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  Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018  
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Health insurance plans are changing for 2019 – what are my choices?
For calendar year 2019, Vanderbilt will have two health plan offerings: the Select PPO (Preferred Provider Organization) and the Choice CDHP (Consumer-Driven Health Plan). Eligible employees must elect a health plan.
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Chancellor’s Lecture Series kicks off tomorrow with Gen. Michael Hayden
The 2018-19 Chancellor’s Lecture Series will kick off Sept. 27 with Gen. Michael Hayden, former director of the National Security Agency and Central Intelligence Agency.
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Flulapalooza is today
Flulapalooza, Vanderbilt University and Medical Center’s annual free mass flu vaccination event, is set for Wednesday, Sept. 26, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the area between Light Hall and the Veteran’s Administration Hospital.
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Earth Horizons partnership to boost minority representation in geosciences
Vanderbilt and Tennessee State universities are joining forces to significantly increase the number of underrepresented minorities studying the geosciences.
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Nursing taps Rolanda Johnson as new assistant dean for diversity, inclusion
Rolanda Johnson, assistant dean for academics and associate professor of nursing, has been named assistant dean for diversity and inclusion for the School of Nursing.
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Leadership expansion at Curb Center for Art, Enterprise and Public Policy
Jay Clayton has been reappointed as director of the Curb Center for Art, Enterprise and Public Policy and is joined by new Associate Director Alexandre Frenette. The two will continue to expand the reach and visibility of the Curb Center and its core programs and activities.
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Annual reports on crime statistics, security and fire safety available after Sept. 28
The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains information related to university-wide security and safety, including related policies, procedures and crime statistics.
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New calendar features health, wellness services across Student Care Network
An online calendar now features health and wellness services offered in satellite locations across campus to give students quick and convenient access to resources in locations near them.
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Welcome reception for Vice Chancellor James Page set for tomorrow
A welcome reception for new Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer James E. Page Jr. is scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, in the Kirkland Hall second-floor lobby.
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Registration open for ‘learning community’ on design thinking; first event tomorrow
In support of Design as an Immersive Vanderbilt Experience, the Center for Teaching is hosting a learning community this fall for faculty, staff and students interested in teaching design thinking.
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Former ‘Teen Vogue’ editor-in-chief to give Cuninggim Lecture Oct. 4
The 2018 Cuninggim Lecture on Women in Culture and Society—presented Thursday, Oct. 4—will feature Elaine Welteroth, former editor-in-chief of Teen Vogue, who was responsible for the magazine’s increased focus on politics and social justice issues.
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VU soccer seeks record 11th straight win; help ‘Pack the Plex’ Sunday
Vanderbilt Athletics is seeking to break a soccer attendance record this Sunday, Sept. 30, when the SEC-leading Commodores face Georgia while also looking to match the longest win streak in program history.
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Vanderbilt Magazine: VU ‘bytes’ into data science
Learn how new programs in a revolutionary field are fostering discovery, collaboration and learning across campus.


Take Note

2018 Vanderbilt Translational Research Forum: Call for posters, deadline Sept. 28

‘Using Community Health Workers to Reduce Breast Health Disparities’ Oct. 5

Memorial service for emerita VUSN professor Virginia George set for Oct. 8

Project Safe Center dating violence workshop Oct. 9

Community Engaged Research Core announces new round of mini-grants

LSO: 2019 Mallinckrodt Scholars Program

School of Nursing construction to temporarily close 21st Ave. S. sidewalk

25th Avenue parking and traffic closures underway

What you need to know about the 2018-19 flu season


Coming Up

· SEP ·
  OACS Service Organization Fair
· SEP ·
  Undergraduate Research Fair
· SEP ·
  Chancellor’s Book Club
· OCT ·
  CLAS to host alumnus lecture: ‘5 Myths about MS-13’
· OCT ·
  Work/Life Connections–EAP open house


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Vanderbilt in the News
CNBC: More retirees are going back to school. Here’s how you can, too
Vanderbilt’s Osher Institute is highlighted, and Kathy Garthwaite, president of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, is quoted.
Above the Law: Finding your place in the complex environment of a law school
Nicholas Alexiou, associate director of career services, writes about the role of career services at law schools.
WTVF, Channel 5
Erin Calipari, assistant professor of pharmacology, was interviewed about her drug addiction research.
WTVF, Channel 5
David Williams, vice chancellor for athletics and university affairs and athletics director, was interviewed regarding his retirement and the future of Vanderbilt Athletics.
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