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  Wednesday, July 7, 2021  
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C. Cybele Raver discusses her aspirations as Vanderbilt’s new provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs
Cybele Raver, an esteemed developmental psychologist who began her tenure as Vanderbilt’s provost and vice chancellor of academic affairs on July 1, discusses her path in higher education leadership and her aspirations to leverage the university’s strengths to help solve the major challenges of today and those facing future generations.
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VandyBoys gave Commodore Nation a season to remember
Chancellor Daniel Diermeier and Vice Chancellor for Athletics and University Affairs and Athletic Director Candice Lee reflect on how an unforgettable College World Series journey for the Commodore baseball team brought the entire Vanderbilt community together.
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Occupational Health offering walk-in COVID-19 vaccinations beginning today
The Vanderbilt Occupational Health Clinic will offer COVID-19 vaccines to Vanderbilt faculty, staff and postdoctoral scholars on a walk-in basis beginning Wednesday, July 7. Faculty, staff and postdocs will no longer need to schedule an appointment for a COVID-19 vaccine.
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Seven first-year students chosen as newest Ingram Scholars
Seven incoming first-year Vanderbilt University students have been named to the newest class of the Ingram Scholars Program.
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Sophomore Experience launched to support second-year students
The Office of the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs will offer a series of special opportunities for sophomore students as they return to campus this fall.
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Changes to COVID-19 testing center operations start July 12
Vanderbilt is shifting the university’s COVID-19 testing center operations starting Monday, July 12. Before the shift, the testing center will remain open through Thursday, July 8, as normal. Reconfiguration will take place before the center opens again on July 12. 
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Alumnus honored for courageous vote for women’s rights
A historical marker celebrating Banks Turner, BA’1910, has been installed at the entrance to Yorkville Cemetery in Gibson County, Tennessee. Turner was a freshman state representative in 1920 when he cast three decisive votes to prevent the state legislature from tabling the 19th Amendment, which would have effectively killed the national law that gave many American women the right to vote.
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Faculty invited to apply for 2021-22 SEC travel program grants by July 23
Vanderbilt University faculty are encouraged to submit applications to the 2021–22 Southeastern Conference Faculty Travel Program. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. Friday, July 23.
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Applications for Vanderbilt Leadership Enrichment program accepted through July 9
Applications are now being accepted for the Vanderbilt Leadership Enrichment program, designed to develop key leadership skills and competencies for staff who are managers or operational leaders demonstrating high potential.
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ELE workshop participation level guide helps employees find courses for preferred learning style
Employee Learning and Engagement has introduced participation levels for learning experiences. Participation levels can help guide employees in selecting learning opportunities that are a good fit for their schedules and level of attention.
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Reminder for eligible employees to report holiday time over Independence Day
If you are eligible to be paid for the Chancellor Administrative Day on Friday, July 2, and for the Independence Day holiday observed on Monday, July 5, you must record this time as “Holiday” on your June 27–July 10 biweekly time card in order to receive pay.
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Staff and postdocs who submit vaccination record by July 19 eligible for $1,000 prize drawing
COVID-19 vaccinations will be required for all members of the Vanderbilt community for the 2021–22 academic year. To thank those who submit their vaccination records early, the Division of Administration will conduct a drawing for 25 Vanderbilt University-employed staff and postdocs who submit their records to the university’s vaccine portal by 8 a.m. on July 19. 


Take Note

Inclusive Book Group to discuss Alice Randall’s ‘Black Bottom Saints’ July 22

Employee Learning and Engagement professional development workshops continue

Make note of visitor protocols for research in Heard Libraries collections

Vanderbilt extends COVID-19 vaccination leave policy

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

Limited Submission Opportunity: Warren Alpert Distinguished Scholars

Limited Submission Opportunity: 2022 Oak Ridge Associated Universities Events Sponsorship Program

Vanderbilt travelers reminded to book through Concur, World Travel Service

Submit your tuition benefit application for fall 2021 now

Healthcare Bluebook price transparency tool now protected with multi-factor authentication

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

Join Health Plus’ Babies and You prenatal education program

Become a Health Plus Wellness Commodore


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Vanderbilt in the News
Wired: Actually, the antitrust case against Facebook is very much alive
Rebecca Allensworth, Tarkington Chair in Excellence and professor of law, is quoted.
The New York Times: Training the next generation of indigenous data scientists
Krystal Tsosie, a Vanderbilt Ph.D. candidate, is quoted.
CBS News: Transgender student wins bathroom battle after Supreme Court rejects school board appeal
Jessica Clarke, professor of law, is quoted.
Bloomberg: New water wars are coming in the American West
Amanda Little, writer in residence in English, is quoted.
The Conversation: Defund the police? Actually, police salaries are rising in departments across the United States
Laurie Woods, senior lecturer in sociology, authored this piece.
BBC News (Africa): Religion: What will remain if the existence of extraterrestrials is confirmed?
David Weintraub, professor of astronomy, is quoted.
The 74: Chaos theory: amid pandemic recovery efforts, school leaders fear critical race furor will ‘paralyze’ teachers
Matthew Shaw, assistant professor of public policy and education, is quoted.
The Washington Post: The newest status on cruise ships: being vaccinated
William Schaffner, professor of health policy and professor of medicine, is quoted.
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