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  Monday, July 22, 2019  
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Implosion of Carmichael Tower 3 is Saturday
Vanderbilt University will bring down one of its tallest campus buildings when it conducts a controlled implosion of the Carmichael West Tower 3 residence hall on Saturday, July 27. The implosion of the 14-story tower is scheduled for 9 a.m. A livestream of the event will be available at
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‘SEC Nation’ will kick off 2019 football season from Vanderbilt
“SEC Nation,” the SEC Network’s traveling pregame show, will kick off week 1 of the 2019 football season on the Vanderbilt campus Saturday, Aug. 31, when the Commodores plays host to the University of Georgia Bulldogs. The location of the SEC Network’s presence on campus will be announced at a later date.
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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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Deadline for Chancellor’s Heart and Soul staff award nominations July 31
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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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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‘Research squad’ propels student during two summer immersions
Chemistry major Puxin Xuanyuan put her creativity to work this summer while splitting time between an immersion experience at a medical biotech startup in Toronto and conducting cancer-fighting research on the Vanderbilt campus.


Take Note

Vanderbilt Eye Institute trunk show and sale July 26

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

Vanderbilt Microbiome Venture Fund accepting applications through July 31

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

Health professionals who serve individuals with disabilities needed for research study

Blair Academy at Vanderbilt fall registration now open

Online scheduling now available for all Occupational Health Clinic locations

Humphrey Fellowship Program seeks ‘Friendship Families’ for international leaders

All three steps of Go for the Gold now available

Farmers’ Market returns to hospital plaza every Thursday through October


Coming Up

· JUL ·
  Office of LGBTQI Life offers P.R.I.D.E. training for faculty and staff
· JUL ·
  VU community discussion of 2019 Commons Reading
· JUL ·
  Vandy Walks: ‘Civil War Battle of Nashville’
· AUG ·
  Vanderbilt Child and Family Center to celebrate World Breastfeeding Week with tea party
· AUG ·
  Save the date: VICB Annual Symposium


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Vanderbilt in the News
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Pacific Standard: Could an Elizabeth Warren administration really prosecute Trump immigration officials?
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Sepideh Shokouhi, research assistant professor of psychiatry, is quoted.
Huffington Post: Why is country music considered so white?
Alice Randall, writer-in-residence in African American and diaspora studies, is quoted.
U.S. News & World Report: Trump plays to his base with his escalating comments
Vanessa Beasley, vice provost for academic affairs and dean of residential faculty and associate professor of communication studies, is quoted.
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