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Steven Wernke

Seven academic leaders honored at Spring Faculty Assembly

Apr. 5, 2019—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos presented prestigious university awards to seven faculty members honored for their contributions and commitment to the university at the Spring Faculty Assembly.

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Gianna Mosser selected to lead Vanderbilt University Press

Feb. 22, 2019—Gianna Mosser has been named director of Vanderbilt University Press, where she will work with key partners to develop a new strategic vision for the university's publishing arm.

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Vanderbilt invests $25M, issues challenge to establish faculty fellowships, directorships

Oct. 29, 2018—Vanderbilt is inviting alumni and donors to play a key role in expanding support for faculty throughout their careers with the launch of the Faculty Fellowship Challenge.

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New center supports digital exploration in the humanities

Feb. 6, 2017—Vanderbilt's new Center for Digital Humanities in Buttrick Hall will be home to a cohort of faculty and students seeking digital approaches to humanistic scholarship.

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Vanderbilt, Minpaku scholars join to study forced resettlement during Spanish Conquest

Mar. 30, 2016—Steven Wernke, associate professor of anthropology, will team up with Akira Saito, an anthropologist with Japan's renowned Museum of Ethnology, to promote scholarly exchange on a significant but little-studied chapter in colonial South American history.

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VUCAST: Digging for history in the middle of campus

Nov. 10, 2015—In the latest VUCast: See why undergrads are digging on campus and what they're finding in the ground; hear actress Reese Witherspoon discuss her new venture in Nashville; and watch the student video asking people to rethink stereotypes. Watch now!

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Vanderbilt Students Digging Into The Past

Nov. 2, 2015—Vanderbilt students are stepping back in time by digging in the dirt and getting class credit for it. They are doing an archaeological dig behind an on-campus 1870’s home of a Vanderbilt University professor and his family. Students are searching in the dirt to find items from the servants who lived in the smaller building...

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Top archaeological society honors Wernke for interdisciplinary study of colonial Peru

May. 13, 2015—Steve Wernke has been awarded the Society of American Archaeology 2015 Book Award in the scholarly category.

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Kudos: Read about faculty and staff awards, appointments and achievements

Mar. 12, 2015—Read about the latest faculty and staff awards, appointments and achievements.

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Test flight over Peru ruins could revolutionize archaeological mapping

Aug. 1, 2012—Archaeological sites that currently take years to map will be completed in minutes if tests of the Semi-autonomous Unmanned Aerial Vehicle system being developed at Vanderbilt University go well.

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