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  Monday, Nov. 9, 2020  
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Return to Campus Update for Nov. 9
Vanderbilt has had an exciting couple of weeks, with activities across campus bringing the community together in new ways. There is more to look forward to in the days ahead to finish the semester strong with classes and activities.
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Madeleine Albright, Colin Powell to headline first Vanderbilt Chancellor’s Lecture Series event for 2020-21
Madeleine K. Albright and Colin L. Powell—the 64th and 65th United States secretaries of state, respectively—will discuss the future of U.S. global relations as part of Vanderbilt University’s first Chancellor’s Lecture Series event of the 2020-21 season.
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University to salute character and resilience of Vanderbilt veterans
Vanderbilt University will honor the service of military veterans and celebrate their unique contributions to campus culture through a series of videos, social media posts, photo exhibitions and more to commemorate Veterans Day on Wednesday, Nov. 11.
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Human Resources launches new career and compensation website
Vanderbilt University’s new career and compensation framework is designed to provide staff and leadership with a transparent, market-based structure, practical tools and information necessary for navigating careers. In conjunction with the framework, a resource website is now live.
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Student Care Network shares tips, resources for managing transitions
The Student Care Network recognizes that Vanderbilt students may be feeling stress in anticipation of the end of the semester or preparing to leave campus for the extended winter break.
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Fashion with function: Students express themselves through their masks
Vanderbilt students recently had the opportunity to make their own stylish and unique “designer” face masks at multiple mask-making sessions led by Vanderbilt costume shop manager and senior lecturer Alexandra Sargent Capps at the Wond’ry, Vanderbilt’s Innovation Center.
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Adena Friedman, president and CEO of Nasdaq, to deliver keynote at Owen Forward
Adena Friedman, MBA’93, president and CEO of Nasdaq and a Vanderbilt Board of Trust member, will give the keynote address on Friday, Nov. 13, as part of Owen Forward.
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Register to attend Undergraduate Creative Expression Showcase Nov. 11
Registration is open to attend the inaugural Vanderbilt Undergraduate Creative Expression Showcase, where undergraduate students across the university will present creative works they have completed during their time at Vanderbilt.
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Information session for Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health case competition is Nov. 13
The Global Health Case Competition is an opportunity for undergraduate, graduate and professional students from diverse disciplines and backgrounds to collaborate in developing innovative solutions to a global health problem. Join an online information session on Friday, Nov. 13, from 4 to 5 p.m. to learn more.
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Applications, nominations for Vanderbilt Leadership Enrichment accepted through Nov. 30
Applications are now being accepted for the Vanderbilt Leadership Enrichment program, designed to develop key leadership skills and competencies for staff who are line or operational leaders demonstrating high potential, and whose leadership position is between front line supervisor and director.
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21st Avenue southbound closed due to VUMC construction work Nov. 14
A partial closure of the southbound lane of 21st Avenue between the entrance to the School of Nursing and the intersection of 21st and Edgehill avenues is schedule for Saturday, Nov. 14, starting at approximately 6:30 a.m.
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Watch: VU observes First-Generation Celebration Day
Vanderbilt community members participated in First-Generation Celebration Day on Nov. 8. The event honors the motivations and accomplishments of first-generation students and graduates at colleges and universities across the country.


Take Note

VINSE Spotlight Podcast: Chris Stachurski–Carbon dots, tiny luminescent particles of carbon

Self-care tips for family caregivers to be discussed Nov. 11

Women’s Center hosts salary negotiation workshop Nov. 12

Alzheimer’s Disease Research Day set for Nov. 13

Kids and decision-making topic of Parenting Group meeting Nov. 13

Flexner Deans’ Lecture: ‘Compassionomics: The Revolutionary Scientific Evidence’ Nov. 16

Discovery Science Emerging Scholars Lecture: ‘Investigating the molecular regulation and function of death signaling complexes’ Nov. 19

VUMC hosting blood drive for the American Red Cross

Nominations open for faculty awards recognizing research, service

Frist Center seeking applications for new fellows, affiliates

Use Oracle Help Desk to manage service requests

Funding opportunity: Vanderbilt Memory and Alzheimer’s Center Pilot and Feasibility Funding Program 2020-21

Caregiving resources available through Vanderbilt Child and Family Center

Hold the Stuffing returns; celebrate good health this holiday season

Tips for enjoying the holidays virtually


Coming Up

· NOV ·
  Oracle Cloud to require multifactor authentication beginning Nov. 11
· NOV ·
  Paul Jacobson, EVP and CFO of Delta Air Lines, to discuss impact of pandemic on aviation at Owen Forward
· NOV ·
  Noted medieval historian Patrick Geary to give virtual talk
· NOV ·
  Former FBI special agent, cybercrime expert to deliver Engineering’s Schmidt Lecture


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Vanderbilt in the News
The Washington Post: Being the SEC’s first Black female athletic director brings happiness tinged with sadness
The career of Candice Storey Lee, vice chancellor for athletics and university affairs and athletic director, is highlighted. Chancellor Daniel Diermeier is quoted.
Business Insider: Twitter did a better job than Facebook at reining in Trump’s false election posts, misinformation experts say
Lisa Fazio, assistant professor of psychology, is quoted.
Bloomberg Businessweek: Trumpism is here to stay, no matter who’s in the White House
John Sides, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Political Science, is quoted.
The Washington Post: When coffee smells like gasoline: COVID isn’t just stealing senses—it may be warping them
Justin Turner, associate professor of otolaryngology, is quoted.
Huffington Post: 7 little ways to feel a sense of normalcy right now
Lindsey McKernan, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, is quoted.
Los Angeles Times: Polls underestimated Trump’s support, but not by as much as you might think
John Sides, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Political Science, is quoted.
Business Insider: The U.S.’s workplace safety regulator just released guidance on how to ventilate offices to decrease the airborne spread of COVID-19
William Schaffner, professor of health policy and professor of medicine, is quoted.
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