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What’s going on at Vanderbilt on Thursday, May 28, 2015

MNPS educators honored as Blue Ribbon Teachers

Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos hosted a reception May 21 honoring 50 Metro Nashville Public Schools Blue Ribbon Teachers selected through a community-driven awards program.

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Vanderbilt Family Night with the Nashville Symphony is June 4

The annual symphony concert for Vanderbilt employees and their families will take place June 4 at Centennial Park.

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Vanderbilt power plant exhaust stack demolition is complete

The Vanderbilt power plant has a dramatic new look. Demolition of the brick exhaust stack, which once stretched more than 200 feet tall, is now complete.

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Board of Trust member dies

Judson Graves Randolph, a member of the Vanderbilt University Board of Trust for more than two decades and a longtime chief surgeon at Children’s Hospital in Washington, D.C., has died.

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Head Start turns 50 – and there’s a Vanderbilt connection

Peace Corps founder Sargent Shriver launched the federal Head Start program a half-century ago. It wouldn't have been possible without the woman whose work he modeled the program after: Peabody College's Susan Gray.

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STEM standouts are college bound

The School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt has graduated 23 Metro Nashville Public School students, all of whom are headed to college this fall.

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Owen, MLT announce partnership to accelerate careers of minorities

The Owen Graduate School of Management is partnering with a nonprofit organization to help minority students at each stage of their careers.

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Farmers’ Market returns June 4 in new location

The Vanderbilt Farmers' Market returns June 4 in a new location due to ongoing restoration work on Medical Center Plaza.

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VUCast: Wisdom of the Elders

In the latest VUCast: Learn how students are gaining decades of wisdom through words and images; see engineering student inventions that could improve health care; and celebrate Vanderbilt's newest national champions! Watch now.

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Take Note

» May issue of provost’s ‘Open Dore’ newsletter now available

» Independent school leaders convene for summit at Vanderbilt

» Customers to receive credits for some Lync long-distance calls made in April

» History of fashion branding topic of free talk June 12

» ‘Body Farm’ novelists to sign latest thriller at Barnes & Noble

» University-wide limited submission opportunity: W.M. Keck Foundation

» Our favorite tweets and photos of the week

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HR News

» VRWC offers free summer fitness program

» Health Plus offers no-charge weight loss program

» Wellcast: 'Sharing the road - bicycling with safety and courtesy'

» Fidelity offers ongoing services to employees; first program is EasyEnroll

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May 28 — noon
Live Q&A session on Twitter: Nashville Mayoral Election

May 28 — 3 p.m.
NIH Director Francis S. Collins to deliver Flexner Discovery Lecture

May 29 — noon
Ray Blind to speak on new signaling paradigm in chromatin biology

May 29 — 1 p.m.
Thomas A. Hazinski Faculty Development Workshop

May 29 — 3 p.m.
Kennedy Center 50th Anniversary Celebration with Tim Shriver

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