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  Monday, July 8, 2019  
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Vanderbilt to host meet-and-greet picnic for mayoral, Metro Council candidates Wednesday
Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center will host a meet-and-greet picnic on Wednesday, July 10, 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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Special webinar: ‘Introduction to the Department of Justice’ July 18
This faculty webinar will provide an introduction to the Department of Justice, including cross-cutting trends and funding priorities. Discussion will cover tips on how to navigate the current landscape, including best practices on applying for grants and engaging with the DOJ.
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Brief outage of internet access for VU on July 18
On Thursday, July 18, between 4 and 6:30 a.m., VUIT will replace some network equipment in the Hill and Bryan data centers. During this replacement, VU will experience a brief outage of internet service.
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Log in to Skype with your primary email address
Earlier this summer, all VU Microsoft Office 365 login credentials were changed from users’ to users’ primary email addresses (usually Last week, VUIT successfully aligned 1,603 Skype account logins from users’ secondary email addresses to their primary email addresses.
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Blair Academy at Vanderbilt fall registration now open
The Blair School of Music Precollege and Adult Program has been renamed Blair Academy at Vanderbilt. Blair Academy offers private music lessons, ensembles and classes for students from infants to octogenarians.
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Humphrey Fellowship Program seeks ‘Friendship Families’ for international leaders
Vanderbilt’s Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program is seeking Friendship Families for its international fellows during the 2019-20 academic year.


Take Note

Nominations open for Chancellor’s Heart and Soul staff awards

Mr. C’s Kids Club—registration open through 8th grade

Single Parent Group, Parenting Group set summer meeting schedules

Vanderbilt Travel Clinic moves to Brentwood

Address changes in West End Neighborhood take effect July 1

Registration open for Vanderbilt Center for Quantitative Sciences Summer Institute

First two steps of Go for the Gold now available

Register for TASTE nutrition challenge

Farmers’ Market returns to hospital plaza every Thursday through October

Learn about the Consumer Driven Health Plan at upcoming HR workshops

VU limited submission opportunity: The TD Ready Challenge 2019


Coming Up

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  Center for Science Outreach High School Student Research Symposium
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  Community Research Partners: ‘Understanding Client Success in a Lifestyle and Fitness Intervention’
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  Vandy Cooks: ‘Enjoying Beef in the Mediterranean Diet’
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  Office of LGBTQI Life offers P.R.I.D.E. training for faculty and staff
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  VU community discussion of 2019 Commons Reading


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Vanderbilt in the News
Business Insider: What a typical day is like for a child in government custody at a Texas Border Patrol station
Kathryn Humphreys, associate professor of psychology and human development, is quoted.
U.S. News & World Report: How to manage a double major
Joni Hersch, Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Law and Economics, is quoted.
Chicago Tribune: How the citizenship question could reshape state politics
Paul Edelman, professor of mathematics and law, is quoted.
Scienmag: New data resource reveals highly variable staffing at nursing homes
David Stevenson, professor of health policy, is quoted.
Thrive Global: Fathers need to care for themselves as well as their kids—but often don’t
Derek M. Griffith, professor of medicine, health and society and director of the Center for Research on Men’s Health, and postdoctoral fellow Elizabeth Stewart write about the effects of fatherhood on men’s health.
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