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  Friday, June 12, 2020  
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Four baseball student-athletes selected in MLB Draft
Junior standout Austin Martin was selected fifth overall by the Toronto Blue Jays, and junior pitchers Tyler Brown, Jake Eder and Mason Hickman were selected on the second and final day of the 2020 Major League Baseball Draft.
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Lindsley named interim editor-in-chief of 'ACS Pharmacology & Translational Science'
Craig Lindsley, William K. Warren, Jr. Chair in Medicine and university professor of biochemistry, chemistry and pharmacology, has been named interim editor-in-chief of the journal “ACS Pharmacology & Translational Science.”
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Creating performance art during COVID-19
When COVID-19 arrived in Nashville, Jana Harper, professor of the practice of art, had to quickly adapt her NEA-supported performance art piece to reflect the necessities of social distancing.
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Peabody alumna launches COVID-19 resource page to help small nonprofits
Laura Love, BS’93, established the Get Grounded Foundation in 2015 with the goal of offering crucial seed money to help small Colorado nonprofits focusing on at-risk youth launch innovative ideas or programs. When COVID-19 hit, she recognized a void her organization was uniquely positioned to fill.
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Class of 2020 celebrated with virtual toast June 17
Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente will be joined by other campus leaders and members of the Vanderbilt community when they salute the Class of 2020 with a virtual toast on Wednesday, June 17.
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Register for upcoming ‘Disrupting Everyday Bias’ workshops
Learn about the various ways unconscious bias may have an impact on decision-making involving hiring, promotion, performance, communication and leadership during the upcoming “Disrupting Everyday Bias” workshops.
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Wireless network security update set for July 8
VUIT will update the vuNet and eduroam wireless networks on July 8. After the updates occur, all VU-managed devices will be automatically reconnected to the networks. However, personal smart devices or other non-Vanderbilt issued devices will need to be reconnected to the networks by the user.
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Ask an Expert: How can you recognize false information about coronavirus?
Lisa K. Fazio, assistant professor of psychology at Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development, gives tips to social media consumers on how to recognize misleading information about COVID-19.


Take Note

Limited Submission Opportunity: 2021 Sloan Research Fellowships

Developmental research funding opportunity: VICC SPORE in Breast Cancer

Career enhancement funding opportunity: VICC SPORE in Breast Cancer

CampusPrint adds mobility enhancements

Vanderbilt Libraries roll out print material pick-up service

Vanderbilt launches streamlined process for employee accommodation requests due to COVID-19

VUPS creates Public Health Ambassadors program to help promote health, safety of Vanderbilt community

Faculty can learn ‘Finance Fundamentals’ in new series presented by Finance and Faculty Affairs

COVID-19 project funding opportunities captured on two VU websites

Neurodiversity Inspired Science and Engineering Graduate Trainee Fellowship Program accepting applications

WeGo Public Transit implements enhanced service plan as Nashville reopens

Monthly benefit spotlight: Short- and long-term disability

First two steps of Go for the Gold now available


Coming Up

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  Divinity hosts ‘Reclaiming Breath’ conversations June 17, 23


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Vanderbilt in the News
The Tennessean: Majority of Tennesseans support voting by mail, Vanderbilt poll shows
The results of the May 2020 Vanderbilt Poll-Tennessee are highlighted.
The Conversation: Militias evaluate beliefs, action as president threatens soldiers in the streets
Amy Cooter, senior lecturer of sociology, writes about how President Trump’s threats to send armed forces against protestors creates conflicting motivations for militias and other patriot groups.
CNN: WHO clarifies comments on asymptomatic spread of coronavirus: ‘There’s much unknown’
William Schaffner, professor of preventive medicine, is quoted.
The Block: Congressional task force on fintech set to delve into the ‘digital dollar’ concept this week
Morgan Ricks, professor of law, is quoted.
The Tennessean: Health care heroes: Meet Mattie Brady, a nurse practitioner at Vanderbilt Hospital
Mattie Brady, assistant in medicine, is quoted.
Inverse: #BlackInAstro highlights the experience of black astronomers: ‘We don’t see us in the room.’
Graduate student KeShawn Ivory is quoted.
Health: Is it safe to take melatonin every night? Here’s what sleep experts say
Beth Malow, Burry Chair in Cognitive Childhood Development, is quoted.
Healthline: People with cancer have to choose between treatment and COVID-19 risks
Jeremy Warner, associate professor of medicine and associate professor of biomedical informatics, is quoted.
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