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  Monday, Sept. 17, 2018  
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Nominations are open for fifth cohort of Chancellor Faculty Fellows
Nominations are now being accepted for the fifth cohort of Chancellor Faculty Fellows, which invests in newly tenured faculty at a critical point in their scholarly careers to support research, scholarship and creative expression.
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Bojarski named executive director of Student Access Services
Jamie Bojarski has been appointed director of Student Access Services and will lead the office in ensuring a wide range of support services are provided to students with disabilities.
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Bradley named director of Vanderbilt Writing Studio
John Bradley, who places a strong emphasis on the one-on-one interactions between mentor and students as they learn to write, has been named director of the Vanderbilt Writing Studio.
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Age, race and gender split in political parties could lead to voter discrimination
A vastly expanding gap in age, gender and diversity between the nation’s largest generation—millennials—and baby boomers is exacerbating voter discrimination, according to a Vanderbilt Law School expert.
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Watson Room opening, Hall Lecture mark two-day celebration of IBM support at Vanderbilt
Vanderbilt will open the Watson Room at the Wond’ry, and IBM Vice President Robert Sutor will give the School of Engineering’s John R. and Donna S. Hall Lecture, as part of a two-day celebration of IBM support at Vanderbilt Sept. 19–20.
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Faculty Funding and Resource Fair is Sept. 20
A variety of Vanderbilt’s internal funding programs and professional development initiatives available to faculty will be showcased at the Faculty Funding and Resource Fair.
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Undergraduate Research Fair set for Sept. 27
The fifth annual Vanderbilt Undergraduate Research Fair will feature poster presentations of student research projects representing a variety of fields and disciplines. All students, faculty and staff are encouraged to attend.
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‘Seasonal Cycles’
As the first day of fall approaches, learn more about the mural under Calhoun Hall’s stone portico, which depicts all of the seasons on campus.


Take Note

FEMA cell phone alert scheduled for Sept. 20

VUIT offers tips on using Microsoft’s EOP to quarantine spam

Nominations sought for Levi Watkins Jr. awards; annual lecture set for Oct. 9

Chancellor’s Lecture Series announces fall lineup, kicks off with former NSA, CIA director

Campus community can ride Metro’s upgraded ‘WeGo’ buses for free

Executive Education: How to create value in health care

LSO: 2019 ORAU Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards

Weekend Academy at Vanderbilt University announces fall and spring courses for grades 7–10

Faculty, staff get discount on tickets to Commodore Quake featuring T-Pain

My Southern Health: How to help children understand natural disasters


Coming Up

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  Constitution Day celebration features documentary, voter registration opportunities
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  First Open Dore on Location of 2018-19 at Women’s Center
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  AlertVU test
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  Vandy Cooks: ‘Asian Flair’
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  Higher ed thought leader Beverly Daniel Tatum to give Crawford Lecture


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Vanderbilt in the News
U.S. News & World Report: $25M donation set to fuel Vanderbilt military scholarships
Vanderbilt received a $25 million gift from the Lee and Ramona Bass Foundation to help provide financial aid and programming support for military veterans. Nashville Post published a related piece in which Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos is quoted.
The Tennessean: Vanderbilt launches $25 million scholarship program for military veterans
Vanderbilt’s new Bass Military Scholars Program reinforces the university’s commitment to veterans. Susan R. Wente, provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs, is quoted.
Fox News: Hurricane Florence could bring life-threatening floods, conditions to areas away from coastline as well
Janey Camp, research associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, is quoted regarding the potential dangers of Hurricane Florence.
U.S. News & World Report: Identify success programs at your top-choice college
Vanderbilt’s residential college system is mentioned, and Vanessa Beasley, associate provost and dean of residential faculty and associate professor of communication studies, is quoted.
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