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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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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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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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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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Parking and roadways to close in West End Neighborhood
Many parking lots within the West End Neighborhood will close permanently over winter break, including fraternity and sorority lots, as the area transforms to become more accessible and pedestrian-centric.
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New faculty: D.J. Kennedy
D.J. Kennedy is professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation.


Take Note

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 day with a new Health Plus Mindful Break recording


Coming Up

· DEC ·
  Vanderbilt Eye Institute Glasses Trunk Show and Sale
· DEC ·
  VISE celebration includes technology ‘show and tell’ and symposium


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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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