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  Monday, June 17, 2019  
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Vanderbilt, Nashville Fire Department team up for unique training opportunity at university’s Carmichael Towers
More than 800 Nashville firefighters from across Davidson County will participate in a unique training opportunity on the Vanderbilt campus June 18-29, when they conduct high-rise fire response drills in the university’s Carmichael West Tower 4 residence hall, slated for demolition later this summer.
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Vanderbilt wins College World Series opener
Vanderbilt’s Austin Martin crushed two homers—including a two-run shot in the seventh inning—to lift the second-seeded Commodores to a 3-1 win against seventh-seeded Louisville in their College World Series opener on Sunday afternoon at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha.
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Vanderbilt community invited to share feedback on chancellor search
The Chancellor Search Advisory Committee is gathering critical input to inform the search for Vanderbilt’s next leader, and invites all members of the university community to submit their feedback on the Chancellor Search website.
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Juneteenth cookout to be held at Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center courtyard
The Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center invites all members of the Vanderbilt community to its Juneteenth cookout on Wednesday, June 19. The event begins at 11:30 a.m. in the Black Cultural Center courtyard.
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Employee Appreciation Day at Dyer Observatory is Friday
Employee Appreciation is partnering with the Division of Government and Community Relations to host a free event at Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory for university employees and their families. Scheduled during the Summer Solstice on Friday, June 21, from noon to 4 p.m., the event will feature activities focused on science, technology, engineering, math and astronomy.
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‘Opportunities in Defense Health’ webinar set for June 28
The Office of the Vice Provost for Research will host a webinar on Friday, June 28, to help Vanderbilt faculty learn about funding opportunities from agencies in the Department of Defense that fund health science research.
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Construction on campus parking garages underway
Construction at the Terrace Place Garage, Wesley Place Garage and Sony Garage will occur over the summer months. Employees’ ability to park will not be impacted if they have a current vehicle registration for their respective garage’s zone.
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Best wishes to the Vandy Boys at the College World Series
Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos, Provost Susan R. Wente and alumnus Willie Geist wish the Vanderbilt baseball team luck as they embark on their quest for a national title at the 2019 College World Series.


Take Note

Nominations open for Chancellor’s Heart and Soul staff awards

Offices of Student Accounts, Student Loans relocate to 2309 West End Ave. June 24

Vanderbilt Kennedy Center U54 Research Project Grant deadline extended to June 21

Register by June 21: NCI Chemical Biology Consortium Symposium

Registration open for Vanderbilt Center for Quantitative Sciences Summer Institute

Mood, Emotion and Development Lab looking for research participants

Single Parent Group, Parenting Group set summer meeting schedules

Join the Health Plus Summer Shape-Up Challenge

First two steps of Go for the Gold now available

Host Health Plus’ CORE Nutrition at your office

Farmers’ Market returns to hospital plaza every Thursday through October

Commodore Baseball SEC champions t-shirts available

VUIT: Don’t forget to check your spam filter


Coming Up

· JUN ·
  Flexner Deans’ Lecture Series featuring Dr. Edward M. Hundert
· JUN ·
  Metro Council District 18 candidates’ forum
· JUN ·
  Babies and You: ‘Breastfeeding—A Positive Choice’
· JUN ·
  Walk with Vanderbilt at Nashville Pride Parade
· JUL ·
  Vandy Cooks: ‘Enjoying Beef in the Mediterranean Diet’


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Vanderbilt in the News
The Washington Post: Meet one of India’s most divisive new legislators: A Hindu nun charged with terrorism
Tariq Thachil, associate professor of political science, is quoted.
USA Today: Not funny: Midwife slapped with $4,836 bill for laughing gas during labor
Michelle Collins, professor of nursing, is quoted about hospital billing and coding practices.
The Tennessean: People cite this Bible verse when pressing Southern Baptists to address sexual abuse
James Hudnut-Beumler, Anne Potter Wilson Distinguished Professor of American Religious History, is quoted.
CBS News: Why ‘sorry’ is such a loaded word for doctors
Vanderbilt research about apology laws is mentioned.
CBC (Canada): From Warren to Trump, how Big Tech became ‘fashionable to hate’ in Washington
Rebecca Allensworth, professor of law, is quoted about the evolution of politics surrounding big technology corporations.
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