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What’s going on at Vanderbilt on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

Up close with Provost Susan Wente

In the fall of 1980, Susan Wente entered college with a plan. The forensic and drama talent she’d displayed as a high school student in Emmetsburg, Iowa, had earned her a college scholarship, but Wente had settled on an eminently practical course of study—dental hygiene.

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Committee named for Ingram Commons dean search

A committee with representatives from many facets of campus life has been named to conduct the search for the next dean of The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons at Vanderbilt.

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Gifted men and women define success differently, 40-year study says

New Vanderbilt research shows that gender plays a role in how once super-smart teens define success in mid-life.

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E-Timesheet, ETO enhancements expand time reporting abilities

On Nov. 25, Human Resources will introduce new functionality to the e-Timesheet and Exempt Time Off systems.

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Weintraub to discuss extraterrestrial life and religion in lecture today

The possibility of extraterrestrial life and its impact on religion is the subject of Professor of Astronomy David Weintraub’s latest book, which he'll discuss in a free campus lecture on Thursday.

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Video: What is technology transfer?

The professionals at Vanderbilt's Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization are often asked, "What exactly is technology transfer?" A new video sums up what tech transfer does and why it matters.

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Take Note

» ‘Re-imagining Gender Within the Church’ Nov. 20

» International Transgender Day of Remembrance Nov. 20

» Enjoy free lunchtime women’s basketball game Nov. 24

» Documentary, panel discussion to explore ‘The American Nurse’

» World on Wednesdays seeks presenters for spring 2015 semester

» Limited submission opportunity: Macy Faculty Scholars Program

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HR News

» Set a quit date; Great American Smokeout is today

» ‘Breastfeeding: A Positive Choice’ Nov. 20

» Life Phase Series: ‘Palliative Care and Advanced Care Planning’

» Wellcast: Diabetes prevention – make a change for life

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Nov. 20 — 10 a.m.
Make your reservations for Camp Vandy's Holiday Camp

Nov. 20 — 11 a.m.
Michael Marissen: "Tainted Glory in Handel's Messiah"

Nov. 20 — 7 p.m.
Fiction reading by Vanderbilt visiting writer Stuart Dybek

Nov. 21 — 8 a.m.
Vanderbilt Gives Back: American Red Cross blood drive

Nov. 21 — 10 a.m.
Discussion: "U.S. Leadership on Ebola in West Africa and at Home"

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