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Kudos: Read about faculty, staff, student and alumni awards, appointments and achievements

Dec. 17, 2018—Read about Vanderbilt faculty, staff, student and alumni awards, appointments and achievements.

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Dillehay receives $510K to study role of gold mining in colonization of South America

Aug. 20, 2018—Anthropology professor Tom Dillehay and co-investigators will undertake anthropological, historical, engineering and geological studies to uncover the many forces shaping the development of the southern Andes.

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Northern coast of Peru was a hospitable rest stop for early Americans

May. 24, 2017—Vanderbilt researchers found a place where early Americans paused on their migrations south and "settled in for a good long while," suggesting a slower pace of settlement than originally believed.

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Museum dedicated to Vanderbilt archaeologist’s work to be built in Chile

Mar. 23, 2017—Tom Dillehay's discoveries at Monte Verde in southern Chile revolutionized the understanding of how and when the Americas were first peopled.

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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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New clues emerge about the earliest known Americans

Nov. 18, 2015—Stone tools, cooked animal and plant remains, and fire pits found in Southern Chile provide greater evidence that a nomadic people adapted to a harsh ice-age environment--the first known Americans--reached South America more than 15,000 years ago.

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Dillehay, Barz and three others win awards at Faculty Assembly

Apr. 3, 2013—Five Vanderbilt faculty were recognized with awards at the Spring Faculty Assembly, including an ethnomusicologist who fights the spread of HIV/AIDS in Africa and a champion for minority students in gifted education programs.

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Dillehay elected to Mercyhurst University Board of Trustees

Oct. 11, 2012—Tom Dillehay, Distinguished Professor of Anthropology at Vanderbilt, is among three new trustees elected to the Mercyhurst University Board of Trustees, effective Feb. 23, 2013. The new board members were elected to four-year terms during the trustees’ fall meeting Sept. 29. Dillehay is the inaugural holder of the Rebecca Webb Wilson Endowed Chair, Distinguished Professor...

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Renowned Vanderbilt anthropologist holder of new Rebecca Webb Wilson chair

Jan. 10, 2011—Tom D. Dillehay, internationally recognized for ground-breaking and highly interdisciplinary scientific research, has been named the Rebecca Webb Wilson University Distinguished Professor of Anthropology, Religion and Culture at Vanderbilt University.

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