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Anderson stepping down as vice chancellor, general counsel

Audrey Anderson has announced her decision to resign as vice chancellor, general counsel and secretary of Vanderbilt University effective July 31.


Thomas-Hunt named faculty director for Moore College

Vice Provost for Inclusive Excellence Melissa Thomas-Hunt was named the new faculty director for Moore College July 1. She continues in her roles as vice provost as well as professor of management at the Owen Graduate School of Management.


White House honors Vanderbilt faculty for STEM mentorship

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy has honored two Vanderbilt researchers for STEM mentorship.


ORAU award supports Vanderbilt engineer’s research on 2D nanomaterials

Piran Kidambi, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, is one of 35 junior faculty nationwide to win a Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award, which provides funds to enrich the research and professional growth of young faculty at Oak Ridge Associated Universities member institutions.


NSF I-Corps program gives boost to commercializing prosthetic ankle

The first team to finish the National Science Foundation’s National Innovation Corps program from Vanderbilt University’s new I-Corps site is planning to take its smart prosthetic ankle to market.


VUToday: Self-driving cars, prosthetic ankle in weekly roundup of VU news

The Vanderbilt University Division of Communications publishes “VUToday,” a compilation of Vanderbilt mentions in the media, three times per week. Read a selection of Vanderbilt news stories for the week of July 2.


Dores gather for second-annual charity softball game

Twenty former Commodore student-athletes participated in the fun-filled Vanderbilt Legends Softball Game Saturday at Hawkins Field to raise awareness of domestic violence and the victim support services of YWCA Nashville and Middle Tennessee.


Kinstler’s portrait of Eddie George to be unveiled at Fine Arts Gallery

A portrait of actor and former Tennessee Titans football player Eddie George by one of America’s most notable portrait artists will be unveiled at the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery July 10.


‘Dores at the Shores’ July 13; VU employees get half-off day passes

Get a discount on day passes with the Employee Appreciation “Dores at the Shores” event on Friday, July 13. Members of the Commodore football program will be on hand at Nashville Shores to sign autographs and enjoy some fun in the sun.


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.


Take Note

» Section of 24th Avenue closed for maintenance

» TDOT to hold informational meeting on I-440 reconstruction July 10

» Vanderbilt Center for Science Outreach research symposium July 11

» Nominations open for prize honoring female graduate students in biomedical sciences

» Humphrey Fellowship Program seeks ‘Friendship Families’ for international leaders

HR News

» Vandy Cooks: ‘Healthy beef appetizers’ July 11

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

» Final week to register for TASTE Challenge

» Nashville Farmers’ Market returns to campus through Oct. 25

» Get $10 off personal training session with new Rec membership

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