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Blake, Winder to lead national search committee for Vanderbilt Brain Institute director

Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente has appointed an 18-member committee of faculty and students to conduct the national search for the Barlow Family Director of the Vanderbilt Brain Institute chaired by Randolph Blake, Centennial Professor of Psychology, and Danny Winder, director for the Vanderbilt Center for Addiction Research.


U.S. News again ranks Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt among nation’s best

For the 10th year, Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt has received the honor of being named among the nation’s leaders in pediatric health care by U.S. News & World Report in their annual Best Children’s Hospitals rankings. The rankings were released online today.


Haslam talks leadership with aspiring principals

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam met with aspiring principals at Vanderbilt’s Peabody College to talk about what makes an effective leader.


Renowned molecular biologist Sidney Fleischer dies at 86

Sidney Fleischer, a renowned molecular biologist famous internationally for his work on calcium and the discovery of the ryanodine receptor, was remembered as a “true giant” in his field who worked along with his wife to advance the field of cell signaling. He died May 27 at the age of 86.


Former Peabody psychology chair Phil Schoggen dies

Phil Schoggen, former psychology chair at Vanderbilt’s Peabody College, dies at age 92.


Massive database shows state judges are not representative of the people they serve

Forty-one states earn a “D” or “F” when it comes to how well their courts reflect the race, ethnicity and gender of the people they serve.


Protect yourself against phishing attacks

Learn what a phish looks like, common techniques used by attackers after an account is compromised, and best practices to protect yourself.


Can you handle the truth about democracy?

Election outcomes depend far less on voters’ opinions on policy and the incumbents than we thought. What does matter? Weather.


“Leaning in” hurts poor women when childcare is scarce

For women with low-wage jobs, a lack of childcare can be more harmful to their mental health than unemployment.


Astrophysicist explains meaning of the discovery of gravitational waves

Vanderbilt Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy Kelly Holley-Bockelmann explains the meaning of the first discovery of gravitational waves at TEDx Nashville.


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How to get the most from Millennial and Generation Z employees

Millennials have emerged as the largest age cohort in today’s U.S. workforce, bringing digital savvy and an “always-on” mentality to most jobs. Yet, millennials and the upcoming Generation Z are also challenging traditional employers with their professional restlessness and increased need for feedback and mentoring.


Take Note

» Farmers’ Market open at VUMC each Thursday

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

» Discount on Owen Executive Development Institute's ‘Making Strategic Decisions’

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

HR News

» Vandy Cooks July 19: Light and easy summer meals

» Vanderbilt families enjoyed music under the stars in June with the Nashville Symphony

» Fidelity offers financial tips for women in dealing with life’s curveballs

» Registration open for high-intensity interval training clinic at VRWC

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June 25 — 8 p.m.
Bluebird on the Mountain Concert at Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory

July 2 — Noon
Test of tornado warning systems

July 8 — 9 a.m.
Telescope Night at Dyer Observatory

July 16 — 6 p.m.
Opera On The Mountain