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  Monday, Aug. 19, 2019  
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Chancellor Search feedback opportunities set for Aug. 26-30
The Chancellor Search Advisory Committee will conduct a weeklong series of feedback opportunities Aug. 26–30 in Sarratt Cinema to gather input and answer questions about the search for Vanderbilt’s next leader.
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Get free ice cream, meet subject librarians at Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries event Sept. 12
The Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries will host an ice cream social for all students on Thursday, Sept. 12, in the Central Library Community Room from 1 to 3 p.m. Build-your-own sundaes catered by Ben & Jerry’s will be available while supplies last.
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Mahadevan-Jansen elected to global photonics society’s presidential track
Anita Mahadevan-Jansen, Orrin H. Ingram Professor of Engineering and director of the Biophotonics Center at Vanderbilt University, has been elected to serve as the 2020 vice president of SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics. Mahadevan-Jansen will serve as president-elect in 2021 and as the society’s president in 2022.
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Vanderbilt to enhance fan experience with alcohol sales
Alcohol will be available for purchase by the general public at Vanderbilt Stadium beginning Aug. 31, when the Commodores face Georgia in the 2019 football season opener. Proceeds from the sales will provide additional resources to invest in helping student-athletes succeed on and off the field, such as through facility enhancements and more.
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Public comments welcome for VUPS Communications Unit accreditation visit
An assessment team from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. will visit Vanderbilt University’s campus on Aug. 19 to examine all aspects of the Vanderbilt University Public Safety Communications Unit’s policies and procedures, management, operations and support services.
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Celebrate Move-In 2019 at The Ingram Commons
Watch as the newest Vanderbilt students from the Class of 2023 join the amazing tradition of Move-In at The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons.


Take Note

Office 365 email migration is underway

VUIT now offering Microsoft Office 365 training resources

2019 Commodore Quake to feature Megan Thee Stallion, Bren Joy; tickets on sale Aug. 23

Farmers’ Market returns to hospital plaza every Thursday through October

Learn about progress in Peabody Neighborhood newsletter

‘VanderbiltLocal’: Office of Community Relations launches newsletter


Coming Up

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  Arts and Science Dean’s Office moves to Buttrick Hall
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  Posse Scholars to celebrate 30th anniversary
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  Show that your black and gold never fade on College Colors Day


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Vanderbilt in the News
Nashville Post: Vanderbilt saves elements of Manuel House
Mike Perez, associate vice chancellor for administration and chief facilities officer, is quoted.
The New York Times: ‘Huddled masses’ in statue of liberty poem are European, Trump official says
Paul Kramer, associate professor of history, is quoted.
Voice of America: Biden still leads Democratic pack despite doubts
Vanessa Beasley, vice provost for academic affairs and dean of residential faculty and associate professor of communication studies, is quoted.
USA Today: Weeks since Gilroy, El Paso and Dayton: What if motives behind mass shootings never emerge?
Jonathan Metzl, Frederick B. Rentschler II Professor of Sociology and Medicine, Health and Society, is quoted.
Diverse Issues in Higher Education: Pew study: Faculty-student diversity divide persists
Ebony McGee, associate professor of teaching and learning, is quoted.
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