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  Wednesday, Apr. 3, 2019  
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Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos to step down Aug. 15
Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos has announced that he will step down as Vanderbilt’s eighth chancellor on Aug. 15 after more than a decade in the role. He plans to take a yearlong sabbatical before returning to the faculty as professor of law. Read Zeppos’ message to the Vanderbilt community.
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Spring Faculty Assembly is tomorrow
All faculty are encouraged to attend the annual Spring Faculty Assembly, scheduled for Thursday, April 4, at 4:10 p.m. in the Student Life Center Ballroom.
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Vanderbilt Giving Day is tomorrow
Vanderbilt’s fourth annual Giving Day is scheduled for April 4 and offers the entire Vanderbilt community a chance to join together to “give for the gold” and make the university stronger.
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New residential faculty to join Warren College, The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons
New residential faculty appointments have been announced for Warren College and East House, effective fall 2019.
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Paschal embraces ‘conductor of movement’ role at Commencement
Cynthia Paschal is devoting significant time to 2019 Commencement as the first woman in the history of Vanderbilt to be selected for the leadership position of university marshal.
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Faculty Funding and Resource Fair set for tomorrow
Learn more about internal funding programs and professional development initiatives for faculty during an open house at the Central Library April 4.
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Barney Frank, Bob Kaiser to join Zeppos, Meacham for April 10 lecture
The Chancellor’s Lecture Series is partnering with The Center for Effective Lawmaking to bring former congressman Barney Frank and journalist Bob Kaiser to campus for an in-depth discussion about the U.S. legislative process on Wednesday, April 10.
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VU Theatre production explores current immigration crisis with ‘The Suppliants’
VU Theatre has adapted a fifth-century Greek tragedy by Aeschylus to spotlight the contemporary global immigration crisis in an April 4-7 production at Neely Auditorium.
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Café con Leche 2019 presented by ALAS
On March 23, the Association of Latin American Students presented Café con Leche 2019, a cultural showcase that included the participation of more than 300 students through 11 different acts and four guest performances.
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VUIT to implement new wireless options in May
VUIT will begin implementing additional wireless options, including enhanced guest access and streamlined onboarding, in May.
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Outlook/Exchange email moving to cloud in May
Exciting service improvements are coming soon for Vanderbilt University Outlook/Exchange email users.
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Employee Appreciation: ‘A Night of Music’ April 13
Vanderbilt University Employee Appreciation presents “A Night of Music: Mozart’s Requiem” on Saturday, April 13, featuring the Vanderbilt Chorale, Vanderbilt Symphonic Choir and Vanderbilt University Orchestra.
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Volunteers needed for Commencement 2019
Vanderbilt’s Commencement 2019 is May 8–10, and your help is needed to make the event a success. This year, volunteer registration will take place through InItLive, a cloud-based volunteer management system that allows you to sign up, manage shifts and communicate with key staff before, during and after Commencement.
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Emily Mathewson: Lacrosse attacker and community volunteer
Student-athlete Emily Mathewson rallies her teammates on the field, and rallied them to support a young patient with cancer at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.


Take Note

Events scheduled for National Public Health Week April 1-5

Equal Pay Day events April 4

Filming Mobile Workshop hosted by VIDL April 5

‘Amplifying Your Message to Advance Organizational Goals’ April 5

Get discount on Sounds baseball tickets for Vanderbilt Night April 8

13th annual Vanderbilt Postdoctoral Association symposium is April 9

Save the Date: Lavender Celebration April 17

Call for abstracts: Symposium on Implementation Research in the Learning Health System

Join the Health Plus ‘Fuel Up Challenge’

Pregnant women needed for paid research study exploring brain development in early life

Special Rites of Spring ticket pricing available for faculty and staff


Coming Up

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  Celebrate National Walking Day
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  Pulitzer Prize winner Amy Goldstein to discuss her book, ‘Janesville: An American Story,’
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  Manuscript historian Kathryn Rudy to deliver Goldberg Lecture
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  Vandy Cooks: Jewish Passover dishes
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  Enabling Innovation Initiative: ‘Perspectives on Launching a Company from Academia’


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Vanderbilt in the News
The Tennessean: How to help more than 70 Nashville-area nonprofits through A Community Thrives
Vanderbilt Divinity School’s partnership with Nashville IDD Housing Group, which works to expand housing for people with developmental disabilities, is mentioned.
USA Today: America’s richest universities, ranked
Vanderbilt is listed among the richest universities in the United States.
The Tennessean: As Marcus Mariota rests in Hawaii, NFL doctors in Nashville discuss how slowly nerves heal
Allen Sills, professor of neurological surgery, is quoted.
The Atlantic: Trump laid a trap on immigration—and only Beto sees it
Research from Vanderbilt’s Latin American Public Opinion Project is cited.
The Washington Post: The Trailer: What we learned about Klobuchar 2020 this weekend
Vanderbilt research regarding Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar’s electability is cited.
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