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  Monday, Aug. 9, 2021  
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Faculty invited to participate in enrichment experiences featuring university, community partners
The Office of Faculty Affairs is collaborating with the Nashville Public Library and Vanderbilt University Facilities to offer a series of in-person enrichment experiences for faculty.
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Register for 17th annual Vanderbilt Institute of Chemical Biology Symposium on 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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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 Aug. 17 at 11 a.m. CT.
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Aug. 18: ‘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.
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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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Vanderbilt updates masking guidance for visitors
In accordance with recent changes to CDC guidelines, Vanderbilt University has updated its visitor policy after consulting with public health experts. Visitors coming to campus must wear a mask indoors, whether vaccinated or unvaccinated.


Take Note

Occupational Health offers walk-in COVID-19 vaccinations

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

Vanderbilt Software Carpentries events Aug.

Match deadline for Kyser Miree Scholarship is Aug. 31

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

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

Study seeks participants for brain-based learning enhancement research

Study seeks kindergarten-age participants for reading research

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

Make note of visitor protocols for research in Heard Libraries collections

Vanderbilt travelers reminded to book through Concur, World Travel Service

Health Plus offers walk-in hours

Health Plus offers personal lifestyle coaching

Participate in Walking Wednesdays on campus or at home

Save time and up your nutrition with make-ahead meals


Coming Up

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


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Vanderbilt in the News
Associated Press: Baltimore flutist fired months after social media rebuke
Gautam Hans, assistant clinical professor of law, is quoted.
Reuters: COVID-19 vaccines appear to protect patients’ lungs; depression on rise among youth
Stephen Patrick, associate professor of pediatrics, is quoted.
CNN: COVID-19 infections of vaccinated people are expected. But the unvaccinated are ‘the big highway of transmission,’ expert says
William Schaffner, professor of health policy and professor of medicine, is quoted.
Bloomberg Law: Drugmakers to pay billions for wasted drugs under Senate deal
Stacie Dusetzina, associate professor of health policy, is quoted.
Utica (N.Y.) Observer-Dispatch: Will women ‘always be believed’ going forward, post-Cuomo?
Joni Hersch, Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair in Law and Economics, is quoted.
NBC News: Vaccinated parents’ new worry: Can I transmit COVID to my unvaccinated kids?
Buddy Creech, associate professor of pediatrics, is quoted.
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