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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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Get to know Vanderbilt’s new residential faculty: Emily Pendergrass
Meet the new faculty head of West House, Emily Pendergrass, associate professor of literacy and director of reading education in the Department of Teaching and Learning.
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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 Aug. 17 at 11 a.m. CT.
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New hourly paid parking system available for Vanderbilt community and campus visitors 
Campus visitors and Vanderbilt community members can now use new hourly paid parking spaces in select parking lots and garages across campus for short-term and visitor parking needs. 
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Occupational Health now offering walk-in COVID-19 vaccinations
The Vanderbilt Occupational Health Clinic is now offering the COVID-19 vaccine to Vanderbilt faculty, staff and postdoctoral scholars on a walk-in basis. Those who need their first or second dose of the Pfizer vaccine may walk in to the Occupational Health Clinic vaccination location on the sixth floor of the Medical Arts Building.


Take Note

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

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

Study seeks participants for brain-based learning enhancement research

Study seeks kindergarten-age participants for reading research

Health Plus offers walk-in hours

Save time and up your nutrition with make-ahead meals

Health Plus offers personal lifestyle coaching


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
The Tennessean: American freedom is defined by those who’ve known the shackles of oppression
Malcolm Getz, professor of economics, emeritus, authored this op-ed.
CNN: If you’re not protected against COVID-19, the virus ‘will find you, it will infect you,’ expert says
William Schaffner, professor of health policy and professor of medicine, is quoted.
Technology Networks Cancer Research: A new opportunity to kill aggressive cancer cells?
Mike King, J. Lawrence Wilson Professor of Biomedical Engineering, is quoted.
NPR: A possible side effect? Thousands of people saw menstruation changes post-vaccine
Kathryn Edwards, Sarah H. Sell and Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair in Pediatrics, is quoted. Promoting female advocates, expanding affirmative action, opposing SCOTUS reforms
Joni Hersch, Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair and professor of law and economics, is quoted.
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