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  Wednesday, April 17, 2019  
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Quah named a Knight-Hennessy Scholar
Vanderbilt senior Kris Quah has been named to the second global cohort of Knight-Hennessy Scholars. The program awards full funding for postgraduate study at Stanford University to up to 100 graduate students each year in order to develop a community of future global leaders capable of solving the world’s most complex problems.
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Celebrate Shakespeare’s birthday on Library Lawn today
Travel back in time for an Elizabethan-style celebration of William Shakespeare’s 455th birthday on Library Lawn hosted by the Heard Libraries and Nashville Shakespeare Festival April 17.
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Studying abroad this fall? Attend these info sessions
The Global Education Office will host several events at The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons to encourage current first-year students to begin planning their study abroad experiences. You’ll have more options if you’ve taken the time to plan—maximize your opportunities by meeting with a GEO team member.
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Zeppos hosts NFL executive Adolpho A. Birch III for special campus visit April 23-24
National Football League executive and Vanderbilt Board of Trust secretary Adolpho A. Birch III will visit campus for a series of engaging lectures and activities April 23-24. The events are part of the Chancellor’s Lecture Series.
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Join Team Vanderbilt in Nashville Commuter Challenge April 27-May 3
As part of Transit Month, Vanderbilt faculty, staff and students are challenged to participate in Nashville Connector’s Commuter Challenge April 27-May 3. The challenge invites community members to try one new transportation mode other than driving alone during that week.
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Data network services temporarily unavailable May 21
On May 21, between 10 and 11 p.m., Vanderbilt University Information Technology and VUMC Information Technology will split the data network, causing services including internet and wi-fi to be temporarily unavailable.
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Plans for new faculty commons, digital commons discussed at town hall
The creation of a faculty commons and a digital commons are among the recommendations of a feasibility study for renovation of an architecturally noted building at 1101 19th Ave. S.
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Oldham appointed associate dean of MBA operations at Owen School
Eric Johnson, Ralph Owen Dean and Bruce D. Henderson Professor of Strategy, has announced the appointment of Sue Oldham, MBA’93, as associate dean of MBA operations at Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management.
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Vanderbilt named one of America’s top 100 employers by ‘Forbes’
Vanderbilt University is ranked 85th among the nation’s top 100 employers by “Forbes” on the magazine’s 2019 “America’s Best Employers” list.
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Refugees and a ‘third-culture kid’: Aya Abou-Jaoude, BS’19
Aya Abou-Jaoude has always planned to become a physician. But she says an eye-opening Vanderbilt course last year about refugee resettlement helped affirm her ultimate goal: to pursue pediatric medicine, with a particular focus on refugee health.


Take Note

McGee Public Policy Lecture to feature Northwestern’s Joel Mokyr April 23

Through April 29: Cell and Development Biology Spring Seminars

Vanderbilt to host on-site Global Entry enrollment event April 30-May 1

Vandy Cooks: ‘Cooking Unfamiliar Vegetables from the CSA Box’ May 1

‘Business of VU’ program to welcome third cohort this fall; applications due June 1

Veterans with GERD needed for research study

Individuals with Type 1 diabetes needed for feedback opportunity

VUIT to implement new wireless options in May

Outlook/Exchange email moving to cloud


Coming Up

· APR ·
  ‘Sloppy Bonnie,’ ‘Vanderbinge’ at Neely Auditorium April 17-18
· APR ·
  Lavender Celebration


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Vanderbilt in the News
Jonathan Metzl, Frederick B. Rentschler II Chair and professor of medicine, health and society, was interviewed regarding his book, Dying of Whiteness.
U.S. News & World Report: A shave, a haircut – and a blood pressure check
Barbershops in Los Angeles’ black community are offering blood pressure checks and education among their services. Vanderbilt physicians and researchers are partnering with barbershops in Nashville to create a similar program.
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education: Three African American faculty members receive new assignments
Sean Seymore, professor of law, has been named faculty head of Warren College at Vanderbilt.
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