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International Strategy Working Group issues final report

Dec. 6, 2017—To strengthen Vanderbilt’s international research, scholarship and creative expression efforts and to raise the global profile of the university as a research institution, the new International Strategy Report recommends a four-point strategy to build on Vanderbilt’s strengths while supporting the university’s Academic Strategic Plan and its commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.

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Celebrate the opening of Vanderbilt’s Latin American Garden Sept. 7

Sep. 3, 2017—The species selected reflect the Vanderbilt Center for Latin American Studies’ particular research strengths in Mexico, Central America, Brazil, the Andes, and the Black Atlantic regions and will serve as a multidisciplinary teaching tool.

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International Strategy Working Group issues draft Executive Summary

May. 19, 2017—The International Strategy Working Group, charged by Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente last September with developing a plan to strengthen Vanderbilt’s international research, scholarship and creative expression efforts while raising the global profile of the university as a research institution, has produced a draft Executive Summary of its work.

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One-of-a-kind InDigital conference shares scholarship on how indigenous people use digital media

Mar. 10, 2017—The InDigital conference is the only conference examining how indigenous people in Latin America use digital media and technology to express themselves and engage with others.

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Panel discussion on border walls Monday, Feb. 13

Feb. 10, 2017—“The Impact of Walls: Experiencing Borders in East/West Germany, Israel/Palestine, and U.S./Mexico,” will be moderated by Ted Fischer, director of the Center for Latin American Studies.

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Survey launched to gather faculty feedback on university’s International Strategy Working Group

Dec. 5, 2016—The International Strategy Working Group seeks faculty guidance on the university’s international opportunities as well obstacles that may stand in the way.

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Guatemalan performance artist Regina Jose Galindo premieres new work at Vanderbilt Stadium Saturday, Nov. 12

Nov. 3, 2016—Regina Jose Galindo has invited Nashville's Latino community to participate in the creation of 'Comunidad,' which will celebrate the spirit of mutual support that pervades immigrant community.

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New working group to define university’s global strategy

Sep. 26, 2016—Developing an international strategy to support and promote faculty research, scholarship and creative expression is the charge of a new working group appointed by the provost.

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Mexico’s consul general visits Vanderbilt

Sep. 15, 2016—Consul General Francisco Javier Diaz de Leon visited Vanderbilt Sept. 12 and 13 to explore future educational and cultural exchanges between universities in Tennessee and Mexico.

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Social venture founded by Anthropology’s Ted Fischer wins $15,000 prize

Aug. 23, 2016—Mani+, a pediatric malnutrition therapy, is the result of years of interdisciplinary research by Vanderbilt anthropology, business, nursing, biological sciences and education students and professors.

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VUCast: A student creates a new way to share your love of coffee!

Sep. 28, 2015—In the latest VUCast: Learn how a Vanderbilt student is making coffee drinking more social; hear from undergrads about their amazing research opportunities; see who made the best of #vandygram. Watch now!

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Wellcast: ‘The Good Life – What Really Matters’

Apr. 30, 2015—Ted Fischer, professor of anthropology, director of the Center for Latin American Studies and author of the book, “The Good Life," talks about the global traits of a good life.

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