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  Friday, Mar. 17, 2023  
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School of Medicine announces five leadership promotions
Donald Brady, executive vice dean for academic affairs, has announced a number of leadership promotions within Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. These promotions recognize the outstanding contributions of VUSM leaders to the mission of the School of Medicine and provide an opportunity for the Office of Health Sciences Education to grow more efficient as Vanderbilt remains a national and international leader in health sciences education.
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Mark Cuban to visit VUMC March 23; discussion to be livestreamed
Vanderbilt University Medical Center will host “A Discussion with Mark Cuban: How Cost Plus Drugs Is Innovating to Lower Prescription Drug Prices in America” on Thursday, March 23, at 12:15 p.m. at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. All members of the Vanderbilt community are invited to livestream the event.
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Inagami, emeritus professor of biochemistry and cardiovascular research pioneer, has died
Tadashi Inagami, a professor emeritus of biochemistry at Vanderbilt who helped characterize the biochemical basis for hypertension, heart failure and vascular disease, died March 13 after a brief illness. He was 92.
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Learn more about NIH’s new sponsor agency, ARPA-H, at faculty webinar April 14
Research Development and Support will offer an online seminar April 14 to discuss the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health, a new independent entity within the NIH. The seminar will outline the ARPA-H funding model and agency priorities and include a discussion about how to approach applying for this type of funding, which differs from traditional NIH grants.
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Register for ‘Unity Dinner: Race in America’ on March 23
The Vanderbilt Project on Unity and American Democracy is launching Unity Dinners, a new series that aims to bring students, faculty and staff together in community and conversation around society’s most pressing issues. “Unity Dinner: Race in America” will be held on Thursday, March 23, at 5:30 p.m. in Buttrick Hall, Room 123.
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AlertVU test scheduled for March 23
Vanderbilt University Office of Emergency Management will conduct a test of the AlertVU emergency notification system on Thursday, March 23, at 2:30 p.m. Before the test, it is recommended that all staff, faculty and students review and update their contact information to ensure AlertVU message delivery.
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Lab-to-Table Conversation: ‘Genetic Testing—Balancing Ethics and Impact’ March 28
Join the School of Medicine Basic Sciences for the Lab-to-Table conversation “Genetic Testing: Balancing Ethics and Impact” on Tuesday, March 28, at 11 a.m. The panel will discuss how genomic information can best be used for the good of health and society, as well as the ethics of privacy and the potential problems with availability of one’s genomic information.
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TEDxVanderbiltUniversity is April 18; register to attend now
Vanderbilt Human Resources’ Employee Learning and Engagement team is hosting the seventh annual TEDxVanderbiltUniversity on Tuesday, April 18. This year’s event will take place in Ingram Hall at the Blair School of Music.
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‘New York Times’ bestselling author to deliver lecture on women, leadership and engaged citizenship
Vanderbilt’s residential colleges and the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center will host New York Times bestselling author Julie Lythcott-Haims March 23 for “Your Turn: How to Be an Adult,” a lecture based on her bestselling book. Before the lecture, she will speak with the Vanderbilt Parenting Group during a lunchtime session.
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Campus Dining’s Farm to Campus menu series kicks off March 20
Vanderbilt Campus Dining’s popular Farm to Campus menu series will return March 20 for a second year. The 2023 edition of Farm to Campus will include three unique events featuring chef-curated meals using local and artisanal ingredients.
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Sidewalk, entrance to One Magnolia Circle building closed beginning March 20
The front entrance and sidewalk to One Magnolia Circle will be closed for 12 weeks beginning Monday, March 20, for upgrades to the sidewalk and front ramp.
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WeGo service changes go into effect April 2
WeGo Public Transit has announced service changes to various bus routes for spring 2023. The changes will take effect on Sunday, April 2.
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Law School Dean’s Lecture: ‘Where the Left and the Right Can Meet on Police Reform’ March 20
The next Law School Dean’s Lecture will be a dialogue between professor Barry Friedman of NYU Law and Vikrant Reddy, senior research fellow at Stand Together Trust (formerly the Charles Koch Foundation). The two will discuss a range of current issues in policing, including use of force, militarization, racial disparities, surveillance and traffic stops, as well as the broader issues that seem to divide us, but should not.
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Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center, Community Resource Center hosting period product drive in March
The Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center is celebrating Women’s History Month by partnering with the Community Resource Center to collect period products for donation throughout Middle Tennessee. Collection bins have been placed across campus, and there will be a “packing party” March 31.
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Health and Wellness for Vandy Vets program creates space for military veterans to focus on well-being
A series of workshops launching at Vanderbilt will focus on the health and wellness of the campus’s military veterans. “Health and Wellness for Vandy Vets” will consist of five sessions, the next one on April 6.
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Women’s History Month event series underway
Vanderbilt is celebrating Women’s History Month in March with a series of events hosted by the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center. The events will focus on the theme “Women Who Tell Our Stories,” which aims to celebrate the struggles and achievements of all women from every background.
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Vanderbilt celebrates Disability Awareness Month in March
Vanderbilt University is celebrating Disability Awareness Month in March, with more than 10 campus partners and organizations collaborating on a series of events aimed at raising awareness and appreciating the contributions of the disability community.


