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  Friday, May 31, 2019  
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VU community invited to Chancellor Search community update on June 5
Board of Trust Chairman Bruce R. Evans and John Geer, dean of the College of Arts and Science and chair of the Chancellor Search Advisory Committee, will host a Vanderbilt community update on Wednesday, June 5, in Featheringill Hall to gather input and share information about the priorities and process guiding the search for Vanderbilt’s next leader.
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Final day for nominations for spring 2020 Chancellor’s Public Voices Fellowship
Nominations are open through Friday, May 31, for the second cohort of the Chancellor’s Public Voices Fellowship, designed to amplify the impact of faculty research through media training and enhanced strategic communications.
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Nursing faculty named Valere Potter Distinguished Dean’s Faculty Fellows
Assistant Professor Cathy Maxwell, Associate Professor Shelagh Mulvaney and Assistant Professor Bethany Rhoten have been named the School of Nursing’s first Valere Potter Distinguished Dean’s Faculty Fellows. The new fellows program supports tenure-track faculty in their research and scholarship.
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Conversations center on racism, social justice at Public Theology and Racial Justice Collaborative Summer Institute
Scholars, students, community members and public servants gathered at the Vanderbilt Divinity School last week to study and wrestle with some of the nation’s most pressing issues surrounding racism as part of the second Summer Institute of the Public Theology and Racial Justice Collaborative.
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Watch: 2019 Employee Appreciation Picnic highlights
Thousands of Vanderbilt University employees attended the annual Employee Appreciation Picnic: At the County Fair. Faculty and staff members enjoyed free food and activities designed to express thanks for the integral role they play in the university’s purpose and mission.
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Vice Chancellor for Information Technology John Lutz addresses USAC at May meeting
Vice Chancellor for Information Technology John Lutz reflected on reorganizing, customer service, digital security and professional development.
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Vanderbilt to host NCAA Regional following SEC Tournament championship win
The Commodores have been tabbed the No. 2 overall seed in the NCAA Division I Tournament and will welcome Indiana State, McNeese and Ohio State to Hawkins Field for the NCAA Nashville Regional beginning Friday. Vanderbilt leads the nation with 49 victories and captured the SEC regular season championship and SEC Tournament title.
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Baseball’s Bleday named Golden Spikes finalist
Vanderbilt right fielder J.J. Bleday has been named one of four finalists for the 42nd Golden Spikes Award presented in partnership with the Rod Dedeaux Foundation, USA Baseball announced on Wednesday. The award honors the best amateur baseball player in the United States.
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Apply to ‘Business of VU’ program; applications close June 1
The Business of VU program is accepting applications for its third cohort in fall 2019. The program offers the Vanderbilt community an opportunity to learn about the business operations of the university and higher education as a whole.
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BBC’s ‘The Arts Hour on Tour’ to record episode at Vanderbilt June 3
The BBC will record an episode of “The Arts Hour on Tour” Monday, June 3, at 6 p.m. in Turner Recital Hall at Vanderbilt University’s Blair School of Music. The event is open to the public, but reservations are required.
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Public comments welcome at VUPS accreditation visit June 5
An assessment team from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. will visit campus to examine all aspects of Vanderbilt University Public Safety’s policies and procedures, management, operations and support services. As part of the assessment, agency personnel and members of the community are invited to offer comments at a public information session on Wednesday, June 5, at 5 p.m.
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Save the date: Employee Appreciation Day at Dyer Observatory June 21
Scheduled during the Summer Solstice on Friday, June 21, from noon to 4 p.m., this Employee Appreciation event will feature special events and fun activities to foster inspiration in science, technology, engineering, math and astronomy.
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Walk with Vanderbilt at Nashville Pride Parade June 22
Vanderbilt’s Office of LGBTQI Life invites the Vanderbilt community to walk in the 2019 Nashville Pride Parade on Saturday, June 22, beginning at 10 a.m. at Broadway and 8th Avenue in downtown Nashville. The first 25 people to join the group will receive a Vanderbilt PRIDE t-shirt.
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Microsoft Office 365 sign-in enhancements coming in June
Over the next several months, VUIT will migrate all Outlook/Exchange mailboxes of VU faculty, staff and most graduate students from on-campus servers to Microsoft Outlook Office 365 in the cloud. To prepare for the Outlook/Exchange mailbox migration to Office 365, VUIT will be updating the way users sign in to Office 365 applications.
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Recent Peabody graduate transforming lives of the sight-impaired
James Boehm, who earned a master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling from Peabody College in May, turned a life-changing incident into a mission to help others recovering from traumatic injuries and blindness.


Take Note

Commodore Baseball SEC champions t-shirts available

Nominations open for Chancellor’s Heart and Soul staff awards

Construction on campus parking garages underway

VUIT: Password reset for faculty, staff, students

Registration open for Vanderbilt Center for Quantitative Sciences Summer Institute

Nominations open for 2019 Vanderbilt Prize Student Scholar

Vanderbilt Kennedy Center call for proposals for disabilities research project

SEEK camp for rising 1st through 6th graders now accepting applications

Vanderbilt Programs for Talented Youth offers summer courses

Single Parent Group, Parenting Group set summer meeting schedules

Vanderbilt KidTalk seeking toddlers with language delays for research study

Host Health Plus’ CORE Nutrition at your office

Limited submission opportunity: Mellon Foundation New Directions Fellowships

Limited submission opportunity: 2020 Sloan Research Fellowships


Coming Up

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  Vandy Cooks: ‘Eating Right for a Good Night’s Sleep’
· JUN ·
  Free skin cancer screening
· AUG ·
  Save the date: VICB Annual Symposium


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Vanderbilt in the News
CBS News: Wave of new state abortion restrictions may be political weapon for Democrats
Brian Fitzpatrick, professor of law, is quoted.
NBC News: Donated organs to stay close to major transplant centers
Seth Karp, H. William Scott, Jr. Chair in Surgery, is quoted about the supply and demand of donated organs.
The Scientist: A common atrial fibrillation procedure is aided by damaging neurons
Christopher Ellis, associate professor of medicine, is quoted.
The Tennessean (opinion): Vanderbilt trauma surgeons: Don’t ban scooters in Nashville, but tighten and enforce rules 
Bradley Dennis, associate professor of surgery; Stephen Gondek, assistant professor of surgery; and Oscar Guillamondegui, professor of surgery, co-authored this opinion piece.
Education Week: Online credit recovery fuels higher grad rates, but learning suffers, report finds
Vanderbilt research regarding the pros and cons of online courses is highlighted.Carolyn Heinrich, Patricia and Rodes Hart Chair in Public Policy and Education, is quoted.
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