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White House honors Vanderbilt faculty for STEM mentorship

Jul. 5, 2018—The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy honored two Vanderbilt researchers for STEM mentorship.

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Swearing-in ceremony

Sep. 14, 2017—Vanderbilt’s Jesse Ehrenfeld, M.D., MPH, right, posed for a photo at the White House with Vice President Mike Pence, center, at the recent ceremony swearing in Jerome Adams, M.D., MPH, left, as Surgeon General of the United States.

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White House visit

Oct. 20, 2016—Vanderbilt’s Lauren Beach, J.D., Ph.D., right, recently presented at an event held by the White House on bisexual community issues.

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Special education researcher honored by White House

May. 6, 2016—President Barack Obama honored Christopher J. Lemons during the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers at the White House May 5.

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Erik Carter serves as expert speaker at Congressional briefing

Mar. 9, 2016—Changing post-school pathways of youth and young adults with severe disabilities was the focus of Erik Carter’s presentation at a Congressional briefing.

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Zutter takes part in cancer strategy meet at White House

Feb. 4, 2016—Vanderbilt physician/scientist Mary Zutter, M.D., Louise B. McGavock Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology and assistant vice chancellor for Integrative Diagnostics, can now add “White House guest” to her resume.

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Vanderbilt researcher speaks to White House on ending segregation for people with intellectual disabilities

Nov. 24, 2015—Erik Carter spoke about ending segregation in education and beyond during an invited presentation at a gathering of the President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities.

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VUCast: Super Mosquito-fighters & a cool way for sick kids to create!

Jun. 18, 2015—In the latest VUCast: Learn about a mosquito-fighter stronger than any on the market; see the creative project for sick kids that sent a VU student to the White House; and do you recognize the faces in our #Vandygram mashup? Watch now!

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White House honors Peabody graduate student for mobile Makerspace

Jun. 12, 2015—The White House has recognized Gokul Krishnan, a Ph.D. student in learning sciences at Vanderbilt's Peabody College, for his Makerspace project at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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White House drug policy office honors Vanderbilt researcher

Jun. 1, 2015—Peabody College researcher Andy Finch has been honored by the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy.

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Engineering dean joins nationwide pledge to train next-gen engineers

Mar. 27, 2015—Vanderbilt's School of Engineering joins the nationwide effort to equip a new generation of engineers to tackle the most pressing issues of the day.

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White House assembles top minds in neuroscience and learning for workshop

Feb. 3, 2015—Vanderbilt's Laurie Cutting was one of a select group of experts in neuroscience, cognitive science, developmental psychology and other disciplines invited to take part in a White House Office of Science and Technology Policy workshop.

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