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Cell and Developmental Biology lecture by Chris Halbrook Dec. 2

Nov. 24, 2019—Chris Halbrook will present “Metabolism Drives Therapy Resistance Crosstalk Mechanisms and Shapes Tumor Cell Identity” on Dec. 2 at 12:15 p.m. in MRB III, Room 1220. Halbrook is currently a postdoctoral fellow in the Costas Lyssiotis Lab at the University of Michigan.

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School of Nursing professor elected to leadership in three organizations

Nov. 24, 2019—Ruth Kleinpell, the Independence Foundation Professor of Nursing Education, has been elected to leadership roles with three key health care organizations: the Council of the World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine, American Nurses Credentialing Center Board of Directors and Tennessee Nurses Association Political Action Committee Board.

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From ‘Vanderbilt Magazine’: A Blaze of History

Nov. 24, 2019—Roger Williams University, a prominent black university that endured two fires, once was located on the present-day Peabody College campus.

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School of Nursing announces new Dean’s Advisory Board

Nov. 21, 2019—Corporate executives, chief nursing officers, entrepreneurs, nursing school deans, alumni and community representatives are among the leaders sharing their expertise on a new advisory board for Vanderbilt University School of Nursing.

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Heard Libraries, Women’s Center Book Club: ‘Giovanni’s Room’ Dec. 3

Nov. 20, 2019—Join us as we explore fiction and nonfiction titles with selections focusing on literature, biography and the unfamiliar. On Tuesday, Dec. 3, we’ll discuss "Giovanni’s Room" by James Baldwin.

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Discovery Sciences Emerging Scholars Lecture features Chantell Evans Dec. 3

Nov. 18, 2019—Dr. Chantell Evans, a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Pennsylvania, will discuss “The Role of Optineurin in Neuronal Mitophagy” beginning at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3, in the Preston Research Building, Room 206. Mitophagy, the selective removal of damaged mitochondria, is thought to be critical to maintaining neuronal homeostasis.

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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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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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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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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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