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  Monday, Dec. 2, 2019  
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Little, Pinker and Zimmer to discuss global challenges at Chancellor’s Lecture tomorrow
Amanda Little, Steven Pinker and Carl Zimmer will discuss with moderator Jon Meacham “2020 and Beyond: Tackling Global Issues in the Decades to Come” at the Dec. 3 Chancellor’s Lecture Series event.
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FutureVU Advisory Committee announced
A new advisory committee comprising faculty, staff and students from across the university will provide feedback on current plans, concepts and options for FutureVU, the university’s comprehensive campus planning initiative.
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Emergency tabletop exercise scheduled for Dec. 3
Vanderbilt’s Office of Emergency Preparedness, Fire and Workplace Safety will host representatives from across the university who play a key role in disaster mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery for an emergency tabletop training exercise on Tuesday, Dec. 3.
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Vanderbilt will host screening of ‘Triumph: The Untold Story of Perry Wallace’ Dec. 12
Vanderbilt will host a screening of the documentary film “Triumph: The Untold Story of Perry Wallace” on Thursday, Dec. 12, in Sarratt Cinema. The event is free and open to the public, and free popcorn, soft drinks and hot chocolate will be provided.
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Improving financial inclusion and community, one experience at a time
A student-led, university-supported initiative called Experience Vanderbilt is working to minimize the monetary constraints associated with participating in extracurriculars and create more financial inclusion at the university.


Take Note

‘A Co-Learning Model for Community Engaged Program Evaluation’ Dec. 6

Vandy Cooks: ‘Healthy Holiday Appetizers’ Dec. 13

Limited-edition Vanderbilt socks are back

School of Nursing announces recent faculty honors and awards

Vanderbilt Campus Dining announces meal swipe partnership with Athletics

Feedback sought on Emergency Department services


Coming Up

· DEC ·
  Cell and Developmental Biology lecture by Chris Halbrook
· DEC ·
  Heard Libraries, Women’s Center Book Club: ‘Giovanni’s Room’
· DEC ·
  Discovery Sciences Emerging Scholars Lecture features Chantell Evans


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Vanderbilt in the News
The Conversation: Your big brain makes you human—count your neurons when you count your blessings
Suzana Herculano-Houzel, associate professor of psychology and associate professor of biological sciences, writes about how the cellular composition of the human brain differs from that of other animal species.
The Tennessean: Lung cancer stigma consumes conversations about the disease. This teacher wants to destroy it
Christine Lovly, associate professor of medicine, is quoted.
The Hechinger Report: Up to 3.6 million students should be labeled gifted, but aren’t
Gilman Whiting, associate professor of African American and diaspora studies, is cited.
Today: Germs on a plane: Bacteria can linger for days, research finds
William Schaffner, professor of health policy and professor of medicine, is quoted.
The Conversation: Thank fungi for cheese, wine and beer this holiday season
Antonis Rokas, Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Biological Sciences, writes about research involving the evolution of fungi into edible molds that are used to produce cheese, wine and beer.
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