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  Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020  
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‘Visionary Aponte: Art and Black Freedom’ opens at Cohen Hall
An exhibition bringing together 20 artists to interpret an extraordinary but lost “Book of Paintings” created by Afro-Cuban activist José Aponte opens Thursday at the Fine Arts Gallery.
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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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Facilities department to host West End Neighborhood town hall tomorrow
The Vanderbilt Facilities department will host a town hall meeting to discuss progress in the West End Neighborhood on Thursday, Jan. 9, from 5 to 6 p.m. in the Carmichael Towers East Lounge.
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Nominations open for sixth cohort of Chancellor Faculty Fellows
The nomination window is open for the sixth cohort of Chancellor Faculty Fellows. The Chancellor Faculty Fellows program invests in newly tenured faculty at a critical point in their scholarly careers to support their research, scholarship and creative expression.
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Faculty invited to submit Discovery, Research Scholar Grant proposals
Faculty applications are now being accepted by the Office of the Provost for the next round of Discovery and Research Scholar grants.
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Explorations in Research networking event set for Jan. 29
The Office of Immersion Resources and the Scientific Immersion and Mentorship student organization have partnered to organize Explorations in Research, an event designed to convene researchers from all disciplines for an evening of networking and discovery.
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Jan. 13 deadline to update ePassword for VUnetID
Vanderbilt University faculty and staff are required to change their ePassword, the password associated with VUnetID, on an annual basis. If you have not updated your ePassword in the last year, you must do so by midnight on Monday, Jan. 13.
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Top LGBTQ researcher to speak at School of Nursing Jan. 14
Tonda Hughes, an international authority on addiction and mental health in sexual minority women, will present “From Gay Bars to Marriage Equality: Building a Program of Research Focused on a Stigmatized and Marginalized Population” on Tuesday, Jan. 14.
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2019 Vanderbilt University Turkey Toss a success
More than 2,800 Vanderbilt faculty and staff members stopped by E. Bronson Ingram College on Dec. 20 for the annual “Turkey Toss” Employee Appreciation event.


Take Note

Nominate faculty, staff for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award

Programs for Talented Youth announces summer 2020 courses

Make note of changes to W-4 form in 2020

Health Plus Hold the Stuffing final weigh-ins are Jan. 6-17

Single Parent Group announces spring meeting schedule; next meeting Jan. 9

Learn more about Master of Public Health program through virtual fair Jan. 15

Healthy discipline topic of Parenting Group meeting Jan. 16

MLK Series: ‘A Dream for Excellence in Research, Practice and Education’ Jan. 20

M.S. in Data Science information session set for Jan. 23

Vanderbilt Eye Institute trunk show and sale Jan. 24

Employee discount offered for hearing aids through Jan. 31

Get a mindful start to 2020 with Health Plus video

Listen to new Health Plus Wellcast: ‘A New Resolution – Emotional Health’

 Healthy adults needed for research study

Subjects needed for paid teen depression study


Coming Up

· JAN ·
  Caregiver Support Group meeting
· JAN ·
  Healthier You: ‘Cheers to the New Year’
· 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
Voice of America: Expertos divididos, fustigan y alaban decisión de Trump de eliminar a Soleimani
Mike Newton, professor of the practice of law, is quoted.
The Conversation: Building a digital archive for decaying paper documents, preserving centuries of records about enslaved people
Postdoctoral fellow Daniel Genkins writes about efforts to digitize and preserve historical records documenting the lives of millions of Africans and people of African descent in North and South America for the Slave Societies Digital Archive.
Smithsonian: A massive new database will connect billions of historic records to tell the full story of American slavery
Jane Landers, Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Chair in the Humanities and professor of history, is quoted about the Slave Societies Digital Archive, which is supported by a 2019 Trans-Institutional Programs (TIPs) award.
The New York Times: What if a vaping tax encouraged cigarette smoking?
Kip Viscusi, University Distinguished Professor of Law, Economics and Management, is quoted.
MarketWatch: 23andMe can open a Pandora’s box of a family’s medical secrets: ‘As hard as it is knowing, not knowing is much worse’
Ellen Wright Clayton, Craig-Weaver Chair in Pediatrics and professor of law, is quoted.
CNBC: 5 easy ways to be more sustainable and save money in 2020
Andrea George, adjunct professor of civil and environmental engineering, is quoted.
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