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Zeppos, CLS speakers reflect on election’s outcome, Trump presidency

One week after Donald Trump’s surprising victory in the 2016 presidential election, the Vanderbilt campus—and the nation—is still grappling with the outcome. Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos hosted two prominent members of the national media as well as Distinguished Visiting Professor Jon Meacham Tuesday evening to discuss the 2016 race and their expectations for a Trump presidency.


Increasing faculty engagement aim of new Shared Governance Project

Deeper faculty engagement in university decision-making and initiatives is the aim of the new Shared Governance Project being launched next month by Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos.


Harvard’s Putnam to discuss inequality gap at Chancellor’s Lecture Nov. 28

Prominent political scientist Robert D. Putnam, whose latest book examines the widening class-based opportunity gap among young people and its long-term effect on social mobility, will speak at Vanderbilt University Monday, Nov. 28, as part of the Chancellor’s Lecture Series.


Reminder: TIPs pre-proposals due Nov. 28; University Courses proposals due Dec. 12

Pre-proposals for the 2017-18 round of Trans-Institutional Programs (TIPs) are due Monday, Nov. 28, and proposals for University Courses are due Monday, Dec. 12.


Love and Malloy honored as Divinity and GDR Distinguished Alumni/ae

The Rev. Harold Love Jr. and the Rev. Edward “Monk” Malloy were praised for their commitment to social justice as they were awarded the 2016 Divinity School and GDR Distinguished Alumni/ae awards.


November/December issue of ‘EDI Connect’ now available

Read the November/December 2016 issue of “EDI Connect,” the official newsletter of the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.


‘Origami’ rapid malaria test receives Grand Challenges Explorations grant

A novel “origami” rapid diagnostic test for malaria has received a $100,000 Grand Challenges Explorations grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.


Vanderbilt IT’s Anne Dement recognized for 60 years of service

Anne Dement, a member of Vanderbilt IT’s Operator Services, was recognized along with other service award honorees during VUIT’s All Hands Meeting and Service Awards Celebration Nov. 14.


Owen School launches corporate partnership program

Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management has announced the formation of a new corporate partnership program designed to broaden and deepen ties with MBA employers.


Watch Vanderbilt University summit of music writers

Watch prominent music writers reflect on Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen and Elvis Presley.


SkyVU to launch roadshow series focused on business process changes

The SkyVU project team is launching a new series of roadshows called SkyVU Flight Check-Ins: Business Process Changes. Subject-matter experts will dive deeper into upcoming changes. Also, learn about SkyVU updates in a new blog post.


Coping with reactions to the 2016 election

Reactions to the 2016 election process and its outcome cover a broad range of opinions, thoughts and emotions. The following tips may help reduce stress and allow you to clear space in order to address your own response to recent events.


Coach Mason, players discuss this week’s matchup with Ole Miss

Vanderbilt head football coach Derek Mason, defensive lineman Adam Butler and wide receiver C.J. Duncan talked with reporters Nov. 15 at Vanderbilt’s weekly on-campus press conference.


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Take a look inside the Wond’ry

Students, faculty, staff, and business and community members filled the Wond’ry Nov. 9 at an open house featuring tours, makerspace demonstrations and more.


Take Note

» Get discounted tickets to Vandy–Ole Miss game Nov. 19

» Thanksgiving Potluck is Nov. 22

» Master of Public Health program offers information sessions

» Sarratt Holiday Arts Festival runs Nov. 28–Dec. 10

» ‘Addressing Stigma and Promoting Mental Health for LGBT Communities’ Dec. 12

HR News

» Recording time for Thanksgiving holiday

» Hold the Stuffing challenge now underway

» Annual employee Holiday Gift Giveaway is Dec. 9

» Retirement plan voluntary contribution limits remain the same in 2017

» Addressing cancer: Resources for employees and supervisors

Research News @Vanderbilt


Nov. 17
Commodore Award nominations

Nov. 17 — 10 a.m.
Working Through It: 'Visualizing Hope and Recovery Through Art'

Nov. 17 — 11 a.m.
Race, Sports and Vanderbilt: 1966-1970

Nov. 17 — 8 p.m.
Guest artists: Isabelle Faust and Alexander Melnikov

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