Read More

    Feb. 1, 2012

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    Town hall meeting on non-discrimination policy set for Jan. 31

    Update: In anticipation of there being greater interest than the available venue will accommodate for this evening’s town hall meeting on the university’s nondiscrimination policy, the university has scheduled a live webstream of the event. It should be accessible at 6:15 p.m. to anyone on the Vanderbilt network. Read More

    Jan. 23, 2012

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    Iron Chef: Ingram Commons

    A group of undergrads are ready to take on chef masters in a food battle Iron Chef style! Come inside the Ingram Commons to see first year students battle it out with Vanderbilt dining’s best!… Read More

    Dec. 13, 2011