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  Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2021  
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Ask an Expert: When will vaccines be approved for children under 12?
Thomas Talbot, professor of medicine and chief hospital epidemiologist at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, shares the latest available information on when COVID-19 vaccines will be approved for children under 12.
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‘Sympathetic Magic: Works of Faith, Healing and Transformation’ opens at Fine Arts Gallery Aug. 26
The Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery will reopen on Thursday, Aug. 26, with “Sympathetic Magic,” an exhibition presenting objects from Vanderbilt University Collections alongside works by modern and contemporary artists that promote faith, healing and transformation.
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Register for 17th annual Vanderbilt Institute of Chemical Biology Symposium Aug. 12
The 17th annual Vanderbilt Institute of Chemical Biology Symposium, hosted by the Vanderbilt Institute of Chemical Biology and the Chemical Biology Association of Students, is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 12, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. CT. The event is sponsored by Ancora Innovation, through Vanderbilt’s partnership with Deerfield Management, and will be broadcast remotely.
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Faculty Affairs collaborates with university, community partners to offer faculty enrichment experiences
The Office of Faculty Affairs is collaborating with the Nashville Public Library and Vanderbilt University Facilities this summer to offer a series of in-person enrichment experiences for faculty.
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Aug. 17: ‘Watts, Metabolism, Data Analytics: Science’s Impact on Cycling over 25 Years’
Join the School of Medicine Basic Sciences’ monthly Lab-to-Table series for a conversation with former Tour de France and Olympic athletes about science and cycling. The discussion will touch on the athletes’ personal experiences with training, coaching and medicine in cycling and how biomedical science has shaped their efforts. The virtual event will be Tuesday, Aug. 17, at 11 a.m. CT.
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Aug. 18: Vanderbilt Project on Unity and American Democracy and VUMC present ‘Vaccine Hesitancy: The Politics of Public Health in Tennessee’
The Vanderbilt Project on Unity and American Democracy and Vanderbilt University Medical Center will host “Vaccine Hesitancy: The Politics of Public Health in Tennessee,” a virtual event, on Wednesday, Aug. 18, at noon CT.


Take Note

Vanderbilt Farmers’ Market is back on Thursdays through Oct. 28

Vanderbilt Software Carpentries events Aug. 19–20

‘Financial Resources for Veterans’ is Aug. 18

Occupational Health now offering walk-in COVID-19 vaccinations

Make note of visitor protocols for research in Heard Libraries collections

Volunteers needed for Humphrey Fellow move-in Aug. 15

Health Plus offers walk-in hours

Vanderbilt travelers reminded to book through Concur, World Travel Service

Study seeks participants for brain-based learning enhancement research

Register for Stata Boot Camp to be held Oct. 18, 20, 25

Professional development opportunities in clinical and translational research available for non-degree learners

COVID-19 vaccinations now available for 12–15-year-olds through VUMC

Participate in Walking Wednesdays on campus or at home

Study seeks kindergarten-age participants for reading research

Match deadline for Kyser Miree Scholarship is Aug. 31


Coming Up

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  Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Science Day is Nov. 5; call for abstracts, registration now open


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Vanderbilt in the News
USA Today: Fact check: Workers fired for refusing a vaccine are unlikely to qualify for unemployment
Jennifer Shinall, professor of law, is quoted.
The 19th: ‘I don’t sleep very well anymore’: Many LGBTQ+ people face economic cliff if eviction protections end
Kitt Carpenter, E. Bronson Ingram Professor of Economics, is quoted.
The Washington Post: How are our public school gifted programs doing? It’s hard to say.
Research by Jason Grissom, Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Leadership, Policy and Organizations, is cited.
The Washington Post: Opinion: The U.S. government is designed for failure. And, a new study shows, it’s getting worse.
David Lewis, Rebecca Webb Wilson University Professor of Leadership, Policy and Organizations, is quoted.
Bloomberg: You eat meat from factory farms. Why not a lab?
Amanda Little, writer in residence in English, is quoted.
NPR: Why reports of menstrual changes after COVID vaccine are tough to study
Kathryn Edwards, Sarah H. Sell and Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair in Pediatrics, is quoted.
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