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French Ambassador Philippe Étienne to visit Vanderbilt Feb. 21

Feb. 14, 2020—Philippe Étienne, the French ambassador to the United States, will discuss “French-American Relations in 2020” at a lunch-and-learn event open to all Vanderbilt faculty, students and staff on Friday, Feb. 21.

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Chancellor’s Lecture featuring America Ferrera canceled; series continues with John Bolton, Susan Rice Feb. 19

Feb. 14, 2020—The Chancellor’s Lecture Series event on Feb. 17 with America Ferrera is canceled. Ms. Ferrera had to withdraw from the event due to unforeseen circumstances.

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GlobalVU workshop to examine impact of crises in West African Sahel

Feb. 14, 2020—“Terrorism, Healthcare and Displacement in the West African Sahel,” the second event in a series of workshops hosted by the GlobalVU initiative, will take place Feb. 21 at the Student Life Center.

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Fourth Academic Pathways Postdoctoral Fellows Symposium set for Feb. 18

Feb. 14, 2020—Finalists for the 2020 Academic Pathways Postdoctoral Fellowship Program will present their Ph.D. research from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 18, in Alumni Hall, Room 206. These presentations are open to the Vanderbilt community.

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Join LEAPS to help promote positive mental health and well-being on campus

Feb. 14, 2020—Liaisons Educating and Advocating for Psychological Support is a group of undergraduate students who work with the Center for Student Wellbeing as peer educators to promote positive mental health and well-being on the Vanderbilt University campus through outreach activities.

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From the Social ‘Dores

Feb. 14, 2020—Over the last two weeks, our Social 'Dores have captured beautiful campus photos—both during sunny, 70 degree weather and with snow on the ground—attended events during Haiti week, and watched VIBE's showcase. See more highlights at the link.

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Counselors wanted for Next Steps Summer Institute

Feb. 14, 2020—The Next Steps at Vanderbilt Summer Institute is an inclusive higher education preparatory experience for young adults with intellectual disability, ages 17-25. NSSI is now accepting applications for counselors. All undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to apply.

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GPS co-creator is E-Week speaker at School of Engineering

Feb. 13, 2020—Hugo Fruehauf, the chief engineer for design and development of the Global Positioning System and its atomic clocks, will visit the School of Engineering as part of 2020 National Engineers Week events Feb. 17-21.

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Benefit Spotlight: Discounts for Vanderbilt faculty and staff

Feb. 13, 2020—As a Vanderbilt employee, you can take advantage of hundreds of additional perks, benefits, events and discounts throughout the year.

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Make your voice heard: Take the Staff Engagement Survey through Feb. 21

Feb. 13, 2020—There's still time for Vanderbilt University staff to participate in the 2020 Staff Engagement Survey, a confidential way for university leaders to collect feedback in order to recognize what Vanderbilt is doing well and where improvements are needed. The survey remains open through Friday, Feb. 21.

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VU Theatre performs classic ‘Uncle Vanya’ with modern twists Feb. 14-22

Feb. 13, 2020—Vanderbilt University Theatre will perform an acclaimed translation of Anton Chekhov’s tragicomedy "Uncle Vanya" Feb. 14-22 at Neely Auditorium.

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Standards of Conduct updated to reflect changes in law, emerging issues

Feb. 12, 2020—Vanderbilt University has updated its Standards of Conduct to reflect recent changes in the law as well as new and emerging issues in higher education. The standards are designed to prevent and detect violations of the law, uphold accreditation standards and promote compliance with university policies.

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