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  Monday, May 18, 2020  
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ACCRE contributes 240,000 compute core hours to COVID-19 research
ACCRE, Vanderbilt’s Advanced Computing Center for Research and Education, has contributed over 240,000 compute core hours to research on COVID-19 through its involvement in the Open Science Grid, a consortium of more than 100 universities and research labs that work together on complex computing jobs.
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SEC presents $100K gift to Vanderbilt for faculty, staff and students seeking tornado relief
The SEC Executive Committee has provided a $100,000 grant on behalf of the Southeastern Conference for disaster relief to aid Vanderbilt students, faculty and staff affected by the EF-3 tornado that struck Nashville and the surrounding area on March 3.
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Drones light up Nashville sky in tribute to health care heroes, frontline workers and first responders
On Friday evening, 140 coordinated drones launched from Vanderbilt Stadium to light the sky in formations depicting inspiring words and images in a tribute to health care heroes, frontline workers and first responders who have worked tirelessly in the aftermath of Nashville’s March 3 tornado as well as during the current global coronavirus pandemic.
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Vanderbilt to host first installment of Vision Zero Nashville Speaker Series with virtual meeting tomorrow
City, state and industry experts will discuss a strategy for eliminating traffic fatalities in Nashville while increasing access to safe, healthy and equitable mobility options during a Vanderbilt-hosted virtual event on Tuesday, May 19.
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Faculty development workshops for May 2020 announced
Vanderbilt faculty are invited to a series of professional development workshops to be held throughout May hosted by the Office of Faculty Affairs in the Office of the Provost. All sessions will be presented via Zoom.
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Nominations open for fall 2020 faculty awards recognizing research, service
Nominations are now open for Vanderbilt’s top faculty awards, which recognize outstanding achievements in research and service to the university and demonstrate Vanderbilt’s appreciation for and commitment to excellence.
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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 do you manage a natural disaster during a pandemic?
Mark Abkowitz, professor of civil and environmental engineering, discusses the challenges of managing a natural disaster during a pandemic.


Take Note

Women's Center to screen 'Period. End of Sentence' May 19

Day of Wond’ry virtual event set for May 22

Diabetes Prevention Program virtual information session is May 29

Vanderbilt lights up athletic fields in tribute to VUMC frontline workers

Neurodiversity Inspired Science and Engineering Graduate Trainee Fellowship Program accepting applications

Limited Submission Opportunity: 2021 Arthur Vining Davis Foundations Grants

COVID-19 project funding opportunities captured on two VU websites

Vanderbilt, Metro Nashville Public Works pilot automatic pedestrian crosswalk signals at major campus intersections

Campus Dining offers flex meal plan for summer 2020

Blair Academy to offer online music lessons this summer

Fidelity confidential consultations available by phone

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


Coming Up

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  Application deadline extended to May 30 for Peabody master’s programs


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Vanderbilt in the News
ABC News Radio: ‘Forgiveness’ guidelines for PPP loans set to be unveiled
Michael Burcham, senior lecturer of entrepreneurship, is quoted.
Bloomberg Businessweek: All eyes on Gilead
Mark Denison, Edward Claiborne Stahlman Professor of Pediatric Physiology and Cell Metabolism, is quoted.
Bloomberg Law: Virus researchers race to file patents ahead of research reveal
Sean Seymore, New York Alumni Chancellor’s Professor of Law, is quoted.
The Tennessean: Vanderbilt reduces coronavirus hospitalization estimates from thousands to 300
John Graves, associate professor of health policy, is quoted.
CityLab: How will Americans commute after lockdowns end?
Dan Work, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, is quoted.
The Conversation: Robo-boot concept promises 50 percent faster running
David Braun, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, writes about a concept for a new type of robo-boot that emulates the function of bicycle pedals.
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