Can’t see this email? View it in your browser.
Vanderbilt University: MyVU
  Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019  
Story Photo
Wente, Kopstain provide capital projects update at campus meeting
A recent town hall meeting gave Vanderbilt community members an update on progress being made on several of the university’s capital projects, as well as provided next steps in the planning processes surrounding academic buildings and spaces.
Story Photo
Vanderbilt alumnus named Schwarzman Scholar
Phillip McGloin, a May 2018 graduate of the College of Arts and Science, has been named to the 2021 class of Schwarzman Scholars, one of the world’s most prestigious graduate fellowships. Located at Schwarzman College at Tsinghua University in Beijing, the Schwarzman Scholars Program is designed to prepare future global leaders to meet the geopolitical challenges of the 21st century.
Story Photo
Chemical engineering champion, masterful teacher Karl B. Schnelle has died
Emeritus professor Karl B. Schnelle Jr., a pioneer in environmental engineering, book author, masterful teacher and mentor, is remembered by scores of former students and faculty colleagues as a charismatic and generous Vanderbilt engineering professor who became a lifelong friend.
Story Photo
Vanderbilt will host screening of ‘Triumph: The Untold Story of Perry Wallace’ tomorrow
Vanderbilt will host a screening of the documentary film “Triumph: The Untold Story of Perry Wallace” tomorrow at 5:30 p.m. in Sarratt Cinema. The event is free and open to the public, and free popcorn, soft drinks and hot chocolate will be provided.
Story Photo
Faculty invited to submit Discovery, Research Scholar Grant proposals
Faculty applications are now being accepted by the Office of the Provost for the next round of Discovery and Research Scholar grants.
Story Photo
Campus Dining offers discount on meal plans for faculty and staff Dec. 9-13
Campus Dining is offering Vanderbilt University faculty and staff members a limited-time discount on meal plans during the week of Dec. 9-13. Enjoy cuisine from award-winning chefs, all within walking distance of your office, at a special price: 15 meals for the price of 10.
Story Photo
Review your personal information in preparation of W-2s
As the end of the year approaches, the payroll department encourages you to review your personal information to ensure your W-2 will be accurate. Log in to Oracle by Jan. 3 to ensure your data is up to date.
Story Photo
Benefit Spotlight: Travel Assistance gives peace of mind during holiday travel season
Vanderbilt University offers Travel Assistance to employees who are currently enrolled in accidental death and dismemberment insurance. This service offers you and your dependents medical, travel, legal and financial assistance services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, worldwide.
Story Photo
Vanderbilt University Turkey Toss set for Dec. 20 in new location
Vanderbilt University’s 2019 Turkey Toss is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 20, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The event for university employees will be held in a new location this year: the E. Bronson Ingram College Dining Hall.
Story Photo
Programs for Talented Youth announces summer 2020 courses
Are you looking for a summer opportunity for an advanced learner in your life? Programs for Talented Youth offers on-campus accelerated courses for rising first- through 12th-grade students during June and July.
Story Photo
Search committee reflects on selection of Diermeier
Members of the Chancellor Search Committee reflect on the selection of Daniel Diermeier as Vanderbilt’s ninth chancellor and discuss the qualities he brings to the role.


Take Note

Blair Academy at Vanderbilt spring registration now open

Online scheduling now available for all Occupational Health Clinic locations

SEA Lab seeking pregnant mothers for paid research study

Employee discount offered for hearing aids through Jan. 31

Health Plus offers prenatal classes for expectant employees or spouses

Feedback sought on Emergency Department services

‘Trash Heap of History’ exhibit spotlights 1989 fall of Communism in Romania

Commodore Award nominees announced

Save on taxes, impact Vanderbilt with year-end giving

Wellcast: Learn about new diabetes treatment technology

Vanderbilt Campus Dining announces meal swipe partnership with Athletics


Coming Up

· DEC ·
  School choice topic of Parenting Group meeting
· DEC ·
  Vandy Cooks: ‘Healthy Holiday Appetizers’
· JAN ·
  Register for the Vanderbilt Entrepreneurship Conference
· JAN ·
  Vanderbilt to host children’s cheer and dance opportunity


Follow Vanderbilt

twitter facebook instagram
linked in youtube snapchat
flickr pinterest  
Vanderbilt in the News
The New Yorker: What does a strong jobs report mean for Trump’s chances in 2020?
John Sides, professor of political science, is quoted.
Vice: How Ring transmits fear to American suburbs
The book The Known Citizen by Sarah Igo, Andrew Jackson Chair in American History, is cited.
The Conversation: Payday lenders have embraced installment loans to evade regulations–but they may be even worse
Paige Marta Skiba, professor of law, and graduate student Caroline Malone write about the differences, benefits and risks associated with payday loans and installment loans.
Chattanooga Times Free Press: What a Tennessee Court of Appeals decision may mean for prosecutors facing defamation claims
Gautam Hans, assistant clinical professor of law, is quoted.
Marketplace: House to vote on Speaker Pelosi’s prescription drug bill this week
Stacie Dusetzina, associate professor of health policy, is quoted.
Have something to say about what you read here? Send us an email.

myVU provides top news and information each week for faculty, staff, and students of Vanderbilt University and is published by the Division of Communications.
PMB 357737, 2301 Vanderbilt Place, Nashville, TN 37235-7737.
  [% share:email url_only=“true” %]   [% share:facebook url_only=“true” %]   [% share:twitter url_only=“true” %]   [% share:linkedin url_only=“true” %]  
Vanderbilt University is committed to principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action.Accessibility information. Vanderbilt®, Vanderbilt University®, V Oak Leaf Design®, Star V Design® and Anchor Down® are trademarks of The Vanderbilt University.
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -