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  Friday, Mar. 10, 2023  
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Vanderbilt summit to include U.S Cyber Command Director Paul Nakasone and CISA Director Jen Easterly
The leaders of two of the nation’s top federal security agencies will be featured speakers at the 2023 Vanderbilt Summit on Modern Conflict and Emerging Threats, scheduled for May 4–5.
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Diermeier discusses university’s global push at all-staff meeting
Chancellor Daniel Diermeier discussed Vanderbilt University’s global ambitions and the implications of major events taking place this spring toward those goals at a virtual all-staff meeting on March 1.
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Vanderbilt attends campus climate change conference co-hosted by the White House
As a leader in sustainability practices in higher education, Vanderbilt University was invited to participate in Campus and Community-Scale Climate Change Solutions, a two-day workshop in Washington, D.C., co-hosted by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and the University of Washington. Vice Chancellor for Administration Eric Kopstain attended on behalf of Vanderbilt, which was the only institution in Tennessee to be invited.
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Amid national crisis, mental health wellness platform initiated at the Wond’ry reaches milestone
Realized at the Wond’ry, the mental health wellness startup Innerworld has added Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Jewel as a co-founder and chief strategy officer.
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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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Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory honors well-known astronomer 100 years after his death
The public is invited to a March 16 lecture at Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory to learn more about noted astronomer Edward Emerson Barnard and his connections to Vanderbilt’s history.
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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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Frist Center seeking applications for new fellows, affiliates
The Frist Center for Autism and Innovation has announced its 2023 call for membership, which allows Vanderbilt faculty and staff to apply to become affiliates or fellows of the center. Applications are due by March 15.
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Nominations close for Spring Staff Awards today, March 10; save the date for staff assembly on May 22
Know a staff member deserving of recognition? Nominate them for a staff award through today, March 10. The winners will be announced at the Spring Staff Assembly on May 22.
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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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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

Davidson County COVID community level low

VU community encouraged to practice healthy behaviors; new omicron-specific boosters available


Take Note

Faculty Senate to host informational workshops on retirement, classroom resources

Spring forward this Sunday for daylight saving time

VICC Spore in Breast Cancer Developmental Research Program funding announcement

VICC Spore in Breast Cancer Career Enhancement Program funding announcement

VICC funding opportunity: Richard S. Reynolds Foundation Breast Cancer Translational Innovation Award

HR Employee Learning and Engagement to host monthly refresh: Mini-sessions for reflecting, setting goals and making progress

Sidewalk closure on 21st Avenue in front of School of Nursing begins March 11

Crane work at Village at Vanderbilt will be on Saturdays beginning March 4

Children’s Way to close as Phase 2 of CUI project begins March 13

Lot 104, 24th Avenue sidewalk will be closed March 6–13

Office for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion hosting Frist Art Museum private tour March 16

Kirkland Hall fencing to be expanded beginning March 8


Coming Up

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  Celebrate International Women’s Day with #IamRemarkable workshop
· MAR ·
  HR Employee Learning and Engagement: ‘The Importance of Employee Engagement’ March 23
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  Vandy Cooks: ‘Easy Breakfast Meal Prep Recipes’ March 23
· MAR ·
  Vanderbilt Sesquicentennial celebration events March 24–25
· MAR ·
  Vanderbilt Brain Institute hosts Brain Blast March 25


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Vanderbilt in the News
The News (Williamson County, TN): Clinton Global Initiative, Vanderbilt University bring hundreds of international students to serve Nashville communities, nonprofits
The Clinton Global Initiative University annual meeting hosted at Vanderbilt is featured.
ABC News: Biden unveils new Medicare plan as part of broader budget rollout
Stacie Dusetzina, professor of health policy, is quoted.
Vanity Fair: Idaho murders: As a small town grapples with sinister rumors, media’s true-crime obsession grows
Isaac West, associate professor of communication studies, is quoted.
Exoskeleton Report: HeroWear introduces Apex 2: The next generation of exosuits for reducing back injuries
Karl Zelik, associate professor of mechanical engineering, is quoted.
The Atlantic: A view of American history that leads to one conclusion
The research of Jefferson Cowie, James G. Stahlman Professor and professor of history, is cited.
HuffPost: The best type of doctor to see if you have long COVID
Wes Ely, Grant W. Liddle Professor and professor of medicine, is quoted.
Vox: Why daylight saving is so hard on the body—and what to do about it
Beth Malow, Burry Professor and professor of neurology, is quoted.
Nature: Could implantable artificial kidneys end the need for dialysis?
William Fissell, associate professor of medicine, is quoted.
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