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  Monday, Aug. 5, 2019  
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Provost appoints Online Education Committee
The university will take stock of its resources for online education through the work of a provost-appointed committee to ensure that schools and colleges receive needed support for these offerings.
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Provost-appointed working group to assess digital support services, projects
A new working group will evaluate Vanderbilt’s digital project resources and services and make recommendations aimed at supporting the university’s current and future needs.
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Shu, Zheng receive Vietnam’s top honor for foreign scientists
The Vietnamese Ministry of Health has awarded two Vanderbilt epidemiologists the Memorabilia Medal “For the People’s Health” in appreciation of their contributions in helping the nation establish a population-based research program for cancer, diabetes and other non-communicable diseases.
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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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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 Thursday
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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Apply for VLE, new leadership development opportunity for managers, through Friday
Applications are being accepted through Friday, Aug. 9, for 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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Free Dore Jam fan event set for Saturday
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

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

Blair Academy at Vanderbilt fall registration now open

All three steps of Go for the Gold now available

Farmers’ Market returns to hospital plaza every Thursday through October

Register now for 2019 Vanderbilt Shared Resource and Core Retreat

Health professionals who serve individuals with disabilities needed for research study

Deadline for diabetes and obesity research grants is Sept. 9

Online scheduling now available for all Occupational Health Clinic locations

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

Children 9-12 needed for speech in noise training study

Limited submission opportunity: VentureWell Faculty Grants Program

Meharry-Vanderbilt Community Engaged Research Core mini-grant awards available

Speed limits lowered across campus to enhance pedestrian safety

Humphrey Fellowship Program seeks ‘Friendship Families’ for international leaders

Safety app VandySafe now linked with AlertVU for broader community safety


Coming Up

· AUG ·
  Vandy Walks: Explore variety of Campus Dining options
· AUG ·
  Vanderbilt Child and Family Center to celebrate World Breastfeeding Week with tea party
· AUG ·
  Save the date: VICB Annual Symposium
· AUG ·
  Walk-in piano interviews for Blair Academy lessons
· AUG ·
  Vandy Cooks: ‘Cooking with Herbs’


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Vanderbilt in the News
The Washington Post: What’s the best way to campaign for first man? Half a dozen husbands are trying to figure it out.
Vanderbilt research is highlighted.
U.S. News & World Report: New Jersey enacts medical aid-in-dying law
Wes Ely, Grant W. Liddle Professor of Medicine, is quoted.
Los Angeles Times: Column: Trump had wanted Canada to raise its drug prices. Now he wants us to shop there
Stacie Dusetzina, associate professor of health policy, is quoted.
Healthline: Young people at more risk for colorectal cancer: How to spot the signs
Cathy Eng, professor of medicine, is quoted.
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