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What’s going on at Vanderbilt on Monday, Sept. 14, 2015

Governing board for Vanderbilt University Medical Center named

The Vanderbilt University Board of Trust has elected the members of the governing board for Vanderbilt University Medical Center. This independent board will immediately begin planning for VUMC to operate as a separate entity and will govern the Medical Center once its financial and administrative transition from the university is complete.

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VUIT, Division of Administration give updates on VU-VUMC transition

University department heads who gathered for a meeting Sept. 10 received progress reports from the leaders of Information Technology and the Division of Administration about the ongoing effort to transition the university and Vanderbilt University Medical Center into separate legal and financial entities.

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Faculty Senate survey, town hall aim to answer questions about transition

The Faculty Senate is organizing an Oct. 30 town hall to answer faculty questions about the transition of the university and Vanderbilt University Medical Center to separate entities.

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Holley-Bockelmann named director of Fisk-Vanderbilt Master’s-to-Ph.D. Bridge Program

Kelly Holley-Bockelmann, associate professor of physics and astronomy, has been named director of the Fisk-Vanderbilt Master’s-to-Ph.D. Bridge Program, College of Arts and Science Dean Lauren Benton announced.

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Law and neuroscience research gets $1.4 million in additional grant money

A $1.4 million grant will allow a research network based at Vanderbilt to continue its study of the intersection of neuroscience and criminal justice.

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Williams appointed to working group on student-athlete conduct

Vice Chancellor for University Affairs and Athletics David Williams will be part of a working group that will examine issues of student-athlete conduct in the SEC.

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When will Open Enrollment elections take effect?

Open Enrollment is right around the corner. Are you ready? To help you prepare, Vanderbilt’s HR team is sharing the top 10 things you need to know.

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Vanderbilt Portal to Mexico City bridges cultures with video technology

A custom-designed gold shipping container at The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons will become the "Vanderbilt Portal to Mexico City" Sept. 18 through Oct. 12 for the Nashville community to engage across cultures with one-on-one conversations.

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Quality Pre-K subject of downtown roundtable discussion

The issues surrounding prekindergarten expansion in Tennessee and other states is the subject of a roundtable discussion among education researchers and practitioners to be held Sept. 24 at the Nashville Public Library's main branch downtown.

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Healthy Masculinities Week begins Sept. 14

The Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center has developed a series of events designed to explore society’s notions of masculinity.

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Vanderbilt hosts events observing Constitution/Citizenship Day Sept. 17

Panel discussions on immigration and the Second Amendment and a concert are some of the events planned at Vanderbilt University in observance of Constitution Day/Citizenship Day on Sept. 17.

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Vanderbilt chooses new travel agency

Industry leader World Travel will become Vanderbilt's new travel agency this fall.

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VUCast: Engineers help dog walk, caving for clues, and students on the run!

In the latest VUCast: See a rescue dog walk again, thanks to Vanderbilt engineering students; learn what we found when we followed climate researchers underground; and the Class of 2019 runs for the Commodores! Watch now.

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Sept. 14 — 9 a.m.
Take a tour of the "Drawing Closer/Ink & Wood" exhibition

Sept. 14 — 7:30 p.m.
Guest artist: American Organists Guild

Sept. 15 — 10 a.m.
Greater Tennessee Higher Education Recruitment Consortium launch meeting

Sept. 15 — 4 p.m.
Panel discussion: "Immigrant Journeys in Nashville"

Sept. 16 — noon
"Lawyering for Social Change: A Conversation with Chris Hansen and Spring Miller"

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