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Fall Faculty Assembly is Thursday

Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will deliver his bi-annual address and present several of the university’s highest honors to faculty beginning at 4:10 p.m. Aug. 25 at the Student Life Center.


Search to begin for vice provost of equity, diversity and inclusion

A national search will be launched this fall for the university’s first vice provost for equity, diversity and inclusion, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente announced today.


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Vanderbilt Move-in 2016

Watch all of the fun and emotion as Vanderbilt University welcomes the Class of 2020 to The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons.


Sexual misconduct policy updated; Project Safe’s limited confidential status takes effect

Vanderbilt University has updated its policy on sexual misconduct and intimate partner violence. In addition, the Project Safe Center now operates as a limited confidential resource for students.


Procurement and Disbursement Services merge to form new office

Procurement Services has joined forces with Disbursement Services, creating a new entity called Purchasing and Payment Services within the Finance division.


Welcome back reception for women faculty set for Aug. 31

The Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center and the Women’s and Gender Studies Program will host a reception for women faculty on Wednesday, Aug. 31.


Save the date: 2016 Levi Watkins Jr., M.D. Lecture set for Oct. 11

The 15th annual Levi Watkins Jr., M.D. Lecture will be held Oct. 11. This year marks 50 years since Watkins entered Vanderbilt University Medical School—a milestone in the life of the school that will be celebrated during this year’s event.


VUToday: A weekly roundup of Vanderbilt stories in the news

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 Aug. 15. To subscribe to the daily VUToday newsletter, visit news.vanderbilt.edu/vutoday.


Vanderbilt law students triumph in Sixth Circuit case despite laryngitis

Students of the Appellate Litigation Clinic scored a big win at the Sixth Circuit Appeals Court, even though laryngitis nearly sidelined one of them.


Enjoy coffee, doughnuts and football practice tomorrow

The Vanderbilt football team invites faculty and staff to stop by practice Aug. 23 to enjoy free coffee and doughnuts while getting an early look at the 2016 squad.


Vanderbilt night at Shakespeare in the Park is Aug. 27

The Nashville Shakespeare Festival is performing two of the Bard’s most beloved works during its 29th season of Shakespeare in the Park. While all of the performances are free and open to the community, Vanderbilt faculty, staff and students are encouraged to come to Centennial Park Aug. 27, when a limited number of bench seats will be reserved for them to see “A Comedy of Errors.”


Astronomy, jazz and politics among VU Osher fall classes

Renowned Vanderbilt professors and other experts will teach classes this fall on the 2016 elections, astronomy, prisons and more for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt.


Take Note

» Learn about SkyVU updates on its blog

» VKC Science Day set for Sept. 19; registration now open

» Children who do or do not stutter needed for research study

HR News

» Vandy Cooks Aug. 26: Sushi and sashimi creations

» Join your colleagues and family members for annual Employee Tailgate Sept. 10

» Feedback on direct deposit of payroll

Research News @Vanderbilt


Sept. 2 — 7 p.m.
Faculty Recital: Allison Nyquist with Polly Brecht, Karen Clarke and Joshua Keller

Sept. 3 — noon
Test of tornado warning systems

Sept. 6 — 9 a.m.
Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory open house day

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