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  Friday, June 24, 2022  
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Chancellor Diermeier shares campus message on Supreme Court decision regarding reproductive rights
Chancellor Daniel Diermeier shared a message with the Vanderbilt community after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that established a federal right to abortion. The Supreme Court’s decision now leaves abortion laws to the states.  
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Vanderbilt establishes task force to address Supreme Court’s reproductive rights decision
A university-wide task force convened in anticipation of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn federal abortion rights will work to address impacts for the Vanderbilt community. 
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Vanderbilt celebrates 50 years of
Title IX
Vanderbilt Athletics is celebrating the 50th anniversary of Title IX throughout 2022 with reflections and events recognizing the impact, progress and continual push forward of the landmark legislation in all areas of women’s sports.
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Growing Forward: Much to celebrate, much to do
Title IX’s 50th anniversary is reason to celebrate progress and reflect on an unfinished journey, writes Vice Chancellor for Athletics and University Affairs and Athletic Director Candice Lee in the June Growing Forward column.
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Vanderbilt joins higher ed community to celebrate 50th anniversary of Pell Grant program
June 23 marked the 50th anniversary of the Pell Grant, a federal student aid program that has expanded higher education opportunities for millions of low-income Americans. To celebrate the historic milestone, Vanderbilt has joined with others in the higher ed community to highlight Pell’s value and impact and underscore the need for Congress to reinvest in the program. 
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CDC lowers Davidson County to ‘medium’ COVID community level; VU to lift masking requirements
Vanderbilt University will lift its temporary masking requirement beginning Friday, June 24, as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lowered Davidson County’s COVID community level to “medium.”
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Blair professor recounts recording experience on Elvis Presley album  
As the summer blockbuster Elvis hits movie theaters June 24, Vanderbilt professor Kathryn Plummer relives an early career opportunity to play with the legend—and discusses how her experiences recording with some of the music industry’s greats translate into a unique teaching tool in the classroom.   
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Jumpstart Conference to explore intersection of racial justice work, education research Aug. 1
The Initiative for Race Research and Justice at Vanderbilt Peabody College will host its third virtual Jumpstart Conference Aug. 1, bringing together researchers on race from both inside and outside of the field of education.
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VU Title IX Office offers training
June 23 was the 50th anniversary of the passage into law of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. To mark the anniversary, Vanderbilt’s Title IX Office will offer training aimed at highlighting the history of the law while providing relevant instruction to all campus partners.
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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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Celebrate Pride Month with events planned on campus, across Nashville
In celebration of LGBTQIA+ Pride Month, Vanderbilt is inviting members of the university community to several events offered this June through the K.C. Potter Center and the Glammadores LGBTQIA+ Employee Affinity Group, as well as Pride Month events across Nashville.
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Northbound lanes of 21st Avenue to close June 25 for VUMC crane work
Both northbound lanes of 21st Avenue near Edgehill Avenue will be closed on Saturday, June 25, due to crane work at VUMC’s 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 week.


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

Vanderbilt ranked among nation’s top institutions for experiential learning

5 tips for managing an LGBTQ+ inclusive workplace

VERA offers training resources for faculty

Research IT Resources Guide launched to support IT needs of researchers

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

Help Metro Parks design the Charlotte Corridor Rail-with-Greenway

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

Register for Health Plus’ TASTE 2022

Vanderbilt Farmers’ Market returns to Medical Center Plaza on Thursdays


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Vanderbilt in the News
Associated Press: Vanderbilt names Berkeley structural biologist as new dean
The announcement that John Kuriyan has been named dean of the School of Medicine Basic Sciences is featured.
The Wall Street Journal: Buying from Mark Cuban’s pharmacy could save Medicare billions, study says
Stacie Dusetzina, associate professor of health policy, is quoted.
Contemporary Clinic: Expert: COVID-19 ‘has not become the flu,’ they are two very different viruses
April Kapu, professor of clinical nursing, is quoted.
Prevention: The FDA plans to lower nicotine levels in cigarettes: Why that matters
Erin Calipari, assistant professor of pharmacology, is quoted.
Parade: Is CBD legal? Here’s what to keep in mind before you make your next purchase
Robert Mikos, LaRoche Family Professor of Law, is quoted.
Associated Press: Title IX: Strides for women of color in sports lag under law
Candice Lee, vice chancellor for athletics and university affairs and athletic director, is quoted.
U.S. News & World Report: What is the Candida diet and is it safe?
Heidi Silver, research professor of medicine, is quoted.
El Nacional: Uncovered Spaces, arte e identidad en femenino
Raheleh Filsoofi, assistant professor of art, is quoted.
The Tennessean: Tennessee House GOP press Gov. Lee to block state distribution of COVID vaccine for youngest kids
Rachel Mace, professor of clinical pediatrics, is quoted.
InSight Crime: El Salvador’s security crackdown may feed gang recruitment
Norbert Ross, associate professor of anthropology, is quoted.
AARP: Is your teen or young adult child depressed?
Autumn Kujawa, assistant professor of psychology and human development, is quoted.
NBC News: Moderna says bivalent vaccine appears to work against omicron subvariants BA.4 and BA.5
William Schaffner, professor of health policy and professor of medicine, is quoted.
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