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  Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019  
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Update your W-2 delivery preferences by Jan. 4
Active employees can opt out of receiving paper W-2 forms by mail and instead access the forms electronically through Oracle.
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Stress and trauma in earliest years linked to reduced hippocampal volume in adolescence
There may be a “sensitive period” in which stress is more likely to affect brain development in adolescence, according to Kathryn L. Humphreys, assistant professor of psychology at Vanderbilt and lead author of a new study.
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‘Then & Now: Five Centuries of Woodcuts’ opens at Fine Arts Gallery Jan. 10
The Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery presents “Then & Now: Five Centuries of Woodcuts,” an exhibition spotlighting prints from Vanderbilt’s collections surveying a wide range of woodcuts created over 500 years and across many cultures, from Jan. 10 through March 1.
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School of Nursing diversity lecture to feature nonverbal speaker and disability advocate
A nonverbal motivational speaker and her mother, an advocate for family involvement in health care, will present the January 2019 VUSN Dean’s Diversity Lecture on Monday, Jan. 14, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Nursing Annex, Room 161.
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Therapeutic Antibody Discovery and Development event is Jan. 23
Vanderbilt’s Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization, the Vanderbilt Institute of Chemical Biology and Deerfield will bring together experts in discovery and development of antibody therapeutics Jan. 23 to discuss and review state-of-the-art developments in the field.
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Student profile: Sloane Chmara
Vanderbilt senior Sloane Chmara is combining a passion for healthy cooking and happy living into a growing online lifestyle brand.


Take Note

Health Plus Hold the Stuffing Challenge final weigh-ins Jan. 2-18

Healthier You: ‘The Good, the Fad and the Ugly’ Jan. 3

Use the Start! Physical Activity Program to help with New Year’s resolutions

Make sleeping better your resolution for the new year

Nominate faculty or staff for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award

Introducing VerifyU, Vanderbilt IT’s new information security program

IRS announces 2019 retirement plan contribution limits

Employees to receive paycheck credit after federal parking tax update

Blair School offers adult Tai Chi classes for stress release

Limited Submission Opportunity: ACMP Chamber Music Workshop Grants


Coming Up

· JAN ·
  Caregiver Support Group to meet
· JAN ·
  Mindful parenting topic of Parenting Group meeting
· JAN ·
  Registration for 2019 REDCap Day event opens
· JAN ·
  Flexner Deans’ Lecture: Dr. Drew Gaffney
· JAN ·
  Vanderbilt Kennedy Center MLK lecture: Lance Robertson, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


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Vanderbilt in the News
The Tennessean: 1968 paved Nashville’s way in health care, history
Vanderbilt’s first class of black undergraduates is mentioned as well as speeches made at Vanderbilt by Stokely Carmichael and Robert Kennedy.
Education Week: For black students, having a black teacher can be a benefit, study finds
A recent study found positive effects by matching students with teachers of the same race. Doctoral candidates Ela Joshi and Sy Doan co-authored the study.
The Tennessean: Want to learn something new? 7 places that offer affordable lifelong learning classes
Vanderbilt’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute is mentioned.
Salon: Stable genius says it’s a witch hunt: Echoing Trump’s lies isn’t journalism
Lisa Fazio, assistant professor of psychology, is quoted.
Nashville Scene: Artista Brazilian jiujitsu is a window into the future of Nashville
Ph.D. student Jessie Torellis and first-year medical student Pemberton Heath share their views on the benefits of jiujitsu.
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