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  Monday, Nov. 30, 2020  
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School of Nursing faculty, students garner recent honors and awards
Faculty and students in the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing have been recognized for career accomplishments, research, scholarship and leadership.
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GivingTuesday is tomorrow
Dec. 1 is GivingTuesday, a global generosity movement and opportunity to make a positive impact in the lives of others. As the world continues to face obstacles, like the global pandemic, your philanthropic gifts to Vanderbilt mean more than ever.
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Senior Sarah Fuller becomes first woman to play in SEC football game
With a swift kick of her right leg to start the third quarter of the Commodores’ game at Missouri on Saturday, Vanderbilt senior Sarah Fuller became the first woman ever to play in a football game in the Southeastern Conference. Her name is now carved in stone in American sports history.
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‘A Conversation on Eliminating Racial Disparities in Public Safety’ set for Wednesday
Vice Chancellor André Churchwell, Vice Provost William H. Robinson and Senior Associate Vice Chancellor August Washington will discuss Vanderbilt University’s role in eliminating racial disparities in public safety in an online event on Wednesday, Dec. 2, from 6 to 7 p.m.
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Student Care Network offers tips, guidance on test preparation and managing test anxiety
The Student Care Network, in collaboration with a variety of campus partners, is offering resources and services to help students prepare for final papers, examinations and presentations. Students can learn more about tips and strategies to help them do their best this exam season.
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Vanderbilt begins search for new leader of Commodore football program
Vice Chancellor for Athletics and University Affairs and Athletic Director  Candice  Storey  Lee  announced yesterday that Vanderbilt University is parting ways with  head  football  coach Derek Mason and will begin a search immediately for a new head coach of the Commodores.
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Final day! Anchor Down. Step Up. merchandise store features new items
By popular demand, the Anchor Down. Step Up. Pop-up Store is open again through Nov. 30 and features three new items.
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Last day for applications for Vanderbilt Leadership Enrichment program
Applications are being accepted through Monday, Nov. 30, for the Vanderbilt Leadership Enrichment program, designed to develop key leadership skills and competencies for staff who are line or operational leaders demonstrating high potential, and whose leadership position is between front line supervisor and director.
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Connect with colleagues at USAC’s Virtual Coffee Breaks on Dec. 2, 16
Network and socialize in a work-from-home world at the University Staff Advisory Council’s upcoming Virtual Coffee Breaks on Wednesday, Dec. 2, and Wednesday, Dec. 16, beginning at 10 a.m. each day. Please register in advance to participate.
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VU/VUMC shared Exchange Outlook address book to be separated in early 2021
As part of continued efforts surrounding the separation of Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center, VUIT will initiate work to separate the shared Exchange Outlook address book on Jan. 8, 2021. Action is required by users.


Take Note

Master of Public Health program information sessions set for Nov. 30, Dec. 1

Inclusive Book Group to discuss Tara Westover’s ‘Educated’ Dec. 2

Vanderbilt Blair’s Molly Barth presents ‘Ineffable’ online Dec. 4

‘Pandemic Parenting Check-in’ topic of Parenting Group meeting on Dec. 4

MNPS school choice topic of Parenting Group meeting Dec. 10

VUMC hosting blood drive for the American Red Cross

VERA Live Demo Open House held each Tuesday

VCFC continues support for Vanderbilt parents with school-age children

Human Resources announces well-being initiatives

A Healthier You: ‘Having Compassion Amidst Holiday Stress’

Tips for enjoying the holidays virtually


Coming Up

· DEC ·
  Faculty, staff get additional 10 percent discount at Barnes & Noble at Vanderbilt
· DEC ·
  Inaugural conference on race justice to feature internationally known scholars


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Vanderbilt in the News
The Guardian (U.K.): Students going home for Thanksgiving could bring COVID with them
Chancellor Daniel Diermeier is quoted about Vanderbilt’s COVID-19 testing approach for undergraduate students.
Voice of America: Here’s how the three COVID-19 vaccines compare
William Schaffner, professor of health policy and professor of medicine, is quoted.
The Atlantic: Here comes the COVID-19 baby bust
Joseph Rodgers, Lois Autrey Betts Chair in Education and Human Development and professor of psychology, is quoted.
Market Watch: Shopping for a new car on Black Friday? Beware of this clever car dealership trick
Tim Vogus, Brownlee O. Currey Jr. Professor of Management, is quoted.
Business Insider: Here’s the coronavirus safety gear you should pack if you really must travel this holiday season
David Aronoff, Addison B. Scoville Jr. Professor of Medicine, is quoted.
Inside Climate News: Is climate-related financial regulation coming under Biden? Wall Street is betting on it
Michael Vandenbergh, David Daniels Allen Distinguished Professor of Law and director of Vanderbilt’s Climate Change Research Network, is quoted.
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