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  Monday, Feb. 4, 2019  
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‘The View’ co-host, political analyst Meghan McCain to give Chancellor’s Lecture Feb. 19
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. Free tickets for the event are available online beginning at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5.
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Center for Teaching’s Celebration of Learning is today
Research projects and design initiatives, podcasts and documentaries, candle-making devices and board games, clothing catalogs and virtual reality simulations—these and more will be on display at the Celebration of Learning from 2 to 4 p.m. Feb. 4 in Alumni Hall.
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U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center chief scientist to give Parker Lecture tomorrow
Dr. David Pittman of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will discuss “Environmental Engineering and the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center” on Tuesday, Feb. 5, as part of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering’s Frank Parker Lecture Series.
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2019 Cuninggim Lecture on women in culture and society is Feb. 12
Best-selling author Emily Nagoski will explore the facets of sexual well-being often left out of standard sex education programs as part of the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center’s 2019 Cuninggim Lecture, scheduled for Feb. 12.
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Nashville’s ‘Hidden Figure’ and pioneer for African American and women engineers dies
Yvonne Young Clark was the first woman to earn a master’s degree in engineering management from Vanderbilt and the first woman to serve as a faculty member in the College of Engineering and Technology at Tennessee State University.
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Spread the Love with USAC and Second Harvest Food Bank
Beginning the first week of February, the University Staff Advisory Council will accept donations for Second Harvest Food Bank at locations across campus.
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Vanderbilt welcomes Malcolm Turner
Malcolm Turner began his first official day as Vanderbilt’s new vice chancellor for athletics and university affairs and athletics director on Feb. 1.


Take Note

Health Plus presents ‘Improving Your Rhythm of Sleep’ Feb. 7

‘Making Time for You’ topic of Parenting Group meeting Feb. 14

Perry Wallace documentary ‘Triumph’ available for screenings

Dedicated phone line gives university health plan members preferred access to Tier 1 providers

Re:VU brochures for 2019 now available

Make note of congressional lobbying disclosure requirements and gift, meal, and travel restrictions

Applications open for Vanderbilt Student Leadership Award

Students, faculty can dine together through FeaST program

Wellcast: ‘PrEP: Not Just Another Acronym’

Executive Education: The best leaders never stop learning


Coming Up

· FEB ·
  Vanderbilt Kennedy Center’s ‘Educate to Advocate’ event
· FEB ·
  Applications for Vanderbilt Summer Academy open
· FEB ·
  Cultural historian Robert Darnton to speak on censorship and literature
· FEB ·
  Discovery Sciences Emerging Scholars Lecture
· FEB ·
  Enabling Innovation seminar


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Vanderbilt in the News
Chalkbeat: Study: Tennessee schools with the biggest needs tend to have lower-quality principals
Vanderbilt research suggests the state’s least-effective principals are found in lower-achieving schools. Jason Grissom, associate professor of public policy and education, is quoted.
The Washington Post: Starbucks faces tricky time as ex-CEO mulls presidential run
Vanderbilt student Jacob Wilentz is quoted.
Discover: Beyond good or bad: Searching for a diet that balances the many kinds of fat
Heidi Silver, research associate professor of medicine, writes about high-fat diets.
The Tennessean (opinion): How George Washington would fix partisan politics in America today
Visiting history scholar Eli Merritt writes about what America could learn from the experiences of the first U.S. president.
USA Today: Sarah Huckabee Sanders says God wanted Trump to be president. She’s not the only one who believes that.
James Hudnut-Beumler, Anne Potter Wilson Distinguished Professor of American Religious History, is quoted.
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