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Shared Governance recommendations focus on communication, expanded faculty engagement

The Shared Governance Committee recommends expanding the partnership between administration and faculty, with particular attention paid to enriching communication and broadening faculty involvement.


Summer Institute to engage community on racial justice

Five free public events are part of the Summer Institute presented by Vanderbilt’s Public Theology and Racial Justice Collaborative June 4-8.


Wernke receives grant to develop digital platform for virtual archaeological survey

The $150,000 digital extension grant from the American Council of Learned Societies funds the development of a digital platform that promises to greatly expand our understanding of Andean culture.


Report: High principal evaluations predict student achievement

Student achievement gains are higher in schools where principals’ leadership practices are rated more positively by their supervisors, according to a new brief.


VU BreakThru: Leveraging quality improvement efforts to increase HPV vaccination rates in Tennessee

Although HPV vaccination in adolescence can successfully prevent six kinds of cancer, rates in Tennessee remain relatively low, while occurrence of these cancers remains relatively high compared to the rest of the country. Pamela Hull, assistant professor of medicine, and her colleagues are conducting a study funded by the HPV ACTIVE TIPs award, in collaboration with the Cumberland Pediatric Foundation, to test a model for disseminating a web-based quality improvement coaching program to pediatric clinics.


Women’s rowing team wins national championship

The Vanderbilt women’s rowing team took home the 2018 National Championship title in the Women’s Varsity 4+ event at the American Collegiate Rowing Association finals May 28 in Gainesville, Georgia.


Applications for ‘Business of VU’ course due tomorrow

After a successful launch last fall, the Business of VU program is preparing to welcome its next cohort in fall 2018. Learn more about the program and apply now for participation this fall.


Spread the #give4thegold spirit

Giving Day is only four days away. Help us spread the word by posting on social media using #give4thgold, and be sure to make your gift on June 5.


SafeVU is getting an upgrade; new app available July 1

The existing SafeVU app will expire on June 30. The new-and-improved app will be available on July 1 and will require existing SafeVU users to delete the old app and download the new one.


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“These could revolutionize the world” — Pint cracks code to cheap, small carbon nanotubes

Imagine a box you plug into the wall that cleans your toxic air and pays you cash. That’s essentially what Vanderbilt University researchers produced after discovering the blueprint for turning carbon dioxide into the most valuable material ever sold – carbon nanotubes with small diameters.

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