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What’s On My Mind: Philanthropy is personal

The impact of philanthropy is woven throughout Vanderbilt. Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos, who believes giving back is a privilege, shares his thoughts in the latest edition of his column.


Adobe Creative Suite licenses available to enhance digital learning

Beginning in the fall 2018 semester, faculty will be able to provide access to Adobe Creative Suite software to their students to encourage and facilitate digital content production as part of their coursework.


Walker named director of Eskind Biomedical Library

Philip Walker has been named director of Vanderbilt’s Annette and Irwin Eskind Biomedical Library, which will reopen Aug. 1 after extensive renovations.


Vanderbilt transfer quarterback seeks to solve hunger crisis in Miami

Student-athlete Mo Hasan has started a nonprofit based in Miami called Second Spoon, which distributes unused food from local restaurants to local individuals suffering from hunger.


UPDATE: Stevenson Center Lane to close July 6–8 for repaving

Stevenson Center Lane will be closed for maintenance and repaving July 6–8. This is a change in the project’s original schedule.


Vanderbilt Law and Nursing student clinic provides seniors with legal, medical documents

Older adults who need advance care plans and power of attorney documents can get them free of charge thanks to a new interprofessional pilot project involving Vanderbilt law and nursing students.


MFA alumna Tiana Clark is one of poetry’s most exciting new voices

Before alumna Tiana Clark emerged as an electrifying new voice in poetry, before a flock of literary agents started calling, and before ‘The New Yorker’ magazine published her poem “Nashville” to acclaim last fall, she’d been stung so badly by rejection that she’d stopped writing for an entire year. Read more of the story from the latest issue of ‘Vanderbilt Magazine.’


Division of Public Affairs addresses USAC about public policy and community initiatives

Nathan Green, Interim Vice Chancellor for Public Affairs, and his team spoke to USAC at its June meeting. The Division of Public Affairs manages Vanderbilt’s relationship with the local, state and federal government along with local neighborhoods and communities.


An unlikely spot in Lincoln Center acknowledges Rockefeller support of Vanderbilt

The only public acknowledgement of the Rockefeller family’s financial support of Vanderbilt is found in an unlikely venue: the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City. Read more from this story in the latest issue of ‘Vanderbilt Magazine.’


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“Smart” prosthetic ankle takes fear out of rough terrain, stairs

The device is from the lab of Professor Michael Goldfarb, perhaps best known for working on a bionic leg with shark attack victim Craig Hutto and later developing the Indego exoskeleton.


Take Note

» Limited submission opportunity: 2019 Rita Allen Foundation Scholars Award

» Limited submission opportunity: the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations

» My Southern Health: 5 ways to help children use social media responsibly

» Vanderbilt Center for Science Outreach Research Symposium July 11

HR News

» TASTE Challenge registration open

» Vandy Cooks: ‘Healthy beef appetizers’ July 11

» Benefitexpress holiday hours begin June 29

» Watch highlights video from Employee Appreciation Picnic

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

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