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What’s going on at Vanderbilt on Monday, May 5, 2014

Eric Kopstain named Vanderbilt vice chancellor for administration

Eric C. Kopstain, associate vice chancellor for finance, has been named Vanderbilt University’s vice chancellor for administration, following a national search, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos announced today.

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Chancellor, former surgeon general to address graduating seniors May 8-9

Commencement and Senior Day at Vanderbilt will bring words of wisdom from Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and former surgeon general Regina M. Benjamin on May 8-9.

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Adjust parking plans to accommodate Commencement guests May 9

University Central faculty and staff are asked to make alternate parking plans on Friday, May 9, to make as many spaces available as possible for guests in areas closest to Commencement activities.

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New undergraduate and faculty research collaborations inspire, inform

The Littlejohn Family Undergraduate Research Program enables Arts and Science undergraduates to conduct original research alongside faculty fellows.

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Vanderbilt names two Keegan Traveling Fellows

Vanderbilt University has awarded its 2014 Michael B. Keegan Traveling Fellowship to graduating seniors David Sanchez and Emily Yount. The goal of the fellowship is to develop future leaders through world travel and experiential learning.

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Four from Vanderbilt receive Critical Language Scholarships

Four Vanderbilt University students have been awarded Critical Language Scholarships by the U.S. Department of State to study critical-needs languages abroad during the summer of 2014.

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Jumpstart Foundry, CTTC work to strengthen entrepreneurial programs

Vanderbilt’s entrepreneurial community will have greater access to Jumpstart Foundry’s proven program for education, mentorship and networking through a new collaboration.

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Class of 2014: Katie Walden makes serious study of America’s pastime

When Katie Walden came to Vanderbilt’s Blair School of Music, she believed a piano bench would always be in her future. But four years of learning and exploration have led her to a different kind of bench—a baseball bench.

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Class of 2014: Marc Panu is a playmaker in the engineering lab

Marc Panu became a YouTube sensation after a video captured the three-year walk-on athlete receiving a football scholarship in 2012. The chemical and biomolecular engineering major’s hard work has distinguished him in the research lab as well.

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Watch Now
VUCast: Students changing lives

In the latest VUCast: Watch a senior erase stereotypes among young students in the Middle East; see how a senior is telling stories to change perceptions about disabilities; and learn how you can click your way into Commencement. All this and more in the latest VUCast, Vanderbilt's online newscast. Watch now.

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Take Note

» Installation by Pavlović featured at D.C.’s Phillips Collection

» Faculty Senate meeting minutes for March available online

» Zeppos, Lutz, Wente, Geer address USAC at April meeting

» KISS legend to sign memoir at Barnes & Noble

» Register now for Bike Summit and Tour de Nash

» Get Vanderbilt discount on ‘War Horse’ at TPAC

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HR News

» Wellcast: 'Everyday jet lag and chronotypes'

» Babies & You: 'Postpartum care for mom'

» Vanderbilt Health Plan members may be selected for audit

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May 6 — 6 p.m.
MLAS Summer Preview Open House

May 6 — 7:30 p.m.
Nashville Youth Repertory Orchestra, Youth Strings Orchestras, Reading Orchestra and Beginning Reading Orchestra

May 7 — 2 p.m.
Nutrition Minute: Strawberry Delight

May 8 — 11:30 a.m.
Vandy Walk and Talk: Vanderbilt Historical Architecture

May 8 — noon
InsideOut of the Lunchbox: "Million Dollar Quartet"

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