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  Friday, Jan. 25, 2019  
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Guthrie reappointed as dean of Vanderbilt Law School
Chris Guthrie, the John Wade-Kent Syverud Professor of Law, has been reappointed to a five-year term as dean of the Vanderbilt Law School.
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Students lead three-day race to ‘make with a purpose’ for kids with special needs
Teams of makers from Vanderbilt and beyond raced the clock to create innovative solutions to the problems facing those living with disabilities as part of Vanderbilt’s Tikkun Olam Makers (TOM) makeathon.
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Faculty invited to submit Discovery, Research Scholar Grant proposals
Proposals for the next round of Discovery Grants are due Monday, Jan. 28, while the deadline to apply for Research Scholar Grants is Monday, Feb. 4.
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Vanderbilt Child and Family Center presents to USAC on task force, events
Representatives from the Vanderbilt Child and Family Center recently spoke to the University Staff Advisory Council about a new task force and upcoming events.
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Service Award Ceremony is Tuesday
The annual Service Award Ceremony is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 29, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Student Life Center. Vanderbilt University staff celebrating 20 years of service in 2018 will be honored, and the prestigious Commodore Award and Diversity Leadership Award will be presented.
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Olympics and Judaism subject of Sports and Society event Thursday
Exploring the intersection of the Olympics and Judaism is the focus of a Jan. 31 lecture hosted by the Sports and Society Initiative and featuring Bruce Oppenheimer, professor of political science.
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Third ‘Making Nashville Living Building Ready’ event is Thursday
Representatives from the Georgia Institute of Technology’s Kendeda Building Team will use their project as a case study to focus on how to choose and use materials in a living building.
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Learn more about VIDL through upcoming ‘pop’shops’; Basics of Video Editing workshop is Feb. 27
Vanderbilt faculty, staff and students are invited to participate in a variety of workshops offered by the Vanderbilt Institute for Digital Learning this semester.
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Nemo Sanchez: Swimmer and filmmaker
Student-athlete Namilla Sanchez is keenly aware of the role proper nutrition plays in performance. She feels the results each time she dives into the pool – and in her ability to succeed in the classroom.


Take Note

Drilling on Peabody campus continues today

Sidewalk detour to open at School of Nursing

New Data Science M.S. program accepting applications

Women’s Center to host work-life balance workshop series Tuesday

Tickets now available for Angie Thomas’ Feb. 13 lecture at Langford Auditorium

Life Phase Series: ‘Raised-Bed Gardening with an Expert’ Feb. 26

Nominations for School of Medicine faculty awards now open

Register for Feb. ‘Diabetes Prevention Program’ information sessions

Health Plus presents ‘Count on Your Heart’ event series

W-2 forms now available in Oracle


Coming Up

· JAN ·
  Event seeks prostate cancer survivors for feedback on improved care
· JAN ·
  Islamophobia and partisanship tackled in diversity lecture series
· FEB ·
  Cultural historian Robert Darnton to speak on censorship and literature
· FEB ·
  Vandy Cooks featuring ‘Tennessee Magazine’s’ Tammy Algood
· FEB ·
  Caregiver support group to meet


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Vanderbilt in the News
Nashville Post: Vanderbilt Law School lands $12.75M gift
Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos is quoted.
Time: Inside the specialized ‘recovery’ high schools designed just for teens with addiction
Andy Finch, associate professor of the practice of human and organizational development, is quoted about his research regarding the success of addiction recovery schools.
The Conversation: Personal diplomacy has long been a presidential tactic, but Trump adds a twist
Tizoc Chavez, senior lecturer in political science, writes about President Trump’s unique approach to diplomacy.
The Washington Post: How the record number of female lawmakers will—and won’t—change Congress
Alan Wiseman, professor of political science, writes about the possible effects the record number of women serving in the 116th Congress will have.
CNN: Ruth Bader Ginsburg shows ‘no evidence of remaining disease,’ Supreme Court says
Robert Miller, Patricia and Rodes Hart Chair in Medicine, is quoted.
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