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  Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020  
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Vanderbilt University sets course for future of Athletics
Vanderbilt University today shared a vision and strategy that sets the stage for a new era of success and achievement for the Commodores—one that is rooted in delivering the preeminent student-athlete experience in college athletics.
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Open Mind: Bringing the Vanderbilt Way to Life
Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente writes about Vanderbilt’s Strategic Plan for Athletics in her latest “Open Mind” column.
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Faculty and staff invited to learn more about Trans-Institutional Programs at March 13 event
The Office of the Provost will host the annual TIPs Fair on March 13, providing an opportunity to hear about programming, learn how to contribute to the interdisciplinary initiative, and engage with current Trans-Institutional Programs awardees.
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Immersion plan proposals due April 1; series of events planned to help
The April 1 deadline to submit Immersion plan proposals is approaching for students who matriculated during the summer and fall of 2018. Students in all phases of Immersion project planning will find helpful resources at the “Spring Into Immersion” events hosted throughout the month of March.
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VINSE Colloquium Series: ‘Semiconductor Nanomaterials for Electronics that Dissolve in Your Body’ today
John A. Rogers, the Louis Simpson and Kimberly Querrey Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Biomedical Engineering and Neurological Surgery at Northwestern University, will give a VINSE Colloquium Series lecture today.
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Vanderbilt to host ‘Stirring the Waters Across America’ Feb. 28 
“Stirring the Waters Across America,” a multimedia production highlighting the Civil Rights Movement through captivating music, spoken word and dance, is scheduled from 7 to 9 p.m. Feb. 28 in Langford Auditorium.
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‘Ordinary Girls’ author to discuss memoir at Howard Lecture March 12
Author Jaquira Díaz will read from her memoir, “Ordinary Girls,” and discuss its writing on Thursday, March 12, as part of the annual Harry C. Howard Jr. Lecture hosted by the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities at Vanderbilt.
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Employee Appreciation presents ‘A Night of Music: Moonrise and Aurora’ March 12
Employee Appreciation will host “A Night of Music: Moonrise and Aurora” on Thursday, March 12, at the Blair School of Music’s Ingram Hall. Vanderbilt University employees and their families are invited to attend a pre-concert reception at 7 p.m. followed by the performance at 8 p.m. by the Vanderbilt University Orchestra and the Vanderbilt University Singers.
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Employees enjoy food, fun at 2020 Family Fest
An enthusiastic and energetic crowd came out for the Employee Appreciation pre-game Family Fest on Feb. 20 prior to the Vanderbilt women’s basketball game against the Missouri Tigers.
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Residential College Magic
Vanderbilt's Residential Colleges provide undergraduates with close-knit, diverse communities featuring faculty mentors and much more.


Take Note

Staff WAVE Council to host listening sessions, workshops this spring

BCC hosting luncheon to close out Black History Month Feb. 27

Get discount on tickets to Nashville Soccer Club’s MLS debut Feb. 29

Healthier You: ‘The Good, the Fad and the Ugly’ March 5

Next meeting of Single Parent Group is March 5

Flexner Deans’ Lecture March 9: 2020 VUSM Student Lecturers

Fair aims to connect data science grad students to research opportunities March 17

Report 2019 contributions to outside retirement plans by April 1

Deadline for Community Scholars Award applications is April 24

Save the date: VU-VUMC Neuroimaging Symposium set for May 22

2020 NIH S10 Shared and High-end Instrumentation Grants

Healthy adults needed for research study

Limited Submission Opportunity: Whiting Public Engagement Fellowship and Seed Grant

Wellcast: ‘Get Active! It’s the Kicker for Your Ticker’

Become a member of the Vanderbilt Woman’s Club


Coming Up

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  Love Your Heart Expo
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  Enabling Innovation seminar: ‘Attracting Capital to Fuel Your Biotech/Scientific Startup’
· FEB ·
  2020 Augmentative and Alternative Communication Workshop
· FEB ·
  Data Science Institute Postdoc Seminar: ‘Methods and Applications in the Study of Meaning for Political Science’


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Vanderbilt in the News
Associated Press: Street by Vanderbilt basketball gym named for Perry Wallace
The ceremonial renaming of 25th Avenue South to Perry Wallace Way is highlighted.
Reuters: Wuhan woman with no symptoms infects five relatives with coronavirus—study
William Schaffner, professor of health policy and professor of medicine, is quoted.
The Conversation: Blacks are at higher risk for Alzheimer’s, but why?
Renã Robinson, associate professor of chemistry and associate professor of neurology, writes about why black people are at higher risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease.
CNN: A record-breaking 105 U.S. children have died from flu so far this season
Buddy Creech, associate professor of pediatrics, and William Schaffner, professor of health policy and professor of medicine, are quoted.
The Tennessean: Mom is now reunited with Dad. Our memories will sustain us.
André Churchwell, interim vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion and chief diversity officer, pays tribute to his late mother.
Good Morning America: Honoring an educator for Black History Month
Peabody College doctoral student Sean Larry Stevens is highlighted for his work as principal of Kipp Newark Collegiate Academy.
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