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  Friday, July 26, 2019  
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Williams, Wilkins among Academy for Women of Achievement honorees
Two Vanderbilt leaders—Gail Carr Williams and Consuelo Wilkins—will be inducted into the Academy for Women of Achievement.
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Road closures, blast perimeter for Carmichael Tower 3 implosion tomorrow
Ahead of the implosion of Carmichael Tower 3 this Saturday at 9 a.m., West End Avenue from 23rd Avenue to 25th Avenue will close beginning at 8 a.m., and a blast perimeter will be established around the implosion site to keep members of the community at a safe distance. Watch a video livestream of the implosion beginning at 8:30 a.m. at
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Vanderbilt lecturer to perform at ‘Summer Shakespeare’
Vanderbilt University’s longtime community partnership with the Nashville Shakespeare Festival continues with its popular “Summer Shakespeare” shows.
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Nominations open for Chancellor’s Heart and Soul staff awards
Nominations are being accepted through July 31 for the 2019-20 Chancellor’s Heart and Soul Staff Appreciation Awards. The awards celebrate Vanderbilt staff members’ dedication to the campus community.
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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.
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New leadership development program for managers launched
HR Learning and Organizational Development has launched the Vanderbilt Leadership Enrichment program. VLE is designed to develop key leadership skills and competencies for staff who are managers or operational leaders demonstrating high potential, and whose leadership position is between front-line supervisor and director.
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Join VUSN for Red Sand Project Aug. 2
The School of Nursing will call attention to the growing public health issue of human trafficking on Friday, Aug. 2, by creating an interactive art installation along 21st Avenue South in front of the school.
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Campus Dining offers discount on meal plans for faculty and staff
Aug. 5-9
Enjoy cuisine from Vanderbilt’s award-winning chefs, all within walking distance of your office, at a limited-time special price: 15 meals for the price of 10.
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Chill out with a free frozen treat during Employee Appreciation event Aug. 8
Vanderbilt University faculty and staff are invited to chill out and enjoy a free frozen treat at Vandy Chills, an Employee Appreciation event, on Thursday, Aug. 8.
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Free Dore Jam fan event set for Aug. 10
Vanderbilt Athletics’ annual Dore Jam is set for Saturday, Aug. 10. Commodore fans will have the opportunity to meet their favorite student-athletes, get autographs, listen to live music and participate in an array of family-oriented activities.


Take Note

Road closure: Vanderbilt Place paving to begin July 26

Simply Mac accepting pre-orders for Tax Free Weekend July 26-28; VU discounts apply

Walk-in piano interviews for Blair Academy lessons are Aug. 10

Vandy Cooks: ‘Cooking with Herbs’ Aug. 14

Deadline for diabetes and obesity research grants is Sept. 9

Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science now accepting nominations through Sept. 30

Register now for 2019 Vanderbilt Shared Resource and Core Retreat

Blair Academy at Vanderbilt fall registration now open

Visit Health Plus tent at Vandy Chills for chance to win a Fitbit or Garmin activity tracker

Health professionals who serve individuals with disabilities needed for research study

Children 9-12 needed for speech in noise training study

Limited submission opportunity: Johnson & Johnson WiSTEM2D Scholars

Online scheduling now available for all Occupational Health Clinic locations

All three steps of Go for the Gold now available

Farmers’ Market returns to hospital plaza every Thursday through October


Coming Up

· JUL ·
  Vanderbilt Eye Institute trunk show and sale
· AUG ·
  17th annual VSSA Student Research Symposium
· AUG ·
  A Healthier You: ‘Home Exercise Program’
· AUG ·
  Vandy Walks: Explore variety of Campus Dining options
· AUG ·
  Vanderbilt Child and Family Center to celebrate World Breastfeeding Week with tea party


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Vanderbilt in the News
CNBC: Democrats poised to press Robert Mueller to answer questions about Trump that go beyond the Russia report
David Lewis, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Political Science and professor of law, is quoted.
Vice: Trump still faces 9 investigations into his finances
Beverly Moran, professor of law, is quoted.
USA Today: Should you take aspirin or not? What doctors are saying
Dan Muñoz, assistant professor of medicine and adjunct instructor in nursing, is quoted.
U.S. News & World Report: Evaluating candida diet claims
Heidi Silver, research associate professor of medicine, is quoted.
Healthline: Here’s why you shouldn’t freak out over ‘flesh-eating’ bacteria
William Schaffner, professor of health policy and professor of medicine, is quoted.
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