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L-POD program takes faculty research to new heights

Sep. 19, 2018—The Leveraged Proposal Organization and Development program, launched in 2017, has a new home in the Office of Research Development and Support and is gearing up for further expansion and progress.

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New endowed chair holders in A&S, Law, Medicine and Owen honored

Sep. 18, 2018—Eight Vanderbilt professors who are the university’s newest endowed chair holders were celebrated during a ceremony on Monday at the Student Life Center attended by their colleagues, family members and donors.

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Nominations are open for fifth cohort of Chancellor Faculty Fellows

Sep. 16, 2018—Nominations are now being accepted for the fifth cohort of Chancellor Faculty Fellows, which invests in newly tenured faculty at a critical point in their scholarly careers to support research, scholarship and creative expression.

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Vanderbilt’s historic Peabody College set to expand with new construction

Sep. 13, 2018—Vanderbilt University officially broke ground on the first phase of a $41.5 million multibuilding construction and renovation project at Peabody College of education and human development.

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University leaders partnering on efforts to support women

Sep. 12, 2018—Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion James. E. Page and Vice Chancellor for Administration Eric Kopstain are establishing an integrated and collaborative approach to study and address key issues facing the broad array of women staff at Vanderbilt University.

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Vanderbilt 14th in 2019 ‘U.S. News’ rankings; named one of nation’s best values

Sep. 9, 2018—Vanderbilt retains its highest-ever No. 14 spot on "U.S. News & World Report's" annual college rankings, and is named the seventh best value in the nation.

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Nominations open for Chancellor’s Public Voices Fellowship for faculty

Sep. 7, 2018—Nominations are now being accepted for the first cohort of the Chancellor’s Public Voices Fellowship, a new program designed to expand Vanderbilt’s global reach by amplifying the impact of faculty research through media training and enhanced strategic communications.

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First Open Dore on Location of 2018-19 at Women’s Center Sept. 18

Sep. 5, 2018—The first Open Dore On Location of the 2018-19 academic year is scheduled from 8 to 9 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, at the Margaret Cuninggim Women's Center. All faculty and staff are invited to attend this informal discussion session with Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente.

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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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