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  Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021  
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Vanderbilt releases remote and hybrid work policy and toolkit for managers, employees
A university working group has developed a remote and hybrid work policy for staff whose positions are eligible based on business needs. The policy is gradually being rolled out across participating units on campus.
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WATCH: Vanderbilt leaders honor Rep. John Lewis and civil rights history of Nashville
Vanderbilt University joined community leaders to pay tribute to the life and Nashville legacy of U.S. Rep. John Lewis with the formal dedication of Rep. John Lewis Way and a public celebration at Ryman Auditorium.
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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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Peabody faculty awarded special education research grants totaling $4.5M
Two faculty from Peabody College of education and human development have been awarded grants totaling $4.5 million from the National Center for Special Education Research.
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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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Inclusive Book Group to discuss ‘When Breath Becomes Air’ today
Vanderbilt’s Inclusive Book Group will meet online Wednesday, Aug. 4, to discuss “When Breath Becomes Air,” a memoir that offers readers an intimate look at the profound moments that shaped a young doctor’s life before and after his cancer diagnosis. The virtual gathering will take place from noon to 1 p.m. CT.
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‘Watts, Metabolism, Data Analytics: Science’s Impact on Cycling over 25 Years’ Aug. 17
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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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.
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Ask an Expert: When will COVID-19 vaccines be fully approved?
Thomas Talbot, professor of medicine and chief hospital epidemiologist at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, shares what we know about when COVID-19 vaccines will be fully approved.


Take Note

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

Vanderbilt extends COVID-19 vaccination leave policy

Next Control is the Goal blood pressure management program begins Aug. 5

Vanderbilt Software Carpentries events Aug.

Match deadline for Kyser Miree Scholarship is Aug. 31

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

Study seeks kindergarten-age participants for reading research

Study seeks participants for brain-based learning enhancement research

Make note of visitor protocols for research in Heard Libraries collections

Vanderbilt travelers reminded to book through Concur, World Travel Service

Participate in Walking Wednesdays on campus or at home

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
Associated Press: Ban on ‘soul cap’ spotlights lack of diversity in swimming
Claire Sisco King, associate professor of communication studies, is quoted.
The 19th: The eviction moratorium is lifting. For many, the threat of losing housing never went away
Marybeth Shinn, professor of human, organizational and community development, is quoted.
The Tennessean: Vanderbilt implodes final Carmichael Towers on West End
The demolition of the Carmichael Towers East residence halls is highlighted.
Yahoo! News: COVID-19: How experts recommend you protect your kids from the delta variant
William Schaffner, professor of health policy and professor of medicine, is quoted.
Daily Memphian: Inflation is either ‘transitory’ or dire warning
David Parsley, E. Bronson Ingram Professor of Economics and Finance, is quoted.
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