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Chill out with free frozen treats Aug. 12

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


Josh Clinton returns for second Twitter Q&A tomorrow

Political scientist and NBC News election analyst Josh Clinton returns to Vanderbilt’s Twitter account Tuesday, July 26, to take more questions about the 2016 election.


New technology simplifies copyright clearances on teaching materials

A new technology service secured by Vanderbilt Libraries will reduce the liability of faculty and students from unintentional misuse of copyrighted materials.


Deadlines approaching for faculty research funding opportunities

Deadlines are quickly approaching for four foundation grants for early and midcareer faculty.


SkyVU introduces blog on project website

Today, SkyVU launches a blog on its website. Posts will capture updates regarding business processes and SkyVU programs, along with Q&A sessions with key project team members.


Curb Public Scholar aims to reduce subtle bias in social interactions

A Divinity School student has been awarded a Curb Public Scholarship to develop a game-based tool for reducing bias in group interactions.


2016 Commodore Quake artists announced; tickets on sale Friday

The 15th Annual Commodore Quake will feature hip hop recording artists Big Sean and A$AP Ferg on Friday, Oct. 21, in Memorial Gym. Ticket sales are scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. Friday, July 29.


Inaugural Coach Forum draws big crowd

More than 250 area athletic coaches came to the Student Life Center Thursday for The Coach Forum, a one-day conference to help them lead, mentor and initiate culture change in their programs.


Learn about Medicare, Social Security in upcoming presentations

Two free upcoming presentations will explain Medicare and Social Security and will help you plan for your transition to retirement.


HR moves to Baker Building July 28

On Thursday, July 28, all university HR departments will relocate to the 10th floor of the Baker Building, at the corner of 21st Avenue South and Terrace Place.


Music for the very young: Register for piano lessons, Suzuki instruction, more

All children are musical and deserve the chance to make music. Blair School of Music offers lessons in piano to children as young as age 3. Suzuki violin and cello begin for children 4 and older.


Simply Mac offering pre-orders for Tax Free Weekend July 29-31

Simply Mac is offering pre-orders on items discounted for Vanderbilt faculty, staff and students during Tennessee’s Tax Free Weekend, July 29-31.


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Using virtual reality to help teenagers with autism learn how to drive

A team of engineers and psychologists have developed a virtual reality driving simulator designed to help teenagers with autism spectrum disorder learn to drive, a key skill in allowing them to live independent and productive lives.


Take Note

» Firework, pyrotechnic demonstration to be conducted at Vanderbilt Stadium TODAY

» Take communications survey, enter to win $50 Amazon gift card

» Registration open for Sarratt Art Studios fall classes

» USAC to host campuswide blood drive Friday

HR News

» Diabetes prevention program info sessions Aug. 2-4

» Register to enjoy the TASTE of eating right

» VU employees crown 2016 Employee Appreciation picnic a winner

» Unum Customer helps you manage claims on the go

Research News @Vanderbilt


Aug. 1 — 9 a.m.
2016 Center for Quantitative Sciences Summer Institute

Aug. 2 — 9 a.m.
Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory open house day

Aug. 6 — Noon
Test of tornado warning systems

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