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What’s going on at Vanderbilt on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014

Twelve Vanderbilt faculty elected AAAS fellows

Twelve members of Vanderbilt's faculty have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science for their “scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications.”

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Vanderbilt receives eight Regional Emmy nominations

Vanderbilt University received eight Regional Emmy nominations for excellence in television, the industry’s highest honor, when nominations were announced Nov. 20.

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Social media partly to blame for busybody culture, says professor

Philosophy professor John Lachs blames the explosion of social media, talking heads on the airwaves, and "helicopter" parents for a busybody culture in which too many individuals meddle in other people's lives.

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Teaching as a team sport boosts student performance

Teaching has turned into a “team sport” at Bailey STEM Magnet Middle School, thanks to a partnership with Vanderbilt’s Peabody College of education and human development.

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Ahead of Black Friday, get toy safety tips for holiday shopping season

As parents and relatives hit the stores this holiday season to acquire the hottest gadgets, gizmos and toys, Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is offering tips on buying age-appropriate items and avoiding hidden dangers.

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Employee appreciation day at Barnes & Noble is Dec. 12

Barnes & Noble at Vanderbilt will offer Vanderbilt employees an extra 10 percent off all merchandise on Friday, Dec. 12, in addition to the regular employee discount of 10 percent.

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Our favorite photos of the week

Students aren't the only ones who headed off to break -- autumn took a break as well, and winter made an early but brief appearance. The Vanderbilt community captured it all on social media.

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Take Note

» Make note of modified hours over Thanksgiving holiday

» Senior Leader Walk is Dec. 2

» Flexner Deans’ Lecture to explore new technologies in vaccine design

» ‘Synchromism’ topic of Vanderbilt art history lecture

» Vanderbilt neighbors offer Holiday Lights Carriage Tours Dec. 6-7

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HR News

» E-Timesheet, ETO enhancements expand time reporting abilities

» Start! Challenge: Log 1 million steps by Dec. 31

» Flu shots still available; find locations with searchable calendar

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Nov. 24 — 7:30 a.m.
Hold the Stuffing weigh-in at Health Plus

Nov. 24 — 11:30 a.m.
Enjoy free lunchtime women's basketball game

Dec. 1-6 — 10 a.m.
Sarratt Gallery Holiday Arts Festival

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