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Vanderbilt choral director to make Carnegie Hall debut

Feb. 13, 2019—Associate Professor of Choral Studies Tucker Biddlecombe will make his Carnegie Hall conducting debut on Sunday, Feb. 17, helming Morten Lauridsen’s modern-day classic "Lux Aeterna." The production will include singers from the Blair Children’s Chorus program, specifically the Young Men’s Chorus, who will perform with choristers from five states accompanied by the New England Symphonic Ensemble.

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Major initiative launched to advance the application of AI to health care

Feb. 13, 2019—IBM Watson Health has announced plans to make a 10-year, $50 million investment in joint research collaborations with Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Brigham and Women’s Hospital to advance the science of artificial intelligence and its application to major public health issues.

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Researchers push forward frontiers of vaccine science

Feb. 13, 2019—Using sophisticated gene sequencing and computing techniques, Vanderbilt researchers have achieved a first-of-its-kind glimpse into how the body’s immune system gears up to fight off infection.

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‘The Future of Legal Education’ Feb. 26

Feb. 13, 2019—David Lat, editor at large and founding editor of "Above the Law," will explore the forces shaping the future of law and legal education, including the influence of technology, during a special lunch hour talk and moderated discussion on Feb. 26.

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‘Love Your Heart’ expo Feb. 21

Feb. 13, 2019—February is National Heart Month. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. Health Plus encourages you to take action to reduce your risk for heart disease.

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Limited Submission Opportunity: The Reeve Foundation Quality of Life Grants

Feb. 13, 2019—Pioneered by the late Dana Reeve, the Quality of Life Grants Program recognizes projects and initiatives that foster community engagement, inclusion and involvement, while promoting health and wellness for individuals living with paralysis and their families.

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VU Theatre performs the Bard’s romantic comedy ‘Twelfth Night’

Feb. 13, 2019—Vanderbilt University Theatre opens "Twelfth Night", a Shakespearean comedy with themes of love and loss, gender roles, double identities and more, Feb. 15 at Neely Auditorium.

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Latest issue of ‘ON THE HILL’ government relations report now available

Feb. 13, 2019—Vanderbilt’s Division of Government and Community Relations has published Issue 2 of its "ON THE HILL" government relations report. The biannual report summarizes Vanderbilt’s year-to-date activities at the federal, state and local levels of government.

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Upcoming Black History Month events will center on racial bias and injustice in America’s penal system

Feb. 13, 2019—The historical causes and current day implications of America’s incarceration system will be critically examined at three upcoming Black History Month events on Vanderbilt’s campus.

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‘She Sang Freedom: Black Women, Music and the Struggle for Social Justice’ Feb. 21

Feb. 13, 2019—Tammy L. Kernodle, professor of musicology at Miami University of Ohio, will present an interactive program exploring how black women musicians have used music as a means of documenting and promoting the struggle for equality and social justice in America. The event is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 21 at the Wond'ry.

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Student counselors needed for Next Steps at Vanderbilt Summer Institute

Feb. 12, 2019—The Next Steps at Vanderbilt Summer Institute is an inclusive higher education preparatory experience for rising high school juniors (17+ years old), seniors, and young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities up to the age of 25.

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Campus Dining: ‘Overnight Oats’ demonstration Feb. 20

Feb. 12, 2019—Campus Dining and Sloane Chmara, a senior pursuing a master’s degree in nutrition, will host an "Overnight Oats" demonstration on Feb. 20 from 4-6 p.m. at Rand.

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They call it puppy love, but what is it really?

Feb. 12, 2019—Even if animals have ulterior motives for teaming up, they teach humans a lot about love, says Vanderbilt University animal biologist Patrick Abbot.

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Data Science Institute seeking undergraduate summer research fellows

Feb. 12, 2019—The Vanderbilt Data Science Institute Summer Research Program provides undergraduate students with the opportunity to engage in 10 weeks of full-time data science focused research in collaboration with any full-time Vanderbilt faculty member during the summer.

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Center for Cognitive Medicine offering Alzheimer’s APOE4 Gene Screening

Feb. 12, 2019—Center for Cognitive Medicine offering Alzheimer's APOE4 Gene Screening at Whole Foods on Feb. 18.

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