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  Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018  
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Tips for attending Beyoncé-Jay-Z concert at VU Stadium tomorrow
Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center are offering tips for those planning to check out Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s “On the Run II” tour stop at Vanderbilt Stadium on Thursday, Aug. 23.
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What’s On My Mind: Upholding our core values
Vanderbilt’s commitment to inclusion, discovery, collaboration, civil discourse and more is driving the university forward in its mission, writes Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos in his first message of the new academic year.
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Carrasco to lead Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
Dr. Nancy Carrasco, a leading figure in the study of iodide transport and its critical role in the thyroid and mammary glands, has been named chair of Vanderbilt’s Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics.
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New exhibit to explore history of women at Vanderbilt
The Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries will open “From Listeners to Leaders: A History of Women at Vanderbilt” on Tuesday, Aug. 28, featuring documents, books, photos, newspaper articles and oral histories about women’s experiences on campus in the 1960s, ’70s and ’80s.
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Save the date: Flulapalooza is Sept. 26
Vanderbilt faculty, staff and students are encouraged to get a free flu shot during the eighth annual mass vaccination event, 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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Dillehay receives $510K to study role of gold mining in colonization of South America
Anthropology professor Tom Dillehay and co-investigators will undertake anthropological, historical, engineering and geological studies to uncover the many forces shaping the development of the southern Andes.
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Chancellor Zeppos reflects on the incoming class
Watch Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos discuss the diversity and talent represented in the Class of 2022 and the potential these students have to become the leaders of tomorrow.


Take Note

LSO: Henry Luce Foundation Advancing Public Scholarship on Religion and Theology program

Register for six-part series on Community Engaged Research

2018 Vanderbilt Translational Research Forum: Call for posters, deadline Sept. 17


Coming Up

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  Session for adults with autism to give feedback on study
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  Health care workforce expert to give Nursing Dean’s Diversity Lecture
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  Training for SPIN external funding opportunity database


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Vanderbilt in the News
USA Today: Why the Roman Catholic Church still struggles with sexual abuse scandals
Hilary Scarsella, a doctoral student in theological studies, is quoted.
PBS NewsHour: What will it take to reverse childhood obesity? More than a single solution
Shari Barkin, William K. Warren Foundation Chair in Medicine, is quoted.
The Guardian: Trump’s ‘good person’ defence could affect jurors in Manafort trial
Christopher Slobogin, Milton R. Underwood Chair in Law, is quoted about the unprecedented nature of President Trump’s public comments about the Manafort trial.
U.S. News & World Report: Genetic testing for cancer lacking for women on Medicare
A new Vanderbilt study found that testing for gene mutations linked to breast and ovarian cancer is rare among some Medicare patients who have the cancers and qualify for such tests, according to U.S. News & World Report.
Education Week: Which teachers are most likely to leave school mid-year?
A new Vanderbilt study in the American Educational Research Journal tracks teachers leaving month by month in their first three years on the job. Gary Henry, Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Public Policy and Education, co-authored the study.
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