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What’s going on at Vanderbilt on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014

Flulapalooza is Oct. 1

Less than 10 seconds – that’s as long as it takes to roll up your sleeve and be part of Wednesday's Flulapalooza, Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s mass flu vaccination event.

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How does Open Enrollment affect couples working at Vanderbilt?

Today’s tip is a reminder that if both you and your spouse or same-sex domestic partner work at Vanderbilt, you have options when choosing your benefits during Open Enrollment.

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Clean up of legacy OAK courses effective Oct. 3

As a significant step in Vanderbilt IT’s efforts to improve OAK performance, only courses from fall 2013 onward will be available in OAK, effective Friday, Oct. 3.

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Writer James McBride to present the 2014 Harry Howard Lecture

James McBride, who wrote the National Book Award winner "The Good Lord Bird," will give the Harry C. Howard Jr. Lecture Oct. 2 at Sarratt Cinema.

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Community theologian Tex Sample to deliver 2014 Cole Lectures

The 2014 Cole Lecturer at Vanderbilt Divinity School is Tex Sample, an author and Methodist minister noted for his social justice work.

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Negative political ads focus of October (Lunch) Box talk

A talk at the Nashville Public Library Oct. 1 will feature Vanderbilt's John Geer and spotlight research on negative political ads.

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Shanghai teacher collaboration model catches on in Tennessee

A teacher collaboration model used in Shanghai is proving useful to Tennessee teachers.

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Annual reports on crime statistics, security and fire safety available Oct. 1

In compliance with the law, Vanderbilt publishes an annual report to provide information on security-related services offered by the university.

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Watch Now
VUCast: E.T. phone God?

In the latest VUCast: A Vanderbilt astronomer looks at how different religions may handle alien life; why early Earth may not have been as “hellish” as first thought; and check out the national baseball championship bling! Watch now.

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Take Note

» LGBTQI Life to host faculty-staff happy hour Sept. 29

» Virtual conference EDUCAUSE 2014 open to Vanderbilt community

» WOW: Reflections on global service Oct. 1

» National Coming Out Week is Oct. 1-11

» CTTC forum on medical device regulation Oct. 15

» Writing workshops for health practitioners, those touched by cancer available

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HR News

» Go for the Gold Impact: Danny McKissack, Grounds Maintenance

» Elder care fair is Oct. 3

» Wellcast: How workplace coaching can improve your performance

» Can I change my Open Enrollment selections?

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Sept. 29 — 7 p.m.
Spanish poetry reading with Rene Millan

Sept. 30 — 5 p.m.
"On the Edges: Current Works from Vanderbilt Department of Art Faculty and Staff"

Oct. 1 — 9 a.m.
"Harry Potter's World: Renaissance Magic, Science and Medicine" exhibit opens

Oct. 2 — 4:10 p.m.
Nobel Prize winner Peter Doherty to present Flexner Discovery Lecture

Oct. 2 — 7 p.m.
Vanderbilt Visiting Writers Series presents Kevin Wilson

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