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Limited Submission Opportunity: Akamai Foundation Grant Program

Nov. 11, 2019—Vanderbilt University may submit one application to the Akamai Foundation, a private corporate foundation dedicated to fostering excellence in mathematics with the aim of promoting math’s importance and encouraging America’s next generation of technology innovators.

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Limited-edition Vanderbilt socks are back

Nov. 8, 2019—When you give $35 or more to support any area of Vanderbilt through Dec. 4—which is National Socks Day—Vanderbilt will thank you with a pair of black-and-gold argyle socks featuring squirrels and acorns.

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Breaking Barriers: $2.5 million grant from Facebook CEO boosts researcher’s investigation into neurodegenerative disease

Nov. 5, 2019—Vanderbilt researcher Ethan Lippmann, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, learned in December that he’d won $2.5 million as part of a wider grant from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to fund his work on neurodegenerative diseases.

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Peabody College faculty and students to present at APPAM conference Nov. 7-9

Nov. 5, 2019—A number of faculty and students in Peabody College's Department of Leadership, Policy and Organizations will present and discuss their research at the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management's 41st annual Fall Research Conference to be held in Denver Nov. 7-9.

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Hold the Stuffing kickoff expos Nov. 13 and 14

Nov. 5, 2019—Celebrate good health each winter holiday season with Health Plus' Hold the Stuffing. Maintain your weight from November to January to be entered into a prize drawing.

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Friends of National Library of Medicine honors Nursing’s Betsy Weiner

Nov. 5, 2019—Betsy Weiner, senior associate dean for informatics at the School of Nursing and Centennial Independence Foundation Professor of Nursing, recently was recognized by the Friends of the National Library of Medicine for her contributions to the field of informatics and innovation in developing nursing education technology.

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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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