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Melissa Thomas-Hunt named vice provost for inclusive excellence

Aug. 14, 2017—In this role, Thomas-Hunt will help advance equity, diversity and inclusion in the trans-institutional research and educational missions of the university, building on the numerous efforts currently underway in the provost’s office and across academic affairs to create a welcoming environment for students, faculty and academic staff.

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Provost invites students, faculty and staff to celebrate eclipse at events on Monday

Aug. 14, 2017—Vanderbilt University will celebrate the rare total solar eclipse with an open house at the Wond'ry, a viewing party on Alumni Lawn and a weather balloon carrying research sensors and cameras into the stratosphere.

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New search committee for VBI director is appointed

Aug. 7, 2017—A new committee has been named to lead a national search for the Barlow Family Director of the Vanderbilt Brain Institute.

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In two years, TIPs awards have made significant impact

Jul. 17, 2017—More than 250 faculty members and several hundred students are addressing a vast range of topics through the TIPs award program. TIPs projects have secured more than $12 million in external funding.

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Bell to retire from Vanderbilt Institutional Research Group July 31

Jul. 17, 2017—Roberta Bell, who has led Vanderbilt’s institutional research arm since 2003, will retire from the university July 31. As executive director of the Vanderbilt Institutional Research Group, Bell has overseen the data-gathering and analysis efforts that help inform critical campus decision-making and planning.

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Brian L. Heuser named faculty director of Ingram Scholarship Program

Jun. 29, 2017—Following a committee-led search, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente has named Brian L. Heuser the new faculty director of the Ingram Scholarship Program.

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Vanderbilt School of Nursing breaks ground for new building

Jun. 22, 2017—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos, Provost Susan R. Wente and School of Nursing Dean Linda Norman celebrated the groundbreaking for the Vanderbilt School of Nursing's new building June 20.

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Vanderbilt School of Nursing breaks ground for new building

Jun. 21, 2017—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos, Provost Susan R. Wente and School of Nursing Dean Linda Norman celebrated the groundbreaking for the Vanderbilt School of Nursing's new building June 20.

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Research Scholar Grants awarded to 19 faculty projects

Jun. 21, 2017—Vanderbilt University’s Office of the Provost has awarded 19 Research Scholar Grants to fund faculty projects focused on innovative scholarship and creative expression.

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13 faculty proposals earn Discovery Grants

Jun. 21, 2017—Thirteen faculty proposals have earned Discovery Grants, one of Vanderbilt’s primary means of investing in advancing discovery in its core disciplines and strengthening the university's scholarly profile.

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High turnout for union elections, results tallied

Jun. 8, 2017—Faculty union election ballots were tallied in a June 6 public proceeding by the National Labor Relations Board.

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Faculty committee proposes plan for investment in graduate education and research

Jun. 1, 2017—Following a collaborative rapid cycle process, an ad hoc faculty committee has released a report identifying four proposed thematic areas for future investment in graduate education and research at Vanderbilt.

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