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African Student Union Hosts Black Girl Fest

Jan. 24, 2023—The African Student Union (ASU) at Vanderbilt University hosted the Black Girl Fest (BGF) on January 20-22. The BGF is a celebration that pays homage to Black girl magic and excellence. The BGF featured three events that included a Sleepover, Conference, and Networking Brunch. Panelists included Dr. Candice Story Lee, Vice Chancellor for Athletics and University Affairs and Athletic...

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Dr. Renã A.S. Robinson to Lead Discussion Panel: Perspective and Reflections of Three African American Chemists

Jan. 20, 2023—Join us a on February 28, 2023, at 7 p.m. ET as we celebrate Black History Month. Dr. Renã A. S. Robinson will lead a virtual discussion panel with Dr. Isiah M. Warner, Dr. Willie E. May, and Dr. James W. Mitchell, the notable co-authors of the recent article: “Perspectives of Three African American Chemists:...

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Dr. Renã Robinson Receives NIH grant for Faculty Success Program

Jan. 18, 2023—Dr. Renã Robinson, Dorothy Wingfield Phillips Chancellor’s Faculty Fellow and professor of chemistry, received $2.04 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health to start a program that will help underrepresented minority faculty further their success in STEM. Collaborators on the grant include researchers from the University of Kentucky and the University of North Carolina. The Faculty Accomplished...

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