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Henderson, Krauthammer to join Zeppos, Meacham for post-election talk tomorrow

Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will host CNN’s Nia-Malika Henderson, syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer and Distinguished Visiting Professor Jon Meacham for a discussion Nov. 15 exploring the 2016 presidential election.


Facebook founding engineer Rothschild opens VandyHacks invention marathon

Jeff Rothschild, vice chairman-elect of the Vanderbilt University Board of Trust and Facebook’s first vice president for infrastructure software, took the stage Friday night as the opening keynote speaker for the third annual VandyHacks.


Join provost for Open Dore On Location tomorrow

Vanderbilt faculty and staff are invited to attend Open Dore On Location with Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente on Tuesday, Nov. 15.


Annual Holiday Gift Giveaway is Dec. 9

Vanderbilt’s 2016 Holiday Gift Giveaway is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 9, at Langford Auditorium. Pick up a turkey, tofurkey or Vanderbilt oven mitt.


VUToday: Election outcome, Zika breakthrough featured in weekly roundup of VU news stories

Vanderbilt political scientists weighed in on the outcome of last Tuesday’s presidential election, and Professor James Crowe Jr. and a team of scientists made a breakthrough in the fight against the Zika virus. Read a selection of Vanderbilt news stories for the week of Nov. 7.


App will help children with disabilities and challenging behavior

A new app has been funded to help parents of young children with disabilities to manage challenging behaviors.


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.


Recording time for Thanksgiving holiday

The upcoming Thanksgiving holiday is the first to take place since VU’s enhanced PTO program took effect. Staff taking these days off should record the time as “Holiday,” not PTO.


Faust, Melnikov perform entire ‘Beethoven Sonatas for Violin and Piano’ Nov. 15-17

German violinist Isabelle Faust and Russian pianist Alexander Melnikov perform the entire “Beethoven Sonatas for Violin and Piano” Nov. 15-17 in Blair’s Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall.


Sustainable energy expert to deliver Hall Engineering Lecture Nov. 29

Notre Dame’s Joan F. Brennecke, a highly recognized researcher and prolific writer dedicated to creating a better environment, will deliver the fall 2016 John R. and Donna S. Hall Engineering Lecture.


Printing Services now offers outdoor banners, vehicle wraps, more

Vanderbilt University Printing Services has expanded its in-house signage and wide-format graphics capabilities. Printing Services can now produce outdoor banners, wallpaper and graphics, static clings, floor graphics, vehicle wraps, fabrics and textiles, and much more.


Where would you like to see more outdoor recycling containers?

Vanderbilt’s Sustainability and Environmental Management Office is seeking input on where additional outdoor recycling containers should be located across campus.


‘Commodore Insider Podcast’: Senior Luke Kornet on men’s basketball’s upcoming season

Vanderbilt basketball senior Luke Kornet sits down with the ‘Commodore Insider Podcast’ to discuss men’s basketball’s upcoming season.


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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

» Learn about copyright clearance for course readings with SIPX

» Master of Public Health program offers information sessions

» WOW presents ‘Morocco on the Move’ Nov. 16

» Women’s Center Work-Life Workshops: ‘Developing Moral Leadership’ Nov. 16

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

HR News

» Life Phase Series: Celebrating Native American heritage

» ‘Caring for the Caregiver’ Nov. 16

» Vandy Cooks Nov. 18: ‘Simple and Healthy Meals in a Snap’

» Hold the Stuffing challenge underway

» Retirement plan voluntary contribution limits remain the same in 2017

» Addressing cancer: Resources for employees and supervisors

Research News @Vanderbilt


Nov. 14
Commodore Award Nominations

Nov. 14 — 10 a.m.
Working Through It: 'Visualizing Hope and Recovery Through Art'

Nov. 14 — 11 a.m.
Race, Sports and Vanderbilt: 1966-1970

Nov. 14 — 5:30 p.m.
Baroque Science Fiction: A Cervantine Proposal

Nov. 15 — 12:10 p.m.
The Fight for Pregnant Workers' Rights

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