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Learn about progress in West End Neighborhood in latest newsletter

Feb. 3, 2020—The new Transit Hub, located west of Rand/Sarratt, is partially open and set to be completed in early February. The Facilities Department is hosting a series of town halls for the Vanderbilt community to voice their concerns, ask questions and learn more about the West End Neighborhood project. The next town hall is at 5 p.m. March 12 in the Carmichael Towers East Lounge.

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Learn about latest construction progress in Peabody Neighborhood newsletter

Jan. 31, 2020—Read about recent milestones, upcoming construction work and major installation projects in the January 2020 edition of the Peabody Neighborhood e-newsletter.

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Kidambi receives NSF Early Career Award to support atomically thin membrane research

Jan. 31, 2020—Piran Kidambi has received a 2020 National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development grant. The five-year, $500,000 grant—"Deconstructing Proton Transport through Atomically Thin Membranes"—begins July 1, 2020.

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‘Molecular Physics’ honors Cummings as a ‘scientific force’ over four decades

Jan. 31, 2020—While others may have opened somewhat traditional gifts during the 2019 holiday season, Peter Cummings received an extraordinary one: a singular issue of "Molecular Physics" honoring him on his 65th birthday and recognizing him as “a constantly innovating scientific force” in molecular theory and molecular simulation for more than four decades.

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Celebrate National Heart Month with Health Plus’ Count on Your Heart events

Jan. 29, 2020—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. Join in a variety of fun and informative events and programs with Count on Your Heart.

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Diabetes Prevention Program info sessions Feb. 25-28

Jan. 29, 2020—Vanderbilt's Diabetes Prevention Program has demonstrated its effectiveness at helping employees lose weight as a means of preventing Type 2 diabetes and has received a five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health to expand the program using telehealth.

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Financial planning seminars for graduate students, postdoctoral scholars Feb. 3-4

Jan. 29, 2020—Intimidated by the prospect of preparing your grad student or postdoc tax return? Are you ready to take the next step with your finances? Emily Roberts, author of "Personal Finance for Ph.D.s," is returning to campus Feb. 3 and 4 to offer basic insights on financial management for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars.

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Five graduate students named Eisenhower Fellows

Jan. 29, 2020—Five engineering Ph.D. students have received prestigious Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowships, and one of them has been named the top Eisenhower Fellow in the United States.

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Engineering’s Hall Lecture will discuss ‘shapeshifting’ next-generation materials Feb. 12

Jan. 29, 2020—University of Michigan distinguished professor Sharon Glotzer will discuss "Engineering Colloidal Matter and the Entropic Bond" at 4:10 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, in Featheringill Hall's Jacobs Believed in Me Auditorium. Her talk is the School of Engineering’s spring 2020 John R. and Donna S. Hall Lecture.

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Vanderbilt Magazine: Backyard Boom

Jan. 29, 2020—Nashville has emerged as a cultural hotspot—with plenty of Vanderbilt alumni taking part in the city’s transformation.

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American Historical Association, Modern Language Association directors to discuss ‘Humanities for the Next Generation’ Jan. 29

Jan. 27, 2020—James Grossman, executive director of the American Historical Association, and Paula M. Krebs, executive director of the Modern Language Association, will discuss "Humanities for the Next Generation" on Wednesday, Jan. 29, at 4:10 p.m. at the Vanderbilt Central Library Community Room.

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Flexner Dean’s Lecture: ‘The Patient as our Teacher’ Feb. 12

Jan. 24, 2020—Dr. Kimberly Manning, associate vice chair of diversity, equity and inclusion at Emory University School of Medicine, will discuss "The Patient as our Teacher: Timeless Lessons and Teachable Moments" on Wednesday, Feb. 12, as part of the Flexner Dean's Lecture Series.

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