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New effort certification tool launches

Apr. 23, 2018—A new web-based effort certification tool will launch the week of April 23. Effort certification is a required compliance activity for entities that receive federal funding.

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Provost’s Open Dore on Location at Peabody Library April 26

Apr. 19, 2018—The next Open Dore On Location is scheduled for 4 p.m. Thursday, April 26, in Peabody Library's Fireside Reading Room. 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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Faculty invited to apply for micro-grants to explore connections between sports, society

Apr. 13, 2018—Faculty proposals for micro-grant funding are due May 21 to support research and curricular enrichment on topics related to sports and society in areas including race, law, gender and more.

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Vanderbilt invests further in faculty as committees explore options for multiuse facility

Apr. 11, 2018—In the university’s continuing program to invest in faculty, two committees have been appointed to develop ideas for a dynamic multiuse facility designed to spur faculty development and collaboration.

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Healthy Minds Working Group releases recommendations

Apr. 9, 2018—The Healthy Minds Working Group has developed a set of recommendations to further guide the university in its mental health and wellbeing initiatives.

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Johnson reappointed as dean of Owen Graduate School of Management

Apr. 9, 2018—M. Eric Johnson has been reappointed as dean of the Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management. His second five-year term will begin July 1.

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New residential faculty to join E. Bronson Ingram College, The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons

Apr. 2, 2018—Vanderbilt University’s Office of the Vice Provost for Learning and Residential Affairs has appointed four new residential faculty to help expand the student learning experience beyond the classroom, beginning this fall.

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

Mar. 28, 2018—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente discusses the "VU-ETOB" budget model, which exemplifies the shared governance approach that the university uses for decision-making.

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Five new interdisciplinary University Courses approved for 2018-19

Mar. 26, 2018—Launching a startup, protecting cultural heritage and examining the impact of LGBTQ policies are among the topics to be explored in the latest set of University Courses, which are designed to promote new and creative trans-institutional teaching and learning and advance Vanderbilt’s mission.

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Commons Reading announced for 2018-19

Mar. 26, 2018—The Commons Reading for the 2018-19 academic year will be "The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom" by Jonathan Haidt. Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente and Vanessa Beasley, dean of The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons, announced the selection March 26.

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Chancellor’s committee makes recommendations on mental health and wellbeing

Mar. 22, 2018—A report by the Chancellor's Strategic Planning Committee, made up of faculty, students, staff and alumni, recommends a multifaceted approach to supporting mental health and wellbeing at Vanderbilt.

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Provost’s Open Dore on Location at the Wond’ry March 22

Mar. 15, 2018—The next Open Dore On Location is scheduled for 4 p.m. Thursday, March 22, at the Wond'ry Innovation Center, Room 104. 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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