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Health Plus promotes breast cancer awareness at VU Benefits Open House Oct. 23

Oct. 8, 2019—Health Plus will promote breast cancer awareness at the VU Benefits Open House on Wednesday, Oct. 23.

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There’s still time to Go for the Gold; earn up to $240 wellness credit

Oct. 8, 2019—Vanderbilt's award-winning three-step Go for the Gold program can help you achieve a healthier and more productive life by identifying health risks and taking action to reduce those risks. 

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Visit Barnes & Noble pop-up shop in Vandyville this Saturday

Oct. 8, 2019—All faculty, staff, alumni and fans are invited to stop by the Barnes & Noble pop-up shop in Vandyville this Saturday, Oct. 12, from 1 to 3 p.m., at the corner of Jess Neely Drive and Natchez Trace. This week’s shop will feature pink items for breast cancer awareness.

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A new regulator of B cell development

Oct. 8, 2019—New findings establish a role for the pro-inflammatory molecule IL-33 in the early development of antibody-producing B cells.

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New method reveals how differences in the genetic “instruction booklet” between humans and Neanderthals influenced traits

Oct. 7, 2019—When it comes to our differences from Neanderthals, most of what we know comes from comparing fossils. But fossils can only tell us about bones and not whole living organisms. That’s changing thanks to a new paper from a team of genomics researchers at Vanderbilt, who have developed a first-of-its-kind computational method. Their approach uses...

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Kopstain to speak at Living Product Expo Oct. 8

Oct. 7, 2019—Vice Chancellor for Administration Eric Kopstain will be among the speakers at the Living Product Expo 2019, scheduled for Oct. 8–10 at the Music City Center in Nashville.

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Artist lecture featuring Nao Bustamante: ‘Body Vulnerable/Body Protected’ Oct. 16

Oct. 7, 2019—The Department of Art and the Studio VU Lecture Series kicks off the 2019-20 season with "Body Vulnerable/Body Protected," a lecture by Los Angeles-based artist Nao Bustamante, on Wednesday, Oct. 16, at 3 p.m. at the E. Bronson Ingram Studio Arts Center, Room 220.

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Faculty invited to submit Global Research and Engagement Micro-Grant proposals

Oct. 7, 2019—The Office of the Provost invites faculty to submit proposals for the Global Research and Engagement Micro-Grant Program, which helps faculty pursue international research, scholarship and creative expression projects or pursue strategic, time-sensitive opportunities for global research and engagement.

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TIPs pre-proposals for university funding due Nov. 4

Oct. 7, 2019—The Office of the Provost is issuing the sixth annual call for proposals for Trans-Institutional Programs, an internal faculty funding program that is a key initiative of the Academic Strategic Plan.

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Sustainability efforts must address social inequalities first, environmental justice scholar says

Oct. 7, 2019—Robert Bullard, an award-winning author and distinguished professor of urban planning and environmental policy at Texas Southern University, described the economic and racial disparities inherent in environmental issues before a packed audience in Wyatt Rotunda Oct. 1.

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Open Mind: Trust and optimism go hand in hand

Oct. 7, 2019—Trust is critical to our work together as a university community, and we can develop it by building connectedness across our different experiences, opinions and disciplines, writes Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente in this week's column.

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Find Your Impact: English major mixes silly with serious in musical tackling climate change

Oct. 7, 2019—Junior Foster Swartz is pursuing his passions for writing and directing with “Global Warming: The Musical,” which will be performed Oct. 11 and 12 in Sarratt Cinema. 

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AI maps routes to heart disease

Oct. 7, 2019—Machine learning on unlabeled electronic health record data has shed light on the emergence of cardiovascular disease.

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Data breach fixes could impact patient care: Study

Oct. 7, 2019—IT security measures implemented following data breaches at hospitals may delay care when time is of the essence, according to a new analysis.

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View Mindful Break video from Health Plus

Oct. 7, 2019—Follow along with Health Plus’ Mindful Break video to feel relaxed and renewed. Now you can experience rejuvenating stretching and breathing from anywhere, anytime.

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