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  Monday, Aug. 10, 2020  
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Return to Campus Update for Aug. 10
The university is on track to continue welcoming students back to campus over the next two weeks. In-person classes for several professional degree programs have already launched, and undergraduate, graduate and many professional programs will begin in-person classes on Aug. 24.
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Get to know Vanderbilt’s residential faculty: Professor Audrey Bowden
As the new academic year approaches, Vanderbilt’s faculty heads of house are revealing some things about themselves in this special portrait series. Get to know Audrey Bowden, associate professor of biomedical engineering and electrical engineering and faculty head of Zeppos College.
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Librarians work to broaden Vanderbilt’s research reputation with Wikidata tools
A team of Vanderbilt librarians is using Wikidata tools and other best practices to promote awareness of faculty scholarship and make it discoverable and accessible to researchers.
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Postdoctoral scholars invited to immigration update session Wednesday
The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, in collaboration with International Student and Scholar Services and the Office of Employee Immigration Services, will host an online information session on Wednesday, Aug. 12, for Vanderbilt’s postdoctoral scholars to learn more about recent updates to immigration policies.
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Who do you mask up for?
Anchor Down. Step Up. Together, we can slow the spread of COVID-19. Share your mask photos with us on social media using #AnchorDownStepUp and tell us: Who do you mask up for?


Take Note

VINSE Spotlight Podcast: Jenna Dombroski–Progress toward a breast cancer vaccine

Save the date: Alzheimer’s Disease Research Day set for Nov. 13

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

Pick-up service now available from all libraries

CampusPrint adds mobility enhancements

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


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Vanderbilt in the News
CNN: Tennessee picks Trump-backed Bill Hagerty to be Senate Republican nominee
John Geer, Ginny and Conner Searcy Dean of the College of Arts and Science and professor of political science, is quoted.
Bloomberg Law: The paradigm of billing time: How lawyers are not like investors
Brian Fitzpatrick, professor of law, is quoted.
NBC News: Work on hydroxychloroquine delayed promising studies of convalescent plasma
Todd Rice, associate professor of medicine, and Allison Wheeler, assistant professor of pathology, microbiology and immunology and assistant professor of pediatrics, are quoted.
The Wall Street Journal: Early coronavirus vaccine supplies likely won’t be enough for everyone at high risk
William Schaffner, professor of preventive medicine, is quoted.
Associated Press: Trump bans dealings with Chinese owners of TikTok, WeChat
Tim Meyer, professor of law and director of the International Legal Studies Program, is quoted.
Forbes: COVID-19 might lead to a ‘mental health pandemic’
Wesley Ely, Grant W. Liddle Professor of Medicine, about the long-term impacts of COVID-19 on survivors’ mental health.
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