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Isler named one of ‘National Geographic’s’ first Emerging Explorers

Observational astrophysicist Jedidah Isler, a postdoctoral fellow at Vanderbilt, has been selected as a member of the National Geographic Society’s inaugural class of Emerging Explorers.


Slave records digital archive receives ACLS Extension Grant

The American Council of Learned Societies has awarded a digital extension grant to a project historian Jane Landers has led since 2003 to preserve endangered African and Afro-descended slave records.


King named Pickering fellow

Class of 2016 graduate Rachel E. King is a recipient of the Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship. Funded by the U.S. Department of State, the fellowship prepares students for foreign service careers.


Gant named Peabody Distinguished Alumna

U.S. security and intelligence expert Lenora Peters Gant received the 2016 Distinguished Alumna Award from Vanderbilt’s Peabody College.


Free symposium on autism, neuroscience and perceptual thinking set for Monday

“Neuro-diverse: A Symposium on Autism, Neuroscience and Perceptual Thinking” and an associated evening lecture – both free and open to the public – will take place on the Vanderbilt campus Monday, May 23.


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Chancellor to graduates: ‘Lift others up’

Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos mined his family’s history to make his point to the Class of 2016 at Commencement ceremonies.


Take Note

» Organization mentors graduate students, builds community

» School of Medicine seeking small group facilitators for 2016-17

» Kennedy Center’s Neuroscience & Education Symposium is June 2–3

HR News

» Vanderbilt Family Night with the Nashville Symphony is June 2

» Babies and You: ‘Eating for Two’ TODAY

» Vandy Cooks tomorrow features School of Nursing’s Pope

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