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RSV transmission in the Middle East

Nov. 14, 2019—Understanding how RSV is transmitted, which strains dominate and how new strains emerge around the globe will guide better vaccine and anti-viral drug design.

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Peter Cummings is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, UK

Nov. 13, 2019—Peter T. Cummings, John R. Hall Professor of Chemical Engineering and the School of Engineering’s associate dean for research, has been named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry.

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CBS News: Veterans in graduate school pay it forward to younger students

Nov. 13, 2019—Seven veterans have been awarded $25,000 scholarships to Vanderbilt graduate schools through the Bass Military Scholars Program. The money both rewards veterans for their service and attracts role models to the campus. They are expected to share lessons of military service with their younger classmates.

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The Open Dore: Supporting the faculty

Nov. 13, 2019—In this month’s edition of "The Open Dore" newsletter, Tracey George, vice provost for faculty affairs, discusses the importance of faculty support and how Vanderbilt is leveraging data as a means to better understand the current campus climate.

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Metro Councilmember Zulfat Suara to speak at Wyatt Center Rotunda Nov. 15

Nov. 13, 2019—On Friday, Nov. 15, Vanderbilt and Nashville community members are invited to attend “An Evening with Metro Council Member-At-Large Zulfat Suara,” who will give a talk at the Wyatt Center Rotunda from 7 to 8 p.m.

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Native American Heritage Month continues with Frist Art Museum visit on Nov. 14

Nov. 13, 2019—On Thursday, Nov. 14, community members can participate in a dinner and visit to the Frist Art Museum for a talk by featured artist Rose B. Simpson. The first 20 people to RSVP will be able to participate in a dinner at the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center, followed by a bus ride to the Frist for Simpson’s talk.

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Feedback sought on Emergency Department services

Nov. 13, 2019—If you have been admitted to the Vanderbilt Emergency Department, your feedback is needed during a one-time meeting to take place in mid- to late-November.

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‘Intersection: Possibilities with Art’ forum set for Nov. 16-17

Nov. 13, 2019—"Intersection: Possibilities with Art," a forum featuring eight Vanderbilt professors, eight upperclassmen and two student organizations, will be held Nov. 16 and 17 at the Student Life Center. The two-day event, sponsored by the student organization Kefi Collective, will introduce and investigate ways to incorporate art into various occupations and fields of study. 

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Open house for faculty interested in Residential Colleges Dec. 2

Nov. 12, 2019—Faculty who would like to learn more about serving in residential or programmatic roles within the university’s residential college system are invited to a Dec. 2 open house.

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McCabe elected fellow of American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Nov. 12, 2019—Clare McCabe, Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Engineering, has been named a fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, the highest grade of membership awarded by the AICHE and achieved only through election by the organization’s board of directors.

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Thankful Thursday: Expressing gratitude

Nov. 12, 2019—Join Employee Appreciation as we make each Thursday in November a “Thankful Thursday.” Consider that someone special in your work life who's always there for you, and send them a handwritten thank you note expressing your gratitude.

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HOD major goes beyond her comfort zone for high-tech international immersion experience

Nov. 12, 2019—HOD major Porter Geer wanted to be pushed out of her comfort zone, so she applied for an immersion experience at a Nashville start-up that specializes in using blockchain technology in health care.

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

Nov. 12, 2019—All faculty, staff, alumni and fans are invited to stop by the Barnes & Noble pop-up shop in Vandyville this Saturday, Nov. 16, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the corner of Jess Neely Drive and Natchez Trace. This week’s shop will feature a selection of products in honor of the Salute to Service game.

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Hold the Stuffing weigh-ins continue through Nov. 27

Nov. 12, 2019—​Celebrate good health each winter holiday season with Health Plus' Hold the Stuffing. Maintain your weight from November through January to be entered into a prize drawing.

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Health Plus offers prenatal classes for expectant employees or spouses

Nov. 12, 2019—Health Plus supports healthy pregnancies by offering a prenatal education program, Babies and You, to encourage early and consistent prenatal care.

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