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Chill out with free frozen treats tomorrow

Spend a frozen Friday enjoying sweet treats with your Vanderbilt colleagues Aug. 12 during Vandy Chills, an Employee Appreciation event.


School of Nursing dean emerita named ‘living legend’

Colleen Conway-Welch, dean emerita of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, has been named a Living Legend by the American Academy of Nursing, one of nursing’s most distinguished and prestigious professional organizations.


August issue of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion newsletter now available

Read the August 2016 issue of “Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Matter,” the official newsletter of the EDI office.


Football season opener will affect some parking Sept. 1

The Vanderbilt football team opens its 2016 season on Thursday, Sept. 1, with a nationally televised game against South Carolina. With the game being played on a workday, some adjustments to parking and traffic flow are necessary.


Feedback on direct deposit of payroll

As part of the SkyVU project to implement new financial and HR systems, Vanderbilt University is reviewing a wide range of current processes, with a goal of streamlining and eliminating inefficient activities. One of the practices under review is whether to continue issuing any paper paychecks. Your feedback is needed.


Promotional products, food and fun at supplier fair Aug. 30

Vanderbilt University’s Trademark Licensing office and Procurement Services will host a supplier fair from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30, at the Student Life Center ballroom. Come meet 30 of Vanderbilt’s approved merchandise suppliers as they showcase a variety of products.


‘Action Summit’ to consider new solutions to mass incarceration

Marian Wright Edelman, Joe Ingle and Nashville District Attorney General Glenn Funk are among those participating in a prison reform conference hosted by the Divinity School’s Cal Turner Program.


Judaeo-Arabic culture focus of cross-disciplinary conference

Renowned experts across disciplines will speak on Judaeo-Arabic history and culture at an international conference at Vanderbilt Aug. 15-18.


From ‘EDI Matter’: A conversation with computer engineering major Emir Rodzi

Emir Farid Mohammed Rodzi, a rising junior from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, is majoring in computer engineering and enjoys playing basketball. He is one of three siblings currently studying abroad. Learn more about Emir’s Vanderbilt experience.


Dore Jam fan event set for Sunday

Vanderbilt football’s annual fan day experience, which attracts thousands of Commodore supporters to campus for an afternoon of autographs, photos and family fun, is scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14. Admission and parking are free.


Last days! Take communications survey, enter to win $50 Amazon gift card

Enter a drawing for one of four $50 Amazon gift cards by sharing your opinions on how Vanderbilt University communicates with its faculty and staff.


Watch Video

Inside The Ingram Commons at Vanderbilt University

What’s life really like inside Vanderbilt’s renowned first-year residential college system? Hear from students and faculty heads of house and see what makes The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons a true home away from home.


Take Note

» VUMC Program for LGBTI Health welcome reception is Aug. 17

» Learn about SkyVU updates on its blog

» Your child can sing with the Blair Children’s Chorus program

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

HR News

» Celebrate National Farmers’ Market Week at VUMC today

» Learn about Medicare, Social Security in upcoming presentations

» Vandy Cooks Aug. 26: Sushi and sashimi creations

» New university PTO program guide and accrual charts available online

Research News @Vanderbilt


Aug. 18 — Noon
Vandy Walks - Athletics: Behind the Stands with Eric Jones

Aug. 25 — 4:10 p.m.
Fall 2016 Faculty Assembly

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