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Gonzales, Totenberg to join Zeppos, Meacham for Supreme Court talk today

Vanderbilt Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will host an in-depth look at the effort to fill the current vacancy to the United States Supreme Court. The event is scheduled for Thursday, March 30, as part of the Chancellor’s Lecture Series.


Spring Faculty Assembly set for April 6

Vanderbilt’s Spring Faculty Assembly is scheduled for 4:10 p.m. Thursday, April 6, in Langford Auditorium. All faculty are encouraged to attend.


Sherry wins SEC Faculty Achievement Award

Law professor Suzanna Sherry was named the Vanderbilt recipient of a 2017 Southeastern Conference Faculty Achievement Award, the SEC announced Wednesday. Sherry was recognized for her outstanding record in teaching, research and scholarship.


Update on latest faculty unionization efforts; town hall today

Read about the latest developments in efforts to unionize certain non-tenure track faculty at Vanderbilt. In addition, the Faculty Senate will host a town hall meeting to discuss faculty unionization from 3 to 5 p.m. March 30 at the Law School’s Flynn Auditorium.


Bowling headed to NCAA championships

Vanderbilt has been selected to participate in the 2017 NCAA Bowling Championship April 13-15 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The berth in the eight-team championship field marks the 12th consecutive year the Commodores have earned an invitation.


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.


VU athletic department will fund academic trips for 11 student-athletes

This summer, Vanderbilt plans to offer an experience to its student-athletes that is unique among SEC universities. Unlike similar opportunities at major universities, Vanderbilt’s trips will be funded solely by the athletic department.


State commends tennessine discoverers

On March 27, Tennessee state Sen. Ken Yager presented a resolution commending physicists from Vanderbilt, Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the University of Tennessee-Knoxville for discovering a new element and naming it tennessine.


Vanderbilt now home to Helguera’s ‘personal library’

Some 300 boxes containing the rarest and earliest portions of the J. León Helguera Collection of Colombiana, which documents centuries of Colombian history, have been acquired by Vanderbilt Libraries.


See photos from March 20 TIPs Fair and Reception

Faculty, collaborators and students associated with 14 currently funded Trans-institutional Programs projects showcased their work March 20 during an informal networking event held in the Alumni Hall Reading Room.


Volunteers needed for Commencement 2017

Vanderbilt’s Commencement 2017 is scheduled for May 10–12, and your help is needed to make the event a success.


VINSE outreach program reaches milestone

The Vanderbilt Institute of Nanoscale Science and Engineering recently hosted its 100th group of Middle Tennessee high school students for a daylong field trip to the VINSE laboratories, giving the students hands-on experience in science and technology.


Vanderbilt Police offers tips for preventing residential crime

Leaving the windows and doors of residences unsecured, whether to enjoy the warmer weather or to run a short errand, can lead to crimes of opportunity. Vanderbilt University Police Department offers the following reminders to prevent residential crime.


Paper 1180 forms phased out by May 1 ahead of SkyVU transition

The departments of Vanderbilt Business Services are getting ready for the SkyVU takeoff. To better serve you—and to prepare for the transition to SkyVU—paper 1180 forms will not be accepted after May 1, 2017.


Olivier Blanchard to deliver Stein Lecture in Economics today

Olivier Blanchard of the Peterson Institute for International Economics will deliver the David Stein Lecture in Economics, “Questioning the Natural Unemployment Rate Hypothesis,” on Thursday, March 30.


Vanderbilt’s first-ever Africa Week set for April 2–7

To raise awareness of university opportunities to engage with Africa, Vanderbilt will host its first-ever Africa Week April 2-7, sponsored by the Trans-Institutional Program Africa at a Crossroads.


SkyVU Town Hall scheduled for April 4

Come to the SkyVU Town Hall at 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 4, in the Student Life Center’s ballroom. During this one-hour event, leaders will share the progress made since last October and preview summer plans.


CARE event will discuss respecting differences April 6

“Workplace Civility: Respect Our Differences” is the topic of an April 6 lunchtime discussion sponsored by CARE (Civility, Appreciation and Respectful Environments). All in the Vanderbilt community are invited to attend.


Women’s basketball’s White, Peck lead discussion for Equal Pay Day

Vanderbilt Women’s Basketball Head Coach Stephanie White and Associate Coach Carolyn Peck will lead a discussion as part of the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center’s weeklong celebration of Equal Pay Day.


Ride the bus to work April 7 for Transit Month

Vanderbilt University’s Employee Appreciation is partnering with Transit Now to promote Transit Month. April 7 will be Vanderbilt University’s “Take the Bus to Work Day.”


Take Note

» Portions of Children’s Way closed April 1

» Mark Cirino signs ‘Hidden Hemingway’ at Barnes & Noble April 3

» Free events planned for National Public Health Week April 3–7

» Masters of Laboratory Investigation information sessions April 6 and 11

» VUMC to offer free head and neck cancer screenings April 7

» SECURITY NOTICE: Sexual assault near Belmont area – off campus

HR News

» Celebrate National Walking Day April 5

» Life Phase Series: De-stress with yoga on the lawn April 13

» Vandy Cooks: Tammy Algood cooks with ‘Pick Tennessee’ products April 18

» Learn how to make healthy choices when dining out

» Free workshops, webcasts from Fidelity Investments now available on-demand

» Employee Appreciation concert: Roomful of Teeth’s striking performance

Research News @Vanderbilt


March 30 — 4 p.m.
Vanderbilt EECS Lecture Series

March 30 — 7 p.m.
Phil Yu - Dean's Diversity Lecture

March 31 — 8 a.m.
7th Annual Vanderbilt Graduate History Association Conference

March 31 — noon
CA Supreme Court Justice Goodwin Liu: State Constitutions and the Protection of Individual Rights, a Reappraisal

March 31 — 2 p.m.
CCN Modeling Meeting

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