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Close out LGBTQI History Month with rainbow cake Oct. 31

Oct. 24, 2019—Join the Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex Life at Vanderbilt in closing out LGBTQI History Month with an event at the K.C. Potter Center on Oct. 31.

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‘Preventing and Managing High Blood Pressure’ Nov. 7

Oct. 23, 2019—The Nov. 7 Health Plus presentation will focus on preventing and managing blood pressure. Dr. Rosette Chakkalakal, MD, MHS, Medical Director, Health Plus will lead the presentation in 214 Light Hall.

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Memorial service for Children’s Hospital’s Luke Gregory is Friday

Oct. 23, 2019—A memorial service for Luke Gregory, CEO of Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt, who died Friday, Oct. 18, will be held on Friday, Oct. 25, at West End United Methodist Church, 2200 West End Ave.

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Daylong Vanderbilt Diabetes Day event is Nov. 15

Oct. 22, 2019—Vanderbilt Diabetes Day is slated for Friday, Nov. 15, from 8:15 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Student Life Center. The event will include talks, poster presentations, awards and more.

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VU team to compete in live DARPA spectrum challenge championship

Oct. 22, 2019—A team led by Vanderbilt research scientist Peter Volgyesi will compete in the live championship round of the DARPA Spectrum Collaboration Challenge at the Mobile World Congress in Los Angeles on Wednesday. The first, second and third place winners will walk away with $2 million, $1 million, and $750,000 in prizes, respectively.

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2019 Nobel Prize winner in economics to give Steine Lecture Nov. 14

Oct. 22, 2019—Esther Duflo, recipient of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics and the Abdul Latif Jameel Professor of Poverty Alleviation and Development Economics at MIT, will discuss "Good Economics for Hard Times" on Thursday, Nov. 14, as part of the Department of Economics' Steine Lecture Series.

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Soldiers partner with Vanderbilt engineers to create new model for innovation

Oct. 21, 2019—Soldiers from the 3rd Brigade Combat Team of the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, and researchers at Vanderbilt's School of Engineering are building a partnership to identify and solve tactical problems with soldier-inspired solutions.

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¡BLAIR! Tribute to the People of Venezuela is Nov. 3

Oct. 19, 2019—Join The Blair School of Music on Sunday, Nov. 3, for an afternoon of Venezuelan art—including chamber music, a photography exhibit and the Vanderbilt Wind Symphony conducted by Thomas Verrier and featuring Manuel Rangel, maracas, and visiting composer Ricardo Lorenz. The event will be from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Blair School, 2400 Blakemore Ave.

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Vanderbilt University Medical Center mourns loss of Children’s Hospital leader

Oct. 19, 2019—Vanderbilt University Medical Center is mourning the loss of Luke Gregory, chief executive officer for Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and senior vice president for business development. Gregory died Friday, Oct. 18, after a courageous battle with lymphoma.

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Learn about progress in West End Neighborhood in October newsletter

Oct. 18, 2019—The West End Neighborhood is celebrating another milestone with the opening of the Zeta Tau Alpha and National Pan-Hellenic Council houses located on the new Kensington Promenade. The community is invited to attend a special grand opening ceremony for the NPHC house today, Oct. 18, at 5:30 p.m.

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The Open Dore: Recruiting an intellectually curious group of students

Oct. 18, 2019—In this month’s edition of "The Open Dore" newsletter, Doug Christiansen, vice provost for university enrollment affairs and dean of admissions and financial aid, offers an insider’s look at how Vanderbilt recruits an exceptional group of students each year.

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Register for the 2019 Tennessee Adult Brothers and Sisters Conference

Oct. 17, 2019—Register for the upcoming 2019 Tennessee Adult Brothers and Sisters (TABS) Conference on Nov. 9, 2019. The conference is for adult siblings who have a brother or sister with a disability, siblings-in-law and professionals or other family members interested in sibling issues.

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