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  Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019  
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Services announced for David Williams II, former vice chancellor and athletics director
Services for David Williams II, former vice chancellor and athletics director at Vanderbilt University, are scheduled for Friday, Feb. 15, at The Temple Church, 3810 Kings Lane in Nashville. The services are open to the public.
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Best-selling author Angie Thomas to speak tonight in Langford Auditorium
Tickets for “The Hate U Give” author Angie Thomas’ Feb. 13 lecture in Langford Auditorium are sold out; however, there will be a live stream available in Light Hall, Room 202, for those who were not able to procure a ticket.
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Chancellor's Lecture featuring McCain sold out; ticket wait list available
Author and co-host of “The View” Meghan McCain will join Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and Distinguished Visiting Professor Jon Meacham at Vanderbilt Feb. 19 for a wide-ranging discussion of the politics impacting American life in 2019.
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Latest issue of ‘ON THE HILL’ government relations report now available
Vanderbilt’s Division of Government & Community Relations has published Issue 2 of its “ON THE HILL” government relations report. The biannual report summarizes Vanderbilt’s year-to-date activities at the federal, state and local levels of government.
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Oracle Cloud update to include new features
A key feature of the Oracle Cloud update, scheduled to begin Friday, Feb. 15, at 9 p.m. and end on Saturday, Feb. 16, is an enhanced interface for all users on the “Home” screen. A downtime notice will be displayed on the SkyVU website while the update is underway.
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‘She Sang Freedom: Black Women, Music and the Struggle for Social Justice’ Feb. 21
Tammy L. Kernodle, professor of musicology at Miami University of Ohio, will present an interactive program exploring how black women musicians have used music as a means of documenting and promoting the struggle for equality and social justice in America. The event is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 21 at the Wond’ry.
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VU Theatre performs the Bard’s romantic comedy ‘Twelfth Night’
Vanderbilt University Theatre opens "Twelfth Night," a Shakespearean comedy with themes of love and loss, gender roles, double identities and more, Feb. 15 at Neely Auditorium.
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Fidelity offers online Financial Education Workshop Series
Join Vanderbilt University and Fidelity for an educational web workshop, where you’ll learn strategies and tips to help you manage your financial future with confidence.
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Annual Service Award Ceremony is Feb. 20
Vanderbilt University’s annual Service Award Ceremony, which recognizes employees who celebrated significant service milestones in 2018, is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 20, at 3 p.m. in the Student Life Center Ballroom. Red carpet arrivals will begin at 2:45 p.m. All Vanderbilt University employees are invited to attend.
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Women’s Center seeking nominations for 2019 awards
The Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center is seeking nominations for its annual awards that recognize and honor Vanderbilt community members for their contributions to the advancement of university women. The deadline to submit nominations is Friday, Feb. 22.
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Employee Appreciation: Women’s Basketball Fan Fest is March 3
Vanderbilt University employees and their families are invited to cheer on the Vanderbilt women’s basketball team as they take on the Florida Gators on Sunday, March 3. The free Employee Appreciation event begins with a Fan Fest at 12:30 p.m. in the Memorial Practice Gym, followed by the game at 2 p.m.
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International dream comes true for Blair composition major
Vanderbilt sophomore Jacob Beranek loves music and his Czech heritage. These passions recently converged in an incredible opportunity for the talented music composition major.


Take Note

Upcoming Black History Month events will center on racial bias and injustice in America’s penal system

Center for Cognitive Medicine offering Alzheimer’s APOE4 Gene Screening

Executive Education: Are you an authentic leader?

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

Data Science Institute seeking undergraduate summer research fellows

Student counselors needed for Next Steps at Vanderbilt Summer Institute

Campus Dining: ‘Overnight Oats’ demonstration Feb. 20

Employee Appreciation Night at the Theatre: ‘Twelfth Night’ Feb. 22

Flexner Deans’ Lecture: Dr. Mamta Swaroop Feb. 25

Video Editing Basics workshop Feb. 27


Coming Up

· FEB ·
  Caregiver support group
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  ‘Making Time for You’ topic of Parenting Group meeting
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  Career Center to host Fellowships 101 series
· FEB ·
  Boomers, Elders and More: ‘The Joys and Tolls of Caregiving and the Importance of Self-Care‘
· FEB ·
  Beasley to give Divinity School’s Bogitsh Lecture


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Vanderbilt in the News
Associated Press: David Williams, 1st SEC black athletic director, dies at 71
Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos, Vice Chancellor for Athletics and University Affairs and Athletics Director Malcolm Turner and Head Football Coach Derek Mason are quoted.
Forbes: More colleges opening doors to people with developmental disabilities
Vanderbilt’s Next Steps program is highlighted.
BBC: Can this technology put an end to bullying?
Colin Walsh, assistant professor of biomedical informatics, is quoted.
The Christian Post: Challenged by racism in white churches, black churches endure but with competition
Dennis Dickerson, Reverend James M. Lawson Professor of History, is quoted.
The New York Times: The prescription drugs that rich people buy
Stacie Dusetzina, associate professor of health policy, is quoted.
Smithsonian: Enslaved tour guide Stephen Bishop made Mammoth Cave the must-see destination it is today
Richard Blackett, Andrew Jackson Professor of American History, is quoted.
The Christian Science Monitor: Can old-fashioned journalism combat fake news?
Lisa Fazio, assistant professor of psychology, is quoted.
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