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  Monday, Sept. 16, 2019  
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Candice Lee selected as TICUA Fellow
Associate Vice Chancellor for University Affairs and Deputy Athletic Director Candice Lee has been named a fellow of the TICUA Pressnell Executive Leadership Institute.
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Chief Justice John Roberts visits Vanderbilt Law School
U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. discussed the influences on his writing and fielded questions from Vanderbilt students and faculty during a wide-ranging conversation at the Law School Sept. 10.
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Vanderbilt observes Constitution Day with free speech concert, voter registration, reading
Vanderbilt University will observe Constitution Day and Citizenship Day on Tuesday, Sept. 17, with a reading of the U.S. Constitution, a concert celebrating the First Amendment and opportunities to register to vote.
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Provost’s Women’s AdVancement and Equity Council town hall is Sept. 25
A progress report on efforts to ensure that women engaged in research, teaching and learning at Vanderbilt are supported and succeeding will be the focus of a town hall on Sept. 25.
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Athletics seeks input from the VU community on strategic priorities
Vanderbilt University Athletics is seeking input from the university community as it develops a new, long-range strategic plan to help bolster Commodore sports programs and ensure the success of student-athletes on and off the field.
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AlertVU test scheduled for tomorrow
Vanderbilt University Public Safety will conduct a test of the AlertVU emergency notification system, which rapidly sends messages to the Vanderbilt community in the event of an imminent threat or danger, on Tuesday, Sept. 17, at 2 p.m.
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Faculty, staff invited to electronic research administration system vendor demos beginning this week
Sponsored Programs Administration in the Office of the Vice Provost for Research invites Vanderbilt faculty and staff to upcoming product demonstrations by the two vendors, InfoEd and Huron, under consideration for Vanderbilt’s next electronic research administration system.
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Faculty invited to Thursday’s funding and resource fair
The Office of the Provost will host a funding and resource fair for faculty on Thursday, Sept. 19, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Central Library. All faculty are invited to attend.
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Undergraduate Research Fair set for Thursday
The sixth annual Vanderbilt Undergraduate Research Fair is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 19, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Student Life Center. The event will feature poster presentations of student research projects that are representative of a variety of fields and disciplines.
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Experience PARK(ing) Day this Friday
The campus community is invited to experience PARK(ing) Day 2019 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 20, in front of the Law School along 21st Avenue South. This year’s park will focus on transportation and sustainability efforts underway on campus.
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LGBTQI+ Faculty and Staff Reception is Sept. 23
A reception for LGBTQI+ faculty and staff is planned for Monday, Sept. 23, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in Alumni Hall, Room 100.
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Vanderbilt Microbiome Initiative Boot Camp set for Nov. 8
The Vanderbilt Microbiome Initiative Boot Camp is an annual workshop to train students and staff in microbiome study design, big data analysis and interpretation.The event will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 8 at the Wyatt Center, Room 130.
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I Am Vanderbilt: Billy Teets
Through field trips, science camps and public events at Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory, outreach astronomer Billy Teets engages Middle Tennessee students and community members in the process of lifelong learning and discovery.


Take Note

Faculty development workshops for fall 2019 announced

Work-Life Workshop: ‘Advocating for Yourself at Work and in Life’ Sept. 19

Blair Academy Festival of Music set for Sept. 22

Vanderbilt Woman’s Club to host events for newcomers Sept. 28, Oct. 19

Südhof to give Flexner Discovery Lecture Oct. 3

Vanderbilt Translational Research Forum is Oct. 4

Nominations sought for Levi Watkins Jr. awards; annual lecture set for Oct. 8

Third annual March for Black Women in STEM is Oct. 12

Save the date: Vanderbilt Center for Addiction Research Science Day is Nov. 18

Apply to join the First Friends program

Limited Submission Opportunity: Conservation, Food and Health Foundation grants

Auditory Development Lab seeking child participants for hearing loss study

Mood, Emotion and Development Lab looking for research participants

Subjects needed for paid research study on effects of nut consumption

SECURITY NOTICE: Robbery off campus


Coming Up

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  Grandson of Mahatma Gandhi to speak
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  Life Phase Series: ‘Fall Gardening with the Experts’
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  Boomers, Elders and More series to discuss self-care for caregivers
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  Dr. David Satcher to discuss ‘Highs and Lows of Public Health Practice’
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  Vandy Cooks: ‘CSA Boxes Bring Local Produce to You’


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Vanderbilt in the News
The New York Times: Should you spend, or save, as if you’ll live forever?
Kelly Goldsmith, associate professor of marketing, is quoted.
The Tennessean: Vanderbilt lecture: Actor Terry Crews hits on topics of masculinity and the #MeToo movement
Actor and activist Terry Crews’ appearance as part of the Vanderbilt Chancellor’s Lecture Series is highlighted.
The Washington Post: Congress is back in town. Here’s why lawmakers will struggle to get much done.
Alan Wiseman, Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Political Science, co-authored an analysis about the effectiveness of lawmakers in Congress.
U.S. News & World Report: 6 common college admissions myths
Douglas Christiansen, vice provost for university enrollment affairs and dean of admissions and financial aid, is quoted.
U.S. News & World Report: Where the 2020 candidates stand on gun control and gun rights
Jonathan Metzl, Frederick B. Rentschler II Professor of Sociology and Medicine, Health and Society, is quoted.
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