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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 School of Medicine—a milestone in the life of the school that will be celebrated during this year’s event.


Society for Judaeo-Arabic Studies international conference at Vanderbilt Aug. 15-18

The 17th International Conference of the Society for Judaeo-Arabic Studies will be held at Vanderbilt Aug. 15-18. The conference will feature world-renowned scholars speaking on all issues of Judaeo-Arabic language, literature, philosophy, society and culture.


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


From ‘EDI Matter’: An international student addresses ‘Why Vanderbilt?’

“So what made you choose Vanderbilt?” Xuning “CiCi” Zhang answers the question that has popped up in almost every first conversation she has had with an American peer. Learn more about her experiences as an international student from China.


Young musicians can join the Blair School’s Nashville Youth Orchestra Program

Auditions for the Blair School of Music’s acclaimed youth orchestra program are scheduled for Aug. 11–20. Students in grades 3–12 will find a challenging and rewarding ensemble in this comprehensive program comprising eight orchestras.


Celebrate National Farmers’ Market Week

Celebrate National Farmers’ Market Week Aug. 7–13 by visiting the Vanderbilt Farmers’ Market from 2 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, at Vanderbilt Medical Center Plaza, or by checking out one of the many local farmers’ markets in Nashville.


My Southern Health: How to handle food allergies at school

For children just diagnosed with serious food allergies, navigating class parties or school lunches may seem impossible. Stacy Dorris, assistant professor of pediatrics, offers tips on how to proactively manage food allergies at school.


Last week! 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.


Take Note

» Learn about SkyVU updates on its blog

» Dore Jam fan event set for Aug. 14

» Become a First Friend and explore different world cultures

» Registration open for Sarratt Art Studios fall classes

HR News

» Chill out with free frozen treats Aug. 12

» Vandy Cooks Aug. 26: Sushi and sashimi creations

» New university PTO program guide and accrual charts available online

» University HR has moved to Baker Building

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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