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  Monday, Dec. 17, 2018  
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Second town hall continues important conversations about equity, diversity and inclusion
Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer James E. Page Jr. and Vice Provost for Inclusive Excellence Melissa Thomas-Hunt hosted the second of two diversity town halls on Dec. 6.
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Nominations sought for Staff Steering Committee for Women’s Initiatives
Vice Chancellor for Administration Eric Kopstain and Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer James Page Jr. are seeking nominations of staff members to serve on the Staff Steering Committee for Women’s Initiatives.
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Read about Vanderbilt faculty, staff, student and alumni awards, appointments and achievements.
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Faculty invited to submit Discovery, Research Scholar grant proposals
The Office of the Provost invites faculty to submit proposals for the next round of Discovery Grants and Research Scholar Grants.
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VUPS offers tips to keep your holidays safe
Vanderbilt University Public Safety wishes everyone in the Vanderbilt community a safe and joyful holiday season by recommending the following security and safety tips.
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Tips for greening your holiday season
Want to reduce your impact this holiday season? Here are a few tips from SustainVU’s Holiday Greening Guide to make your holiday a little greener this year.
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Joe Toye: Guard and leader
Men’s basketball’s Joe Toye, an economics major and the lone senior on the Commodores’ roster, is the embodiment of student-athlete-leader.


Take Note

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

Data Science Institute seeking faculty affiliations

Master of Public Health program accepting applications for fall 2019

IRS announces 2019 retirement plan contribution limits

10 tips to manage stress during the holidays

Expert Q&A: Staying healthy during the holidays

Make sleeping better your resolution for the new year

Blair School offers adult Tai Chi classes for stress release

Executive Education: The best leaders are strong communicators

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


Coming Up

· DEC ·
  Health Plus presents ‘Eat Well, Live Well: A Nutrition Presentation’
· DEC ·
  Babies and You: ‘Getting Back in Shape after Baby’


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Vanderbilt in the News
The Tennessean: Gov.-elect Bill Lee popular; health care remains top issue in Tennessee, new Vanderbilt poll finds
John Geer, dean of the College of Arts and Science and Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of Political Science, is quoted.
The New York Times: Did Dvorak’s ‘New World’ symphony transform American music?
Douglas Shadle, assistant professor of musicology, writes about the historical significance of Antonin Dvorak’s Symphony No. 9 in conjunction with its 125th anniversary.
The New York Times: The best art books of 2018
We Shall Overcome: Press Photographs of Nashville During the Civil Rights Era is listed as one of the best books of the past year. Vanderbilt University Press is mentioned.
The New York Times: Narrower skulls, oblong brains: How Neanderthal DNA still shapes us
Tony Capra, assistant professor of biological sciences, is quoted.
The Weather Network: Can astronomy explain the biblical Star of Bethlehem?
David Weintraub, professor of astronomy, writes about the astronomy behind the biblical Star of Bethlehem.
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