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Vanderbilt University: MyVU
  9 things you need to know this week  
1.   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. [ Read More ]
2.   Vanderbilt faculty earn $1.2M grant to support STEM majors who want to teach
    The National Science Foundation has awarded $1.2 million to Vanderbilt to establish scholarships that serve the national need of recruiting and preparing high-quality STEM teachers for high-need school districts.  [ Read More ]
3.   Nwankwo’s university service enriched by her teaching, research experiences
    As Ifeoma Nwankwo completes her term as associate provost for strategic initiatives and partnerships, she reflects on her work to advance inclusive innovation across campus. [ Read More ]
4.   Weigh in on priorities for chancellor search, qualities of VU’s next leader
    Through a feedback form, students, faculty, staff, alumni, parents and members of the broader community can provide their thoughts on what qualities the next chancellor should hold and the priorities that should be considered during the search process. [ Read More ]
5.   Vanderbilt named a top employer for women for second year in a row
    “Forbes” has named Vanderbilt University one of the best employers for women in the United States for the second consecutive year. The rankings are based on an independent national survey of more than 60,000 employees who work in organizations that employ at least 1,000 workers. [ Read More ]
6.   Story Photo Our favorite #vandygram of the week
    We love it when our students meet up over the summer – that’s why this is our favorite #vandygram of the week! Where are your summer adventures taking you? Share your Vanderbilt connections by tagging them #vandygram. View this post on Instagram No matter how far you go, your CrawFam is never too far away!… [ Read More ]
7.   Free electric scooter safety class set for July 20
    The event hosted by Vanderbilt University Public Safety will provide an overview of the electric scooter program in Nashville and on the VU campus, information on how to safely and responsibly ride and park scooters, and how to report accidents and issues. The vendor Spin will provide unlocked scooters and helmets for the July 20 class. [ Read More ]
8.   Vanderbilt Microbiome Venture Fund accepting applications through July 31
    Vanderbilt faculty, staff and students can now apply for pilot funding of a project that connects microbiome scholarship with diverse topics and investigators. [ Read More ]
9.   Office 365 email migration is underway
    Vanderbilt University Information Technology is enhancing email features and services by migrating Outlook/Exchange email to Microsoft Office 365 in the cloud. [ Read More ]
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