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  Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018  
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Visionary sports executive takes the helm as next VU athletics director
Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos has named Malcolm Turner, a proven and highly accomplished sports business executive with a passion for the transformative power of education, as the university’s new vice chancellor for athletics and university affairs and athletics director.
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What’s On My Mind: Vanderbilt’s new athletics director
In this week’s column, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos praises the experience and vision of Vanderbilt’s new athletics director, Malcolm Turner.
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Chancellor presents Heart and Soul awards to Bates, Hill and Maruszewski
Cheryl Bates, Olivia Hill and Maxine Maruszewski are the latest recipients of the Chancellor’s Heart and Soul award, which recognizes staff who go far beyond their job expectations.
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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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Lindsley named to National Academy of Inventors
Craig W. Lindsley, William K. Warren Jr. Professor of Medicine and co-director of the Vanderbilt Center for Neuroscience Drug Discovery, has been elected a fellow of the prestigious National Academy of Inventors.
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Vanderbilt radiation experiment flies on record-setting SpaceX launch
A third Vanderbilt radiation experiment rode into space last week on a SpaceX Falcon launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The goal is to model and test key electronics components for radiation sensitivity.
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IRS announces 2019 retirement plan contribution limits
The Internal Revenue Service annually reviews and adjusts the limits for employee retirement plan contributions. Learn more about the limits for 2019.
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Gear up for annual Turkey Toss Friday
Vanderbilt University’s 2018 Turkey Toss is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 14, from 6 a.m. to midnight in the Langford Auditorium Lobby. Employees can choose either a free turkey, tofurkey or Vanderbilt apron.
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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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Biomedical engineering student dancers find joy, community, stress relief at the barre
Junior Danielle Liu and senior Dominque Szymkiewicz, both biomedical engineering majors, have found a valuable outlet in VUPointe Ballet Theatre, a student-run dance company.
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Vanderbilt Public Safety seeks community feedback
Vanderbilt University Public Safety is requesting participation in a short survey that will allow the community to provide feedback about safety enhancements, programming, ideas for further improvements and safety concerns.
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New faculty: D.J. Kennedy
D.J. Kennedy is professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation.


Take Note

Campus Dining offers faculty and staff meal plan discounts for a limited time

VU and VUMC phone service temporarily unavailable Dec. 16

Master of Public Health program accepting applications for fall 2019

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

Expert Q&A: Staying healthy during the holidays

Start your work day with a new Health Plus Mindful Break recording

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

Executive Education: Step up as a leader in 2019

Registration open for 2019 Vanderbilt Soccer summer camps


Coming Up

· DEC ·
  Caregiver Support Group to meet
· DEC ·
  Vanderbilt Eye Institute Glasses Trunk Show and Sale
· DEC ·
  VISE celebration includes technology ‘show and tell’ and symposium
· DEC ·
  ‘Navigating School Choice’ topic of Parenting Group meeting


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Vanderbilt in the News
Philanthropy News Digest: Vanderbilt receives $5 million for financial aid, faculty fellowships
Vanderbilt University received a $5 million gift from Greg and Elizabeth Allen. Provost Susan R. Wente is quoted.
U.S. News & World Report: Can running ward off the ills of aging?
Daniel Munõz, assistant professor of medicine, and David Charles, professor of neurology, are quoted about the benefits of running.
Bloomberg: Saying ‘you’re fired’ too often is bad for a presidency
David Lewis, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor and chair of the Department of Political Science, is quoted.
The Wall Street Journal: To stay speedy in his 70s, he got buff
The Vanderbilt track and Recreation and Wellness Center are mentioned.
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