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  Friday, April 24, 2020  
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Susie Stalcup to retire as vice chancellor for development and alumni relations
Following more than 11 years of service to Vanderbilt University, Susie Stalcup has announced her plans to retire as vice chancellor for development and alumni relations.
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Ascano, Zanic named Basic Sciences Dean’s Faculty Fellows
The School of Medicine Basic Sciences has established a new Dean’s Faculty Fellows program designed to recognize the efforts of faculty in the early stages of their careers.
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Homelessness will worsen due to COVID-19 outbreak, but there are solutions, Vanderbilt researcher says
Human and Organizational Development Professor Marybeth Shinn outlines the solution to the homelessness epidemic in her new book, “In the Midst of Plenty: Homelessness and What to Do About It.”
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Student designers celebrated in ACE Design digital exhibit
A new exhibit available online celebrates the work of the talented student artists who comprise Vanderbilt’s ACE Design team.
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Faculty may nominate colleagues for Thomas Jefferson Award
Faculty may submit nominations for the Thomas Jefferson Award, given to a Vanderbilt faculty member for distinguished service through extraordinary contributions in the councils and governance of the university, through Friday, May 15.
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Business of VU preparing for fourth cohort in fall 2020
The Business of VU program, sponsored by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Finance, is now accepting applications for its fourth cohort in fall 2020. The program offers Vanderbilt community members an opportunity to learn about the business operations of the university and the higher education landscape.
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Ask an Expert: How should parents manage screen time during isolation?
Georgene Troseth, associate professor of psychology, provides tips on how parents can manage their child’s screen time while isolating during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Take Note

Limited Submission Opportunity: 2020 Mallinckrodt Grant Program

Limited Submission Opportunity: 2020 V Foundation Robin Roberts Cancer ‘Thrivership’ Research Grant

CARES Act includes penalty-free distributions, changes to participant loan provisions and repayment requirements

Blair Academy to offer online music lessons this summer

COVID-19 project funding opportunities captured on two VU websites

Neurodiversity Inspired Science and Engineering Graduate Trainee Fellowship Program accepting applications

Resources and tips for supporting your mental health during COVID-19

VU offers activity pages, resources to support community members with young children at home

Cyber safety while working remotely: VUIT, VUPS offer best practices for avoiding scams

Aetna waives co-pays for COVID-19 screenings

CARES Act allows retirement hardship withdrawals

Resources for autism assessment and care amid COVID-19 pandemic

VUSNAPS seeking older LGBT adults for study


Coming Up

· APR ·
  Deadline for Community Scholars Award applications
· APR ·
  ‘Study Abroad 101’ virtual information meeting


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Vanderbilt in the News
Nashville Post: Vanderbilt Board of Trust elects four
The election of four new members to Vanderbilt’s Board of Trust, including Brookdale Senior Living executive Cindy Kent, Nasdaq President and CEO Adena Friedman, Daniel Lovinger and Damonta Morgan, is highlighted.
Business Insider: Air conditioning spread the coronavirus to 9 people sitting near an infected person in a restaurant, researchers say. It has huge implications for the service industry.
William Schaffner, professor of preventive medicine, is quoted.
The Washington Times: Pandemic ignites dozens of legal battles across nation
Brian Fitzpatrick, professor of law, is quoted.
Black Enterprise: New CDC report reveals half of COVID-19 patients are obese
Renã Robinson, associate professor of chemistry and associate professor of neurology, is quoted.
The Tennessean: Anyone can get tested for COVID-19 in Tennessee. The question is, should you?
David Aronoff, Addison B. Scoville Jr. Professor of Medicine, is quoted.
Vox: It took a pandemic for cities to finally address homelessness
Marybeth Shinn, Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Human, Organizational and Community Development, is quoted.
The New Yorker: Fringe protests can’t distract from Trump’s failures
John Sides, professor of political science, is cited.
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