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Journalists break down presidential race at Chancellor’s Lecture Series event

Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos, Distinguished Visiting Professor Jon Meacham and political journalists Peggy Noonan and Eugene Robinson discussed the 2016 election cycle before a near-capacity crowd in Langford Auditorium Sept. 14.


Chancellor’s Town Hall will discuss ETOB budgeting system Friday

Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will host a town hall meeting on Friday, Sept. 16, beginning at 10:10 a.m. in Sarratt Cinema. The topic of the meeting will be implementing Vanderbilt’s ETOB budgeting system within schools.


Vanderbilt maintains record-high No. 15 ranking in ‘U.S. News’

Strong academics, research opportunities and a supportive living-learning atmosphere are credited for Vanderbilt retaining its No. 15 ranking in “U.S. News and World Report’s” annual survey.


Goldring selected for 2016 UCEA Lifetime Achievement Award

The University Council for Educational Administration has selected Vanderbilt researcher Ellen Goldring to receive its prestigious Roald F. Campbell Lifetime Achievement Award for 2016.


Vanderbilt Divinity School dean to reflect on troubling times

The public is invited to hear Dean Emilie Townes speak at a Vanderbilt Divinity School community breakfast Sept. 20 from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m.


Honeybee algorithm receives Golden Goose Award

A model of honeybee behavior developed by a VU alum, now adapted to control internet server traffic, won an award honoring obscure or odd-seeming research that led to an important advance.


39th Holocaust Lecture Series to explore ‘Rituals of Memory and Oblivion’

How do we deal with loss? How do we deal with survival amid loss? Vanderbilt’s annual Holocaust lecture series, now in its 39th year, is the longest-running program of its kind at any university in the United States. This year’s theme is “Rituals of Memory and Oblivion.”


Chaplain’s Speaker Series to discuss faith and politics Thursday

The Chaplain’s Speaker Series will present “Public Faith in Action: How to Think Carefully, Engage Wisely and Vote with Integrity” featuring Yale Divinity professor Miroslav Volf on Thursday, Sept. 15. His talk will begin at 7 p.m. in Benton Chapel.


Portion of 24th Avenue South to close beginning Monday

A project to install a new gas turbine at Vanderbilt’s co-generation power plant will close a portion of 24th Avenue South adjacent to the power plant beginning Monday, Sept. 19.


VUPD, Metro Police team up to offer teen driver awareness program

The Vanderbilt University Police Department is teaming up with Metro Police to offer a free teen driver course Oct. 29 at Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks. Teens ages 14-18 may participate.


My Southern Health: Get help for controlling nasal allergy symptoms

Sneezing? Itchy, runny nose? Christine MacLean, a nurse practitioner at the Vanderbilt Asthma, Sinus and Allergy Program, provides tips to control nasal allergy symptoms.


Take Note

» VKC Science Day set for Sept. 19

» New session of Weight Watchers at Work begins Sept. 21

» Women’s Center Work-Life Workshops: ‘Building Stress Resilience’ Sept. 29

» Vanderbilt Translational Research Forum set for Oct. 14

» Volunteers needed for Flulapalooza 6

» Registration open for SPARK autism study

HR News

» Complete Step 1 of Go for the Gold

» Mental health awareness topic of Vandy Walks Sept. 15

» Babies and You: ‘Benefits decisions during pregnancy’ Sept. 15

» Vandy Cooks: Fall into healthy game day eating

» Walking Wednesdays begins Sept. 28

» De-stress with Yoga on the Lawn Oct. 13

Research News @Vanderbilt


Sept. 15 — 8 p.m.
Guest artists: Evan Jones, baritone, with Douglas Fisher, piano

Sept. 18 — 5 p.m.
National Green Dot Day of Action bystander intervention training

Sept. 19 — 4 p.m.
Open Dore On Location

Sept. 22 — noon
A Romp Through Restructuring: Energy Law's Long and Winding Road

Sept. 22 — 5:30 p.m.
Chancellor's Lecture Series: David Brooks

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