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Zeppos, Randall, Diggs reflect on election, lessons drawn from Hamilton

Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and Writer-in-residence Alice Randall gathered in Langford Auditorium Wednesday evening to discuss Alexander Hamilton’s influence on contemporary American politics, but it was the previous day’s momentous presidential election that pervaded the conversation. Daveed Diggs, a Tony winner for the hit Broadway musical “Hamilton,” participated in a separate discussion as part of the event.


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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.


Over 350 college students team up for weekend of hacking Nov. 11-13

Students from Vanderbilt and schools such as Purdue, Georgia Tech and the University of Illinois will work around the clock during VandyHacks, an invention marathon, Nov. 11-13.


Join provost for next Open Dore On Location Nov. 15

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


Johnson, emeritus biomedical engineering professor, dies

L. Ensign Johnson Jr., an emeritus professor who early in his career was one of three faculty members to lay the foundation for the biomedical engineering department at Vanderbilt, died Nov. 3. He was 85.


Computer science professors, peers teach mobile cloud computing to diverse majors

Thanks to the Cross-College Teaching Initiative that began this semester, computer science professors Doug Schmidt and Jules White launched the University Course “Tackling Big Questions with Mobile Cloud Computing.”


Hispanic role models integral to success of VU’s HTI scholars

The opportunity to learn from Latino/a role models in the academy is among the benefits of being a Hispanic Theological Initiative fellow, according to two Vanderbilt Graduate Department of Religion students.


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.


Exhibition explores role of art therapy in mental health recovery

A Department of Art exhibition examining the role of art therapy in the recovery process of patients being treated for mental disorders has been curated by alumna Lindsey Lybrand.


Vanderbilt Opera Theatre presents Mark Adamo’s ‘Little Women’

Vanderbilt Opera Theatre and Vanderbilt University Orchestra present “Little Women” in Ingram Hall Friday, Nov. 11, and Sunday, Nov. 13. Composer Mark Adamo will give a talk at 7:15 p.m. prior to the Friday show.


‘A Shayna Maidel’ explores impact of Holocaust on family

VUTheatre, in partnership with the Holocaust Lecture Series,will perform the emotional drama “A Shayna Maidel” Nov. 10, 11 and 12 at Neely Auditorium.


My Southern Health: What to know about genetic testing and personalized medicine

Personalized medicine is about tailoring treatment to individual patients based on their genetics. Georgia L. Wiesner, director of the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center’s Clinical and Translational Hereditary Cancer Program, explains the “4 Ps” of personalized medicine and the benefits it offers.


Get friends and family discount for Vanderbilt vs. Ole Miss

Vanderbilt Athletics would like to thank loyal faculty and staff members by offering a special deal for the Vanderbilt vs. Ole Miss football game on Nov. 19.


Take Note

» Vanderbilt Classifieds now a secure site

» ‘Policing and the Black Lives Matter Movement’ Nov. 14

» ‘Room for Improvement in the U.S. Economy’ topic of Steine Lecture Nov. 14

» Master of Public Health program offers information sessions

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

» Participants needed to study metabolic effects of the timing of meals

HR News

» Life Phase Series: Celebrating Native American heritage Nov. 15

» ‘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. 10 — 11 a.m.
Race, Sports and Vanderbilt: 1966-1970

Nov. 10 — 4:10 p.m.
John Ott: Hale Woodruff's Antiprimitivist History of Global Art

Nov. 10 — 7 p.m.
Odie Lindsey reading

Nov. 10 — 7 p.m.
Vanderbilt University Divinity School 2016 Harrod Lecture delivered by Dennis Dickerson

Nov. 11 — 6:30 p.m.
Michael Bess to discuss 'Our Grandchildren Redesigned'

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