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U.S. Department of Education announces new regulations to address sexual misconduct

Nov. 16, 2018—Vanderbilt University will carefully consider proposed new regulations announced by U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to replace previous guidance on how allegations of sexual misconduct are handled at colleges and universities.

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Provost’s steering committee announced for initiative on status of women

Nov. 16, 2018—Political science professor Cindy Kam will lead a new steering committee to guide actions and areas for study for an initiative focusing on women students, faculty and postdocs, announced earlier by Provost Susan R. Wente.

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Vanderbilt welcomes its most global, talented first-year class

Nov. 14, 2018—Vanderbilt's Class of 2022 has several notable distinctions, including being the most selective in the university's history with a 9.6 percent acceptance rate of all students.

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Flag ceremony honors veterans, Vanderbilt’s service traditions

Nov. 13, 2018—A flag that was the backdrop for a momentous time in Vanderbilt's civil rights history will be preserved in a Heard Library archive vault—after a moving ceremony that paid tribute to our veterans.

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What’s On My Mind: A focus on the faculty

Nov. 9, 2018—A university is built on a foundation of research, scholarship and service; to do each of those successfully, we must create an environment in which the faculty can thrive, writes Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos in this week's column.

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Vanderbilt University launches the Frist Center for Autism and Innovation

Nov. 8, 2018—A $10 million gift from alumna Jennifer R. Frist, BS’93, and husband William R. “Billy” Frist will endow a new center focused on supporting and developing the neurodiverse talents of individuals with autism at Vanderbilt University’s School of Engineering.

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Ingram Scholars celebrate 25th anniversary, reaffirm program’s vision

Nov. 7, 2018—Alumni of the Ingram Scholars Program celebrated its 25th anniversary with a weekend of events on campus reflecting on the program's history and discussing its future.

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New arts and humanities micro-grants target timely projects

Nov. 7, 2018—A new micro-grant fund designed to help faculty pursue time-sensitive projects that will amplify and advance Vanderbilt's arts and humanities has begun accepting applications.

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Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center celebrates 40th anniversary

Nov. 2, 2018—For four decades, the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center has been an advocate for equity, access and education at Vanderbilt, leading to a more inclusive and equitable environment for women at the university. On Nov. 1, the center marked its 40th anniversary with a celebration in honor of this significant milestone.

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Vanderbilt continues in top 10 of ‘World’s Most Innovative Universities’

Nov. 2, 2018—Vanderbilt University—for the second consecutive year—has been named the 10th most innovative university in the world, according to a 2018 "Reuters Top 100" analysis.

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‘Bronson’ celebration lauds Ingram family’s bold vision, philanthropy

Oct. 31, 2018—Robin Ingram Patton was thanked for her significant investment in the E. Bronson Ingram College, which is named for her father, during a celebration of Vanderbilt's newest living-learning community.

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Hundreds gather for candlelight vigil in honor of Tree of Life Synagogue victims

Oct. 31, 2018—Nearly 300 Vanderbilt students, faculty, staff and community members gathered Monday afternoon outside of Rand Hall to hold a candlelight vigil in honor of the victims of the recent shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh.

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