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Long before #MeToo, female artists were calling out sexual violence

Feb. 11, 2019—Social media has brought sexual assault into the public eye, but bearing witness to sexual violence in popular culture didn’t begin with the invention of tweets and posts, according to Vanderbilt art history professor Vivien Green Fryd, who explores the topic in her new book.

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Services announced for David Williams II, former vice chancellor and athletics director

Feb. 11, 2019—Services for David Williams II, former vice chancellor and athletics director at Vanderbilt University, are scheduled for Friday, Feb. 15, at The Temple Church, 3810 Kings Lane in Nashville. The services are open to the public.

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Executive Education: Are you an authentic leader?

Feb. 11, 2019—Our highly interactive five-day program will help you deepen your personal leadership skills while working through live business issues. Learn more about the Vanderbilt Advanced Leadership program today.

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Provost’s action plan on international strategy takes step forward with launch of Global VU

Feb. 11, 2019—A new university website designed to showcase Vanderbilt’s positive global impact and elevate the university’s international profile has launched.

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Fauchet advocates for STEM education and federal research support

Feb. 11, 2019—Vanderbilt School of Engineering Dean Philippe Fauchet was in Washington, D.C., last week to advocate for federal support of engineering education and research, in particular through partnerships with the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, and the departments of Energy and Defense.

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Video Editing Basics workshop Feb. 27

Feb. 11, 2019—Join VIDL’s videographers in a specialized training designed to help beginners learn the tools and techniques of editing high-quality videos.

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Employee Appreciation: Women’s Basketball Fan Fest is March 3

Feb. 11, 2019—Vanderbilt University employees and their families are invited to cheer on the Vanderbilt women’s basketball team as they take on the Florida Gators on Sunday, March 3. The free Employee Appreciation event begins with a Fan Fest at 12:30 p.m. in the Memorial Practice Gym, followed by the game at 2 p.m.

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Executive Education: Female leaders unite

Feb. 11, 2019—Learn from fellow female professionals and bring your career to the next level with our two-day Women in Leadership program.

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Oracle Cloud update to include new features

Feb. 8, 2019—A key feature of the Oracle Cloud update, scheduled to begin Friday, Feb. 15, at 9 p.m. and end on Saturday, Feb. 16, is an enhanced interface for all users on the "Home" screen. A downtime notice will be displayed on the SkyVU website while the update is underway.

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Flexner Deans’ Lecture: Dr. Mamta Swaroop Feb. 25

Feb. 8, 2019—Mamta Swaroop, associate professor of surgery at Feinberg School of Medicine, will discuss "TRUE COMMUNITIES: An Evolution of Empowerment" as part of the Flexner Deans' Lecture Series.

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Heart healthy recipes for Valentine’s Day

Feb. 8, 2019—Because nothing says “I love you” like heart-healthy meals!

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David Williams II, trailblazer and former Vanderbilt University vice chancellor and athletics director, has died

Feb. 8, 2019—David Williams II, who made an extraordinary impact on Vanderbilt, college athletics and higher education during his 18-year tenure as a university vice chancellor, died Friday, Feb. 8.

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Women’s hormones play role in drug addiction, higher relapse rates

Feb. 8, 2019—But long before female-specific medications are available, treatment centers could use the information in this study to educate women about their stronger mental connections to places and objects.

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Celebrated A&S professor to lead the Robert Penn Warren Center

Feb. 8, 2019—Holly Tucker, a professor of French and acclaimed author who has embraced the trans-institutional culture of learning at Vanderbilt, has been named director of the Robert Penn Warren Center.

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Symposium shines light on research by medical students

Feb. 8, 2019—The symposium featured research by students in Vanderbilt's Medical Scholars Program, a one-year, in-depth research experience available to Vanderbilt and Meharry Medical College students with the central goal of training leaders in academic medicine.

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