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  Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018  
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David Williams stepping down as vice chancellor, athletics director
Williams will return to teaching after a distinguished 27-year career in higher education administration and will establish a new Sports, Law & Society Program at Vanderbilt Law School.
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Vanderbilt University launches Bass Military Scholars Program
A $25 million gift from the Lee and Ramona Bass Foundation will support up to 40 scholarships for military veterans pursuing graduate and professional degrees at Vanderbilt University in law, management, education, medicine and nursing.
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University leaders partnering on efforts to support women
Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion James. E. Page and Vice Chancellor for Administration Eric Kopstain are establishing an integrated and collaborative approach to study and address key issues facing the broad array of women staff at Vanderbilt University.
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Chancellor’s Lecture Series announces fall lineup, kicks off Sept. 27
The 2018-19 Chancellor’s Lecture Series will kick off Sept. 27 with Gen. Michael Hayden, former director of the National Security Agency and the Central Intelligence Agency.
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Provost launches one-stop online shop for faculty resources
The Office of the Provost has launched the Faculty Gateway, a new web portal that coalesces a wide array of faculty resources and relevant information onto a single webpage.
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AlertVU test scheduled for Sept. 18
Vanderbilt University Public Safety will conduct a test of the AlertVU emergency notification system on Tuesday, Sept. 18, at 10 a.m.
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Peabody colloquium series to focus on K-12 and higher education
Vanderbilt’s Peabody College of education and human development will kick off its annual Leadership Policy and Organizations Department Colloquium Series on Sept. 19, with events continuing throughout the fall and spring.
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Campus community invited to PARK(ing) Day on Sept. 21
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.
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Facilities invests in sustainable technologies across campus
The Division of Administration’s Facilities department has invested in two new sustainable technologies for the 2018-19 academic year.
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EAP offers resources during Suicide Prevention Awareness Month
Work/Life Connections–EAP offers resources to assist in learning more about how to identify and help those who may be contemplating or talking about plans to harm themselves.
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From ‘Vanderbilt Magazine’: Grade A Talent
Vanderbilt’s successful recruiting model finds student-athletes who excel both on the field and in the classroom.


Take Note

Constitution Day celebration features documentary, voter registration opportunities

Faculty, staff get discount on tickets to Commodore Quake featuring T-Pain

BenefitExpress unavailable Sept. 12-14

Data Science Institute hosts ‘Visual Trumpery’ seminar and workshop

Save the date: 2018 Levi Watkins Jr., M.D. Lecture

Community Engaged Research Core announces new round of mini-grants

LSO: Conservation, Food and Health Foundation Support for Programs in the Developing World

Build your skills with Vanderbilt Executive Education

SECURITY NOTICE: Indecent exposure

Insomnia treatment workshop available through EAP


Coming Up

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  Panel discussing ‘I AM’ exhibit
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  Celebrate Immersion Vanderbilt with Choir!Choir!Choir!
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  VKC Lecture: ‘The Impact of Gesture on Human Communication and Its Disorders’
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  Osheroff to receive Richard Armstrong Mentoring Award
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  First Open Dore on Location of 2018-19 at Women’s Center


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Vanderbilt in the News
Bloomberg: Law yields to politics in Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings
The recent Supreme Court confirmation hearings left some observers wondering how much value the whole process has. Brian Fitzpatrick, professor of law, is quoted.
U.S. News & World Report: Separated by 70 years, 2 men build friendship, fiddle
Instead of spending his summer at an internship that would jumpstart his career, Vanderbilt student Shaan Ramaprasad chose to spend his summer learning to make a fiddle.
Salon: A molecular reason why obese people have trouble losing weight
Fat desensitizes the brain to a hormone that diminishes appetite. Vanderbilt research is mentioned.
Bloomberg: Unity is Nigeria opposition’s key hurdle in defeating Buhari
Moses Ochonu, Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of History, was quoted regarding Nigeria’s election.
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