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  Monday, July 1, 2019  
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Black named assistant provost and deputy dean of students
G.L. Black has been named to the new role of assistant provost and deputy dean of students. Black will report directly to Associate Provost and Dean of Students Mark Bandas and will work with and across all areas of the Dean of Students, which comprise Community Standards and Student Support, Student Engagement and Leadership, and Residential Experience.
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Vanderbilt to host meet-and-greet picnic for mayoral, Metro Council candidates July 10
Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center will host a meet-and-greet picnic in advance of the upcoming election for Nashville’s next mayor, vice mayor and members of the Metro Council.
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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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Employee Appreciation: Vandy Pops is July 16
To thank university employees for their contributions to the success of Vanderbilt’s mission each and every day, Employee Appreciation invites them to gather in their respective breakrooms across campus for popcorn, collegiality and a moment to unwind on Tuesday, July 16.
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Office of LGBTQI Life offers P.R.I.D.E. training for faculty and staff July 22
The P.R.I.D.E. (Pursuing Respect, Inclusion, Diversity and Equity) program aims to create a visible network of support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex individuals and their allies by providing an avenue through which any member of the Vanderbilt community can show their support. 
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VU community discussion of 2019 Commons Reading set for July 23
The Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center and the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries will host a discussion of the 2019 Commons Reading, “The Lies That Bind: Rethinking Identity” by Kwame Anthony Appiah, on Tuesday, July 23. All in the Vanderbilt community are invited to read the book and join in the discussion.
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Don’t forget to power down before leaving for July 4 holiday
VU Plant Operations and the Sustainability and Environmental Management Office are reminding faculty, staff and students to power down before leaving the office or home for the July 4 holiday. Small, collective efforts can have a large impact across the entire university.


Take Note

Nominations open for Chancellor’s Heart and Soul staff awards

Vanderbilt Travel Clinic moves to Brentwood

Registration open for Vanderbilt Center for Quantitative Sciences Summer Institute

Learn about the Consumer Driven Health Plan at upcoming HR workshops

Single Parent Group, Parenting Group set summer meeting schedules

Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory offers summer camp for rising 5th and 6th graders

First two steps of Go for the Gold now available

Join the Health Plus Summer Shape-Up Challenge

Register for TASTE nutrition challenge

Farmers’ Market returns to hospital plaza every Thursday through October

Limited submission opportunity: Community Foundation Discretionary Grants

Limited submission opportunity: Howard Hughes Medical Institute Inclusive Excellence


Coming Up

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  Paid administrative closure day
· JUL ·
  Center for Science Outreach High School Student Research Symposium
· JUL ·
  Community Research Partners: ‘Understanding Client Success in a Lifestyle and Fitness Intervention’
· JUL ·
  Vandy Cooks: ‘Enjoying Beef in the Mediterranean Diet’
· AUG ·
  Save the date: VICB Annual Symposium


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Vanderbilt in the News
The Tennessean: National Museum of African American Music celebrates legends, $2 million pledge from Vanderbilt
Vanderbilt’s donation to the National Museum of African American Music is highlighted.
The Atlantic: The struggle for gay rights is over
Vanderbilt research is highlighted.
Nashville Scene: Jonathan Metzl’s ‘Dying of Whiteness’ details the dangers of racial resentment
Jonathan Metzl, Frederick B. Rentschler II Professor of Sociology and Medicine, Health and Society, is featured regarding his book, Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment is Killing America’s Heartland.
CNN: How your health is at risk during a heat wave
Corey Slovis, professor of emergency medicine, is cited.
Scienmag: Health disparity for blacks exists within lung screening guidelines
Melinda Aldrich, assistant professor of thoracic surgery, is quoted.
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