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  Friday, Feb. 28, 2020  
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Journalist Anderson Cooper to headline March 15 Chancellor’s Lecture
Anderson Cooper, a prominent journalist, CNN anchor and best-selling author who often reports from around the world, will be at Vanderbilt University for a Chancellor’s Lecture on Sunday, March 15.
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Celebration honors nine new endowed chair holders
Nine Vanderbilt faculty members who have been awarded endowed chairs were recently honored by Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente, deans, colleagues and family members.
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Data Science: Next Generation Committee to advance computing at Vanderbilt
The Data Science: Next Generation Committee will assess future needs to strengthen the foundations of computing across campus, establish cross-disciplinary connections, and emphasize social and ethical aspects of computing.
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Kopstain, Breggin to co-chair Mayor’s Sustainability Advisory Committee
Vice Chancellor for Administration Eric Kopstain and Vanderbilt Law School lecturer Linda Breggin have been named co-chairs of the Nashville Sustainability Advisory Committee. 
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Bordenstein honored by Genetics Society of America
The Genetics Society of America has recognized Seth Bordenstein, an evolutionary geneticist and microbiologist at Vanderbilt, for an initiative that brings real-world scientific research into middle school, high school and college biology classes.
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Rossi, Serkin win 2020 Morrison Prize for best scholarship on sustainability
Vanderbilt Law School professors Jim Rossi and Christopher Serkin have won the 2020 Morrison Prize for best scholarship in environmental law with their co-authored paper “Energy Exactions.”
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Women’s History Month event series kicks off March 9
Women’s History Month at Vanderbilt will begin with a kickoff event hosted by the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center on Monday, March 9, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Sarratt Promenade. Throughout March, educational programs, workshops, film screenings, lectures and more are planned.
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Author Joan Johnson to give March 19 Women’s History Month lecture
Joan Marie Johnson, an author who has written extensively about the history of women’s suffrage, feminism and social activism, will give a lecture on Thursday, March 19, as part of Vanderbilt’s celebration of Women’s History Month.
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Vanderbilt to host ‘Stirring the Waters Across America’ today
“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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Vanderbilt Software Carpentry boot camp set for March 5–6
The Vanderbilt Software Carpentry two-day boot camp is scheduled for March 5–6.
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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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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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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

Caregiver Support Group to meet March 11

‘A Well-Behaved Woman: A Novel of the Vanderbilts’ topic of March 13 inclusive book group discussion

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

Limited Submission Opportunity: 2020 V Foundation Translational Research Awards-Adult Cancer Research

Limited Submission Opportunity: Whiting Public Engagement Fellowship and Seed Grant

2020 NIH S10 Shared and High-end Instrumentation Grants

Celebrate National Nutrition Month in March with Health Plus

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

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

Become a member of the Vanderbilt Woman’s Club


Coming Up

· FEB ·
  Data Science Institute Postdoc Seminar: ‘Methods and Applications in the Study of Meaning for Political Science’
· FEB ·
  Get discount on tickets to Nashville Soccer Club’s MLS debut
· MAR ·
  Next meeting of Single Parent Group
· MAR ·
  Healthier You: ‘The Good, the Fad and the Ugly’


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Vanderbilt in the News
The Tennessean: Vanderbilt announces athletics strategic plan, football locker room renovation
Vanderbilt’s newly announced Strategic Plan for Athletics is highlighted.
Reuters: Keeping up regular AMD treatment visits tied to less vision loss over time
Shriji Patel, assistant professor of ophthalmology and visual sciences, is quoted.
The Washington Post: Old diseases, other public health threats reemerge in the U.S.
William Schaffner, professor of health policy and professor of medicine, is quoted.
The New York Times: Why religion is the best hope against Trump
Jon Meacham, Carolyn T. and Robert M. Rogers Chair in the American Presidency and distinguished visiting professor of political science, writes about the history of religiously inspired activism.
Voice of America: Trump returns from India visit, but with some rewards yet to come
Thomas Alan Schwartz, distinguished professor of history, is quoted.
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