Oct. 7, 2019—The Office of the Provost is issuing the sixth annual call for proposals for Trans-Institutional Programs, an internal faculty funding program that is a key initiative of the Academic Strategic Plan.
Oct. 4, 2019—The National Institute on Aging has awarded a five-year, $1.9 million grant to Vanderbilt faculty members Tara McKay, Kitt Carpenter, Lauren Gaydosh and Gilbert Gonzales to study the health effects of social and support networks on sexual and gender minorities 50 to 70 years old in the South.
Sep. 23, 2019—What distinguishes Vanderbilt is the value the university community places on collegiality and cooperative teamwork, appreciating what others bring to the table when working on common goals, writes Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente in this week's column.
Sep. 6, 2019—A newly released five-year progress report on the Academic Strategic Plan highlights many new initiatives, including several that enhance the student experience and elevate teaching and discovery.
Aug. 23, 2019—Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente pledged to keep Vanderbilt on a strong path moving forward, with continued investments in faculty and the student experience, during her Fall Faculty Assembly address on Aug. 22.
Aug. 5, 2019—A new working group will evaluate Vanderbilt’s digital project resources and services and make recommendations aimed at supporting the university’s current and future needs.
Jul. 29, 2019—The Frist Center for Autism and Innovation, a new center that brings engineers, business scholars and disabilities researchers together with experts in neuroscience and education to understand, maximize and promote neurodiverse talent, celebrated its grand opening on Thursday, July 25.
Jul. 10, 2019—As Ifeoma Nwankwo completes her term as associate provost for strategic initiatives and partnerships, she reflects on her work to advance inclusive innovation across campus.
Jun. 12, 2019—Five interdisciplinary projects awarded TIPs funding for 2019; a sixth (additional) year call for proposals and funding announced by the provost.
May. 13, 2019—Eleven outstanding faculty members from across the university have been selected for the 2019 class of Chancellor Faculty Fellows. The class is composed of highly accomplished, recently tenured faculty from a wide variety of disciplines and areas of expertise.
The Innovation of Autism: The newly endowed Frist Center for Autism and Innovation seeks to unlock unique talents
Feb. 19, 2019—The Frist Center for Autism and Innovation seeks to transform workplaces by developing new technologies based on the specific skills and talents of people with autism, effectively inspiring advances that can lead to meaningful employment and a fuller life.