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Professor Holly Tucker shares her process of bringing history to life on ‘The Zeppos Report’

Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos interviews Professor of French Holly Tucker, author of “City of Light, City of Poison,” on “The Zeppos Report.”


New search committee for VBI director is appointed

A new committee has been named to lead a national search for the Barlow Family Director of the Vanderbilt Brain Institute.


University online vehicle registration begins today

Vanderbilt University parkers, it’s time to renew your vehicle registration for 2017-18. Online registration for University Central faculty and staff, including those in the School of Nursing, opens Monday, Aug. 7.


Athletics unveils 2017 Hall of Fame class

Vanderbilt Athletics announced its 10-member Hall of Fame class for 2017 on Aug. 4. The 2017 class is the seventh since the Hall of Fame was established in 2008.


Career Center’s Wise Wanderings method teaches students how to translate any major into a career

This fall, the Vanderbilt Career Center is launching a unique interdisciplinary career development program designed to help students and new alumni find great jobs by building the nimble thinking processes and communication skills they need to be successful in today’s rapidly changing job market.


More than 120 undergrads gain graduate-level research experience through VSSA

Students hosted by the elite Vanderbilt Summer Science Academy presented their research—from stem cells to Zika—at the 15th annual Student Research Symposium held Aug. 3 at the Engineering and Science Building.


VUToday: Smart underwear in weekly roundup of VU news stories

University News and Communications publishes “VUToday,” a compilation of Vanderbilt mentions in the media, each weekday. Read a selection of Vanderbilt news stories for the week of July 31.


Reminder: Learn about SkyVU updates in new blog post

Check out the latest SkyVU blog on its website. Posts capture updates regarding business processes and SkyVU programs, along with upcoming events and important dates.


New application will enhance protection against email phishing attacks

VUIT will launch a new security program Monday, Aug. 28, to provide more protection to Vanderbilt email users from external phishing attacks.


Wireless network changes coming to Medical Center buildings Sept. 5

Beginning Sept. 5, the university’s wireless network, vuNet, will no longer be available in Vanderbilt University Medical Center buildings.


Vandy Chills: Free frozen treats this Thursday

Be sure to mark your calendar for the Employee Appreciation event Vandy Chills on Thursday, Aug. 10. Stop by University Library Lawn near the Harold Stirling Vanderbilt statue and pick up your free frozen treat, or visit one of the on-campus pop-ups.


New Staff Orientation to extend hours effective August 2017

New Staff Orientation plays a key role in onboarding new staff and welcoming them to the Vanderbilt community. In an ongoing effort to improve the experience and make a lasting impression on our new colleagues, HR has decided to extend the orientation program.


Vanderbilt’s Osher Lifelong Learning offers new fall classes

Architectural treasures, Broadway plays on film, and a first-time preview of a Nashville Ballet performance are among the rich subjects offered this fall by Vanderbilt’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.


See photos from 2017 Dore Jam

Vanderbilt hosted the annual Dore Jam fan event Saturday afternoon at the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center’s Multipurpose Facility. The football and soccer teams were on hand to sign autographs and interact with fans, and this year ‘s event featured games for kids.


Wear black and gold for College Colors Day, chance to win prizes

In the lead up to College Colors Day on Sept. 1, Commodore fans on campus and across the nation are encouraged to show their black and gold on social media for a chance to win a variety of prizes, including an all-expenses-paid trip to the 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship.


Support first-year School of Medicine Ph.D. students through ‘Simple Beginnings’

Sponsor a lab coat for a new biomedical sciences doctoral student in the School of Medicine through the Simple Beginnings program.


Watch Video

Smart underwear prevents back stress with just a tap

The “performance-boosting super suit” hidden under clothing can be activated by a double tap to save users’ backs.


Take Note

» Blair offers music for all ages

» Learn songwriting from the pros at Blair

» Limited submission opportunity: Greenwall Faculty Scholars Program

» Memorial service for renowned homiletics professor Dale Andrews set for Aug. 12

» Frontiers in Biochemistry seminar series kicks off Aug. 18

HR News

» ‘Fall Gardening and Composting’ at VRWC Aug. 10

» Vandy Cooks: ‘Herb Recipes Worthy of Sharing’ Aug. 11

» Outdoor Rec Center used equipment sale Aug. 26

» Sync your Higi account to send weight, blood pressure measurements to Health Plus

» What do I say when someone is grieving?

Research News @Vanderbilt


Aug. 7 — 1 p.m.
American Modernism at Mid-Century: The Work of Morris Davidson

Aug. 7 — 2 p.m.
American Artists and the Legacy of the Grand Tour, 1880-1960

Aug. 10 — 1 p.m.
Nutrition Minute: Fresh and Seasonal Boosts Taste

Aug. 10 — 2 p.m.
The Nashville Farmers' Market at Vanderbilt

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