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Provost launches planning process for campus initiative on status of women faculty and students; input sought

Aug. 31, 2018—As part of Vanderbilt’s commitment to a welcoming, inclusive community, the provost has launched a planning phase for an initiative on the status of women faculty, students and postdoctoral trainees.

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Committee report on University Press recommends bold changes for future direction

Aug. 31, 2018—A new committee report recommends improvements to the University Press to better engage faculty and the Vanderbilt community and build on regional strengths, positioning the press for success.

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

Aug. 27, 2018—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente provides an update on our shared spaces, reiterates our shared values, and announces the launch of a new shared initiative in the first "Open Dore" newsletter of 2018-19.

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Immersion Vanderbilt launches, resource office opens in Student Life Center

Aug. 27, 2018—A signature component of the Academic Strategic Plan, Immersion Vanderbilt calls for students to participate in an intensive learning experience that takes place in and beyond the classroom and culminates in a final project.

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New hires bring diverse backgrounds and expertise to Student Care Network

Aug. 26, 2018—The Office of the Dean of Students has welcomed new medical practitioners and wellness providers to campus to support the health and wellbeing of all Vanderbilt students through the new Student Care Network.

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Provost celebrates community, immersion opportunities for Class Of 2022

Aug. 24, 2018—Watch as Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente talks about Vanderbilt's diverse and caring community and the unique opportunities the Class of 2022 will explore through Immersion Vanderbilt.

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Student Care Network enhances student health and wellness services

Aug. 24, 2018—With the new Student Care Network, Vanderbilt students will begin the academic year with improved access to a variety of new health and wellness services.

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Carrasco to lead Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics

Aug. 21, 2018—Dr. Nancy Carrasco, a leading figure in the study of iodide transport and its critical role in the thyroid and mammary glands, has been named chair of Vanderbilt's Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics.

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Kimball named director of the Undergraduate Business Minor

Aug. 16, 2018—Gary Kimball has been named to the position of director of the Undergraduate Business Minor program at Vanderbilt University, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente announced.

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Diversity leader James E. Page Jr. named vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion

Aug. 13, 2018—James E. Page Jr., a nationally recognized leader in institutional diversity, has been appointed as Vanderbilt University’s vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion and chief diversity officer, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos announced today.

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Vanderbilt Data Science Institute launched

Aug. 13, 2018—Vanderbilt has established the Data Science Institute to advance foundational research and data science skills across campus and to leverage the university’s collaborative culture.

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Vanderbilt launches Global Research and Engagement Micro-Grant program

Aug. 10, 2018—The Office of the Provost has announced a micro-grant funding program for the 2018-19 academic year to help faculty pursue international research, scholarship and creative expression projects or to pursue strategic, time-sensitive opportunities for global research and engagement.

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