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  Friday, July 1, 2022  
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First two episodes of ‘Unity Talks’ summer series now available
The first two episodes of the Vanderbilt Project on Unity and American Democracy’s “Unity Talks” series are now available for viewing. In episode one, Arts and Science Dean John Geer speaks with New York Times national political correspondent Jonathan Martin, and in episode two, former Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam speaks with Yuval Levin, a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute.
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Applications for Scaling Success Grants due July 6
The application deadline for the third cycle of the Scaling Success Grant program is Wednesday, July 6, at 11:59 p.m. The Scaling Success Grant supports faculty who are ready to scale up their work to increasingly impactful team research, scholarship and creative works, particularly in the form of larger awards from external sponsors.
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HR announces new referral bonus policy
Vanderbilt University Human Resources has announced a new referral bonus policy. Starting July 1, employees may receive a bonus if they refer an individual who becomes employed by Vanderbilt University to a position that is difficult to fill or retain.
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Apply now for Vanderbilt Leadership Enrichment
Applications are now being accepted for the fourth class of Vanderbilt Leadership Enrichment. VLE is designed to develop key leadership skills for staff who are managers or operational leaders demonstrating high potential, and whose leadership position is between frontline supervisor and director.
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Tuition benefit applications for fall 2022 open now
The EdAssist portal is now available for submitting your fall 2022 tuition benefit applications, including dependent tuition applications. You can find the EdAssist login, step-by-step tutorials and other resources on the tuition pages of the HR website.
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Do your part to help conserve energy during heat wave
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 next weeks.


COVID-19 Updates

CDC lowers Davidson County to ‘medium’ COVID community level; Vanderbilt to lift masking requirements


Take Note

WeGo Public Transit expanding regional bus service to campus 

Hourly paid parking available for campus visitors and short-term parking  

VERA offers training resources for faculty

Research IT Resources Guide launched to support IT needs of researchers

Limited Submission Opportunity: The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee 2022 Discretionary Grants

Limited Submission Opportunity: 2023 Sloan Research Fellowships

Limited Submission Opportunity: 2023 Searle Scholars Program

Limited Submission Opportunity: 2022 Procter & Gamble Higher Education Grant Program

Limited Submission Opportunity: ALDI Cares Community Grants

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  Jumpstart Conference to explore intersection of racial justice work, education research


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Vanderbilt in the News
Associated Press: Bonnaroo, a leader in green fests, faces climate change risk
Janey Camp, research professor of civil and environmental engineering, is quoted.
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education: HBCUs provide other universities with a roadmap for success for Black STEM students
Antentor Othrell Hinton Jr., assistant professor of molecular physiology and biophysics, is quoted.
Popular Science: Why Juul vaping products might start disappearing from U.S. stores
Jacob Kaslow, assistant professor of pediatrics, is quoted.
Main Street Nashville: Nurse donates time teaching alternatives to contraception
Regina Barukh, instructor in clinical nursing, is quoted.
The Wall Street Journal: Rural counties are booming, but can it last?
The research of Peter Haslag, assistant professor of finance, is cited.
Nature: COVID antibody drugs have saved lives—so why aren’t they more popular?
James Crowe, Ann Scott Carell Professor of Pediatrics, is quoted.
NBC: FDA advisers to weigh in on updated COVID booster shots for the fall
William Schaffner, professor of health policy and professor of medicine, is quoted.
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