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Chancellor’s Town Hall will discuss ‘Student Mental Health and Wellness’ on Friday

Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will host a town hall meeting for faculty on Friday, April 15, in Sarratt Cinema.

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Churchwell to discuss ‘Creativity and Applied Physics’ today

Dr. André Churchwell, senior associate dean for diversity affairs at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, will share his personal insights on the role of art in all of its creative forms and its relationship to applied physics in the solution of humankind’s medical woes when he delivers the next installment of the Chancellor’s Lecture Series April 11.

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Vanderbilt poet awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

Beth Bachmann, a Vanderbilt writer-in-residence who has published two poetry collections, has been selected from a group of nearly 3,000 applicants for a 2016 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship.

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April issue of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion newsletter now available

Read the April 2016 issue of “Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Matter,” the official newsletter of the EDI office.

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Vanderbilt’s W.T. Bandy Center new home for Verlaine Collection

An extraordinary collection of works by and about Paul Verlaine, one of France’s most celebrated poets of the late 19th century, has been acquired by Vanderbilt University’s W.T. Bandy Center for Baudelaire and French Studies.

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Compressor problem at Hill Center causes outages; service restored

A problem with the data center temperature control system at the Hill Center caused a widespread outage of administrative systems early Monday morning. The issue has now been resolved.

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Transit officials to hold community meeting on campus Thursday

Easing traffic congestion and improving the public transportation system are critical issues for the city, and the Vanderbilt community has the opportunity to interact with transit officials on those topics during an April 14 Food For Thought lunch conversation.

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Students welcome spring, celebrate diversity at Holi festival

Hundreds of Vanderbilt students gathered on Alumni Lawn April 9 for the university’s annual commemoration of Holi, the Hindu color festival, which celebrates the arrival of spring.

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American Nursing Association president visits VUSN

Pamela F. Cipriano, president of the American Nursing Association, was the guest of honor at a reception hosted by the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing on April 5.

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Vanderbilt speaker says climate change can be battled with pro-business solutions

Former congressman Bob Inglis will speak April 12 at Vanderbilt Law School about business and climate change.

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Project Safe sponsoring April events for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

The Project Safe Center for Sexual Misconduct Prevention and Response is sponsoring five events in April for Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

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Gender awareness and inclusion forum scheduled for Tuesday

The second of two forums discussing gender awareness and inclusion at Vanderbilt sponsored by the Faculty Senate and Vanderbilt Student Government will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, in Moore College, Room A117. All faculty, students and staff are invited to attend.

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Eboo Patel to speak Tuesday for Chaplain’s Speaker Series

Eboo Patel, founder and president of Interfaith Youth Core, presents “Interfaith Leadership: Engaging Faith and Philosophical Diversity in the 21st Century” as part of the Chaplain’s Speaker Series April 12 in Benton Chapel.

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Rites of Spring is April 15-16

Vanderbilt’s 2016 Rites of Spring music festival is scheduled for Friday, April 15, and Saturday, April 16, on Alumni Lawn. This year’s headlining acts are Future and Porter Robinson.

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Robert Porter, expert on the economics of auctions, to deliver Steine Lecture April 19

Northwestern University economist and industrial organization expert Robert Porter will deliver a talk titled “Empirical Analysis and Auction Design” as part of the Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Steine Lecture Series.

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My Southern Health: Spring sees uptick in hand, foot and mouth disease

Some local day care centers are reporting incidents of hand, foot and mouth disease. Learn more about this viral illness, which blossoms in the spring causing fever, fussiness and ulcers.

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Your input requested about Nashville sidewalks and bikeways

Mayor Megan Barry and Metro Public Works are reaching out to the Vanderbilt community and the Nashville public for input about Metro’s Strategic Plan for Sidewalks and Bikeways, also known as “WalknBike.”

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Statement of Vice Chancellor for Public Affairs Beth Fortune on April 8 verdict

Vice Chancellor for Public Affairs Beth Fortune issues the university’s official statement following the conviction of Cory Batey in the 2013 rape of a fellow student.

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Our favorite #vandygram photos of the week

The welcome of new head men’s basketball coach Bryce Drew to campus is one of our favorite #vandygram photos of the week.

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New basketball coach’s first day at Vandy

Vanderbilt hired Bryce Drew as its new head men’s basketball coach April 6. Watch Drew’s first day on the job.

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April 11 — 3:10 p.m.
Cecile Fromont to discuss envisioning cross-cultural knowledge

April 12 — 4 p.m.
Universities, Inc.

April 13 — noon
World Travel: Leisure Travel - Brown Bag Lunch Seminar

April 13 — 4 p.m.
Provost's Open Dore On Location

April 13 — 4:10 p.m.
George Siemens: Future of Learning - Digital, Data-driven and Distributed

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