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Have dinner with the provost Jan. 24

Jan. 14, 2019—Students are invited to join Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente on Thursday, Jan. 24, at Rand Dining Hall, where she will serve up dinner and discussion.

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Retired U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Gary Cheek to lead Bass Military Scholars Program

Jan. 9, 2019—Gary H. Cheek, a retired United States Army lieutenant general with extensive experience mentoring and leading teams, has been named the director of the Bass Military Scholars Program at Vanderbilt.

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What’s On My Mind: The expectations of a new year

Jan. 7, 2019—As students return to class and faculty and staff resume their work, thoughts and efforts turn to the opportunities that the new year holds, writes Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos in his first column of 2019.

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December issue of provost’s ‘Open Dore’ newsletter now available

Dec. 14, 2018—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente names her top 10 highlights for the fall semester in this month's edition of the newsletter.

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Engineering and surgical collaborators celebrate new ‘home’

Dec. 14, 2018—VISE celebrated its opening of dedicated space in Medical Center North Dec. 12 with a technology showcase of more than two dozen cross-disciplinary collaborations advancing healthcare techniques from the lab to patients.

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Nominations sought for Staff Steering Committee for Women’s Initiatives

Dec. 12, 2018—Vice Chancellor for Administration Eric Kopstain and Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer James Page Jr. are seeking nominations of staff members to serve on the Staff Steering Committee for Women’s Initiatives.

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SEIU withdraws from Vanderbilt, drops effort to unionize NTT faculty in College of Arts and Science

Dec. 10, 2018—The faculty unionization effort on Vanderbilt's campus is officially closed, following the withdrawal by Service Employees International Union Local 205 of its pending petition to unionize non-tenure track faculty in the College of Arts and Science.

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Vanderbilt Data Science Institute launches new master of science program

Dec. 7, 2018—Vanderbilt's Data Science Institute, founded earlier this year, has launched a new master of science program to prepare students for careers in the burgeoning field of data science. Applications for the 2019-20 academic year are now open to students.

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Smith to serve as chair of Immersion Faculty Steering Committee; schools appoint key faculty leaders for program

Dec. 5, 2018—A new group of faculty members have been appointed to leadership and advisory roles designed to support the continued launch of Immersion Vanderbilt across campus.

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Alumni couple gives $5M to support student scholars, faculty leaders at Vanderbilt University

Dec. 3, 2018—The commitment from alumni Elizabeth Sauereisen Allen, BS’83, and Vanderbilt Board of Trust member Greg Allen, BA’84, builds on their legacy of generosity toward the university and continues their support for faculty and program leadership, as well as current and future student scholars.

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Faculty invited to submit Discovery Grant and Research Scholar Grant proposals

Dec. 3, 2018—The Office of the Provost invites faculty to submit proposals for the next round of Discovery Grants and Research Scholar Grants.

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Celebration honors 10 new endowed chair holders

Nov. 29, 2018—Vanderbilt's 10 newest endowed chair holders, who come from six schools and colleges across campus, were lauded for their exemplary teaching and scholarship at a Nov. 27 ceremony .

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