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  Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019  
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Wente and Kopstain to host capital projects and planning town hall Nov. 12
Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente and Vice Chancellor for Administration Eric Kopstain will host a town hall on Tuesday, Nov. 12, to provide an update on Academic Affairs capital projects and planning. The event will be from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Student Life Center Board of Trust Room.
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Al Gore to hold ‘24 Hours of Reality’ global climate crisis presentation at Vanderbilt
Former Vice President Al Gore will return to Vanderbilt University Nov. 20 for a global conversation on the climate crisis and its solutions. The presentation—part of a worldwide event called “24 Hours of Reality: Truth in Action,” led by Gore and The Climate Reality Project, which he founded and chairs—will be in partnership with the Vanderbilt Chancellor’s Lecture Series.
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Friends of National Library of Medicine honors Nursing’s Betsy Weiner
Betsy Weiner, senior associate dean for informatics at the School of Nursing and Centennial Independence Foundation Professor of Nursing, recently was recognized by the Friends of the National Library of Medicine for her contributions to the field of informatics and innovation in developing nursing education technology.
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Shellaway featured on panel discussing how to build a diverse and inclusive legal team
Vice Chancellor, General Counsel and University Secretary Ruby Shellaway recently joined five other Nashville leaders for a panel discussion focused on building a diverse and inclusive legal team as part of a continuing legal education seminar for Nashville-area law firm partners and in house counsel.
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Tipper Gore to speak at Peabody Library 100th anniversary celebration
Peabody College alumna Tipper Gore will speak at the Peabody Library on Friday, Nov. 8, when she takes part in its centennial celebration.
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Visit by acclaimed war journalist to mark Veterans Day at Vanderbilt
Vanderbilt will commemorate Veterans Day on Monday, Nov. 11, with several events highlighting the unique roles and sacrifices of military medical workers, with a focus on those who served during the Vietnam War.
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Peabody College faculty and students to present at APPAM conference Nov. 7-9
A number of faculty and students in Peabody College’s Department of Leadership, Policy and Organizations will present and discuss their research at the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management’s 41st annual Fall Research Conference to be held in Denver Nov. 7-9.
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Facilities department to host West End Neighborhood town hall tomorrow
The Vanderbilt Facilities department will host a town hall discussing the West End Neighborhood project on Thursday, Nov. 7, from 5 to 6 p.m. in the Carmichael Towers East Lounge.
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Register for Center for Teaching’s ‘Learning at Play’ symposium Nov. 8
“Learning at Play,” a one-day symposium on games for learning and social change, is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 8, at Vanderbilt’s Curb Center. Mark Sample, associate professor and chair of digital studies at Davidson College, will give the keynote talk.
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Webinar: ‘Building Relationships for Federal Research Funding’ Nov. 15
A special faculty webinar, “Building Relationships for Federal Research Funding,” is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 15, from 11 a.m. to noon in Baker Building, Room 800C. Remote viewing will be available with advanced registration.
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Vanderbilt to host satellite meeting Nov. 19 of National Academies’ Action Collaborative on Preventing Sexual Harassment in Higher Education
Vanderbilt will host a satellite meeting of the first Public Summit of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine Action Collaborative on Preventing Sexual Harassment in Higher Education. The campus event is set for Nov. 19 in The Commons Center Multipurpose Room.
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MLK Commemorative Series seeking proposals for interactive and educational teach-in sessions
Vanderbilt faculty, staff, postdoctoral scholars, and graduate and professional students are invited to submit proposals to lead teach-ins during the university’s 2020 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Series.
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Thankful Thursday: Reflect on the positive
Join Employee Appreciation as we make each Thursday in November a “Thankful Thursday.” Take time out of your week to reflect on and highlight the positive moments or people you experienced within the past seven days.
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Army pilot’s mission to serve the most vulnerable leads her to Vanderbilt
U.S. Army combat veteran Mandi Mizner has devoted her life to serving her country and others. She’s continuing that mission of service at Vanderbilt School of Nursing as a Bass Military Scholar.


Take Note

Nominations open for 2019 Commodore Award

Nominate a staff member for the Diversity Leadership Award

Women’s Center hosts salary negotiation workshop Nov. 6

‘Building a Neuron with Motors and Microtubules’ Nov. 7

Vitality Dance Company presents fall showcase Nov. 7

Vandy Cooks: ‘Rava Idli and Sambhar’ Nov. 10

Flexner Deans’ Lecture Nov. 11 to discuss caring for urban homeless populations

Life Phase Series: ‘Celebrating Native American Heritage’ Nov. 12

Discovery Science Emerging Scholars Lecture: Reginald Cannady Nov. 12

Caregiver Support Group meets Nov. 13

2019 Nobel Prize winner in economics to give Steine Lecture Nov. 14

Daylong Vanderbilt Diabetes Day event is Nov. 15

‘Unlocking the Promise of Medicine through Academic and Biotech/Pharma Innovation’ Nov. 15

Books and games for kids topic of Parenting Group meeting Nov. 21

Participants sought for paid teen depression treatment study


Coming Up

· NOV ·
  Master of public health information session
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  Graduate programs in economics to host information session
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  ‘Preventing and Managing High Blood Pressure’
· NOV ·
  REDCap: ‘Getting Started with Forms and Surveys’
· NOV ·
  Vanderbilt Microbiome Initiative Boot Camp


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Vanderbilt in the News
Associated Press: Former Tennessee governors to speak at bipartisanship forum
Former Tennessee governors Phil Bredesen and Bill Haslam will participate in a discussion on bipartisanship hosted at Vanderbilt on Nov. 5.
Buzzfeed: Gaggle knows everything about teens and kids in school
Sarah Igo, Andrew Jackson Professor of American History, is quoted.
Diverse Issues in Higher Education: Leadership program prepares MSI leaders to become college presidents
Mautra Jones, who is pursuing a doctor of education degree at Peabody College, is quoted.
New York Times: Measles makes your immune system’s memory forget defenses against other illnesses
William Schaffner, professor of health policy and professor of medicine, is quoted.
Bloomberg Law: Class settlement portal, other innovations could improve payouts
Brian Fitzpatrick, professor of law, and Amanda Rose, professor of law, are quoted.
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