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  Monday, June 15, 2020  
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Wente launches working group focused on pandemic-related child care needs of Vanderbilt community
A new working group launched by Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente will focus on the Vanderbilt community’s child care needs with the closing of schools and facilities impacted by COVID-19.
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Chief diversity officers of the SEC to present COVID-19 webinar on health disparities, inequities and possible solutions June 24
Chief diversity officers from across the Southeastern Conference will offer a webinar on Wednesday, June 24, exploring the intersection of race and the COVID-19 health crisis. The Vanderbilt-hosted webinar is free and open to the public.
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Ten first-year students chosen as newest Ingram Scholars
Ten incoming first-year Vanderbilt University students have been named to the newest class of the Ingram Scholars Program.
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Vanderbilt scholars curate new insights about social contexts of health and well-being in recent journals
A precision medicine approach to health disparities, the social contexts of caregiving, the global psyche and Indigenous perspectives on science are the topics of recent journal issues edited by Vanderbilt University faculty that touch on health and well-being.
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Tennessee teachers identify technological supports for remote learning as primary need during COVID-19 school closures
More than three-quarters of teachers in the recent Tennessee Educator Survey selected technological supports for remote learning as the most helpful supports needed to promote educational access during COVID-19 school closures.
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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.


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

Blair School offers Kindermusik classes via Zoom June 3-July 23

Blair Academy to offer online music lessons this summer


Coming Up

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  Divinity hosts ‘Reclaiming Breath’ conversations June 17, 23


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Vanderbilt in the News
Business Insider: How a bogus claim about an elderly protester who was violently attacked by the police made it from the right-wing fever swamp to the president’s Twitter feed
Lisa Fazio, assistant professor of psychology, is quoted.
The New York Times: A school admissions process that caused segregation fell apart in weeks
Sean Corcoran, associate professor of public policy and education, is quoted.
Vox: 8 states that experts worry are the new COVID-19 hot spots
William Schaffner, professor of preventive medicine, is quoted.
Bloomberg: Beyond Meat is having its moment
Amanda Little, writer-in-residence in English and in communication of science and technology, writes about the rapid growth of Beyond Meat sales among consumers, retail stores and food chains across the world.
U.S. News & World Report: Divide and conquer the election
Thomas Alan Schwartz, distinguished professor of history, is quoted.
The Tennessean: Play dates during the pandemic: What do you need to know before reintroducing kids to fun with friends?
Tamasyn Nelson, assistant professor of pediatrics, is quoted.
The Hill: A better way to curb police brutality
Carolyn Heinrich, Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Public Policy and Education, writes about ways to effectively reform the police and eliminate police brutality.
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