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Vanderbilt injects $9.5 billion into Tennessee economy, report says

Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center together contributed $9.5 billion to Tennessee’s economy during 2015–16, according to a biennial independent analysis.


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

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 discussion is scheduled for Thursday, March 30, as part of the Chancellor’s Lecture Series.


Impact Symposium begins today

Van Jones, Ezra Klein, Shaun King and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will headline Vanderbilt University’s Impact Symposium March 27-29.


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.


Nashville is strong, but feeling growing pains: Vanderbilt Poll

Davidson County residents give high marks to Mayor Megan Barry, but are concerned about the pace of Nashville’s growth and want to improve public transportation.


Inaugural DIVE Boot Camp immerses participants in human-centered design

More than 40 students, staff and faculty gathered at the Wond’ry March 25 to learn about human-centered design and put it into practice at the first DIVE Boot Camp, one of several opportunities for Vanderbilt community members to participate in Design as an Immersive Vanderbilt Experience, the university’s Quality Enhancement Plan.


Faculty invited to learn about University Courses on Thursday

The Office of the Provost will host the University Courses Workshop Luncheon on Thursday, March 30. All interested faculty are invited to attend.


Faculty Senate town hall meeting to discuss faculty unionization Thursday

The Faculty Senate will host a town hall meeting March 30 to discuss faculty unionization efforts at Vanderbilt.


VUToday: The middle-class crisis featured in weekly roundup of VU news stories

A Vanderbilt law professor’s argument that the Constitution requires an economy with a strong middle class is among the national Vanderbilt news stories for the week of March 20.


Museum dedicated to Vanderbilt archaeologist’s work to be built in Chile

Tom Dillehay’s discoveries at Monte Verde in southern Chile revolutionized the understanding of how and when the Americas were first peopled.


Four honored by Women’s Center

Four women from the Vanderbilt community were recognized for their leadership, mentoring and contributions to the advancement of women during the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center’s annual Cuninggim Lecture and awards ceremony March 23 at the Student Life Center.


Undergraduate poets selected for prestigious Bucknell Seminar

Two senior undergraduate creative writers have been awarded prestigious fellowships to the Bucknell Seminar for Undergraduate Poets.


Berkeley lab director to deliver School of Engineering’s Hall Lecture today

Xiang Zhang, professor of mechanical engineering and the Ernest S. Kuh Professor at the University of California, Berkeley, will deliver the John R. and Donna S. Hall Engineering Lecture Monday, March 27.


Olivier Blanchard to deliver Stein Lecture in Economics Thursday

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.


Panel discussion on health care reform set for April 3

“Perspectives on Health Care Reform: From Obamacare to the American Health Care Act” is open to Vanderbilt faculty, staff and students.


SkyVU Town Hall is April 4; new blog post available

Come to the SkyVU Town Hall at 3 p.m. 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. In addition, check out the latest SkyVU blog post.


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.


Take Note

» Memorial service for Professor Vivien Casagrande set for April 12

» Portions of Children’s Way closed April 1

» Annual Meharry–Vanderbilt–TSU Cancer Partnership retreat April 8

» Save the date for Lavender Celebration April 19

HR News

» Scope Out Colon Health Expo is March 28

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

» Learn how to prep simple meals for busy people

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

Research News @Vanderbilt


March 27 — 2 p.m.
Quantitative Methods Colloquium Series

March 28 — 9 a.m.
Webinar: Trump's First 100 Days and the Impact on Education

March 29 — 12:15 p.m.
John Clardy: 'Molecular Regulators of Complex Inter Kingdom Symbioses'

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

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

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