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Our favorite Tweets of the week, Oct. 5-12

Oct. 12, 2012—We love hearing from our fans, friends and followers, and we have some very vocal ones on Twitter. Below are just a few of our favorite Tweets from the past week. Be a part of the conversation – follow @VanderbiltU today.

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Terrorism expert to speak at Vanderbilt National Security Symposium

Oct. 11, 2012—The 2012 National Security Symposium at Vanderbilt is Oct. 26 and features retired four-star Gen. Anthony Zinni.

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2012 Southern Festival of Books features Vanderbilt faculty

Oct. 11, 2012—Vanderbilt professors are well represented among the authors participating in the 2012 Southern Festival of Books: A Celebration of the Written Word Oct. 12, 13 and 14 in downtown Nashville. The free festival, which began in 1989, is a three-day celebration of authors, writing and reading. Every author on the program takes part in a session, either...

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Biology, race and politics explored in upcoming Chancellor’s Lecture

Oct. 10, 2012—Is race a biological category written in our genes? Or are genomic scientists and biomedical researchers mistakenly using race to explain away health disparities among different population groups? Dorothy Roberts, the Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, will explore this issue in an upcoming Chancellor’s Lecture at Vanderbilt University.

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Ribbon cutting marks Rand Hall re-opening

Oct. 10, 2012—Associate Provost and Dean of Students Mark Bandas, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Richard McCarty and Vanderbilt Student Government President Maryclaire Manard were on hand for a ribbon-cutting ceremony Oct. 9 to mark the re-opening of Rand Hall following more than seven months of work at Rand and Sarratt Student Center that mark...

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Sarratt Student Center and Rand Hall celebrate re-opening after major renovation

Oct. 8, 2012—Spaces in Vanderbilt's Rand Hall are set to re-open this week, following more than seven months of work at Rand and Sarratt Student Center that mark the joint facility’s first major renovation in more than a decade.

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2012 Southern Festival of Books features Vanderbilt faculty

Oct. 5, 2012—Vanderbilt professors are well represented among the authors participating in the 2012 Southern Festival of Books: A Celebration of the Written Word Oct. 12, 13 and 14 in downtown Nashville. The free festival, which began in 1989, is a three-day celebration of authors, writing and reading. Every author on the program takes part in a...

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Anchor Link connects students to campus life

Oct. 5, 2012—There is a new system on campus that is transforming the way Vanderbilt manages the co-curricular student experience: Anchor Link. A joint initiative between the Office of the Dean of Students and Vanderbilt Student Government, Anchor Link is an online student involvement platform that helps students become engaged on campus and manage their experiences outside...

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Benefits and Health Fair set for Oct. 10, 11

Oct. 5, 2012—Human Resources representatives will be on hand to answer your Open Enrollment or other benefits questions at this year’s Benefits and Health Fair, scheduled for Oct. 10 and 11. Medical, dental, vision, retirement and disability representatives also will be available. Come to the fair for free “Know Your Numbers” screenings, flu shots and door prizes. The fair...

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Memorial gathering for Mary McClure Taylor set for Oct. 9

Oct. 5, 2012—Mary McClure Taylor (John Russell/Vanderbilt) The Office of the Chancellor will host a gathering in memory of Mary McClure Taylor from 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, in the second-floor lobby of Kirkland Hall. Taylor, the beloved university receptionist who left a lasting impression of warmth, grace and compassion on generations of students and...

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Our favorite Tweets of the week, Sept. 29-Oct. 5

Oct. 5, 2012—We love hearing from our fans, friends and followers, and we have some very vocal ones on Twitter. Below are just a few of our favorite Tweets from the past week. Be a part of the conversation – follow @VanderbiltU today.  

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Longtime prisoner Russell Maroon Shoats focus of discussion

Oct. 4, 2012—A panel of scholars and activists will discuss the impact of longtime prisoner, writer and activist Russell Maroon Shoats on grassroots political activism Oct. 11 at Vanderbilt University.

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