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Vanderbilt Athletics honors civil rights leaders during Equality Weekend

Vanderbilt recently celebrated Equality Weekend, a two-day event that honored 21 of Nashville’s civil rights leaders and marked the 50th anniversary of Vanderbilt breaking the SEC’s color barrier with men’s basketball players Perry Wallace and Godfrey Dillard. The 21 leaders were honored at the Commodores’ men’s basketball game on Feb. 18 and the women’s game on Feb. 19—both Vanderbilt victories.


Zeppos honored by Les Gemmes for community efforts

Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos was honored Saturday as part of the Les Gemmes 10th annual Literary Luncheon for his efforts as a community leader.


Faculty listening session seeking feedback on mental health, well-being is Wednesday

The Chancellor’s Strategic Planning Committee on Mental Health and Wellbeing invites faculty to share their thoughts at a listening session March 1 focusing on how the university can create a holistic and inclusive approach to supporting mental health and well-being at Vanderbilt.


February issue of provost’s ‘Open Dore’ newsletter now available

Read the February 2017 issue of “The Open Dore,” Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente’s newsletter, which is now available online.


Page receives 2016 Commodore Award

Karen Page, a department administrator in the School of Engineering’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, was named Vanderbilt University’s most recent Commodore Award winner at the 2016 Service Award Ceremony in January.


Vanderbilt, Oracle and Huron executives speak to the university’s role as a leader in industry’s move to cloud

On Feb. 23, approximately 75 SkyVU project participants gathered to learn more about Vanderbilt’s partnership with Oracle Cloud Solutions and the Huron Consulting Group.


Space weather and Trump’s higher-ed task force in weekly roundup of VU news stories

Vanderbilt news stories for the week of Feb. 20 include research about storms in space, as well as inquiries into Trump’s higher-ed task force.


VUIT working to resolve email issues

Since Thursday, Feb. 16, users have been reporting ongoing issues with their Vanderbilt email accounts on mobile devices and while using Outlook Web Access.


Vanderbilt Printing Services named ‘greenest group on campus’

Vanderbilt Printing Services has been named winner of the 2017 Vanderbilt basketball sustainability competition, laying claim to the title of “greenest group on campus.”


Volunteers needed for Commencement 2017

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


Roundtable: ‘Trade and Migration with Mexico: Facts Versus Rhetoric’ is today

A discussion centered around issues of trade and migration with Mexico will be held on Monday, Feb. 27, at the First Amendment Center.


First Academic Pathways Postdoctoral Fellows Symposium to be held Thursday

The Vanderbilt community is invited to attend the finalists’ symposium March 2 at Sarratt, featuring research from the humanities, social sciences and life/physical/biomedical sciences.


Feast your ears on Roomful of Teeth at Employee Appreciation concert March 15

Vanderbilt University employees and their guests are invited to feast their ears on the unique sounds of Grammy Award-winning a cappella group Roomful of Teeth March 15, when the group performs at Ingram Hall as part of the Blair School of Music Spring Concert Series.


Enroll in Vanderbilt Osher spring 2017 classes

The August total solar eclipse, digital humanities and moral intelligence are among the diverse topics covered during the spring term of Vanderbilt’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.


Watch Video

New DIVE website launched

The Office of the Provost has launched a new website and video to promote and share information about Vanderbilt’s Quality Enhancement Plan: Design as an Immersive Vanderbilt Experience, or DIVE.


Take Note

» Ash Wednesday services offered at Children’s Hospital

» Project to repave campus sidewalk begins March 6

» WOW: ‘Global health and development initiatives in Guinea, the Congo and Kenya’ March 15

» Community Scholars Program grant applications available for graduate, postgraduate trainees

» Give feedback on Nashville’s sidewalks and bikeways at the Wond’ry, online

HR News

» Get assisted-living care advice at lunch session March 1

» Join Health Plus for National Nutrition Month in March

» Information and resources about eating disorders available to employees

» My Southern Health: Tips to encourage healthier eating as a family

» Fidelity NetBenefits changes help keep your retirement account more secure

» Verify that names and Social Security numbers are correct for Form 1095-C

Research News @Vanderbilt


Feb. 27 — 3:30 p.m.
Digital Organizing and Collective Recovery: Colored Conventions and the Long History of Black Activism

Feb. 27 — 5:10 p.m.
St. Theodore, Euchaita and Anatolia, c. 500-1000 C.E.: Landscape, Climate and the Survival of an Empire

Feb. 28 — 4 p.m.
Biographical Truth? The Goncourt Brothers’ and Paul Val’s Lives of the Artists

March 1 — 12:10 p.m.
CCN Brown Bag Series

March 2 — 7:30 a.m.
Credit Union Annual Membership Open House

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