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Diversity, Inclusion and Community Committee seeks input at staff town hall today

The Diversity, Inclusion and Community Committee is seeking input from staff at a town hall meeting scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. Monday, June 20, in Sarratt Cinema.


Vanderbilt management professor Richard L. Oliver dies

Richard L. Oliver, emeritus professor at Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management, died June 13 at his home in Nashville. He was 71.


Vanderbilt University School of Nursing earns national CCNE accreditation

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has received accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education for its master of science in nursing degree, doctorate in nursing practice and post-master’s certificate programs for a five-year period through 2021.


Additional officers bolster police presence, security at VUMC

To bolster an already visible presence, Vanderbilt University Police Department, a Vanderbilt University unit that provides safety and security services to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, recently recruited and has deployed an additional 30 new Community Service Officers, who are now serving in strategically identified locations throughout the Medical Center’s 21st Avenue campus.


Statement of Vice Chancellor for Public Affairs Beth Fortune on June 18 verdict

Vice Chancellor for Public Affairs Beth Fortune issues the university’s official statement following the conviction of Brandon Vandenburg in the 2013 rape of a fellow student.


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Study gives new meaning to the term ‘bird brain’

The first study to systematically measure the number of neurons in the brains of birds has found that they have significantly more neurons packed into their small brains than are stuffed into mammalian and even primate brains of the same mass.


Take Note

» Farmers’ Market open at VUMC Thursdays

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

» Get discount on new Owen Executive Development Institute course ‘Making Strategic Decisions’

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

» Portions of 24th Avenue South, Garland Avenue closed through mid-July

HR News

» Vandy Cooks July 19: Light and easy summer meals

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

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

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

» Everything you need to manage your dental benefits—in your pocket

Research News @Vanderbilt


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 Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory

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