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What’s going on at Vanderbilt on Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015

Energy conservation urged as temperatures plummet

Plant Operations is asking the Vanderbilt community to take small steps for the rest of the week to help reduce pressure on the campus’ energy infrastructure during the current bout of extremely cold weather.

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Vanderbilt to host leaders at community health forum

Leading business, health care and civic officials will hold a Nashville Community Health Forum at Vanderbilt Jan. 14 focused on the chronically poor health condition of Davidson County and Tennessee residents.

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Study shows Bangladesh flood control efforts worsen problem

A low-lying island in Southwest Bangladesh provides a dramatic foretaste of the impact facing 10 percent of the world's population in terms of global sea level rise due to unforeseen consequences of last century's flood control efforts, according to a new Vanderbilt interdisciplinary study.

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What I did over winter break: Engineers continue cutting-edge research

Relieved undergrads jetted off for winter break a few weeks ago, leaving the halls at the School of Engineering almost unnervingly empty. But anyone in need of company could find labs full of Ph.D. candidates hard at work on their research.

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Blackboard gets new streaming tool, updated copyright policy

A new streaming media tool integrated with Blackboard will enable faculty and students to upload, publish, search, create, re-use and share video with registered class members directly from within the course management system.

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Vanderbilt acquires former Oasis Center property

Vanderbilt University has acquired property at 1415 17th Ave. S. formerly occupied by the Oasis Center.

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Child and Family Center programs support caregivers

Are you caring for an aging loved one? The Vanderbilt Child and Family Center can help by assisting you with the unknowns of caring for an aging parent or spouse.

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Take Note

» VUIT wants to hear from you: Take satisfaction survey through Jan. 31

» Safe Zone workshop set for Jan. 21

» New session of Weight Watchers at Work starts Jan. 14

» Learn to cook budget friendly, heart-healthy meals at Dayani Center

» Find a healthier you in the new year at the VRWC

» Get discounts on ‘Kinky Boots,’ ‘Dreamcoat,’ Dr. John, more at TPAC

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HR News

» Will preparation services available for free to employees

» Retirement transition: What you can do now

» Payroll deductions for benefits not withheld on Jan. 2 paycheck for some groups

» Life Phase Series: ‘A non-diet approach to healthy weight’

» ‘Child Care: What to Look For’ Jan. 15

» Wellcasts: Taking inventory in the new year

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Jan. 8 — 4 p.m.
Flexner Discovery Lecture presents Jennifer Doudna

Jan. 8 — 4:30 p.m.
"The Promised Land: Navigating the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Through Law"

Jan. 9 — 8:30 a.m.
Autism Tennessee: "Supporting parents for healthier outcomes"

Jan. 9 — 10 a.m.
USAC sponsors American Red Cross blood drive

Jan. 11 — 3 p.m.
Violist Yizhak Schotten with Amy Dorfman, Felix Wang and Polly Brecht

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