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What’s going on at Vanderbilt on Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015

New endowed chairholders honored

Six Vanderbilt University faculty members named to endowed chairs were honored for their academic achievements during a celebration Jan. 28 at the Student Life Center.

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Faculty develop Strategic Plan roadmap at retreat

Developing a three-year roadmap for the implementation of the Academic Strategic Plan was the aim of a one-day faculty retreat held Feb. 3 at the Student Life Center.

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VU joins consortium of universities meeting full student financial need

Vanderbilt is among four colleges and universities joining the Consortium on Financing Higher Education. COFHE is an organization of private colleges and universities that share a commitment to excellent undergraduate education and affordability.

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Innovation program begins at law school

The Program on Law and Innovation at Vanderbilt Law School has been started to prepare students for 21st-century legal practice.

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School of Engineering names distinguished alumni, friends for 2015

James H. Littlejohn and Mark L. Reuss will be inducted into the School of Engineering Academy of Distinguished Alumni, while Kenneth F. Galloway and James J. Truchard are the inaugural members of the school’s Circle of Distinguished Friends.

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Vanderbilt researcher working to fight human trafficking, slavery

Vanderbilt political scientist Cecilia Mo has won a $1 million grant from the Labor Department to fight human trafficking.

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New ‘reset’ button discovered for circadian clock

The discovery of a new "reset" button for the brain’s master biological clock could eventually lead to new treatments for seasonal affective disorder, reduce the adverse health effects of working the night shift, and possibly even treat jet lag.

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‘Third Wave’ coffee movement focus of Vanderbilt discussion

The Vanderbilt Institute for Coffee Research will bring together a panel of experts to discuss the Third Wave coffee revolution and its impact on fair trade and other issues for workers.

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VUIT to heighten protection against malware, spyware, viruses, more

Beginning Feb. 4, Vanderbilt IT will increase safeguards against malware, spyware and viruses, along with phishing sites and sites containing inappropriate material.

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Take Note

» White House assembles top minds in neuroscience and learning for workshop

» Congressional gift, meal, travel restrictions; lobbying disclosure requirements

» Project Dialogue event to examine roots of terrorism

» Deans’ Leadership Series presents Joseph LeBoeuf Feb. 12

» Discussion on eating disorders Feb. 18

» Get TPAC discounts on Gladys Knight, ‘Pippin,’ ‘Death of a Salesman’

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HR News

» Retirement plan fund selection window now open

» February is National Heart Month

» 'Wear Red Day' for heart disease, stroke awareness is Feb. 6

» 'What you need to know about your finances' Feb. 12

» Vandy Cooks: Healthy dessert recipes and upcoming events

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Feb. 5 — noon
"Fracking Bans and the Modern Environmental Movement"

Feb. 6 — 4:30 p.m.
Vanderbilt Woman's Club ScholarSips fundraiser

Feb. 7 — noon
Monthly test of the Vanderbilt outdoor warning sirens

Feb. 8 — 3 p.m.
"An Introduction to the Blair School's New Pipe Organ" featuring Carl Smith, organist

Feb. 9 — 3:10 p.m.
"Freedom, Gender and the Politics of Performance in the 'Theatre' of War: 1863-65 and Beyond"

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