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What’s going on at Vanderbilt on Monday, Nov. 3, 2014

Chancellor launches TIPs initiative; pre-proposals due Dec. 2

Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos formally launched the new $50 million Trans-institutional Programs initiative outlined in the Academic Strategic Plan in an email to the Vanderbilt community earlier today.

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Ambassadors visit Vanderbilt, review research

Ambassadors from 26 nations visited Vanderbilt Oct. 31 and heard from Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and two researchers about their work.

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OAK moves to Blackboard off-campus managed hosting in December

Later this year, Vanderbilt’s localized version of Blackboard’s course management system, OAK, will move from on-campus Vanderbilt servers to off-campus Blackboard servers.

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Hemmeter receives McEvoy Award for special education research

Mary Louise “M.L.” Hemmeter has received the Mary McEvoy Service to the Field Award from the Division for Early Childhood of the Council for Exceptional Children.

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Ten from Vanderbilt receive SEC faculty travel grants

Now in its third year, the SEC Faculty Travel Grant Program provides support for selected faculty members to collaborate with colleagues at other Southeastern Conference member institutions.

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Pioneering photojournalism topic of Goldberg Lecture

Patricia Leighten will address "The Secret Life of Henri Cartier-Bresson" at the Goldberg Lecture in Art History Nov. 6.

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‘New Yorker’ cartoonist, humor writer to speak at Vanderbilt

Liza Donnelly, a writer and cartoonist for "The New Yorker" magazine, will speak at Vanderbilt's Student Life Center Nov. 10.

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Take Note

» Our favorite photos of the week: Halloween and fall

» WOW Nov. 5: ‘How to win the 2015 Global Health Case Competition’

» Harrod Lecture looks at impact of food trends on Native American culture

» Weintraub to speak on aliens and world religion at Dyer Observatory Nov. 6

» McAfee VirusScan for Mac subscription to expire end of 2015

» VIEW recruitment underway; apply now

» OACS global service immersion programs now recruiting

» Faculty Senate meeting minutes for September 2014 available online

» Shop Holiday Project, help Children’s Hospital patients

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HR News

» Timekeeping updates to take effect in November

» Free flu shots continue at VUH, VCH, One Hundred Oaks, other locations

» Wellcast: I have the flu—or do I?

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Nov. 3 — 7 p.m.
Austin Sarat Lecture: "How Americans Think About Capital Punishment"

Nov. 4 — noon
"Kandinsky and Synesthesia: Hearing Color/Seeing Sound"

Nov. 4 — 7 p.m.
V. Luzzati on "Holocaust in Italy, Science and the Holocaust"

Nov. 4 — 8 p.m.
Blair Conversations Series featuring Sheryl Crow

Nov. 5 — noon
Health Plus Senior Leader Walk

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