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Announcing the New Teaching Affiliates for 2013

Aug. 14, 2013—This year’s graduate student Teaching Affliliates are, left to right, Oscar Ayala (Biomedical Engineering), Karen Childress (Economics),Vivian Finch (German), Jane Hirtle (Psychology and Human Development), Mary Keithly (Chemistry), Matt Owen (History), Ryan Ortega (Civil and Environmental Engineering), Danielle Picard (History), Tessy Sebastian (Biological Sciences), and Ansley Quiros (History). The Center for Teaching is excited to...

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From the Director: Students as Producers in 2013-14

Aug. 13, 2013—by Derek Bruff, CFT Director This summer I’ve been reading College: What It Was, Is, and Should Be by Columbia University humanities professor Andrew Delbanco.  The book is this year’s Commons Reading, and I hope it generates thoughtful conversations among the Class of 2017 about the college experience they begin this fall.  Between Delbanco’s book...

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Mark your calendar & spread the word about upcoming August orientations

Jul. 2, 2013—Teaching at Vanderbilt (TaV) , an orientation for junior and senior faculty new to Vanderbilt, will be held from 2 to 4:45 p.m. on Thursday, August 15th, 2013, in Buttrick 102. Those interested in attending should RSVP by August 8th by Registering Online or by calling the Center for Teaching at (615) 322-7290.  CFT staff will be available for...

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