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Chancellor honors faculty, notes important role of research universities at spring assembly

Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos extolled the important role of America’s research universities in fueling the nation’s future during the Spring Faculty Assembly April 5.


VU board chairman commits $20M to bolster undergraduate residential experience, engineering leadership

Board of Trust Chairman Bruce R. Evans and his wife, Bridgitt, have committed $20 million to bolster the undergraduate residential experience at Vanderbilt as well as leadership in the School of Engineering.


Six academic leaders honored at Spring Faculty Assembly

Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos honored six Vanderbilt academic leaders at the Spring Faculty Assembly with awards recognizing their teaching, research, service and commitment to diversity.


Johnson reappointed as dean of Owen Graduate School of Management

M. Eric Johnson has been reappointed as dean of the Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management. His second five-year term will begin July 1.


Healthy Minds Working Group releases recommendations

The Healthy Minds Working Group has developed a set of recommendations to further guide the university in its mental health and wellbeing initiatives.


Overflow viewing for Chancellor’s Lecture Series with Vice President Joe Biden April 10

A live video stream of the Chancellor’s Lecture Series event featuring Vice President Joe Biden will be displayed at the Vanderbilt Rec Center Multipurpose Facility beginning at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 10.


VUToday: Securing elections, Trump’s effect on politics, Sotomayor in weekly roundup of 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 April 2.


Applications now being accepted for ‘Business of VU’ course

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.


Deadline to opt out of student records transfer to UCC is tomorrow

Vanderbilt University’s University Counseling Center will replace Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Psychological & Counseling Center beginning July 1. To facilitate the continuity of care for students currently receiving services at the PCC and who are expected to continue to receive services at the new UCC, VUMC will begin copying some student data and records from the PCC to transfer to the new UCC this spring.


Experience ‘The Sound of Silent Voices’ at Central Library April 10

The Vanderbilt libraries will host “The Silent Voices Project” on Tuesday, April 10, in the Central Library’s Community Room. Under the artistic direction of Blair faculty member Zachary Ebin, the Toronto-based Ton Beau String Quartet will perform trios and quartets by young composers based on poetry written by children of the Holocaust.


‘Work, Family and Life’ topic of April 11 lecture hosted by Inclusive Excellence

The Office for Inclusive Excellence is hosting a lecture by Washington State University’s Kelly Ward as part of “Gender, Work and Money,” a weeklong series of activities April 9-11 organized by the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center.


Faculty, families invited to Adventure Science Center event April 15

The Office for Inclusive Excellence is hosting an end-of-the-semester event for faculty and their families at the Adventure Science Center April 15.


Faculty input requested at Research IT town halls April 16 and 25

Faculty are invited to two town halls this month hosted by the Vanderbilt Research IT Service to share their input on new and planned IT services under development to support researchers.


All are invited to April 19 closing celebration for local DIVE projects

The Office of Active Citizenship and Service invites students, faculty and staff to the April 19 DIVE closing celebration, set for 6:30 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room at The Commons Center.


Faculty can learn more about TIPs at April 20 event

The provost’s office is hosting a TIPs fair and reception beginning at 11 a.m. April 20 at the Student Life Center to highlight ongoing trans-institutional projects and encourage faculty to participate.


Faculty invited to submit nominations for top awards

Nominations are due April 15 for the university’s top faculty awards, which demonstrate the university’s appreciation for and commitment to excellence.


Recipient of a workplace kindness? Share your story

The C.A.R.E. (Civility, Appreciation and Respectful Environments) Committee is seeking stories from faculty and staff about instances when they’ve witnessed or received an expression of kindness involving a co-worker at Vanderbilt.


Volunteers needed for Commencement 2018

Vanderbilt’s Commencement 2018 is scheduled for May 9–11, and your help is needed to make the event a success.


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Portraits capture path-forging power of Vanderbilt Pioneers

The Vanderbilt Pioneers program is devoted to keeping a historical record of women and minorities who were the first in leadership roles at the university.


Take Note

» Holocaust Lecture Series: ‘Is Broken Faith Still Faith?’ April 11

» ‘Can We Speak of a Divine Purpose to the Holocaust?’ April 12

» Seventh annual Susan Gray School Golf Tournament is April 19

» VICC to host neurofibromatosis event April 21

» NIH requests comments on proposed animal-welfare regulatory changes for laboratories

HR News

» Register for AquaDores swim team spring clinic at the Rec

» Start your spring with the Start! Physical Activity Challenge

» Get your scuba diving certification at the Rec

» Tips for coping with reactions to recent school shootings

» Changes to Vanderbilt University Retirement Plan’s investment lineup

Research News @Vanderbilt


April 9 — 11 a.m.
America Creative: Portraits by Everett Raymond Kinstler

April 9 — Noon
Empowerment Beyond Borders: Social Entrepreneurship and Technology

April 9 — 12:15 p.m.
Adaptations in Film: The Legal, Business, Creative and Practical Implications Posed by Intellectual Property

April 9 — 4:10 p.m.
Writing Up: Commercial Success, Reputation and the Career Pathways of Nashville Songwriters

April 9 — 4:30 p.m.
Researching Injustice: Telling the Story of Legal Lynching in Jim Crow Birmingham

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