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Mental health and well-being services expanded for graduate and professional students and postdoctoral fellows

Ensuring that graduate and professional students and postdoctoral fellows have access to mental health and well-being support is the aim of new enhancements being launched this fall.


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

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


Owen School dean to serve on Mayor Barry’s financial inclusion committee

Eric Johnson of Vanderbilt has joined the effort of Nashville’s mayor to make the city more financially inclusive.


Find out Oct. 6 how Clinton and Trump are faring in Tennessee

A new Vanderbilt Poll will be released Oct. 6 to show how the race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump is shaping up in Tennessee.


Influential Vanderbilt astrophysicist featured in weekly roundup of VU stories in the news

Astrophysicist Jedidah Isler joined Beyoncé, LeBron James and Serena Williams as a member of The Root’s 100 List of Black Influencers, and Money highlighted law professor Jennifer Shinall’s research in an article about Donald Trump’s controversial comments toward a former Miss Universe. Read a selection of Vanderbilt news stories for the week of Sept. 26.


Changes to Open Enrollment elections allowed Oct. 17-31

Open Enrollment begins at 8 a.m. on Oct. 17 and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Oct. 31.


Annual reports on crime statistics, security and fire safety now available

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains information related to universitywide security and safety, including related policies, procedures and criminal statistics.


Perry Wallace, Godfrey Dillard featured in new ‘Commodore Insider’ podcast

Former Vanderbilt hoops players Perry Wallace and Godfrey Dillard discuss their trailblazing careers in the new Commodore Insider podcast.


Interfaith activist Ingrid Mattson to deliver 2016 Cole Lectures

Ingrid Mattson, a prominent Islamic studies scholar and Muslim religious leader, is the 2016 Cole Lecturer at Vanderbilt Divinity School.


VUTheatre performs ‘Othello’ with street art twist

The powerful Shakespearean drama ‘Othello’ launches VUTheatre’s 2016–17 season with original music by Fred Coe artist-in-residence Paul Carrol Binkley.


Election 2016: How in the World Did This Happen?

Political scientist Marc Hetherington will analyze the 2016 election at the Williamson County Library Oct. 11 as part of “Vanderbilt at the Library.”


Early voting begins Oct. 19; register to vote by Oct. 11

Early voting for the Nov. 8 presidential and Tennessee general elections will be available at 12 locations across Davidson County from Wednesday, Oct. 19, through Thursday, Nov. 3. Early voting is easy and convenient, so you don’t have to wait until Election Day.


Levi Watkins Jr., M.D. Lecture is Oct. 11

Dr. Kevin B. Johnson will deliver the 15th annual Levi Watkins Jr., M.D. Lecture on Tuesday, Oct. 11. The event will begin at noon in Light Hall, Room 208.


Flulapalooza mass vaccination event quickly approaching

Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s annual influenza vaccination event will be held Tuesday, Oct. 11, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. in a large tent erected between Light Hall and the Veteran’s Administration Hospital.


University of York professor to deliver second Compton Lecture Oct. 26

A speaker series honoring the late Vanderbilt philosopher John Compton will bring the University of York’s Catherine Wilson to campus.


Vanderbilt IT adds initiatives to Highlights site

Vanderbilt IT has added new articles showcasing Fiscal Year 2016 projects to the Highlights site. This site captures major projects and initiatives from June 30, 2014, through today.


Learn about SkyVU updates on its blog

SkyVU blog posts capture updates regarding business processes and SkyVU programs, along with Q&A sessions with key project team members.


Take Note

» Celebrate LGBTQI+ History Month with full slate of events in October

» ‘World on Wednesdays’ series examines impact of racist societies Oct. 12

» Volunteers needed for Flulapalooza 6

» Registration open for SPARK autism study

HR News

» De-stress with Yoga on the Lawn Oct. 13

» Register for Health Plus pumpkin carving competition

» Vandy Cooks: Trending to plant-based

» All benefits-eligible employees should complete Open Enrollment

Research News @Vanderbilt


Oct. 3 — 11 a.m.
Race, Sports and Vanderbilt: 1966-1970

Oct. 3 — 5:30 p.m.
A public conversation about Racial Equity in Arts Leadership with Maria Rosario Jackson

Oct. 4 — 9 a.m.
Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory open house day

Oct. 4 — 8 p.m.
Guest artists: Pridonoff Duo

Oct. 5 — 12:05 p.m.
Tres Visiones: Dialogo de Nuestra Historia

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