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  Monday, March 2, 2020  
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Rescheduled: Chancellor’s Lecture with Anderson Cooper moved to March 29
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 29. Cooper had to reschedule his appearance from March 15 due to unforeseen circumstances.
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Black History Month celebrated at Vanderbilt
Vanderbilt’s 2020 celebration of Black History Month included lectures, off-campus trips, community events and more to celebrate and reflect on the history, impact and contributions of African Americans throughout the country’s history and at the university.
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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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Q&A with director of White House Office of Science and Technology Policy March 9
Kelvin Droegemeier, director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, will participate in a question-and-answer session on Monday, March 9, from 9:15 to 10:30 a.m. at the Kissam Center Multipurpose Room, C210.
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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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‘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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Vanderbilt LGBT Policy Lab Conference March 13: ‘Election 2020 – What’s at Stake for LGBT Rights?’
The Vanderbilt LGBT Policy Lab will host a conference on Friday, March 13, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Vanderbilt Divinity School, Room G29. The Vanderbilt community is invited to attend.
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Playlist Politics: Students create ways to engage apathetic, angry voters
Two Vanderbilt seniors are taking unique approaches to bringing apathetic and frustrated voters to the political table.


Take Note

Staff WAVE Council to host listening sessions, workshops this spring

‘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

Middle Tennessee Geospatial Summit set for March 26–27

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

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

Campus Dining now serving lunch at Kissam


Coming Up

· MAR ·
  Discovery Sciences Emerging Scholars Lecture: A.J. Hinton
· MAR ·
  Next meeting of Single Parent Group
· MAR ·
  Healthier You: ‘The Good, the Fad and the Ugly’
· MAR ·
  Flexner Deans’ Lecture: 2020 VUSM Student Lecturers
· MAR ·
  Caregiver Support Group to meet


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Vanderbilt in the News
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William Schaffner, professor of health policy and professor of medicine, is quoted.
Spectrum: Melatonin may ease autistic children’s sleep troubles
Beth Malow, Burry Chair in Cognitive Childhood Development, professor of neurology and professor of pediatrics, is quoted.
Bloomberg Law: California pot firms aim to deliver privacy weed users want
Robert Mikos, professor of law, is quoted.
The Tennessean: Vanderbilt preparing for coronavirus by cutting back and stocking up on masks, respirators
Thomas Talbot, professor of medicine, is quoted.
Ancient Origins: Big data used to create comprehensive map of Inca settlements
Steven Wernke, associate professor of anthropology, is quoted.
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