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Anita Mahadevan-Jansen elected fellow of National Academy of Inventors

Dec. 4, 2019—Anita Mahadevan-Jansen, Orrin H. Ingram Professor of Engineering and director of the Vanderbilt Biophotonics Center, has been elected a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, the highest professional distinction accorded solely to academic inventors.

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Submit your Green Fund application during the Vanderbilt Green-a-thon

Dec. 3, 2019—This year, applications for the Vanderbilt Green Fund will be submitted via a special one-hour event: the Vanderbilt Green-a-thon.

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Vanderbilt to host children’s cheer and dance opportunity Jan. 11

Dec. 3, 2019—Calling all cheerleaders and dancers grades K-6. Be a part of the annual game day experience on Jan. 11. Participate in a workshop with the Vanderbilt Spirit Squad and perform during the men's basketball vs. Texas A&M game.

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Register for the Vanderbilt Entrepreneurship Conference on Jan. 10

Dec. 3, 2019—The Nashville entrepreneurial ecosystem is growing rapidly, and Vanderbilt intends to help spur that development. Join us as we bring innovative individuals together on campus for a day of conversations centered on ideation, growth and investing in the startup space.

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Limited Submission Opportunity: Braitmayer K-12 Innovative Practices Grants

Dec. 3, 2019—Vanderbilt University anticipates the opportunity to submit one application to The Braitmayer Foundation K-12 Innovative Practices Grants. The Braitmayer Foundation is interested in proposals utilizing innovative practices in K-12 education throughout the United States.

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Limited Submission Opportunity: The Graham Foundation Production and Presentation Grants

Dec. 3, 2019—Vanderbilt University may submit one application per academic department to the Graham Foundation's Production and Presentation Grants for Organizations. The Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts assists with the production and presentation of significant programs about architecture and the designed environment in order to promote dialogue, raise awareness and develop new and wider audiences.

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Improving financial inclusion and community, one experience at a time

Dec. 2, 2019—A student-led, university-supported initiative called Experience Vanderbilt is working to minimize the monetary constraints associated with participating in extracurriculars and create more financial inclusion at the university.

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Healthier You: ‘Managing Stress at Work’ Dec. 5

Nov. 30, 2019—Jim Kendall, manager of Work/Life Connections, will present "Managing Stress at Work" on Thursday, Dec. 5, from noon to 12:45 p.m. in Light Hall, Room 202.

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School of Nursing announces recent faculty honors and awards

Nov. 26, 2019—Among the recent honors and awards received by Vanderbilt nursing faculty were an American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Impact Research Grant awarded to Assistant Professor of Nursing Leanne Boehm, and the 2019 International Society of Nurses in Genetics Founders’ Award to Associate Professor Laurie Connors.

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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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