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Understanding cell division

Nov. 18, 2019—Vanderbilt researchers have uncovered another piece in the puzzle of how cells divide — a process that goes awry in cancer cells.

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Vanderbilt students manage $500K of $12M portfolio in TVA Investment Challenge Program

Nov. 15, 2019—Vanderbilt University students in two business minor elective courses are getting hands-on experience in the investment world thanks to a unique program sponsored by the Tennessee Valley Authority.

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From ‘Vanderbilt Magazine’: The Art of Healing

Nov. 15, 2019—Cuban artist and Vanderbilt professor Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons wants to change the world through art.

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Acorn School teachers, chemistry department administrator honored with Chancellor’s Heart and Soul awards

Nov. 15, 2019—Kennadria Lloyd and Crystal Macias, two teachers at The Acorn School, and Magdalena Paszewska, administrative officer in the Department of Chemistry, are the latest recipients of the Chancellor’s Heart and Soul Staff Appreciation Award.

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Churchwell establishes Diversity Liaison Committee to scale best practices across university

Nov. 15, 2019—Interim Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer Dr. André L. Churchwell has established a new committee charged with helping to foster equity, diversity and inclusion within each functional area at Vanderbilt.

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Owen Graduate School of Management turns 50

Nov. 15, 2019—Today, the Owen Graduate School of Management competes with the nation’s best business schools while staying true to its original vision of an intentionally small school where students and faculty can develop strong relationships, and where teamwork, individualized programs of study and experiential learning remain key components of the curriculum.

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From our Social ‘Dores

Nov. 15, 2019—Over the past two weeks, our Social 'Dores have enjoyed the fall (and winter!) weather on campus, attended The Commons Halloween Mixer, seen Vanderbilt Off-Broadway's production of "Spring Awakening," and more!

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Robot prototype shows promise for microsurgery on eyes and aneurysms

Nov. 14, 2019—A new continuum robot designed by Vanderbilt engineers achieves multiscale motion and may open up a huge world of previously impossible complex microsurgeries.

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Center for Teaching’s One Button Studio now available

Nov. 14, 2019—The Center for Teaching’s new One Button Studio, an automated video studio that can be used without any previous video production experience, is now available for faculty and other instructors to use in support of their teaching.

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Chat with VU Master of Public Health representatives during virtual fair Nov. 20

Nov. 14, 2019—The Vanderbilt Master of Public Health Program is a small, student-centered, interdisciplinary program in the School of Medicine. Chat online with representatives from the program during a Public Health Virtual Fair from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and 2 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 20. 

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Revamped civil engineering curriculum ignites students’ passions

Nov. 14, 2019—Members of the Class of 2020 will be the first civil engineering students to graduate under a revamped curriculum, designed to engage students early by combining hands-on projects with big-picture thinking. 

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Tissue engineering expert to deliver Hall Lecture on lessons from use of biomaterials in surgery

Nov. 14, 2019—Jennifer Elisseeff, an expert in tissue engineering who recently received the prestigious NIH Director’s Pioneer Award, will deliver a public talk on Monday, Nov. 18, about lessons learned from biomaterials used in orthopedics and plastic surgery.

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vummiv WiFi outage Nov. 19-25 in preparation of Dec. 3 network retirement

Nov. 14, 2019—Vanderbilt’s vummiv WiFi network will be retired on Tuesday, Dec. 3, at 6 a.m. In preparation of the retirement, vummiv will be unavailable from 6 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 19, through 4 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 25. 

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Celebrate International Education Week Nov. 18–22

Nov. 14, 2019—International Education Week, an annual opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide, will be observed at Vanderbilt Nov. 18-22 with a series of events on campus.

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Blueprint for treating epilepsy

Nov. 14, 2019—Structural details of a protein that is essential to normal brain function could improve treatments for epilepsy and other seizure disorders.

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