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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 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.


Take Note

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

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

Commodore Award nominees announced

Wellcast: Learn about new diabetes treatment technology


Coming Up

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


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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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