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  Friday, Aug. 24, 2018  
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Chancellor urges VU community to fight for its values at fall assembly
Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos called on the Vanderbilt community to join and fight for the university’s values and announced a new $25 million fundraising challenge at the Fall Faculty Assembly.
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Gould awarded $10K prize for achievement in research
Vanderbilt’s most prestigious faculty prize for accomplishments in research, scholarship or creative expression was awarded to Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology Kathleen Gould Aug. 23. She was one of 10 award recipients during Fall Faculty Assembly.
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Student Care Network enhances student health and wellness services
With the new Student Care Network, Vanderbilt students will begin the academic year with improved access to a variety of new health and wellness services.
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Campus community invited to open house at E. Bronson Ingram College
Campus Dining will host an open house for faculty, staff and students at E. Bronson Ingram College, Vanderbilt’s newest residential college, on Monday, Aug. 27, from 3 to 4 p.m. All are invited to attend.
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New online tool will streamline tuition benefits for employees
Employees can now manage tuition benefit programs online through EdAssist.
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New copyright policy provides guidance on posting materials to course management systems
Vanderbilt University has adopted a new policy to provide clear guidance on handling copyrighted materials.
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See Global Education Office’s 2018 photo contest winners
Vanderbilt’s Global Education Office, home of the undergraduate study abroad program, has announced the winners of its 2018 student photo contest.
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Eighth annual ‘Simple Beginnings’ ceremony and reception is Aug. 31
The Office of Biomedical Research Education and Training will hold its eighth annual “Simple Beginnings” lab coat ceremony on Friday, Aug. 31.
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Diverse ’Dores Day set for Sept. 4
This year’s event, “Dores Without Borders,” provides an opportunity for both new and returning students to learn about some of the identity spaces and support services on campus.
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Vanderbilt donates concert tickets to Buena Vista Elementary teachers
Ahead of Thursday’s concert at Vanderbilt Stadium featuring Beyoncé and Jay-Z, Vanderbilt Athletics donated 40 concert tickets to teachers at Nashville’s Buena Vista Elementary School, where Commodore student-athletes frequently volunteer.
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Provost celebrates community, immersion opportunities for Class Of 2022
Watch as Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente talks about Vanderbilt’s diverse and caring community and the unique opportunities the Class of 2022 will explore through Immersion Vanderbilt.


Take Note

Recent School of Nursing recognitions and honors

Reminder: Oracle Cloud unavailable this weekend

Vanderbilt Executive Education offers complimentary webinar

Register vehicles by Aug. 31 – physical permits replaced by license plate recognition

Insomnia treatment workshop available through EAP

Watch Health Plus’ ‘Mindful Break’ video

Register for six-part series on Community Engaged Research

2018 Vanderbilt Translational Research Forum: Call for posters, deadline Sept. 17


Coming Up

· AUG ·
  Health care workforce expert to give Nursing Dean’s Diversity Lecture
· AUG ·
  New exhibit opens exploring history of women at Vanderbilt
· AUG ·
  Reception for women faculty is Aug. 28
· AUG ·
  Training for SPIN external funding opportunity database
· SEP ·
  Next Steps at Vanderbilt faculty discussion: ‘A Look Into an Inclusive Classroom’


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Vanderbilt in the News
Wall Street Journal: Welcome students, let’s talk about Confederate statues
Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos was interviewed about Vanderbilt’s efforts to rename Memorial Hall in support of the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.
CNN Money: Google’s data collection is hard to escape, study claims
Digital Content Next, a trade organization that represents major digital media outlets, contracted Doug Schmidt, Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair and professor of computer science and computer engineering, to analyze Google’s data collection practices. Schmidt and his team’s research was released this week and has been picked up by more than 70 media outlets, including AxiosWashington PostChicago TribuneNew York PostFortune and Fast Company.
Harper’s Magazine: Known Unknowns: The elusive meaning of privacy in America
Associate Professor of History Sarah Igo’s book The Known Citizen: A History of Privacy in Modern America is reviewed.
New York Times: Reclaiming patriotism for the Left
Jefferson Cowie, professor of history, wrote this opinion piece.
Vox: What does Michael Cohen’s plea deal mean for Trump? I asked 13 legal experts.
Christopher Slobogin, Milton R. Underwood Chair in Law, is quoted. Slobogin also was quoted in this Telegraph piece about the viability of impeaching President Trump.
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