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SEA Lab seeking pregnant mothers for paid research study

Sep. 27, 2019—The Vanderbilt Stress and Early Adversity Lab is currently seeking mothers who are pregnant for a paid research study exploring brain development in early life.

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Volunteers needed for Reunion Weekend

Sep. 27, 2019—Development and Alumni Relations is seeking volunteers Oct. 18-19 to help with Reunion Weekend activities.

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The Open Dore: Fostering a culture of inclusion at Vanderbilt

Sep. 27, 2019—In this month’s edition of "The Open Dore" newsletter, William H. Robinson, interim vice provost for strategic initiatives, reminds us to keep moving forward towards Vanderbilt’s mission of making all members of our community feel included.

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Drug Take Back Day is Oct. 11

Sep. 27, 2019—Drug Take Back Day is an opportunity for students, staff and faculty to turn over any expired or unused over-the-counter or prescription medications for disposal. The event will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, at the Center for Student Wellbeing Lawn, 1211 Stevenson Center Lane.

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Maker Faire at the Wond’ry Oct. 5 celebrates inventive spirit

Sep. 27, 2019—Vanderbilt will host the seventh annual Nashville Mini Maker Faire—a family-friendly festival of invention, creativity and resourcefulness— Oct. 5 at the Wond’ry.

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Our favorite #vandygram of the week

Sep. 27, 2019—With football season in full swing, we love seeing fans come out to support our Commodores. This week, our favorite #vandygram  goes to @alvaromanbar for this great shot of @jamescrumlin cheering on the 'Dores as they played LSU.

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National Pan-Hellenic Council House grand opening set for Oct. 18

Sep. 27, 2019—Vanderbilt will celebrate the grand opening of its new National Pan-Hellenic Council House on Friday, Oct. 18, from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and reception.

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Boomers, Elders and More speaker series Oct. 16

Sep. 27, 2019—The Vanderbilt Child and Family Center’s Oct. 16 Boomers, Elders and More Speaker Series will feature Gretchen Funk of FiftyForward.

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Caregiver Support Group meets Oct. 9

Sep. 27, 2019—The Caregiver Support Group meets the second Wednesday of every month and offers a safe place to discuss the stresses, challenges and rewards of providing care for a loved one.

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‘A Photographic Journey into the Lives of Women Experiencing Homelessness’ Oct. 4

Sep. 27, 2019—“Looking Forward to the Future: A Photographic Journey into the Lives of Women Experiencing Homelessness” will be held from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 4, at The Salvation Army Center of Hope, 631 Dickerson Pike, Nashville.

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Vanderbilt psychology professor who created Rotation Diet has died

Sep. 26, 2019—Martin Katahn, a retired psychology professor and best-selling author who wrote "The Rotation Diet" and other books promoting healthy weight loss and lifestyle, has died after an extended illness.

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Faculty named to Chancellor’s Public Voices Fellowship for spring 2020

Sep. 26, 2019—Tony Capra, Lisa Fazio and Renã A.S. Robinson have been selected as Chancellor’s Public Voices Fellows for the spring 2020 semester.

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Ninth cohort of Vanderbilt Leadership Academy commences

Sep. 26, 2019—VLA is a nine-month learning experience that brings together a diverse group of university leaders from both the academic and administrative areas to increase their knowledge in leading at Vanderbilt as well as their passion for furthering the institution’s values and mission.

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Study shines light on architecture of kidney disease

Sep. 25, 2019—A study of 280,000 U.S. veterans, including 56,000 African Americans, has identified in greater detail than ever before the genetic architecture of kidney function and chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and their colleagues.

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Wilson awarded Komen breast cancer research grant

Sep. 25, 2019—An engineering professor has received financial support from Susan G. Komen for breast cancer research. His project is among 60 grants totaling $26 million awarded to researchers nationwide. Those initiatives are focused on improving outcomes for metastatic breast cancer, reducing disparities in survivorship and developing new, more effective treatments. John T. Wilson, assistant professor of...

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