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  Friday, Sept. 21, 2018  
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Share your input on search, priorities for Vanderbilt’s next athletics director
Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos wants your input to inform the search and priorities for Vanderbilt University’s next vice chancellor for athletics and athletics director.
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Chancellor’s Charter explores sustainability across Nashville
Faculty, staff and students joined Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos last week on a Chancellor’s Charter tour to explore sustainability, a fundamental FutureVU guiding principle and initiative.
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Shared Governance at Vanderbilt web portal launches
A new university website will better connect the Vanderbilt community to the various outlets for shared governance on campus and will serve as a repository for related best practice resources.
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James Sandlin, former Sarratt director who championed arts on campus, dies
James Sandlin, a former Sarratt Student Center director who worked tirelessly to expand cultural offerings on campus, died Sept. 18 after a brief illness.
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Campus community invited to PARK(ing) Day TODAY
Take a relaxing break from the office or class and enjoy local and sustainable art, games and food during Vanderbilt’s annual PARK(ing) Day set for Friday, Sept. 21.
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L-POD program takes faculty research to new heights
The Leveraged Proposal Organization and Development program, launched in 2017, has a new home in the Office of Research Development and Support and is gearing up for further expansion and progress.
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Welcome reception for Vice Chancellor James Page set for Sept. 27
A welcome reception for new Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer James E. Page Jr. is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 27, in Kirkland Hall.
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Seigenthaler Series looks at impact of building ‘The Wall’
Three “USA Today” journalists who won a Pulitzer Prize for their reporting on the impact of building a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico will speak Oct. 3 at the John Seigenthaler Center.
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Five questions with Marvel Comics writer Gabby Rivera ahead of VU visit
Gabby Rivera, the award-winning writer of “Juliet Takes a Breath” and the Marvel Comics series “America,” will visit the Vanderbilt community Sept. 24-25 for a keynote and Q&A, meet and greet and writer’s workshop presented by the Office for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.
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School of Nursing named best school for men
The American Association of Men in Nursing has named Vanderbilt University School of Nursing an AAMN Best School of Nursing. The honor recognizes a nursing school for significant efforts in recruiting and retaining men in the profession.
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VU alum Grantland Rice focus of new documentary
Famed sportswriter Grantland Rice is the subject of a new documentary premiering Sept. 25 on the SEC Network.


Take Note

Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion addresses USAC

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

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

Nashville Chalk Fest to benefit Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center

Oracle Cloud maintenance scheduled for this weekend

25th Avenue parking and traffic closures begin next week

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

Nominations sought for Levi Watkins Jr. awards; annual lecture set for Oct. 9

Executive Education: The best leaders never stop learning

Teens with and without autism needed for VUMC study


Coming Up

· SEP ·
  Data Science Institute hosts ‘Visual Trumpery’ seminar and workshop
· SEP ·
  Vanderbilt Institute for Digital Learning open house
· SEP ·
  ‘Eat Well, Live Well: A Nutrition Presentation’
· SEP ·
  OACS Service Organization Fair
· SEP ·
  Undergraduate Research Fair


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Vanderbilt in the News
UPI: Earth’s first animals formed complex communities, study shows
Vanderbilt research suggests that early life forms created much more complex communities than previously assumed. Simon Darroch, assistant professor of earth and environmental sciences, is quoted.
The Hill: The Memo: Kavanaugh firestorm consumes political world
How will the recent allegations against Brett Kavanaugh affect his nomination? Bruce Oppenheimer, professor of political science, is quoted.
The Verge: How Trump’s tariffs will hurt U.S. tech companies
Eric Bond, Joe Roby Professor of Economics, is quoted.
Huffington Post: Bryan Adams asks MPs on house heritage committee to change one word in Copyright Act
Bryan Adams is pushing to amend Canada’s current Copyright Act. Daniel Gervais, director of the Vanderbilt University Intellectual Property program, is quoted.
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