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  Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018  
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Arts and Science’s Jonathan Waters awarded 2018 Chancellor’s Cup
Senior Lecturer in Cinema and Media Arts Jonathan Waters’ fierce commitment to helping students from all walks of life achieve success in the arts was among several reasons he was awarded the 2018 Chancellor’s Cup on Tuesday.
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New faculty advisory committee to develop research IT services and resources on campus
A new faculty advisory committee has been convened to prioritize communication, security, programming, networking and storage resource needs as they relate to research.
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Vanderbilt wins PARK(ing) Day awards from Nashville Civic Design Center
Vanderbilt University was recognized by the Nashville Civic Design Center for its participation in PARK(ing) Day 2018. The university won the “Best Use of Space” award and “Golden Phone” award for the most text-in votes by visitors.
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Six alumni join Vanderbilt Student Media Hall of Fame in 2018
Six alumni—Bruce Heyman, John Hindle, Scott Hubbard, Paul Kurtz, Richard McCord and Mary Margaret Oliver—are the newest members of the Vanderbilt Student Media Hall of Fame.
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Virtual archaeologist to deliver Goldberg Lecture Thursday
Bernard Frischer, a leading virtual archaeologist and director of the Virtual Heritage Program and professor of informatics at Indiana University, will deliver the Norman L. and Roselea J. Goldberg Lecture on Thursday, Oct. 11, in Cohen Memorial Hall.
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NROTC Alumni Association hosts 10th annual National Security Symposium
The Vanderbilt NROTC Alumni Association will host its 10th annual National Security Symposium on Friday, Oct. 12. ADM (Ret) William Gortney will discuss “The Strategic Landscape.”
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Women’s soccer team earns highest ranking since 1998
The Commodores jumped seven spots to No. 12 in the United Soccer Coaches Poll and face their third straight ranked matchup Friday night when No. 9 South Carolina comes to Nashville for the team’s first white-out game this season. The first 500 fans will receive a free white Anchor Down T-shirt.
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Complete Go for the Gold by Oct. 31, earn up to $240 wellness credit
Faculty and staff who enroll in the Vanderbilt Health Plan for 2019 can earn a wellness credit of up to $240 by completing all three steps of Go for the Gold by Wednesday, Oct. 31.
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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

Equal Employment Opportunity office reminds faculty, staff of services during Disability Awareness Month

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

LSO: Akamai Foundation Grant

Sustainability contest seeks to find ‘greenest group’ on campus


Coming Up

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  Peabody colloquium series to focus on K-12 and higher education
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  Discovery Sciences Emerging Scholars Lecture: Leonard Harris
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  Life Phase Series: ‘Tips on Legal Planning’
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  March for Black Women in STEM
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  Turn in unused medications at Drug Take Back Day


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Vanderbilt in the News
Axios: How level-1 AVs may reduce phantom traffic jams
Daniel Work, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, writes about his research on adaptive cruise control and how it may affect traffic.
The Chronicle of Higher Education: We are all research subjects now
Sarah Igo, associate professor of history, law, sociology and American studies, writes about Facebook’s partnership with the Social Science Research Council.
The New York Times: Confirming Kavanaugh: A triumph for conservatives, but a blow to the court’s image
Tracey George, interim vice provost for faculty affairs, is quoted.
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education: Vanderbilt and Tennessee State partner to increase diversity in the geosciences
Vanderbilt has a new partnership with Tennessee State University called Earth Horizons, which will focus on increasing the numbers of students from underrepresented groups in the geosciences.
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