Health & Safety Updates

Gain wider access to mental health support through new provider Lyra

Earn up to $240 through Vanderbilt’s new wellness program

Davidson County COVID community level low


Take Note

VUMC anesthesiologist to discuss entrepreneurial experiences March 21 as part of new seminar series

World on Wednesday: ‘The Governance of Antarctica: A Continent without a Country’ March 29

VKC Conversation Series hosts ‘Mental Health in Individuals with IDD’ March 30

Limited Submission Opportunity: 2023 Incyte Ingenuity Awards in Graft Versus Host Disease

Limited Submission Opportunity: 2023 Conservation, Food and Health Foundation Grants

Limited Submission Opportunity: Tennessee Arts Commission–Arts Build Communities FY2024

VKC’s 2023 Augmentative and Alternative Communication Workshop is March 31

David Williams II Recreation and Wellness Center sidewalk to be affected by crane work on March 22

Women’s Center hosts ‘Women’s Financial Planning at Every Stage’ March 20

Faculty Senate to host informational workshops on retirement, classroom resources

Inclusive Book Group will discuss ‘The Beekeeper of Aleppo’ May 3

Temporary VUMC shuttle stops created at Kensington and 25th avenues


Coming Up

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  Vandy Cooks: ‘Easy Breakfast Meal Prep Recipes’ March 23
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  Vanderbilt Sesquicentennial celebration events March 24–25
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  Flexner Deans’ Lecture: Alex Lupi, Ekiomoado Olumese March 27


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Vanderbilt in the News
NBC News: Novo Nordisk to lower list price of some of its insulin by up to 75 percent in the U.S.
Stacie Dusetzina, professor of health policy, is quoted.
The Guardian: Avoiding the ‘B-word’: Is the U.S. response to SVB’s collapse a bailout?
Morgan Ricks, Herman O. Loewenstein Professor and professor of law, is quoted.
Tennbeat: $1.5 million in 8 hours: Tennessee Tech founder makes historic raise on International Women’s Day
Deanna Meador, deputy director of The Wond’ry, Vanderbilt’s Innovation Center, is quoted.
The U.S. Sun: How not getting enough sleep could raise your risk of illness in a way that might surprise you
Kelsie Full, assistant professor medicine, is quoted.
The Washington Post: Signature Bank’s collapse spells trouble for cryptocurrency industry
Yesha Yadav, Milton R. Underwood Professor and professor of law, is quoted.
Prevention: What is Zavzpret, the new migraine nasal spray for adults?
Brittany Mays, assistant professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation, is quoted.
U.S. News & World Report: Jobs you can do with a science Ph.D., beyond academia
Kim Petrie, associate professor of medical education and administration, is quoted.
ABC News: Here’s what the FDA and CDC wrote in a letter to Florida’s surgeon general about his COVID vaccine claims
William Schaffner, professor of health policy and professor of medicine, is quoted.
Associated Press: Abortion pill access case: Judge wants ‘less advertisement’
Terry Maroney, Robert S. and Theresa L. Reder Professor and professor of law, is quoted.
Truthout: Black student sues school after teacher assaulted her for not reciting pledge
Richard Welsh, associate professor of leadership, policy and organizations, is quoted.
Energywire: Utilities’ push to extend monopolies may shape grid’s future
Jim Rossi, Judge D.L. Lansden Professor and professor of law, is quoted.
CNN: Opinion: What history reveals about the DeSantis playbook
Nicole Hemmer, associate professor of history, authored this story.
Bloomberg: Protecting the U.S. food supply means thinking smaller
Amanda Little, writer in residence in English, authored this piece.
Nashville Post: Vanderbilt’s The Wond’ry launches 10-week free program
Jaclyn Mothupi, director of social innovation at the Wond’ry, Vanderbilt’s Innovation Center, is mentioned.
The Tennessean: How Samar Ali became a peacemaker while a student at Vanderbilt University
Samar Ali, research professor of political science and law and co-chair of the Vanderbilt Project on Unity and American Democracy, is quoted.
Sinclair Broadcast Group: U.S. rushes to avoid more bank failures after unexpected collapses
Josh White, assistant professor of finance, is quoted.
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