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Healthier You: ‘Managing Stress at Work’ Dec. 5

Nov. 30, 2019—Jim Kendall, manager of Work/Life Connections, will present "Managing Stress at Work" on Thursday, Dec. 5, from noon to 12:45 p.m. in Light Hall, Room 202.

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School choice topic of Parenting Group meeting Dec. 12

Nov. 27, 2019—Jenai Hayes from Metro Nashville Public School’s Office of School Options will discuss school choice at the next meeting of the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center’s Parenting Group.

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Study finds ‘frozen’ fear response may underlie PTSD

Nov. 27, 2019—To explore how fear becomes entrenched, VUMC researchers traveled down the precise neuronal pathways in the brains of mice that trigger fear responses, and which normally extinguish the behaviors once the danger has passed.

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Vanderbilt will host screening of ‘Triumph: The Untold Story of Perry Wallace’ Dec. 12

Nov. 27, 2019—Vanderbilt will host a screening of the documentary film "Triumph: The Untold Story of Perry Wallace" on Thursday, Dec. 12, in Sarratt Cinema. The event is free and open to the public, and free popcorn, soft drinks and hot chocolate will be provided.

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Thankful Thursday: Reflection and relaxation

Nov. 27, 2019—Tomorrow is the most Thankful Thursday of all. Enjoy your time off tomorrow, as Vanderbilt says "thank you" for all of your contributions and support.

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Wente celebrates early Thanksgiving with students staying on campus during the break

Nov. 26, 2019—Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente joined nearly 150 undergraduate students on Nov. 25 for a Thanksgiving-style dinner in the Student Life Center Ballroom. The students were among those staying on campus during the weeklong break.

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Lifelong learners over 50 invited to sign up for Vanderbilt Osher winter classes

Nov. 26, 2019—Winter 2020 classes offered by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt include the history of Fort Negley, memoir writing, brain disorders and a Shakespeare production.

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Eight Vanderbilt faculty elected AAAS fellows for 2019

Nov. 26, 2019—Eight Vanderbilt University faculty members have been named 2019 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers.

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Ask Fidelity: Pizza Party Social scheduled for Dec. 4

Nov. 26, 2019—Do you have questions about your 403(b) retirement account? Are you wondering how to invest your health savings account? Come get your questions answered at the Ask Fidelity: Pizza Party Social on Wednesday, Dec. 4.

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School of Nursing announces recent faculty honors and awards

Nov. 26, 2019—Among the recent honors and awards received by Vanderbilt nursing faculty were an American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Impact Research Grant awarded to Assistant Professor of Nursing Leanne Boehm, and the 2019 International Society of Nurses in Genetics Founders’ Award to Associate Professor Laurie Connors.

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Next meeting of Single Parent Group is Dec. 5

Nov. 26, 2019—The next meeting of the Single Parent Group, sponsored by the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center, is scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 5.

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Make note of modified hours over Thanksgiving holiday

Nov. 25, 2019—Most Vanderbilt schools are observing a break from classes Nov. 25-29 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Campus Dining locations, Vanderbilt libraries and the David Williams II Recreation and Wellness Center will modify their hours over Thanksgiving Break.

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Wente, Balser commend TN members of Congress for research support, urge finalization of funding for FY 2020

Nov. 25, 2019—Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente and Jeff Balser, president and CEO at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and dean of the School of Medicine, sent a joint letter last week to members of the Tennessee congressional delegation applauding recent bipartisan efforts to invest in programs that support scientific research, public health and education, and urging Congress to finalize funding for fiscal year 2020.

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Cell and Developmental Biology lecture by Chris Halbrook Dec. 2

Nov. 24, 2019—Chris Halbrook will present “Metabolism Drives Therapy Resistance Crosstalk Mechanisms and Shapes Tumor Cell Identity” on Dec. 2 at 12:15 p.m. in MRB III, Room 1220. Halbrook is currently a postdoctoral fellow in the Costas Lyssiotis Lab at the University of Michigan.

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School of Nursing professor elected to leadership in three organizations

Nov. 24, 2019—Ruth Kleinpell, the Independence Foundation Professor of Nursing Education, has been elected to leadership roles with three key health care organizations: the Council of the World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine, American Nurses Credentialing Center Board of Directors and Tennessee Nurses Association Political Action Committee Board.

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