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  Wednesday, July 29, 2020  
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Vanderbilt Magazine: VU319 may hold the key to improving memory loss in Alzheimer’s patients
An investigational drug product developed by Vanderbilt researchers targets one of medicine’s most bedeviling challenges: improving memory loss in people with Alzheimer’s disease.
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Virtual opportunities, current events focus of Immersion Vanderbilt fall programming
The Office of Immersion Resources announces Immersion: 2020, a series of fall programs designed to explore student options for virtual and in-person Immersion Vanderbilt projects this academic year.
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Faculty webinar: ‘COVID-19 federal funding opportunities and guidance’ is tomorrow
Experts from Lewis-Burke Associates LLC will cover the spectrum of available funding opportunities as the federal research enterprise seeks to tackle COVID-19 and its effects. The webinar is scheduled for Thursday, July 30, from 1 to 2 p.m. and will be broadcast remotely.
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16th annual Vanderbilt Institute of Chemical Biology Symposium set for Aug. 6
The 16th annual Vanderbilt Institute of Chemical Biology Symposium is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 6, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. CST. The event is sponsored by Ancora Innovation through Vanderbilt’s partnership with Deerfield Management and will be broadcast remotely.
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HR workshop: ‘The Four Frames of Leadership’ Aug. 18
In this workshop, managers will learn the theory of the “Four Frames of Leadership,” which can help you develop multiple approaches to a situation, go beyond your natural strengths, and aid you in becoming more effective as a worker, manager and leader.
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Visit Faculty Q&A page on Return to Campus website
Vanderbilt faculty are encouraged to visit the Faculty Q&A page, which includes answers to questions asked by faculty at recent Return to Campus town halls. The page continues to be updated regularly.


Take Note

Institute in Critical Quantitative and Mixed Methodologies holds inaugural virtual symposium Aug. 3–4

Virtual information sessions will discuss breastfeeding Aug. 4–6

Next Single Parent Group virtual meeting is Aug. 6

‘Disrupting Everyday Bias’ workshop now available every weekday through Sept. 30

VINSE Spotlight Podcast: Matthew Gerboth–Heat moves through materials at the nanoscale

Vanderbilt Kennedy Center shares disabilities research in plain language through new podcast series

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction course offered by Osher Center for Integrative Medicine

Osher Center for Integrative Medicine offers Professional Development in Mindfulness Facilitation course

Pick-up service now available from all libraries

Submit tuition benefit applications for fall 2020

Vanderbilt’s EasyRide program expands to offer free regional bus, train rides


Coming Up

· AUG ·
  Inclusive Book Group to discuss ‘The Person You Mean to Be’ Aug. 5
· SEP ·
  Faculty can learn ‘Finance Fundamentals’ in new series presented by Finance and Faculty Affairs


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Vanderbilt in the News
The Hill: Republicans face worsening outlook in battle for House
Distinguished Professor of History Thomas Alan Schwartz is quoted.
NBC News: When will coronavirus cases peak? It’s getting harder for experts to predict
Loren Lipworth, research professor of medicine, is quoted.
The Washington Post: A trial for coronavirus vaccine researchers: Making sure Black and Hispanic communities are included in studies
Consuelo Wilkins, professor of medicine and associate dean for health equity at the School of Medicine, is quoted.
NBC News: CDC urges in-person learning, but offers little guidance for sick students or teachers
Stephen Patrick, associate professor of pediatrics and associate professor of health policy, is quoted.
Associated Press: COVID-19 recovery can take a few weeks even for young adults
Wesley Self, associate professor of emergency medicine, is quoted.
The Washington Post: States with stricter COVID-19 restrictions watch lax neighbors warily, knowing the virus does not respect borders
John Graves, associate professor of health policy and associate professor of medicine, is quoted.
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