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  Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019  
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Vanderbilt Poll finds Tennesseans broadly united on key issues, economic insecurity top of mind for many
The 2019 Vanderbilt Poll shows that Tennesseans agree on many tough issues, while a new set of questions reveals insights into the financial and health care worries of Tennessee voters.
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Janelle Monáe and Yusef Salaam to speak at Vanderbilt’s 2020 MLK Commemorative Series
Janelle Monáe, a Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter, performer, producer and actor, and Yusef Salaam, one of the Exonerated Five, formally known as the Central Park Five, will speak at Vanderbilt University on Jan. 19 as the featured panelists for the 2020 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Series keynote event in Langford Auditorium.
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Vanderbilt faculty member’s empathy project awarded NEA funding
The National Endowment for the Arts has awarded funding to OZ Arts Nashville to support its collaboration with Vanderbilt Department of Art faculty member Jana Harper. Her project, “This Holding,” encourages empathy for the shared human experience.
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Vanderbilt archaeologists discover important medieval and Roman artifacts in ancient port city of Caesarea
Vanderbilt archaeologists have uncovered clues to everyday life in the medieval Near East, as well as the best-preserved remains found to date of Herod’s Temple of Rome and Augustus, at the site of what was once a bustling port city on the Mediterranean.
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Vanderbilt mechanical engineers earn top materials research awards
Mechanical engineering professor Kelsey Hatzell received the Nelson “Buck” Robinson Science and Technology Award for Renewable Energy, and Rachel Carter, PhD’17, received the MRS Postdoctoral Award at the Dec. 6 meeting of the Materials Research Society held in Boston.
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Vanderbilt University Turkey Toss set for this Friday in new location
Vanderbilt University’s 2019 Turkey Toss is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 20, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The event for university employees will be held in a new location this year: the E. Bronson Ingram College Dining Hall.
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Vanderbilt to screen silent film ‘The Ten Commandments’ with live organist Jan. 13
Vanderbilt Divinity School will host a screening of Cecil B. DeMille’s 1923 silent film “The Ten Commandments” on Jan. 13. The event will take place at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 222 Belle Meade Blvd., at 7:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public.
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Submit biweekly time cards, report holiday time in advance of Winter Break
Biweekly employees and student workers are strongly encouraged to submit their time cards, and their managers are encouraged to approve those time cards, as soon as work is completed on Friday, Dec. 20, unless the employee will be working over the weekend or during the Winter Break.
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Review your personal information in preparation of W-2s
As the end of the year approaches, the payroll department encourages you to review your personal information to ensure your W-2 will be accurate. Log in to Oracle by Jan. 3 to ensure your data is up to date.
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Don’t forget to power down before leaving for Winter Break
Remember to power down before you leave the office or your home for an extended period over Winter Break. Your reductions in energy use can have a large impact when aggregated across the entire university.


Take Note

Paycheck availability during the holiday break

Office for Planning and Institutional Effectiveness launches new website

Blair Academy at Vanderbilt spring registration now open

Online scheduling now available for all Occupational Health Clinic locations

SEA Lab seeking pregnant mothers for paid research study

Health Plus offers prenatal classes for expectant employees or spouses

‘Trash Heap of History’ exhibit spotlights 1989 fall of Communism in Romania

Commodore Award nominees announced

Programs for Talented Youth announces summer 2020 courses

Faculty invited to submit Discovery, Research Scholar Grant proposals

Save on taxes, impact Vanderbilt with year-end giving

Wellcast: Learn about new diabetes treatment technology

Legacy email address forwarding for VUMC users ends Dec. 15

Next Caregiver Support Group meeting is Jan. 8

Employee discount offered for hearing aids through Jan. 31


Coming Up

· JAN ·
  Register for the Vanderbilt Entrepreneurship Conference
· JAN ·
  Vanderbilt to host children’s cheer and dance opportunity
· JAN ·
  Flexner Dean’s Lecture: ‘Organization and System-based Approaches to Promote Well-being’


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Vanderbilt in the News
The Wall Street Journal: Breast implant recall creates difficult decision for women
Melinda Haws, assistant clinical professor of plastic surgery, is quoted.
Daily Mail: Middle-aged spread raises the risk of a fatal heart attack or stroke by 25 percent, huge new study reveals
Wei Zheng, Anne Potter Wilson Professor of Medicine, is quoted.
Science: NIH clarifies meaning of ‘disadvantaged’ in bid to boost diversity in science
Wonder Drake, professor of medicine and professor of pathology, microbiology and immunology, is quoted.
The Nation: 2019: A year in the life of our escalating climate crisis
Larisa DeSantis, associate professor of biological sciences and associate professor of earth and environmental sciences, is quoted.
Bustle: Flu season 2019-2020 updates suggest it might be longer than usual
William Schaffner, professor of health policy and professor of medicine, is quoted.
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