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Political scientist and strategic leader John Geer named dean of College of Arts and Science

John G. Geer, a distinguished political scientist and a seasoned academic leader, has been named the next dean of the Vanderbilt University College of Arts and Science. He will begin a five-year term as dean July 1, pending approval of the Vanderbilt University Board of Trust.


2019 health care benefits: What is changing?

Vanderbilt University will offer two health care coverage plans in 2019: the Aetna Select PPO plan and a new consumer-driven health plan called Aetna Choice CDHP.


14 faculty proposals garner funding through Discovery Grants

The provost’s office has awarded 14 faculty proposals have been with Discovery Grants, one of Vanderbilt’s main investments promote discovery and raise the university’s scholarly profile.


19 faculty awarded Research Scholar Grants

The provost’s office has awarded 19 Research Scholar Grants to fund faculty projects focused on innovative scholarship and creative expression in the humanities.


Dean of Disciples Divinity House stepping down

Mark Miller-McLemore will retire as dean of the Disciples Divinity House at Vanderbilt June 30 after leading this model living–learning community for future Disciples of Christ leaders for 23 years.


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.


Second ‘Making Nashville Living Building Ready’ event June 21

The second in a local series of focused discussions about the Living Building Challenge is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 21, in the Jacobs Believed in Me Auditorium in Featheringill Hall.


New research funding opportunity database launches July 1

The database through which Vanderbilt faculty, staff and graduate students can learn about external funding opportunities is transitioning from ProQuest Pivot to InfoEd Global SPIN.


AccessVU blackout scheduled June 19–24

Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center will temporarily shut down AccessVU from June 19 to 24. At the end of this timeframe, AccessVU will become the identity system for the medical center and VU Identity will be live for the university.


Watch Video

Building the tiniest recording studios in Music City to understand vocal learning

Humans aren’t the only animals who can learn vocal communication from others. By studying the process in zebra finches, we may better understand how it works in humans, too.


Take Note

» Limited Submission Opportunity: Procter & Gamble Fund Higher Education Grant Program

» Memorial for Nancy Ransom June 16

» Children with autism needed for study on sound processing

» My Southern Health: 6 tips for itchy, watery eyes this summer

» Limited Submission Opportunity: W.M. Keck Research Program

HR News

» Boomers, Elders and More: What is home health care?

» Babies and You: ‘Postpartum Care’ June 21

» Wellcast: Benefits of ‘Know Your Numbers’ program

» Wellcast: I am not my diagnosis

» Farmer’s Market Returns to VUMC Plaza

» Wellcast: Medication safety and disposal

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