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  Monday, Aug. 26, 2019  
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Chancellor Search feedback opportunities this week
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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ImmersionHub launched; Class of 2022 can submit plan proposals, faculty can submit student opportunities
Vanderbilt students and faculty now have access to ImmersionHub, a project management system designed to track the progress of Immersion Vanderbilt projects and provide information about the recently launched undergraduate degree requirement.
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Study Abroad and Passport Fair set for Thursday
The Study Abroad and Passport Fair is scheduled from noon to 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29. With the right planning, any major can study abroad. Vanderbilt offers more than 100 study abroad programs, with financial aid and scholarships available.
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State legislature honors Corbin, VandyBoys
The Tennessee General Assembly on Aug. 23 honored Head Baseball Coach Tim Corbin and the Vanderbilt Commodores for winning the 2019 College World Series, with the House of Representatives unanimously passing a resolution.
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Murry named University Professor
Velma McBride Murry, who holds the Lois Autrey Betts Chair in Education and Human Development, has been named University Professor of Human and Organizational Development and University Professor of Health Policy.
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Barnes receives Cox-Johnson-Frazier Award
Professor of Human and Organizational Development Sandra L. Barnes is the 2019 recipient of the Cox-Johnson-Frazier Award from the American Sociological Association. The ASA presented the award to Barnes at its annual meeting in New York City Aug. 11.
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College Colors Day is Friday
Vanderbilt will celebrate College Colors Day on Friday, Aug. 30, when faculty, staff and students don their black-and-gold apparel ahead of the Aug. 31 football season opener at Vanderbilt Stadium against the University of Georgia.


Take Note

Life Phase Series: ‘Fall Gardening with the Experts’ Sept. 17

Vandy Cooks: ‘CSA Boxes Bring Local Produce to You’ Sept. 25

VUIT debuts new Wi-Fi upgrades for 2019-20

Office 365 email migration is underway

VUIT now offering Microsoft Office 365 training resources

Blair Academy offers adult tai chi classes


Coming Up

· AUG ·
  REDCap training: ‘Getting Started with Forms and Surveys’
· AUG ·
  Posse Scholars to celebrate 30th anniversary with campus celebration
· AUG ·
  Annual Simple Beginnings ceremony and reception
· SEP ·
  ‘Trade Wars, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning between the U.S. and China’
· SEP ·
  Neuroscience Seminar Series: ‘Brain, Mind and Society’


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Vanderbilt in the News
Associated Press: Street in front of Memorial Gym renamed for Perry Wallace
A portion of 25th Avenue South in front of Vanderbilt’s Memorial Gym has been ceremonially renamed “Perry Wallace Way” in honor of the civil rights trailblazer who integrated SEC varsity basketball in 1967.
Time: Body cavity searches, indefinite detention and no visitations allowed: What conditions were like for migrant kids before the Flores Agreement
Karla McKanders, clinical professor of law, is quoted.
CNN: Why you should be interviewing even if you aren’t looking for a job
Katharine Brooks, lecturer in human and organizational development and Evans Family Executive Director of the Vanderbilt Career Center, is quoted.
BNN Bloomberg: Trump’s Republican rivals keep teasing primary runs despite long odds
John Sides, professor of political science, is quoted.
Associated Press: Survey: 1 in 3 teachers would leave for higher pay
Results from Peabody College’s annual Tennessee Educator Survey are highlighted.
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