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  Wednesday, June 29, 2022  
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Faculty awarded Seeding Success Grants for spring 2022
Vanderbilt has awarded 14 faculty members with grants to support the early stages of pioneering research projects identified as likely candidates for further funding from federal, foundation and industry sponsors. The spring 2022 Seeding Success Grants are the second cycle of this internal early investment funding initiative.
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Johnson launches Office of Experiential Learning and Immersion Vanderbilt; Floyd appointed senior director
Assistant Provost for Immersion and Experiential Learning Amy Johnson has launched a new Office of Experiential Learning and Immersion Vanderbilt, merging the existing Global Education Office and Office of Immersion Resources. Carolyn Floyd, who most recently led the Office of Immersion Resources, has been appointed senior director of the new Office of Experiential Learning and Immersion Vanderbilt.
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Eight first-year students chosen as newest Ingram Scholars
Eight incoming first-year students have been named to the newest class of the Ingram Scholars Program. They were selected from nearly 800 students for the signature and highly competitive Vanderbilt program.
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Vanderbilt, UNC and Duke nurse-midwives join forces to reduce Black maternal health risks
Nurse-midwives and educators from three prominent research universities have teamed up to improve pregnancy outcomes in Black communities by providing specialized training for doulas, persons who support birthing mothers and families through the entire process of childbirth.
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Vanderbilt librarians host ACRL session on team-based collaboration, providing framework for librarians nationwide
Vanderbilt librarians Honora Eskridge and Alex Carroll led a webinar earlier this year for the University Libraries Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries focused on the benefits of implementing a team-based liaison model to achieve more consistent, sustainable outcomes.
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Attend ‘Reconcilable Differences: A Conversation About Religion and Science’ on June 30
Scientists will join faith leaders in conversation about finding common ground between religion and science on Thursday, June 30, from noon to 1 p.m. CT.
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Southbound lane of 21st Avenue to be closed July 2
A southbound lane of 21st Avenue at Edgehill Avenue will be closed on Saturday, July 2, due to crane work at the VUMC Medical Center North building.
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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

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


Take Note

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

Applications requested for 2022–23 Stephen Voland Neuro-oncology Research Award

Hosting a youth program on campus? Here are 6 reminders for summer 2022

ISSS recruiting hosts for EAT program

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

Register for Health Plus’ TASTE 2022

Win prizes with Health Plus’ ‘Spring into Summer’ activities

Take a mindful stretch break


Coming Up

· JUL ·
  Applications for Scaling Success Grants due
· AUG ·
  Jumpstart Conference to explore intersection of racial justice work, education research


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Vanderbilt in the News
The Hill: Experts see risk with little upside in Biden’s gas tax break
Beverly Moran, professor of law, emerita, is quoted.
Fortune: Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade in historic but anticipated reversal: ‘This is an invasion of a woman’s body’
Suzanna Sherry, Herman O. Loewenstein Professor of Law, Emerita, is quoted.
Associated Press: A roof over their head: Churches use tiny homes for homeless
Marybeth Shinn, Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair and professor of human, organizational and community development, is quoted.
The Wall Street Journal: Supreme Court declines to revisit landmark press-freedom case
Gautam Hans, associate clinical professor of law, is quoted.
Financial Times: Best summer books of 2022: History
Emily Greble, associate professor of German, Russian and East European studies, is mentioned.
Canadian Science Publishing: Always more to yield: Unanswered questions in Chemistry II
Janet Macdonald, associate professor of chemistry, is quoted.
HealthDay: CDC backs Moderna vaccine for those aged 6 to 17
Helen Keipp Talbot, associate professor of medicine, is quoted.
Nashville Post: Vanderbilt Institute of Global Health names new director
Muktar Aliyu, professor of health policy, is featured.
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