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Virginia Shepherd Archives

Sign up for Vanderbilt’s Osher Lifelong Learning winter term

Nov. 16, 2017—African American pioneers in sports and entertainment, media in a time of fake news, and climate change and human health are among the winter offerings of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt.

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Vanderbilt University honors 32 as emeriti faculty

May. 12, 2017—Thirty-two retiring faculty members were recognized during Vanderbilt’s Commencement ceremony May 12, when the university honored their years of service and bestowed on them the title of emeritus or emerita faculty.

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MLK student advances in Siemens competition with Vanderbilt collaboration

Nov. 9, 2015—Another participant in the School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt has advanced in the Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology.

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STEM standouts are college bound

May. 22, 2015—The School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt has graduated 23 Metro Nashville Public School students, all of whom are headed to college this fall.

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College athletics needs clearer message to support higher education mission, panel says

Apr. 5, 2013—To better ensure that student-athletes get the full measure of their college educations, we need to change the messages we send to them, said a panel examining the role of intercollegiate athletics in the mission of higher education April 3.

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Shepherd to discuss ‘Nobel Women’ at Woman’s Club lunch event

Mar. 8, 2012—Virginia Shepherd, professor of pathology and science education at Vanderbilt, will discuss Nobel Prize-awarded women from several aspects – their educational backgrounds and opportunities, their families, their scientific contributions and their acceptance by colleagues – on Thursday, March 29, at Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory. The talk is part of the popular Dyer Lecture and Lunch Series...

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Heart of a champion

Mar. 25, 2011—From grade schoolers to grad students, Virginia Shepherd — a professor of pathology and medicine at the School of Medicine, professor of science education at Peabody College, and director of the Vanderbilt Center for Science Outreach — shows tenacity that has changed lives.

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