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  Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019  
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Fall Faculty Assembly is Aug. 22 
All faculty are invited to attend the Fall Faculty Assembly on Thursday, Aug. 22, as incoming Interim Chancellor Susan R. Wente discusses goals and priorities for the 2019-20 academic year and presents the university’s highest honors.
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Chill out with a free frozen treat during tomorrow's Employee Appreciation event
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 now being accepted 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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Campus Dining offers discount on meal plans for faculty and staff until Friday
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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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.
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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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Celebrate National Farmers’ Market Week Aug. 4-10
Celebrate National Farmers’ Market Week Aug. 4-10 by taking advantage of the Vanderbilt Farmers’ Market on Thursday, Aug. 8, from 1 to 5:30 p.m. at Vanderbilt Medical Center Plaza.
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Arts and Science Dean’s Office moves to Buttrick Hall Aug. 15
The College of Arts and Science Dean’s Office will move to Buttrick Hall, effective Thursday, Aug. 15. This move will consolidate all A&S Dean’s Office staff under one roof and provide more centralized service to College of Arts and Science students, faculty and staff.
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VUIT now offering Microsoft Office 365 training resources
Vanderbilt faculty, staff and students have access to Microsoft Office 365 training to help users fully realize the benefits of the Office 365 application suite.
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Free club at Vanderbilt will make math fun for 6-12th graders
Math professors at Vanderbilt University will offer a free after-school club to help middle- and high-school students learn complex mathematical concepts in fun and playful ways.
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Save the date: Open Enrollment is Oct. 17-31
Open Enrollment is the annual opportunity for you to update or choose the benefits that best meet your needs. All benefits-eligible employees should complete Open Enrollment during October 2019 for calendar year 2020 benefits.


Take Note

Office 365 email migration is underway

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

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

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


Coming Up

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  Vanderbilt Child and Family Center to celebrate World Breastfeeding Week with tea party
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  Save the date: VICB Annual Symposium
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  Walk-in piano interviews for Blair Academy lessons
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  Vandy Cooks: ‘Cooking with Herbs’
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  Learn about MLAS program at open house


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Vanderbilt in the News
The Wall Street Journal: White nationalists pose challenge to investigators
Jonathan Metzl, Frederick B. Rentschler II Professor of Sociology and Medicine, Health and Society, is quoted regarding the role of white nationalism in mass shootings.
The Wall Street Journal: The Capital One hack: Life in the time of breach fatigue
Eric Johnson, Ralph Owen Dean and Bruce D. Henderson Professor of Strategy at the Owen Graduate School of Management, is quoted regarding growing public apathy toward data breaches.
The New York Times: A battle is raging in the tree of life
Antonis Rokas, Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Biological Sciences, is quoted about the first existing animal species.
Inside Higher Ed: Remedial education fixes won’t cure completion crisis
The research of Angela Boatman, assistant professor of public policy and higher education, is highlighted.
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