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What’s going on at Vanderbilt on Monday, April 15, 2013

John Lutz named Vanderbilt University’s first vice chancellor for information technology

John M. Lutz, an information technology and financial management expert who most recently served as president of IBM Canada, has been named vice chancellor for information technology for Vanderbilt University.

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Three Vanderbilt professors awarded Guggenheim Fellowships

Three Vanderbilt University professors are among 175 scholars, artists and scientists named the 2013 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellows.

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Vanderbilt ties to ‘worst submarine tragedy’ 50 years ago

Alumnus Pat Garner perished aboard nuclear submarine USS Thresher, which was lost with all 129 hands 50 years ago yesterday during deep dive tests 200 miles off the coast of Maine. Steve Krahn, professor of the practice of nuclear environmental engineering, is dedicated to keeping the memory of the Thresher alive.

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VU bowling team runners up in NCAA tournament

The Vanderbilt bowling team's bid for another national championship came up just short Saturday, May 13, as Nebraska edged out the Commodores to claim the title.

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eCatalog upgrade launches April 22; information sessions available

The eProcurement eCatalog will be upgraded Monday, affecting those assigned to the eProcurement Creator role. To help with the transition, live information sessions will be held later this week and next.

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VUCast: See a Vanderbilt student’s “bright” idea; plus research on why students might want to double down on majors.

See a Vanderbilt student’s bright art idea! Hear why more students should double down on their majors Watch how a special cartoon comforts sick kids at the Children’s Hospital

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Take Note

» Watch TEDMED events April 16-21

» Vanderbilt senior wins Genetics Society award

» Grad students can apply now for SoTL Scholars Programs

» Medical Demand Check Office moves to Baker Building

» Humphrey Fellows wrap year at VU

» Sports concussion seminar April 30

» American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grant applications due May 1

» Workshop featuring Coach James Franklin, others to address managing staff effectively

» Department of Art Senior Show 2013

» Volunteers still needed for Commencement 2013

» Creative Campus exhibit to open at Sarratt

» Black femininity in Western art topic of Goldberg Lecture

» University Club of Nashville offering free trial for new faculty

» Celebrated poet of religion topic of Vanderbilt Divinity class

» Share your photos and be featured in ‘Vanderbilt Magazine’

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HR News

» Wellcast: Poison Prevention in Older Adults

» Healthy Bites initiative offers healthy eating options

» VUMC job fair for nurses April 10

» New Wellcast: Mindful Eating

» Vanderbilt Health Plan members may be selected for audit

» Report contributions to outside retirement plans by April 1

» Get free tax prep assistance

» Program rewards employees who refer new nurses

» W-2 forms mailed; also available on C2HR

» Free retirement counseling available to employees

» Be a Wellness Commodore and promote better health

» Vanderbilt named healthiest employer, gets mayor’s gold award

» Women’s basketball ticket registration now closed

» Important information about changes to paychecks

» Human Resources announces policy updates

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April 15 — 3:10 p.m.
Tis Lahiri Memorial Seminar: Karen K. Gleason

April 16 — 8 p.m.
"Psalms for Chorus and Orchestra" Concert

April 17 — noon
Boomers, Elders, and More Series: Medicare vs. Medicaid

April 18 — 9:30 a.m.
31st annual Research Forum

April 19 — 8 p.m.
Blair Big Band: "Swing into Spring"

April 20
40th Annual Music City Tennis Invitational

April 20 — 8 p.m.
Signature Series: The Annual Appalachian Celebration

April 23 — 1 p.m.
Psychology Day: Guest Speaker Michael Rugg

April 25 — 4 p.m.
Flexner Lecture: Nobel Prize winner Michael S. Brown

April 25 — 4 p.m.
Vanderbilt Donate Life Flag Raising Ceremony

April 29 — 6 p.m.
Community CPR Class

May. 01 — 1 p.m.
Dyer Observatory Open House Day

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