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College of Arts and Science celebrates teaching and advising excellence

Dec. 11, 2017—The College of Arts and Science recognized a select group of faculty and graduate students for outstanding teaching, mentoring and advising during its annual awards ceremony Dec. 5.

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Twelve faculty members selected as 2017 Chancellor Faculty Fellows

Feb. 6, 2017—The 2017 class of Chancellor Faculty Fellows comprises highly accomplished, recently tenured faculty from across the university.

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Vanderbilt excavation begins to shed more light on the lives of early Peruvians

Oct. 4, 2016—Findings from archaeologist Tom Dillehay's dig at Huaca Prieta and Paredones include the world's earliest known use of indigo dye.

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Anthropology celebrates year of big wins for graduate students

May. 25, 2016—Five Ph.D. students affiliated with the Department of Anthropology have landed significant grants this year, continuing a long trend of successes for the small department.

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VUCast: Vanderbilt Research

Mar. 28, 2016—In the latest VUCast: Learn what Neanderthal genes are doing to you, where you can find a three-year eclipse, and what's inside an ancient Wari empire beer. Watch now!

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Four honored by Women’s Center

Mar. 24, 2016—Four women from the Vanderbilt community were recognized for their leadership, mentoring and contributions to the advancement of women during the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center’s annual Cuninggim Lecture and awards ceremony March 22.

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Special-edition beer inspired partly by Vanderbilt archaeology debuts in Chicago

Feb. 24, 2016—A corn-and-pepper beer whose significance to an ancient South American empire was confirmed by archaeologist Tiffiny Tung has inspired a custom brew commissioned by Chicago's Field Museum.

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VUCast Extra: Making a Difference in Latin America

Nov. 12, 2015—From a new product to combat childhood malnutrition in Guatemala to a low-cost capsule for stomach cancer screenings to preserving the history of slave societies, Vanderbilt is helping find solutions, making discoveries and changing lives.

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Search committee seeks nominees for dean of the Graduate School

Sep. 10, 2015—A committee comprising faculty and graduate students will conduct the search for the next dean of the Graduate School.

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Class of 2015: Holly Glass digs into the past and embraces her heritage

Apr. 30, 2015—Holly Glass arrived at Vanderbilt feeling “weird and different.” She kept to herself her identity as a member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. Checking in four years later, things are entirely different.

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New clues to the lives of Grassmere slaves

Jan. 22, 2015—A new study reveals details about the slaves who lived and died at Grassmere Plantation—now home to the Nashville Zoo.

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Vanderbilt Magazine: How to study a skeleton

Sep. 11, 2013—Tiffiny Tung, associate professor of anthropology, is on familiar terms with the dead. She may not know their names, but she can tell you a surprising amount of information about how they lived—and even, on occasion, how they died.

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