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Seven interdisciplinary programs land TIPs awards for 2018

Vanderbilt University’s transformational Trans-Institutional Programs initiative heads into a fourth year with grants awarded to seven interdisciplinary projects that involve more than 60 faculty members.


Dores finish as NCAA runner-up

The Vanderbilt women’s tennis team came up just short in its quest for a second national title on Tuesday, falling 4-3 to 15th-ranked Stanford in the NCAA Championship match at the Wake Forest Tennis Complex in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.


Alumna, BOT member with prominent estate jewelry business dies

Camilla Dietz Bergeron, a Vanderbilt University alumna and emerita trustee whose passion for collecting jewelry led her to found a noted antique and estate jewelry firm, died May 20.


May issue of provost’s ‘Open Dore’ newsletter now available

Summer is an ideal time for reflection on the just-concluded academic year, planning for the one ahead, and rest and rejuvenation, writes Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente in the last “Open Dore” newsletter until August.


Sztipanovits named John von Neumann Professor in Hungary

Janos Sztipanovits, a leader in cyber-physical systems research, has been named the John von Neumann Professor by Budapest University of Technology and Economics and the John von Neumann Computer Society of Hungary.


Campus Dining offers faculty and staff meal-plan discounts for limited time

From May 21 through 25, Vanderbilt Campus Dining is offering Vanderbilt University faculty and staff members a limited-time discount on meal plans.


Applications for ‘Business of VU’ course due June 1

After a successful launch last fall, the Business of VU program is preparing to welcome the next cohort in fall 2018. Learn more about the program and apply now for participation this fall.


Lend your voice to Giving Day June 5

Are you ready to lend your voice and #give4thegold? A new video will help spread the word about Vanderbilt’s Giving Day on June 5.


Family Night with the Nashville Symphony set for June 7

What better way to spend time with family and friends on a summer evening than listening to live music at Centennial Park?


SafeVU is getting an upgrade; new app available July 1

The existing SafeVU app will expire on June 30. The new-and-improved app will be available on July 1 and will require existing SafeVU users to delete the old app and download the new one.


Summer a great time to update Vanderbilt card

University employees with older Vanderbilt ID cards should take advantage of the summer months—when the Commodore Card Office sees significantly less traffic from students—to get their cards updated.


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“These could revolutionize the world” — Pint cracks code to cheap, small carbon nanotubes

Imagine a box you plug into the wall that cleans your toxic air and pays you cash. That’s essentially what Vanderbilt University researchers produced after discovering the blueprint for turning carbon dioxide into the most valuable material ever sold – carbon nanotubes with small diameters.


Take Note

» Vanderbilt Libraries to host ‘Cultural Heritage in the Age of Big Data’ symposium June 1

» Vanderbilt Eye Institute trunk show and sale June 1

» Diversity lecture on pregnancy and cardiovascular health set for June 4

» Vanderbilt University to replace AccessVU June 25

» LSO: 2019 Oak Ridge Associated Universities Events Sponsorship Program

» Employees can get discount on self-guided multicultural food tour

HR News

» Vandy Cooks: Celebrate Dairy Month June 15

» Vanderbilt teaching kitchen featured on website

» Be a Leader for wellness with Wellness Commodores

» Wellcast: ‘FutureVU and a Healthier You’

» Expecting a baby? Health Plus supports your healthy pregnancy

» Video: Six body weight exercises to do at work or home

» Take a Mindful Break: Watch video, complete survey

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