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  Friday, Jan. 11, 2019  
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Sen. Jeff Flake, ‘This American Life’ producer Zoe Chace are Chancellor’s Lecture Series guests Jan. 17
Fresh from a term that included several highly publicized ideological clashes with the president, former Sen. Jeff Flake will visit Vanderbilt Jan. 17 to explain his hopes for American politics going forward.
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Tickets now available for Angie Thomas’ Feb. 13 lecture at Langford Auditorium
Tickets to attend the Feb. 13 Vanderbilt lecture by Angie Thomas, best-selling author of “The Hate U Give,” are now available for Vanderbilt staff, students and faculty. Tickets are free and available online at Ticketweb and through the Sarratt Student Center Box Office.
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Art professor receives dual honors for groundbreaking work
Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Fine Arts Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons is the recipient of a prestigious Anonymous Was a Woman grant.
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Save the date: 2019 Out in Front conference is Feb. 23
Out in Front, a unique conference curated for undergraduate and graduate LGBTQIA+ students, is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 23. This year’s theme is “Homegrown Futures: Queer Southern Imagination.”


Take Note

Applications now being accepted for Vanderbilt Green Fund projects

School of Nursing diversity lecture to feature nonverbal speaker and disability advocate Jan. 14

Vandy Cooks: Get protein smoothie recipes Jan. 17

Introducing VerifyU, Vanderbilt IT’s new information security program


Coming Up

· JAN ·
  Flexner Deans’ Lecture: Dr. Drew Gaffney
· JAN ·
  Vanderbilt Kennedy Center MLK lecture: Lance Robertson, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
· JAN ·
  Sports and Society Initiative continues yearlong Olympics series with VU professor Lutz Koepnick
· JAN ·
  MLK Day lecture: ‘Diversity, Inclusion and Equity—Our Collective Responsibility’


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Vanderbilt in the News
Nature: How four winning mentors help to build skills and dispel doubt
Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente is quoted.
NPR: A blue clue in medieval teeth may bespeak a woman’s artistry circa 1,000 A.D.
Cynthia Cyrus, vice provost for learning and residential affairs, is quoted. The Atlantic also quoted Cyrus in a related article. Additionally, Science magazine quoted both Cyrus and Tiffiny Tung, associate professor of anthropology, in a related piece.
The Conversation: Let them eat more fat? Researcher argues that a balance of types of fat is the key
Heidi Silver, research associate professor of medicine, discusses her research on high-fat diets.
Reader’s Digest: 50 expert-approved ways to lose weight after 50
Kelly Haws, Anne Marie and Thomas B. Walker Jr. Professor of Management, is quoted.
Forbes: An institute for law and innovation
Cat Moon, adjunct professor of law, explains the vision behind Vanderbilt’s Program on Law and Innovation.
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