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Author: Jim Patterson

Landers, Fuchs win awards at Fall Faculty Assembly

Aug. 22, 2014—An international expert on slavery and emancipation during the 18th and 19th centuries was awarded the prestigious Earl Sutherland Prize for Achievement in Research during Vanderbilt University’s Fall Faculty Assembly.

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Chancellor: University strikes bold path for the future

Apr. 3, 2014—New construction and the start of a new substantial academic venture capital fund were among the topics brought up by Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos during his address at Spring Faculty Assembly.

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Four Vanderbilt schools ranked in ‘U.S. News & World Report’ top 25 lists

Mar. 11, 2014—Vanderbilt’s schools of business, education, law and medical research were all selected in the top 25 in their categories of the best graduate schools as ranked by "U.S. News & World Report."

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Use water at ‘comfortable’ temperature to wash hands and fight global warming

Dec. 10, 2013—Vanderbilt University researchers say to take down the water temperature a degree or two when washing your hands to help battle global warming.

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Vanderbilt named No. 17 national university by ‘U.S. News & World Report’

Sep. 10, 2013—"U.S. News & World Report" ranked Vanderbilt's undergraduate experience No. 17 among national universities. Vanderbilt jumped five spots, moving from 16th to 11th in the “great school at a great price” category.

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Gore, Bernard receive research awards at Faculty Assembly

Aug. 22, 2013—"Vanderbilt's Nobel Prize," the Earl Sutherland Prize for achievement in research, was awarded to John Gore at the Fall Faculty Assembly, while Gordon Bernard received the Thomas Jefferson Award for distinguished service to Vanderbilt.

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Zeppos: Faculty discussions happening now will set university’s course

Aug. 22, 2013—Chancellor Zeppos addressed faculty and presented annual awards at the Fall Faculty Assembly.

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New deans in place at three Vanderbilt schools as fall semester approaches

Jun. 27, 2013—Three of Vanderbilt’s graduate and professional schools have new deans effective July 1.

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Health care workers can improve communication with Latino patients with new Vanderbilt course

May. 28, 2013—A new course at Vanderbilt University that can help healthcare workers be more effective in treating the growing population of Spanish-speaking patients.

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Chancellor: Four ideas will define Vanderbilt’s destiny

Apr. 3, 2013—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos announced four foundational ideas that will guide Vanderbilt as it defines itself in a new century during a speech April 3 at Spring Faculty Assembly.

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Vanderbilt’s Peabody No. 1 education school for fifth consecutive year

Mar. 12, 2013—Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development was named the top graduate school of education in the country for the fifth consecutive year by U.S. News and World Report.

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Slovis, Washington speak on behalf of VUPD at Legislative Plaza

Mar. 6, 2013—Police Chief August Washington and Corey Slovis, chairman of emergency medicine, headed to Legislative Plaza to voice opposition to a bill in the Tennessee State Legislature that threatens the ability of the Vanderbilt Police Department to protect the campus.

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