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Campus Dining’s Ebanks recognized with Chancellor’s Heart and Soul Award

Maxine Ebanks is known among her colleagues for the warmth and care she shows for Vanderbilt students, including hosting an annual Thanksgiving meal in her home for those who can’t leave town for the holiday.


Zeppos names search committee for next vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion

Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos has named a committee of university leaders, faculty, staff, a student and an alumna to lead the search for the next vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion.


S&P upgrades Vanderbilt University’s credit rating to AA+

Standard and Poor’s on Tuesday revised its long-term credit rating for Vanderbilt University to AA+, the global credit rating service’s second-highest rating.


West End neighborhood beautification efforts previewed by pop-up park

The FutureVU team turned a portion of Kensington Place into a park for Vanderbilt community members to enjoy last week in advance of beautification efforts slated to begin in mid-December.


Vanderbilt Institute for Digital Learning offers Macrogrant opportunities

The Vanderbilt Institute for Digital Learning invites applications for Macrogrant awards for the fall 2017 cycle. These grants provide seed funding to promote development and research in digital learning.


Provost’s Open Dore on Location at Owen School today

The next Open Dore On Location is scheduled for 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, at the Owen Graduate School of Management’s Averbuch Auditorium. All faculty and staff are invited to attend the informal discussion session with Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente.


Making connections in autism research across VU and VUMC focus of event Friday

“Surprising Connections in Autism and Innovation,” a day of presentations, poster sessions and cross-discipline conversations, will be held Friday, Nov. 17, at The Commons Center, rooms 237 and 235.


Women’s basketball’s Education Day will close roads near Memorial Gym Monday

Portions of Jess Neely Drive and Natchez Trace will be closed from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 20, for Vanderbilt women’s basketball’s annual Education Day, when the team will host more than 3,000 elementary and middle school students.


Sarratt Holiday Arts Festival coming Dec. 1-9

Come to Sarratt Gallery Dec. 1-9 for the annual Sarratt Holiday Arts Festival. Get creative help for your gift list from local potters, jewelers, fiber artists, candy makers, glass artists and more.


Strengthening Tennessee’s education labor market focus of Dec. 4 colloquium

Jason Grissom will discuss his new research on school leadership Monday, Dec. 4, at the Wyatt Center Rotunda.


SkyVU Town Hall scheduled for Dec. 7

Come to the SkyVU Town Hall at 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, in Sarratt Cinema. During this one-hour event, members of the executive steering committee will discuss program updates.


Barnes & Noble offers faculty and staff additional discount Dec. 8

Mark your calendar for Barnes & Noble at Vanderbilt’s Faculty and Staff Appreciation Day, slated for Friday, Dec. 8.


Participate in survey gathering feedback on pedestrian and cyclist safety

Faculty, students and staff can access and fill out a five-minute survey created by Vanderbilt Public Safety until Dec. 15.


Make note of modified hours over Thanksgiving holiday

Most Vanderbilt schools are observing a break from classes Nov. 18-26 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Campus Dining locations, Vanderbilt libraries and the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center will modify their hours over Thanksgiving Break.


Watch Video

Career ended by devastating crash, cyclist turns toward curing sepsis

Sinead Miller was headed for the Olympic games. Now, thanks to a Department of Defense grant to find new sepsis treatments, the Vanderbilt Ph.D. has developed a device that cleans the blood.


Take Note

» Owen School hosts Creativity Carnival Nov. 16

» Lung cancer survivors and caregivers invited to VUMC event Nov. 16

» Special evening InsideOut of the Lunchbox event: ‘A Christmas Carol’ Nov. 28

» Save the date: REDCap Day slated for Feb. 6

» Limited Submission Opportunity: Department of State Human Rights and Democracy Fund

» Limited Submission Opportunity: 2018 Oak Ridge Associated Universities Events Sponsorship Program

HR News

» Babies and You: ‘Caring for Your Family and Yourself’ Nov. 16

» HR workshop Nov. 16: ‘Workplace Communication Skills’

» Vandy Cooks: ‘Fall, a Time for Sharing the Harvest’ Nov. 17

» Watch: ‘Unclutter Your Mind, Revitalize Your Life’

» Celebrate good health with Hold the Stuffing challenge

» Fall session of Weight Watchers at Work now underway

Research News @Vanderbilt


Nov. 16
Register for Art and Dance Classes for 2018

Nov. 16 — 8:30 a.m.
Diabetes Day 2017

Nov. 16 — Noon
Dr. Avery Posey Jr.: 'Accelerating CAR T Cells from the Model T to Driverless'

Nov. 16 — 4 p.m.
Steine Lecture in Economics

Nov. 16 — 8 p.m.
Faculty Recital: Stephen Miahky and Friends

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