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What’s going on at Vanderbilt on Monday, Oct. 6, 2014

Christiansen named vice provost for university enrollment affairs

Douglas L. Christiansen has been reappointed dean of admissions and financial aid and named to the newly designated position of vice provost for university enrollment affairs.

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Learn about Open Enrollment, ask questions during live webinars

New for Open Enrollment this year, HR experts will host live webinars providing an overview of your Open Enrollment options as well as the opportunity to ask questions.

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Learn about health care Flexible Spending Accounts

Open Enrollment starts next week. Today’s tip is a reminder that Vanderbilt employees are eligible to fund two different types of flexible spending accounts, also known as FSAs.

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37th Annual Holocaust Lecture Series kicks off Oct. 7

This year's series will explore the roles of science and scientists in relation to the Holocaust.

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New faculty: Maxwell studies trauma recovery in older population

Working in trauma and critical care for most of her career, Cathy Maxwell noticed profound differences among older patients and their responses to injury. Her curiosity led her to become a nurse researcher in this area.

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New faculty: Inoue brings expertise in field of econometrics

Econometrics, the means by which economic ideas are tested and measured, brings theoretical, methodological and applied economics into one discipline. “You get a little bit of everything,” Atsushi Inoue said.

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Third-shift custodial services move to external partner

Aramark is now providing custodial services for university buildings that had been serviced by Plant Operations during the third shift, which takes place between 11 p.m. and 7:30 a.m. The change was effective Oct. 5.

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Celebrate new home for rare Korean artifact Oct. 9

A rare Korean funerary statue that has resided for nearly 45 years outside of Payne Hall on the Peabody College campus is being restored in its new home at Cohen Memorial Hall.

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Commodore Award winners recognized at campus celebration

The Commodore Award, Vanderbilt’s highest staff honor, was presented to two staff members during the Service Awards Celebration Oct. 1 in Langford Auditorium.

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Employee Service Center reps recognized for exceptional service

In honor of customer service week, Vanderbilt Human Resources is recognizing the nine ESC reps for their dedication to assisting more than 23,000 Vanderbilt employees year-round.

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Be clear about purpose when starting a charter school

A key to successfully launching a charter school is clear communication about the need and purpose for the new school, according to a report from researchers at Vanderbilt’s Peabody College.

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Take Note

» McCammon and Isaac inducted into Sociological Research Association

» New facility devoted to multiscale modeling opens on Music Row

» Security bug Shellshock puts operating systems at risk

» New VPN certificate implemented Oct. 15; some will need to take action

» WOW features Ingram Scholarship Program’s Andrew Legen

» ‘Queen of Carbon’ to speak at VINSE Colloquium

» Vanderbilt alumnus to lecture on Chinese funerary art

» ‘The Oatmeal’ cartoonist and distance runner Matthew Inman to sign book Oct. 10

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HR News

» Babies and You: Choosing a pediatrician Oct. 16

» De-stress with yoga on the lawn

» Vandy Cooks with chef Lucius Carroll

» Need help with Open Enrollment?

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Oct. 7 — 6 p.m.
VPB presents Bill Nye - overflow seating avaiable

Oct. 9 — 12:05 p.m.
"Alicia Henry: A Work in Progress"

Oct. 9 — 4:45 p.m.
"The Internet's Own Bo[d]y [of Law]," a Hyatt Fund Event

Oct. 10 — 4 p.m.
U.S. military leader to discuss what's next for Afghanistan

Oct. 11 — 8 p.m.
Nashville Jazz Orchestra in concert

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