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  Friday, Nov. 16, 2018  
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Chancellor to host free screening of Perry Wallace documentary Dec. 6
Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will host a screening of “Triumph: The Untold Story of Perry Wallace” on Thursday, Dec. 6, in Memorial Gym. The event is free and open to faculty, staff and students as well as their friends and family.
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Provost’s steering committee announced for initiative on status of women
Political science professor Cindy Kam will lead a new steering committee to guide actions and areas for study for an initiative focusing on women students, faculty and postdocs, announced previously by Provost Susan R. Wente.
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10 Commodore programs finish with perfect Graduation Success Rate
Vanderbilt Athletics finished with an overall Graduation Success Rate of 97 during the 2017-18 academic year, the best among Southeastern Conference institutions.
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Vanderbilt’s AAA bond rating affirmed by Fitch
Vanderbilt University’s bond rating continues to be rated AAA—the highest level—by the Fitch Group, a leading credit agency.
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Vanderbilt efforts garner regional Emmy nominations
Two Vanderbilt video efforts have been recognized by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Nashville/Midsouth Chapter.
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Vanderbilt research hub to examine issues faced by children at risk for poor health, education outcomes
Vanderbilt researchers will establish a new research hub to better understand the needs of some of Tennessee’s most vulnerable children.
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Online platform assures cyber-physical systems research is legit, results don’t disappear
Vanderbilt’s Institute for Software Integrated Systems is unveiling the Cyber-Physical Systems Virtual Organization Portal, created and curated by researchers at Vanderbilt, Arizona State University, University of Pennsylvania, UCLA and University of Arizona.
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Grant funds study of social media’s role in spreading political misinformation
Elizabeth Zechmeister and Noam Lupu will study the role that messaging app WhatsApp plays in the spread of political misinformation and public opinion in Latin America.
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Visit Barnes & Noble pop-up shop in Vandyville Saturday
Visit the Barnes & Noble pop-up shop in Vandyville this Saturday, Nov. 17, from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. All faculty, staff, alumni and fans are invited to stop by the shop at the corner of Jess Neely Drive and Natchez Trace.
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Road closure at Vanderbilt Place and 24th Avenue South begins Monday
Ongoing construction and utility work in the West End Neighborhood will close Vanderbilt Place at the 24th Avenue South intersection. The closure is scheduled to begin on Monday, Nov. 19.
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Nia Dorsey: Commodore defender and community volunteer
Nia Dorsey is the defender on the SEC Champion Commodore soccer team, but her Vanderbilt career has largely been defined by service.


Take Note

Oracle Cloud unavailable this weekend

Biweekly time card deadline accelerated due to Thanksgiving holiday

Pilot and feasibility grants available for research related to diabetes, obesity

Data Science Institute seeking faculty affiliations

Get discount on men’s basketball tickets for faculty-staff appreciation game

Register grades K-6 for VU Cheerleading and Dance Game Day Experience

Vanderbilt Eye Institute Glasses Trunk Show and Sale Dec. 12

Executive Education: Step up your leadership game

What jobs can you get with a master of marketing degree?

Get discount on Nations in Our Neighborhood passport at Barnes & Noble at Vanderbilt


Coming Up

· NOV ·
  Solo exhibition by Marilyn Murphy at Cumberland Gallery
· NOV ·
  Free virtual fair for public health degree programs
· DEC ·
  One-Minute Stage and Screen Festival
· DEC ·
  Faculty and Staff Appreciation Day at Barnes & Noble
· DEC ·
  Flexner Deans’ Lecture: Dr. Rana Awdish discusses best-selling memoir


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Vanderbilt in the News
Good Morning America: They ran. They won. Now what? How female lawmakers work in Washington
A Vanderbilt research study is cited.
CBC: Bridging the ‘genomic divide’: Lack of Indigenous DNA data a challenge for researchers
Graduate student Krystal Tsosie is quoted.
Science News: How mammoths competed with other animals and lost
Larisa DeSantis, professor of earth and environmental sciences, and graduate student Gregory Smith used dental work to investigate the diets of mastodons. Smith is quoted.
The Guardian: Why coming out as working class was harder than coming out as gay
Justin Quarry, senior lecturer in English, explains the challenges facing working class students entering elite universities.
Associated Press: NHL, retired players reach $19M concussions settlement
John Vrooman, principal senior lecturer in economics, is quoted.
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