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Admiral thanks educators for their service

America in the era before World War I is a good place to look for answers to what the nation should be doing now, Adm. James Stavridis said Tuesday evening during the latest installment of the Chancellor’s Lecture Series.


Engineering professor, adviser to four-time rocket launch champs wins Chancellor’s Cup

The Chancellor’s Cup is presented annually to the professor who makes the greatest intellectual and academic contributions to undergraduate students outside of classroom teaching.


Campus remembers and mourns victims of Las Vegas tragedy

The Office of the Dean of Students has organized several campus events to remember and mourn the victims of the tragedy in Las Vegas.


Maker faire’s first year at the Wond’ry is major success, organizers say

The Nashville Mini Maker Faire’s organizers extended it to two days, attracting double the exhibitors and more than 1,500 additional visitors over last year.



Read about the latest faculty, staff and alumni awards, appointments and achievements.


Final weekend: VU Theatre opens new season with adventure tale staged as radio drama

Vanderbilt University Theatre will perform “Kid Simple: A Radio Drama in the Flesh,” an imaginative play that uses sound effects to help tell the story, Oct. 5, 7 and 8.


Impact of war on modern beauty culture topic of Goldberg Lecture

David Lubin, author of a book about World War I soldiers’ facial injuries and their significance to modern plastic surgery and beauty culture, will deliver the Goldberg Lecture in Art History Oct. 9.


16th annual Levi Watkins Jr., M.D., Lecture set for Oct. 10

Dr. Levi Garraway, senior vice president for global development and medical affairs for Lilly Oncology, will present the 16th annual Levi Watkins Jr., M.D., Lecture Oct. 10.


HR workshop: ‘Becoming a Leader’ Oct. 10

“Becoming a Leader” describes some of the challenges that new leaders face and suggests some strategies for meeting those challenges.


Special symposium to honor Moses’ cancer research contributions is Oct. 11

A research symposium honoring the career of Harold (Hal) Moses, who founded and served as director emeritus of Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, is slated for Wednesday, Oct. 11, at the Student Life Center.


Free luncheon to recruit volunteers to support ACA open enrollment

Come for a box lunch Oct. 16 and hear how you can help others sign up for the Affordable Health Care Act.


‘I Am Not Your Negro’ filmmaker to speak at Vanderbilt

Filmmaker Raoul Peck, whose works include the Oscar-nominated “I Am Not Your Negro,” will speak on campus Oct. 18, and two of his films will be screened at Sarratt Cinema Oct. 4 and 16.


‘Dismantling Ableism’ to feature panel of disability advocates Oct. 26

Disability advocates will share their personal and professional journeys and discuss how to dismantle ableism.


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Tolerance, participation in local government up in the Americas

New data gathered by the Latin American Political Opinion Project (LAPOP) include some upticks but also discouraging news about the state of democracy in the Americas.


Take Note

» Spencer to give Emerging Scholars Lecture Oct. 5

» Learn about the forest that inspired Winnie the Pooh’s Hundred-Acre Wood Oct. 18

» VINSE announces new facilities open house Oct. 24

» SECURITY NOTICE: Sexual assault on campus

» Get discount on ‘An American in Paris,’ ‘Les Misérables’ at TPAC

HR News

» Vandy Cooks: ‘Latin American and Caribbean Cuisine’ Oct. 18

» Register for the Health Plus pumpkin carving competition

» Get up to $240 wellness credit for completing Go for the Gold by Oct. 31

» Work/Life Connections–EAP recommends annual depression checkup

» All benefits-eligible employees must complete Open Enrollment

Research News @Vanderbilt


Oct. 5 — Noon
Art History in Real Time: Archiving Cai Guo-Qiang

Oct. 5 — 2 p.m.
The Nashville Farmers' Market at Vanderbilt

Oct. 5 — 4 p.m.
Creative Writing in Holywood

Oct. 5 — 4 p.m.
Physics & Astronomy Department Colloquium

Oct. 5 — 7:30 p.m.
Vanderbilt University Orchestra featuring Tracy Silverman

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