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Nursing faculty named Valere Potter Distinguished Dean’s Faculty Fellows

May. 30, 2019—Assistant Professor Cathy Maxwell, Associate Professor Shelagh Mulvaney and Assistant Professor Bethany Rhoten have been named the School of Nursing’s first Valere Potter Distinguished Dean’s Faculty Fellows. The new fellows program supports tenure-track faculty in their research and scholarship.

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Sheree C. Wright among ‘Best of the Bar’ honorees

May. 29, 2019—Sheree C. Wright has been named to the Nashville Business Journal’s 2019 “Best of the Bar” in the category of corporate counsel.

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Women’s Center and American Studies Program partner to amplify thought leadership among women and underrepresented groups

May. 24, 2019—The Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center and the American Studies Program recently partnered to host the OpEd Project, a social venture and leadership organization with a focus on increasing the number of women and underrepresented experts contributing to key commentary forums in their respective fields.

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West named associate vice chancellor for federal relations

May. 16, 2019—Christina West has been promoted to associate vice chancellor for federal relations in Vanderbilt’s Office of Federal Relations.

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Nairon graduates as TICUA fellow

May. 15, 2019—Laura Nairon, associate vice chancellor for business services in the Division of Administration, graduated as a 2019 fellow of the Tennessee Independent Colleges and Universities Association’s Pressnell Executive Leadership Institute.

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Provost’s Women’s Initiative announces subcommittee members

May. 2, 2019—Faculty, students and postdocs serving on four subcommittees of the Provost’s Steering Committee for Initiatives Focusing on the Status of Women have been announced.

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Nursing professor named American Cancer Society ResearcHERS Ambassador

May. 2, 2019—Sheila Ridner, Martha Rivers Ingram Professor and director of the Vanderbilt School of Nursing’s Ph.D. in nursing science program, has been named a 2019 American Cancer Society ResearcHERS Ambassador. In this role, Ridner will advocate for her fellow women researchers and raise funds to support their work.

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Thrower named Carnegie Fellow to support research on separation of powers

Apr. 23, 2019—Vanderbilt political scientist Sharece Thrower was named an Andrew Carnegie Fellow and awarded $200,000 to support her research.

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Vanderbilt history professor awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

Apr. 12, 2019—Lauren Benton, the Nelson O. Tyrone, Jr. Professor of History and professor of law at Vanderbilt University, was named a 2019 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellow.

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Hatzell awarded NSF CAREER grant to expand research on lithium-ion batteries

Apr. 12, 2019—Kelsey Hatzell, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, has received a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development grant.

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What’s On My Mind: The progress ahead of us

Apr. 12, 2019—In this week's column, Chancellor Zeppos reflects on change and progress ahead for Vanderbilt.

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Vanderbilt joins National Academies sexual harassment prevention collaborative as founding member

Apr. 10, 2019—Vanderbilt University has joined with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine as a founding member of the new Action Collaborative on Preventing Sexual Harassment in Higher Education.

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