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Restructuring to reflect scope of Vanderbilt communications and public affairs

Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos today announced that the Division of Public Affairs will restructure to better address the increasing needs and demands of a global university that is deeply rooted in Nashville and the state of Tennessee.


Influx of major NIH grants fuels growth of research enterprise

During the past few weeks, researchers at Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center have brought in a number of new research grants from the National Institutes of Health that together achieve $137 million in new funding.


Vanderbilt-Miami-Meharry Center of Excellence in Precision Medicine and Population Health launches

The new center—which will enable research using approaches to precision medicine to eradicate health disparities, specifically those among African Americans and Latinos—is the result of a five-year, $11.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health.


Mayor appoints faculty, staff representatives to Metro boards

Mayoral appointments to Metro Nashville boards, committees and councils in recent weeks have included numerous representatives of Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center.


Pastoral care scholar who made history at Divinity School dies

A memorial service is scheduled Aug. 7 at Glendale Baptist Church for Peggy Ann Brainerd Way, a pioneering diversity advocate in higher education who taught at Vanderbilt Divinity School.


Vanderbilt Police accredited by IACLEA

The International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators has re-accredited Vanderbilt University’s police department. Vanderbilt is one of two campus law enforcement agencies in the state to hold IACLEA accreditation.


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.


Employee Appreciation picnic crowned a winner; survey drawing winners announced

More than 800 employees “dished” on this year’s Employee Appreciation picnic through an online survey and crowned the 2016 event a winner.


Take MyVU reader 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.


Get half-price park admission to Dores at the Shores tomorrow

Join the Vanderbilt football program at Nashville Shores on Friday, July 22, to celebrate summer and kick off the Commodore football pre-season. The fun starts at 11 a.m.


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.


Take Note

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

» Babies, Music and Movement: Register now for Kindermusik at Blair

» USAC to host campuswide blood drive July 29

» Farmers’ Market open at VUMC today

HR News

» Diabetes prevention program info sessions Aug. 2-4

» Register to enjoy the TASTE of eating right

» Babies and You July 21: Coping with the stresses and emotions of pregnancy

» Vandy Walks July 21: Natchez Trace historical tour

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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