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  Monday, May 13, 2019  
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Eleven faculty members named as 2019 Chancellor Faculty Fellows
Eleven outstanding faculty members from across the university have been selected for the 2019 class of Chancellor Faculty Fellows. The class is composed of highly accomplished, recently tenured faculty from a wide variety of disciplines and areas of expertise.
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VanDiver and Lieberman selected for NEH Summer Stipend awards
Faculty members Rebecca K. VanDiver and Phillip I. Lieberman are the only professors in Tennessee to receive 2019 Summer Stipends from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
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Employee Appreciation Picnic is tomorrow
This year’s Vanderbilt University Employee Appreciation Picnic will include food trucks and fun new events, such as a baking contest and craft fair. The event is set for Tuesday, May 14, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Magnolia Lawn.
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ANA president to give Nursing Dean’s Diversity Lecture today
Ernest J. Grant, the 36th president of the American Nurses Association and the first man elected to that office, will give the School of Nursing Dean’s Diversity Lecture on Monday, May 13, from noon to 1 p.m. Grant’s lecture, “Nursing at the Crossroads: The Future of Health Care,” is open to the Vanderbilt community.
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Provost’s Office for Inclusive Excellence to host community writing sessions for faculty this summer
The Provost’s Office for Inclusive Excellence invites all faculty to six upcoming community writing sessions this summer. The sessions are designed to build community as well as offer a dedicated space for working on writing projects.
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Pedestrian bridge to temporarily close after Commencement
The pedestrian bridge and walkway at 21st Avenue South and Edgehill Avenue will undergo routine maintenance this summer.
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Oracle Cloud update to include new features
A key feature of the Oracle Cloud update, scheduled to begin Friday, May 17, at 9 p.m. and end on Saturday, May 18, is an enhanced interface for all users on the “Expenses” module. A downtime notice will be displayed on the SkyVU website while the update is underway.
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Vanderbilt Programs for Talented Youth offers summer courses
Are you looking for a summer opportunity for an advanced learner in your life? Programs for Talented Youth provides opportunities for advanced learners to take accelerated courses in a creative, supportive and rigorous environment on the Vanderbilt University campus.
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Watch: Vanderbilt celebrates the Class of 2019
Hear from Vanderbilt University graduates and their families as they celebrate at this year’s Commencement ceremony.


Take Note

Nominations open for 2019 Vanderbilt Prize Student Scholar

Nominations open for Chancellor’s Heart and Soul staff awards

Free memory and Alzheimer’s gene screenings May 14

Single Parent Group, Parenting Group set summer meeting schedules

Blair Children’s Chorus to hold auditions in May, August

Registration open: 2019 BRET Annual Career Symposium, ‘Influencing Human Health with Your PhD’

VUIT to implement new wireless options in May

Outlook/Exchange email moving to cloud

‘Business of VU’ program to welcome third cohort this fall; applications due June 1

Vandy Cooks: ‘Eating Right for a Good Night’s Sleep’ June 7

Save the date: VICB Annual Symposium is Aug. 8

‘The Iris at Vanderbilt and Peabody’ topic of new exhibit at Vanderbilt’s Special Collections

Know Your Numbers during Employee Health and Fitness Month

Men 35-64 needed for weight-loss study


Coming Up

· MAY ·
  National Science Foundation lecture: ‘Towards a More Inclusive and Diverse Computing Community’
· MAY ·
  Boomers, Elders and More: ‘Caregiving During Work Hours’
· MAY ·
  Informational meeting for MacArthur 100 & Change proposals
· MAY ·
  Babies and You: ‘Basics of Infant Safety at Home and in the Car’
· MAY ·
  Data network services temporarily unavailable


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