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A message from the Provost: Advocating for federal support of great research

Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente responds to the recently announced federal budget proposal that calls for drastic cuts to research funding from the National Institutes of Health.


A message from Vice Chancellor John Lutz regarding email phishing attacks

Vice Chancellor for Information Technology John Lutz discusses a recent increase in email phishing attacks and what you can do to protect your information and the Vanderbilt community.


Vanderbilt celebrates historic eclipse with special events for campus community Aug. 21

The Office of the Provost has planned a number of campus events for the Vanderbilt community to celebrate this once-in-a-lifetime astronomical event.


Eskind Biomedical Library to close for transformative renovation

The Eskind Biomedical Library will close Aug. 1 for a a yearlong renovation, and updated information on services and collections will be available on the library’s homepage.


Vanderbilt’s longest-serving K-9 officer sniffs out retirement

Cpl. Gauge, Vanderbilt’s longest-serving K-9 officer, retired July 1 after 10 years of service to VUPD. Due to his strong work ethic, however, Gauge may have some trouble settling into retirement.


Trump not elected by the working class, researchers say

President Trump was not elected by white working-class voters, say two researchers who consulted data from the American National Election Studies.


Alex’s Lemonade grant allows new engineering grad student to join neuroblastoma fight

Graduate student Kyle Garland is diving into his studies with eight weeks of intense immunology research.


VUToday: Senate power may be declining 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 June 26.


Read the latest issue of ‘iNCLUSIVE’

The Office for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion presents “iNCLUSIVE,” a biweekly blast of diverse news and events from across campus.


Thousands gather for Nashville Pride Equality Walk

Vanderbilt University colleagues and friends gathered among thousands June 24 to celebrate at the Nashville Pride Equality Walk.


HR workshop: ‘Coaching and Developing Staff’ July 12

Learn and obtain the leadership skills and tools you need to orient, support, develop and coach your staff so they are high-performing contributors to your team through the “Coaching and Developing Staff” workshop.


Employee Appreciation presents ‘Art in the Afternoon’ July 18

Vanderbilt University’s Employee Appreciation invites you to visit the Fine Arts Gallery at Cohen Memorial Hall for the “Art in the Afternoon” event July 18.


Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program seeks Friendship Families for international leaders

The Humphrey Fellowship Program at Vanderbilt brings accomplished midcareer educational leaders from developing nations and emerging democracies to the United States for an academic year for leadership and professional development as well as to foster mutual exchange.


Watch Video

Cotton candy capillaries lead to circuit boards that dissolve when cooled

Leon Bellan made a dissolving circuit board that, so far, just turns on an LED light. Its potential applications are far more promising.


Take Note

» Campus memorial service for Dale Andrews scheduled for Aug. 12

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

» Frontiers in Biochemistry seminar series kicks off Aug. 18

» Get TPAC discounts to ‘Disney’s The Little Mermaid’

» Farmers’ Market returns to Medical Center Plaza each Thursday through Oct. 26

HR News

» All steps of Go for the Gold 2017 now available

» Get Know Your Numbers, Go for the Gold help July 12

» Vandy Cooks: Healthy cooking with beef July 28

» TASTE Challenge registration is open

» Be a leader for wellness with Wellness Commodores

Research News @Vanderbilt


July 6 — 10 a.m.
Vanderbilt University Department of Art Presents: Borrowed Light - Susan Bryant

July 6 — 1 p.m.
American Modernism at Mid-Century: The Work of Morris Davidson

July 6 — 2 p.m.
American Artists and the Legacy of the Grand Tour, 1880-1960

July 7 — 7 p.m.
Meet the Astronomer: 'Are You Ready for the 2017 Eclipse?' with Dr. Billy Teets

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