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Women’s tennis advances to fourth-straight NCAA Final Four

The Commodores advanced past Florida State, 4-0, in the Elite Eight of the NCAA tournament on Saturday to set up a Final Four matchup against Georgia Tech slated to begin at 9 a.m. Monday.


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 July 1 and will require existing SafeVU users to delete the old app and download the new one.


Save the date: Vanderbilt Family Night with the Nashville Symphony is June 7

The 2018 Vanderbilt Family Night with the Nashville Symphony is set for Thursday, June 7. Family activities begin at 5 p.m., with the performance scheduled to begin at 7:30.


VUToday: Tennessee voter poll and youth suicide research 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 May 14.


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.


Employee Assistance Program open house for faculty and staff today

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and Vanderbilt’s Work/Life Connections–Employee Assistance Program has planned an open house for university faculty and staff from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. May 21.


Faculty invited to apply for micro-grants to explore connections between sports, society

Faculty proposals for micro-grant funding are due May 21 to support research and curricular enrichment on topics related to sports and society in areas including race, law, gender and more.


External funding database to transition June 30; training session set for May 23

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, the Office of the Vice Provost for Research and Corporate and Foundation Relations has announced.


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

Vanderbilt University Libraries’ annual cultural heritage symposium June 1 will explore the ethical dimensions of digital scholarship.


Ertel discusses newly formed Division of Communications at May USAC meeting

The University Staff Advisory Council welcomed Vice Chancellor for Communications Steve Ertel as speaker at its May meeting. Last year, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos identified the need to pull the communications functions from the Division of Public Affairs and recruited Ertel to champion the restructure.


Faculty invited to apply by June 1 for SEC travel grant program

Vanderbilt faculty are encouraged to apply by June 1 to the 2018–19 Southeastern Conference Visiting Faculty Travel Grant Program. Grants typically run from $1,500 to $3,500.


Diversity lecture on pregnancy and cardiovascular health set for June 4

Pregnancy, cardiovascular disease and maternal mortality will be the topics when the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Mulubrhan F. Mogos speaks Monday, June 4, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Nursing Annex, Room 162, as part of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Dean’s Diversity Lecture Series.


Vanderbilt Giving Day set for June 5

Vanderbilt’s third annual Giving Day is scheduled for June 5 and will offer the entire Vanderbilt community a chance to join together to “give for the gold” and make the university stronger.


Vanderbilt University to replace AccessVU June 25

As Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center continue to restructure into distinct entities, many shared technical systems must be reconfigured. Beginning June 25, Vanderbilt University will move to a new identity management tool called VU Identity.


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.


Slides can help faculty with Ancora proposal submissions

The Office of the Vice Provost for Research and the Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization have posted informational slides for faculty preparing pre-proposal submissions in response to the inaugural Ancora request for proposals.


Take Note

» Vanderbilt Eye Institute trunk show and sale June 1

» Elvis, Roy Orbison among subjects at Barnes & Nobles’ four book signings in June

» LSO: Stanley Smith Horticultural Trust grants

» LSO: AmerisourceBergen Opioid Resource Grant Program

» Cloud-based solution to simplify process for creating SharePoint sites

HR News

» Vandy Walks: ‘Annuals and Perennials in Bloom’ May 22

» 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

» Complete Go for the Gold Step 1: Compass Health Assessment

Research News @Vanderbilt


May 22 — 8:30 a.m.
State of Nursing Address

May 22 — Noon
America Creative: Portraits by Everett Raymond Kinstler

May 24 — 4 p.m.
Cell Dynamics Symposium

May 24 — 7 p.m.
Israeli Dance Session - Schulman Center

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