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  Wednesday, July 27, 2022  
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Three new residential colleges planned for Highland Quad
Vanderbilt University is embarking on the next phase of its residential colleges program with the reenvisioning of Highland Quadrangle along 25th Avenue South. The initiative, which includes construction of three new residential colleges for upper-division students, will build upon the successful living-learning environments already in place.
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What can a 50-year study teach us about giftedness?
The Study of Mathematically Precocious Youth, a first-of-its-kind longitudinal study led by Vanderbilt researchers Camilla P. Benbow and David Lubinski, continues to shape the way we understand giftedness, success and happiness.
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Faculty, staff, students and alumni invited to submit Vanderbilt Sesquicentennial Grant proposals
As Vanderbilt prepares to mark its sesquicentennial—the 150th anniversary of the university’s founding—in 2023, a new program will support exploration of the university’s past and future. The Office of the Chancellor is launching the Sesquicentennial Grant Program to fund activities and projects that engage with the university’s history, look to its future and explore what makes Vanderbilt distinctive and unique.
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Faculty invited to apply for 2022–23 SEC travel grants by July 29
Vanderbilt faculty are encouraged to submit applications to the 2022–23 Southeastern Conference Faculty Travel Program. The grants give faculty from Vanderbilt the opportunity to travel to other SEC campuses to exchange ideas, develop grant proposals and conduct research.
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Attend ‘Scientist-Artists: Embracing Duality’ virtual event today
Join Kendra Oliver, assistant professor of pharmacology and director and founder of ArtLab, for the next Lab-to-Table Conversation on Wednesday, July 27. The panelists will explore how a group of self-identified scientist-artists are embracing this particular duality. 
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Tennessee early voting ends Saturday; sign up for election notifications
Early voting for the Aug. 4 primary election in Tennessee ends this Saturday, July 30. Candidates for governor, U.S. House of Representatives and the Tennessee House and Senate, among others, are on the ballot. Sign up for 2022 election reminders, and register to vote in the November general election.
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HR Employee Learning and Engagement offers peer-to-peer learning opportunity for managers and leaders Aug. 2
Join HR Employee Learning and Engagement for “Conversation Circles,” a series for managers and leaders, on Tuesday, Aug. 2, from 1 to 2 p.m. This session will focus on difficult conversations.
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Do your part to help conserve energy during summer weather
With temperatures expected to near 100 degrees in the Nashville area, the Vanderbilt University Facilities Department is asking faculty, staff and students to help reduce their energy consumption over the coming weeks.


COVID-19 Updates

Davidson County COVID community level high

Office of Global Safety provides community resources amid COVID-19 travel advisory updates


Take Note

World on Wednesdays seeking proposals for fall 2022

Be a First Friend to an international student

ISSS recruiting hosts for EAT program

VERA offers training resources for faculty

Limited Submission Opportunity: 2023 Johnson & Johnson WiSTEM²D Scholars Award Program

Limited Submission Opportunity: 2022 V Foundation Pediatric Cancer Special Grant Opportunity

Human Resources increases on-campus presence

HR announces new referral bonus policy

Vanderbilt University qualifies as eligible employer for Public Sector Student Loan Forgiveness

Tuition benefit applications for fall 2022 open now

Enroll in Control is the Goal blood pressure management program; begins Aug. 4

Vanderbilt Farmers’ Market returns to Medical Center Plaza on Thursdays

All three steps of Go for the Gold are ready to complete


Coming Up

· AUG ·
  Jumpstart Conference to explore intersection of racial justice work, education research
· AUG ·
  ‘Basics of Breastfeeding’


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Vanderbilt in the News
The Times (U.K.): How Jennifer Lopez took control to become $400 million girl from the block
Claire Sisco King, associate professor of communication studies, is quoted.
NBC News: Scientists are narrowing in on why some people keep avoiding COVID. BA.5 could end that luck.
Tina Hartert, Lulu H. Owen Professor and professor of medicine, is quoted.
Oncology Times: The rEECur trial highlights therapies for refractory ewing sarcoma
Vicki Keedy, associate professor of medicine, is quoted.
The Swaddle: Why we repeat mistakes after we’ve made them
Kelly Haws, Anne Marie and Thomas B. Walker Jr. Professor and professor of marketing, is quoted.
Marketplace: How small businesses became the most trusted institution in the U.S.
Cindy Kam, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor and professor of political science, is quoted.
Axios Nashville: Extreme heat is cutting into our sleep time
Beth Malow, Burry Professor and professor of neurology, is quoted.
The Atlantic: America was in an early-death crisis long before COVID
The research of Jonathan Metzl, Frederick B. Rentschler II Professor and professor of sociology and of medicine, health and society, is cited.
Prevention: Do adults need a polio booster? Infectious disease doctors weigh in
William Schaffner, professor of health policy and professor of medicine, is quoted.
Stern (Germany): Who will stop Trump?
Robert Talisse, W. Alton Jones Professor and professor of philosophy, is quoted.
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