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What’s going on at Vanderbilt on Monday, April 7, 2014

Chancellor: University strikes bold path for the future

New construction and the start of a substantial new academic venture capital fund were among the topics discussed by Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos during his address at Spring Faculty Assembly.

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Wyatt Award presented to Jones; four others honored

Owen Jones was named winner of the Joe B. Wyatt Distinguished University Professor Award at Spring Faculty Assembly. Teresa Goddu, Jay Clayton, Marc Hetherington and Leigh Gilchrist also were recognized.

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Williams, Mason team with YWCA to reduce violence against women

Vanderbilt is a sponsor of a free inaugural event that will bring together coaches and others who mentor boys and young men to address the important role they play in developing young men of character and reducing violence against women and girls.

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Vanderbilt-led effort to build new digital environments receives Mellon grant

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a strategic planning grant to Vanderbilt University to support the Committee on Coherence at Scale for Higher Education.

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Vanderbilt panel on changing media to feature Geist, Plotz, Thompson

Noted journalists and new media pioneers Willie Geist, David Plotz and Nick Thompson will discuss the state and future of their career field April 11 at the First Amendment Center.

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Lecture to explore links between guns, mental illness, mass shootings

Vanderbilt's Jonathan Metzl will speak April 15 at Nashville's Adventure Science Center about connections that may link guns, mental illness and mass shootings in America.

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America the Beautiful: See an international student’s prize-winning video of the United States

In the latest VUCast: See how an international student is showcasing the United States in a beautiful way; discover how a "thinking cap" could help you learn; and watch a unique forest grow in just one weekend. All this and more in the latest VUCast, Vanderbilt's online newscast. Watch now.

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Take Note

» Rites of Spring weekend pass available for faculty, staff

» ‘How I Met Your Mother’ actor to appear at Vanderbilt

» Carla Hall of ‘Top Chef’ and ‘Chew’ fame at Barnes & Noble April 21

» Join your colleagues for Walking Wednesdays

» ‘Mechanisms of Organogenesis’ topic of April 11 lecture

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HR News

» HR offers two retirement investment workshops April 15

» Wellcast: ‘Fit vs. Fat: What Matters More?’

» Babies & You: ‘Infant Safety at Home and in the Car’

» New issue of ‘Health & Wellness Connection’ now online

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April 7 — 12:10 p.m.
Environmental Protection Agency general counsel speaks on the EPA agenda

April 8 — 9 a.m.
Safe Zone Workshop

April 9 — 4:10 p.m.
ShareFest: "Showcasing Emerging Communications Strategies on Campus"

April 10 — 9 a.m.
"Black Folk in Dark Times: A Workshop on Sovereignty, Citizenship and Freedom"

April 10 — noon
InsideOut of the Lunchbox: "Otello"

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