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Limited Submission Opportunity: CLIR-Recordings at Risk

Nov. 4, 2019—Vanderbilt may submit one application to the Recordings at Risk program. Recordings at Risk is a national re-granting program administered by the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) to support the preservation of rare and unique audio and audiovisual content of high scholarly value through digital reformatting.

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Limited Submission Opportunity: W.M. Keck Foundation Research Program concept papers

Nov. 4, 2019—Vanderbilt University may submit up to two proposals, one in medical research and one in science and engineering, for the W.M. Keck Foundation Research Program. The Office of the Vice Provost for Research is currently soliciting concept papers, which will be presented to the Keck Foundation for feedback in a consultation phone call in winter 2020.

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School of Nursing and VUMC partnership receives national nursing award

Nov. 3, 2019—The partnership between Vanderbilt University School of Nursing and Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been recognized by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing with its 2019 New Era for Academic Nursing Award. VUSN and VUMC received the award for their public and significant commitment to incorporating academic nursing into the mission and practice of the health system.

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REDCap: ‘Getting Started with Forms and Surveys’ Nov. 8

Nov. 1, 2019—Introductory training for REDCap, including designing a project, adding data, disseminating a survey and viewing data, will be held from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at the Sony Building, Room 2001-A.

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Vanderbilt investigators lead effort to create map of the human kidney

Nov. 1, 2019—Researchers at Vanderbilt's Biomolecular Multimodal Imaging Center are working to create a high-resolution, three-dimensional “atlas” of the human kidney that will help future researchers understand what exactly goes wrong when kidneys fail.

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Fuchs, professor of medicine in the Division of Rheumatology, dies

Oct. 31, 2019—Howard Fuchs, a professor of medicine in the Division of Rheumatology and Immunology, died unexpectedly Oct. 28. He is being remembered as an outstanding clinician, an astute teacher and a friend and supporter of many.

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Art-themed, 36-hour hackathon will draw hundreds of students to Vanderbilt Nov. 1-3

Oct. 31, 2019—VandyHacks VI will engage more than 550 students from Vanderbilt and schools in the South and Midwest for a 36-hour, art-themed invention marathon beginning Friday evening on Nov. 1 and ending on Sunday, Nov. 3.

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Vanderbilt team wins $1M in DARPA spectrum challenge finale

Oct. 31, 2019—Vanderbilt's MarmotE team placed second and won $1 million in the 2019 DARPA Spectrum Collaboration Challenge.

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‘Building a Neuron with Motors and Microtubules’ Nov. 7

Oct. 30, 2019—The Department of Cell and Developmental Biology Seminar Series presents Jill Wildonger, associate professor in the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Wisconsin, on Thursday, Nov. 7. Wildonger will discuss "Building a Neuron with Motors and Microtubules" beginning at 12:15 p.m. in MRB III, Room 3131.

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‘Unlocking the Promise of Medicine through Academic and Biotech/Pharma Innovation’ Nov. 15

Oct. 30, 2019—Gary J. Nabel, chief scientific officer and senior vice president of Sanofi, will discuss “Unlocking the Promise of Medicine through Academic and Biotech/Pharma Innovation” at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 15, in Light Hall, Room 512. The lecture is part of the School of Medicine Basic Science's Enabling Innovation Initiative seminar series. 

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Professor, Chemist, Mentor: Steve Townsend, assistant professor of chemistry

Oct. 29, 2019—Steven Townsend, whose research into human milk could one day help all babies get their best start in life, is also a committed mentor devoted to helping young scholars get the best start on their careers.

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Register for Center for Teaching’s ‘Learning at Play’ symposium Nov. 8

Oct. 29, 2019—"Learning at Play," a one-day symposium on games for learning and social change, is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 8, at Vanderbilt's Curb Center. Mark Sample, associate professor and chair of digital studies at Davidson College, will give the keynote talk.

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