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  Friday, Oct. 12, 2018  
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Colleen Conway-Welch, nursing education pioneer and emerita dean, has died
Conway-Welch, who transformed nursing education at Vanderbilt and nationally, died Oct. 12 following a courageous battle with cancer.
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Details on tax-advantaged accounts available for 2019 health care benefit options
Vanderbilt offers two distinct types of tax-advantaged plans to help pay for health care costs on a pre-tax  basis: the new Health Savings Account (HSA) for employees electing the Choice CDHP and the health care Flexible Spending Account (HC-FSA) for employees electing the Select PPO or waiving coverage.
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Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center unveils Legacy Pioneers Portraits and newly renovated Legacy Lounge
The Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center unveiled its first class of Legacy Pioneer portraits. The 10 portraits, which were painted by James Threalkill, BS’79, will hang in the Study Lounge inside the Black Cultural Center.
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Search committee named to find new director of VU Press
A national search has been launched to find Vanderbilt University Press’ next director, who will work closely with the press’ Editorial Committee and other key partners to implement a new strategic vision.
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Political surveillance of civil rights activists topic of Seigenthaler Series
Political surveillance of civil rights activists is the focus of a Seigenthaler Series talk with author and journalist Marc Perrusquia at the First Amendment Center Oct. 15.
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Undergraduate Research Fair showcases immersion, draws record number of participants
A record 167 students shared their research projects through poster and slide presentations at the fifth annual Vanderbilt Undergraduate Research Fair.
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Film director, producer Tom Neff to lead discussion on Coach Ed Temple and TSU Tigerbelles Oct. 18
Vanderbilt’s Sports and Society Initiative will host a program centered on former Tennessee State University track and field coach Ed Temple and the famed TSU Tigerbelles on Thursday, Oct. 18.
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Vanderbilt faculty, alumni to present at Southern Festival of Books
Vanderbilt faculty and alumni are featured at the free Southern Festival of Books, happening this weekend at War Memorial Plaza and the downtown Nashville Public Library.
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Next Steps program visits USAC
At its October meeting, the University Staff Advisory Council welcomed Emilee Bauer, program coordinator for Next Steps at Vanderbilt, which serves students with intellectual disabilities who are interested in obtaining a college education.
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‘Informed Citizenship and the Economics of Information’ Oct. 15
What does it mean to be an informed citizen in America today? The Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries’ Open Mind series will explore the topic with a panel discussion on Monday, Oct. 15.
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Discussion on copyright and fair use in teaching and scholarship Oct. 25
Vanderbilt Libraries and the Digital Humanities Center are partnering to bring two prominent copyright experts to campus Oct. 25 to explore fair use as it applies to research and teaching.
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Visit Barnes and Noble pop-up shop in Vandyville tomorrow
Visit the Barnes and Noble pop-up shop in Vandyville on Saturday, Oct. 13, from 8 to 11 a.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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Students can ‘share a side,’ support Hurricane Michael relief Oct. 11-18
The Share-A-Side program allows those who wish to participate to forgo taking a side item on any of their meal swipes from The Commons Center, Rand or Kissam dining halls, The Pub at Overcup Oak, Local Java or campus Munchie Marts and instead donating its value to Hurricane Michael relief programs.
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Meet ‘Jack,’ VUPD’s first community K-9 officer
Vanderbilt University Police Department welcomed Jack, a 2-year-old yellow Lab and the university’s first community K-9 officer, this fall.


Take Note

Women’s Center presents Parenting Group, Work-Life Workshop

‘Language of Violence’ workshop Oct. 15

‘Babies and You’ schedule announced for fall

Submit an event for International Education Week

Register for the Health Plus pumpkin-carving contest

Vanderbilt Diabetes Day set for Nov. 2

Transition Tennessee seeking parent participants for needs assessment survey

Complete Go for the Gold by Oct. 31, earn up to $240 wellness credit

Sustainability contest seeks to find ‘greenest group’ on campus


Coming Up

· OCT ·
  NROTC Alumni Association hosts 10th annual National Security Symposium
· OCT ·
  March for Black Women in STEM Oct. 13
· OCT ·
  Turn in unused medications at Drug Take Back Day
· NOV ·
  Jewish Studies hosts ‘Antisemitism in Contemporary American Politics’ roundtable


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Vanderbilt in the News
The Hill: Children are collateral damage in battle against illegal immigration
Carolyn Heinrich, Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Public Policy, Education and Economics, writes about the detrimental effects that harsh immigration laws can have on children.
The Nashville Business Journal: Vanderbilt wants to combat its biggest obstacle to growth: parking garages
Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos, Vice Chancellor for Administration Eric Kopstain and Executive Director of Mobility Erin Hafkenschiel are quoted.
Billboard: Will Taylor Swift’s political endorsements in Tennessee races make a difference? Experts weigh in
Josh Clinton, Abby and Jon Winkelried Professor of Political Science, is quoted.
Sports Business Daily: Vanderbilt using full bank of resources in search for new AD
Vanderbilt has established a search committee to assist in selecting a new athletics director to replace David Williams.
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