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  Wednesday, June 1, 2022  
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Vanessa Beasley named president of Trinity University
Vanessa Beasley, BA’88, vice provost for academic affairs and dean of residential faculty, will step down on June 30 to become the next president of Trinity University in San Antonio.
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Research Development and Support aids researchers seeking to diversify sponsorship funding
Research Development and Support‘s tailored services for developing and broadening sponsorship funding are part of a cohesive strategy to support faculty pursuing competitive research proposals from a range of external sponsors, including federal, state and local governments, industry partners and nonprofits.
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Sargent wins national title
Freshman student-athlete Gordon Sargent won a four-man playoff Monday at the Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona, to claim the NCAA men’s golf national title.
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Vanderbilt students receive prestigious Boren Fellowship
Peabody College doctoral students Stacy Jer and Diana Khan have been awarded 2022 David L. Boren Fellowships to support the completion of their doctoral studies, and rising sophomore Shaun Karakkattu has been named an alternate for the Boren Scholarship.
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Vanderbilt students and alumni awarded Critical Language Scholarships
Fourteen Vanderbilt students and recent alumni were awarded the Critical Language Scholarship by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs during the 2021–22 academic year. The CLS program seeks to expand the number of Americans studying and mastering critical foreign languages.
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Osher Lifelong Learning at Vanderbilt announces hybrid format for summer
The prime-time achievements of famed television producer Norman Lear, China’s modernization, memory and the brain, and art in the context of societal change are among the topics offered this summer by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt.
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Take VUIT Faculty and Staff Satisfaction Survey for chance to win $100 Amazon gift card 
Vanderbilt IT has released a Faculty and Staff Satisfaction Survey. Your responses will help VUIT shape and improve its IT service offerings. The survey should take less than five minutes to complete, and you can submit answers anonymously. 
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Learn about Vanderbilt’s Employee Education Assistance Program June 8
Vanderbilt University staff interested in continuing their education or pursuing additional degrees can learn about the Employee Education Assistance Program during a panel discussion on Wednesday, June 8, from 11 a.m. to noon CT via Zoom.
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Submit proposals for new Employee Affinity Groups through June 15
The Office for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion is requesting proposals for Employee Affinity Groups for 2022–23. Employee Affinity Groups are employee-led and -facilitated groups formed around interests, backgrounds, identities and common bonds.
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HR Employee Learning and Engagement summer series: ‘Psychological Safety Beyond the Buzzword’
HR Employee Learning and Engagement will offer a new learning series this summer: “Psychological Safety Beyond the Buzzword: A Practical 4-Part Series for Teams.” The series offers an inside look at how managers, leaders and their teams can enhance team culture.
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‘Business of VU’ preparing for sixth cohort this fall
The Business of VU program is preparing to welcome its sixth cohort in fall 2022. Learn more about the program, and apply now for participation this fall.
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Lane closure, fence changes at Owen Graduate School of Management worksite
The Owen Graduate School of Management renovation and addition project, set to open for the 2022-23 academic year, is expanding its site borders to complete the remainder of the work.
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Neurodiversity Inspired Science and Engineering graduate trainee program now accepting applications
Applications are open through June 15 for the Neurodiversity Inspired Science and Engineering graduate trainee program. The NISE program engages students across STEM disciplines in the development, deployment and commercialization of future of work at the human technology frontier (FW-HTF) approaches and devices that support neurodiverse individuals, and/or that are inspired by their abilities.


COVID-19 Updates

Vanderbilt announces closure of COVID-19 testing center during summer 2022

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

Additional COVID boosters available for certain individuals   


Take Note

Vanderbilt Farmers’ Market returns to Medical Center Plaza on Thursdays

Vanderbilt Eye Institute hosts trunk show at One Hundred Oaks June 10

Webinar on NIH Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research is June 14

VERA offers training resources for faculty

Call for proposals: 2023 Sanofi Innovation Awards (iAwards)

Limited Submission Opportunity: Oak Ridge Associated Universities Events Sponsorship Program–FY2023 Cycle 1

Campus hydro-drilling and soil boring project underway

Commons houses to undergo furniture, flooring upgrades this summer

ISSS recruiting hosts for EAT program

Employee Education Assistance Program to expedite tuition reimbursements

Making summer plans? Maximize your savings with Abenity employee perks

Occupational Health offers telehealth services for faculty, staff, postdocs

Individuals ages 8-20 with and without Neurofibromatosis Type 1 needed for research study on reading disabilities

Adult research participants needed for sound sensitivity study

Children 8 and older with or without autism sought for research study on emotions, physical sensations


Coming Up

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  Vanderbilt Health and Wellness health fair at Heard Library


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Vanderbilt in the News
The Tennessean: Vanderbilt Poll: 80% of Tennesseans support abortion under some conditions
The latest statewide Vanderbilt Poll is featured.
Reuters: Chipmaker Broadcom to buy VMware in $61B deal
Josh White, assistant professor of finance, is quoted.
Religion Science News:  For abuse survivors like Jules Woodson, the Indiana pastor video is all too familiar
Ellen Armour, E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Associate Professor of Feminist Theology, is quoted.
The Chronicle of Higher Education: Can $1.5 billion help diversify the sciences?
Ebony McGee, professor of teaching and learning, is quoted.
CBS News: As Texas school shooting confounds the world, CBS News looks at other countries’ reactions to their own massacres
Jonathan Metzl, Frederick B. Rentschler II Professor of Sociology and Medicine, Health and Society, is interviewed.
Nashville Scene: Raheleh Filsoofi’s sculpture and video installation Is a meditative mouthful
Raheleh Filsoofi, assistant professor of art, is featured.
U.S. News & World Report: How to choose a preschool
Dale Farran, professor of education, emerita, is quoted.
Vox: How bad could the monkeypox outbreak get?
William Schaffner, professor of health policy and professor of medicine, is quoted.
Nashville Post: On the Move: 26 May 2022
Roshaunda Ross-Orta, director of the Office of Student Transitions and Community Engagement, and Natalee Erb, director of residential colleges, are mentioned.
Nashville Post: Health care notes: Vanderbilt launches new nursing degree
Vanderbilt School of Nursing’s new master of nursing degree is featured.
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