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Vanderbilt recognized by ‘Forbes’ as a top employer for women

Vanderbilt University has been named one of the best employers for women in the United States by ‘Forbes’ magazine.


Wente reorganizes provost’s office

Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente has announced a new structure for her office, with Tracey George, John Sloop and Dawn Turton taking on new roles and responsibilities.


Heard Libraries’ rebuilt digital footprint to enhance scholarship

Library users will experience faster, more robust searches and other digital improvements that foster learning, thanks to the launch of a new integrated library system and more.


History’s Lake elected to British Academy

Vanderbilt historian Peter Lake is recognized as a major voice in the history of post-Reformation politics and the history of the English Civil Wars of the 17th century.


Anthropology’s Ross to study children growing up in violence

Norbert Ross will use theater and other tools to explore how chronic violence impacts children growing up in El Salvador in a three-year study funded by NSF and the Fulbright Foundation.


Learning arithmetic refines the primal brain system for representing quantity

A new Vanderbilt study challenges the causal role of the Approximate Number System in mathematical ability.


Second annual Facilities Field Day celebrates team building

Staff from the Division of Administration’s facilities department participated in the second-annual Facilities Field Day July 20 to celebrate and promote the department’s commitment to diversity, inclusion and employee appreciation.


Submit nominations for Chancellor’s Heart and Soul staff awards

Nominations are open for the Chancellor’s Heart and Soul Staff Appreciation Awards, which recognize everyday dedication and contributions. The deadline is July 31.


Save the date: Employee Appreciation event at the Grand Ole Opry Aug. 3

Mark your calendars for Friday, Aug. 3, when the Grand Ole Opry hosts Vandy Night, an Employee Appreciation event. Visit the discounts page for instruction on how to receive $10 off your ticket, no tax, and no service fee.


Dore Jam set for Aug. 4

Vanderbilt Athletics’ annual fan day activity, Dore Jam, is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 4, at the Vanderbilt Multipurpose Facility, offering fans an opportunity to meet their favorite Commodore student-athletes, get autographs, listen to live music and participate in an array of family-friendly activities.


Save the date: Vandy Chills Employee Appreciation ice cream event is Aug. 9

Chill out from the heat and take part in the Vandy Chills Employee Appreciation event on Thursday, Aug. 9. Pick up a frozen treat of your choice on Library Lawn or at one of the ice cream truck stops across campus.


Employee Appreciation Day at Dyer Observatory is Aug. 10

Employee Appreciation is partnering with the Division of Public Affairs to host a free event at Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory Aug. 10 for university employees and their families.


Simply Mac offering pre-orders for Tax Free Weekend July 27-29

Simply Mac is offering pre-orders on items discounted for Vanderbilt faculty, staff and students during Tennessee’s Tax Free Weekend, July 27–29.


Take Note

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» Blair School of Music offers music lessons, classes and ensembles

» Center for Quantitative Sciences Summer Institute set for Aug. 6-17

HR News

» New Game Plan for Your Health video available

» Express care clinic available for faculty and staff

» Track activity, win great prizes with Start! physical activity program

» All three steps of Go for the Gold 2018 are available

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