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Vanderbilt community gathers to reflect on recent violence across country

A near-capacity crowd of about 400 Vanderbilt community members, including Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos, gathered at Benton Chapel Monday to contemplate and discuss the recent national tragedies involving the violent shooting deaths of two African American men and five Dallas police officers.


Phishers target university employees via fake salary increase emails

VUIT Security Operations has detected a targeted attack against university users. Phishers continue to target university employees with information pertaining to salary increases.


Six attract National Institutes of Health grants for wide-ranging research

Five biomedical engineering professors and an electrical engineering and computer science professor are celebrating news about newly approved or resubmitted Research Project Grants (R01) from the Nationals Institutes of Health.


Robert Vantrease, artist and 64-year employee of VUMC, dies at 89

Robert “Bobby” Vantrease, an award-winning artist who retired in 2013 after 64 years at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, died July 7. He was 89.


Political scientist, NBC election analyst hosts Twitter Q&A July 19

Josh Clinton, co-director of Vanderbilt’s Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions, will answer your questions about the 2016 presidential campaigns, the Republican and Democratic national conventions, and more.


Registration open for 2016 Music, Mind and Society Annual Symposium

Registration is now open for the 2016 Music, Mind and Society Annual Symposium scheduled for Sept. 12 at Vanderbilt’s Blair School of Music. In addition, the symposium’s call for poster abstracts is open through Friday, July 22.


Tom Murdic Annual Telescope Night at Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory is Monday

A public telescope night at Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory on July 18 will pay tribute to the late Williamson County civic leader and amateur astronomer Tommy Murdic.


Get half-price park admission to Dores at the Shores

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.


Take Note

» USAC to host campus-wide blood drive July 29

» World on Wednesdays seeks presenters for fall 2016

» Humphrey Fellowship Program seeks ‘Friendship Families’ for international leaders

» ‘Glenn Merchant: A Red Wheel Barrow’ at Space 204 through Sept. 8

» Get free Beats headphones with purchase of eligible Mac or iPad

HR News

» Complete Go for the Gold Step 1, get T-shirt at Farmers’ Market July 14

» Vandy Cooks July 19: Light and easy summer meals

» Learn about communication and Alzheimer’s disease at July 20 lunch and learn

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

» Vandy Walks July 21: Natchez Trace historical tour

Research News @Vanderbilt


July 16 — 6 p.m.
Opera on the Mountain

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

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

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