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What’s going on at Vanderbilt on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013

Vanderbilt University joins Coursera Zone to expand online education access in China

Vanderbilt University will promote its free online courses in China through a new partnership announced Oct. 8 between Coursera, a leading massive open online course (MOOC) platform, and NetEase, one of the largest Chinese Internet companies and a major distributor of open online education content.

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Learn about 2014 benefit options on the Open Enrollment website

Before the Open Enrollment period Oct. 16-31, explore your benefit options by visiting these resources on the OE website.

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‘Poets & Writers’ ranks Vanderbilt MFA Program in top nine

Vanderbilt’s MFA Program in Creative Writing moved up one notch to ninth in the United States in a survey conducted by "Poets & Writers" magazine and reported in its September/October issue.

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New faculty: Doug Adams studies the science of risk

Vanderbilt is where the science of risk is done. It’s why Doug Adams wants to be here.

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New faculty: Melinda Buntin is helping shape health care policy

As the nation’s health care system undergoes unprecedented challenges, Melinda Buntin’s appointment as chair of Vanderbilt’s new Department of Health Policy couldn’t come at a better time.

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First-year students 2013: By the numbers

The Vanderbilt Class of 2017 was selected from the largest, most academically prepared and diverse pool of applicants in the university's history.

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VUCast: Vandy’s closeup in hit show Nashville

Vandy’s supporting role in hit show Nashville Who is that with actor Alan Alda? And the sound of music for the Mighty Sky   All this and more in VUCast, Vanderbilt’s online newscast. Watch now.  

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Take Note

» Libraries, dining halls modify hours over Fall Break Oct. 10-13

» Anchor down and tackle recycling at 2013 Game Day Recycling Challenge

» Vanderbilt represented at Southern Festival of Books

» Wikipedia editor to speak at VU during Open Access Week

» Synthetic biology pioneer to deliver Hall Engineering Lecture Oct. 23

» Alumnus, Arkansas legislator returns Oct. 28 to speak at Vanderbilt Law School

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HR News

» Occupational Health Clinic brings flu shot to you

» Faculty-Staff Health and Wellness newsletter now available online

» New wellcast: Domestic violence awareness

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Oct. 10 — 4:00 p.m.
"Perry & Windsor: The Future of Marriage Equality," a talk by Luke Platzer

Oct. 11 — 7:30 a.m.
CTP Leadership Series: Choosing Wisely

Oct. 11 — 8:00 p.m.
Creativity Moves Nashville Show

Oct. 13 — 2:00 p.m.
We Care for Kids Community Celebration

Oct. 14 — 12:00 p.m.
Paul Starr Talk: “Three Degrees of Entrenchment: Power, Policy, Structure"

Oct. 14 — 7:00 p.m.
Renowned author, Vanderbilt alumnus and NPR personality Roy Blount Jr.

Oct. 14 — 8:00 p.m.
BMI Nightcap Series: "1930s Mixed Chamber Music"

Oct. 15 — 7:30 a.m.
Vanderbilt Benefits & Health Fair

Oct. 15 — 12:00 p.m.
Talmadge E. King, Jr. Talk: "A Career in Academic Medicine: A Personal Journey"

Oct. 15 — 7:00 p.m.
Project Dialogue: Poverty and Activism on a Local Level

Oct. 16 — 8:00 a.m.
disAbility Mentoring Day at Vanderbilt

Oct. 16 — 12:00 p.m.
World on Wednesday: Health and Culture in Ghana

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