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Velma Murry

Murry named University Professor

Aug. 26, 2019—Velma McBride Murry, who holds the Lois Autrey Betts Chair in Education and Human Development, has been named University Professor of Human and Organizational Development and University Professor of Health Policy.

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Tech-based HIV prevention program proves effective for rural African American families

Aug. 23, 2019—Technology may be a viable option for reducing HIV risk for African Americans in rural communities, according to a new Vanderbilt report. 

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

Jun. 29, 2016—Read about the latest faculty and student awards, appointments and achievements.

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Sealy wins first faculty diversity award; five others recognized

Mar. 31, 2016—The first winner of a Vanderbilt award to recognize faculty who contribute to diversity went to Linda Sealy of the School of Medicine.

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Murry honored for HIV prevention research

Apr. 28, 2014—Velma McBride Murry has been selected to receive the 2014 Community, Culture and Prevention Science Award by the Society for Prevention Research.

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Murry honored for research and HIV risk prevention efforts

Apr. 4, 2014—The American Psychological Association has awarded Vanderbilt professor Velma McBride Murry a presidential citation for her distinguished research contributions and leadership as an advocate for children, youth and HIV risk prevention.

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50 years later, the civil rights movement has a long way to go

Feb. 5, 2014—Fifty years after the passage of the Civil Rights Act, black individuals earn 20 percent less than their white counterparts for doing the same job and are twice as likely to live in poverty conditions, a Vanderbilt researcher says.

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Peabody professor Velma Murry to receive Beckman Award

Oct. 24, 2013—Velma McBride Murry has been named recipient of the Beckman Award for her tireless work to inspire students to be agents of change in their communities.

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Vanderbilt’s CTSA lands $46 million renewal

Jul. 12, 2012—Vanderbilt University’s largest single government research grant, its Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA), has been renewed for another five years for $46 million.

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Kudos

Feb. 1, 2012—Glenn Feldman, a Vanderbilt master’s graduate in political science, has authored Painting Dixie Red: When, Where, Why and How the South Became Republican, published by the University Press of Florida. Earl E. Fitz, professor of Portuguese, Spanish and comparative literature, spoke at The Americas Society in New York City to mark the launch of a...

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June grants announced by Division of Sponsored Research

Jul. 28, 2011—The Division of Sponsored Research received notification in June that the following grants in excess of $25,000 had been awarded.

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