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Basic Sciences marks Juneteenth with inaugural event
The Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Basic Sciences’ inaugural Juneteenth celebration highlighted the accomplishments of Black scientists both at Vanderbilt and across the country.
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VU, HBCU researchers collaborate on recommendations for producing Black professionals in STEMM at predominantly white institutions 
New collaborative research finds that predominately white institutions can utilize the practices that make historically Black colleges and universities successful to mentor and graduate students of all backgrounds. 
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Blair School of Music students in U.K. learn how religious music pays the rent
Vanderbilt students who are part of the inaugural Vanderbilt Choral Scholars program spent a week in cathedrals in the United Kingdom to better understand the community impact of church music in Europe.   
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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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Vanderbilt Humphrey Fellow witnesses human toll of war in Ukraine; will discuss experiences Thursday
Former Ukrainian government minister Anna Novosad is creating educational opportunities for those navigating life in a war zone. She will share her experiences at a June 23 virtual event open to the Vanderbilt community.
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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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VPA hosts ‘Speak Easy’ talk series to help postdocs tell their scientific story
The Vanderbilt Postdoctoral Association will host “Speak Easy,” a talk series designed to help postdoctoral researchers polish their “lay” scientific communication skills. The first event will be on Thursday, June 23, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Alumni Hall Graduate Student Lounge.
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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 conserve energy as extreme weather continues
With temperatures expected to reach over 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.
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WATCH: Vanderbilt celebrates Juneteenth
African drummers, music, interactive games, educational sessions, food and more were part of Vanderbilt University’s annual Juneteenth celebration.


COVID-19 Updates

CDC upgrades Davidson County to ‘high’ COVID community level; Vanderbilt to follow CDC guidance

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

VERA offers training resources for faculty

Research IT Resources Guide launched to support IT needs of researchers

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

Limited Submission Opportunity: ALDI Cares Community Grants

Limited Submission Opportunity: 2023 Sloan Research Fellowships

Limited Submission Opportunity: 2023 Searle Scholars Program

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
The Tennessean: Tennessee Voices, Episode 287: Gray Sasser and John Geer, Vanderbilt University
John Geer, Ginny and Conner Searcy Dean of the College of Arts and Science and professor of political science, and Gray Sasser, executive director of the Vanderbilt Project on Unity and American Democracy, are featured.
Chalkbeat: NYC’s specialized high schools continue to admit few Black, Latino students, 2022 data shows
Sean Corcoran, associate professor of public policy and education, is quoted.
The Wall Street Journal: CDC advisers reviewing COVID-19 vaccines for young children
William Schaffner, professor of health policy and professor of medicine, is quoted.
LX News (NBC): U.S. ‘decades behind’ on legislation to fight online hate speech
Sophie Bjork-James, assistant professor of anthropology, is quoted.
NPR: Florida isn’t ordering doses of the COVID vaccine for children under the age of 5
Kathryn Edwards, Sarah H. Sell and Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Pediatrics, is quoted.
Nashville Post: On the Move: 16 June 2022
Ryan Buckley, assistant professor of clinical medicine, is featured.
The News & Advance (Lynchburg, Virginia): ‘They’re not by themselves’: Local area high school students attend one-week institute
Gilman Whiting, associate professor of African American and diaspora studies, is quoted.
Indiana Public Media: Jan. 6 committee hearings provide insight on insurrection
Amy Cooter, senior lecturer in sociology, is featured.
National Catholic Reporter: Theological societies honor network and economic ethics scholar
Emilie Townes, dean of Vanderbilt Divinity School and Distinguished Professor of Womanist Ethics and Society, is quoted.
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