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Susan R. Wente

New leadership development program for managers launched

Jul. 19, 2019—HR Learning and Organizational Development has launched the Vanderbilt Leadership Enrichment program. VLE is designed to develop key leadership skills and competencies for staff who are managers or operational leaders demonstrating high potential, and whose leadership position is between front-line supervisor and director.

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VIRG to become Office for Planning and Institutional Effectiveness

Jul. 17, 2019—A new office announced by the provost brings together data analysis and assessment skills into one central resource on campus.

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Vanderbilt Heard Libraries make leap in research library rankings

Jul. 14, 2019—The Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries continue to climb in the Association of Research Libraries rankings, rising to the No. 36 spot in the newly released 2018 data.

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Fourteen faculty selected as 2019-20 Junior Faculty Teaching Fellows

Jul. 12, 2019—Fourteen exemplary faculty members from across the university have been named to the Center for Teaching’s Junior Faculty Teaching Fellows program. The 2019-20 cohort comprises faculty from the College of Arts and Science, School of Engineering, School of Nursing and Vanderbilt Law School.

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Nwankwo’s university service enriched by her teaching, research experiences

Jul. 10, 2019—As Ifeoma Nwankwo completes her term as associate provost for strategic initiatives and partnerships, she reflects on her work to advance inclusive innovation across campus.

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Vanderbilt named a top employer for women for second year in a row

Jul. 2, 2019—"Forbes" has named Vanderbilt University one of the best employers for women in the United States for the second consecutive year. The rankings are based on an independent national survey of more than 60,000 employees who work in organizations that employ at least 1,000 workers.

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16 faculty receive 2019 Research Scholar Grants

Jun. 28, 2019—Research Scholar Grants awarded for 2019 will fund 16 faculty projects to advance research, scholarship and creative expression.

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11 faculty proposals awarded 2019 Discovery Grants

Jun. 28, 2019—Eleven Vanderbilt faculty projects have been awarded 2019 Discovery Grants to advance new ideas and cutting-edge scholarship in core disciplines.

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Vanderbilt to partner with National Museum of African American Music

Jun. 27, 2019—Vanderbilt University has announced a long-term partnership with the National Museum of African American Music and a foundational gift to enrich the museum’s educational and research opportunities.

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Engineering and Science Building, Eskind Biomedical Library designated LEED Gold by USGBC

Jun. 26, 2019—U.S. Green Building Council President and CEO Mahesh Ramanujam presented Vanderbilt with a plaque designating the university’s Engineering and Science Building and Eskind Biomedical Library with LEED Gold status at a community-wide gathering on Tuesday afternoon in the Engineering and Science Building lobby.

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Weiss to lead VINSE starting July 1

Jun. 26, 2019—Sharon Weiss, Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Engineering, professor of electrical engineering and physics and deputy director of the Vanderbilt Institute of Nanoscale Science and Engineering, will become the new director of VINSE, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente announced today.

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Vanderbilt announces plan to demolish towers on West End Avenue

Jun. 24, 2019—Vanderbilt University will bring down one of its tallest campus buildings when it conducts a controlled implosion of the Carmichael West Tower 3 residence hall on Saturday, July 27.

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