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  Friday, Aug. 25, 2023  
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Despite obstacles to higher ed, Vanderbilt must build on momentum; nine faculty honored at fall assembly
Vanderbilt is thriving by every measure even as higher education on the whole faces significant headwinds, Chancellor Daniel Diermeier told faculty gathered for the annual Fall Faculty Assembly on Aug. 24. In addition, nine faculty members who have made significant contributions through their scholarship, research, creative expression or service to the university were honored.
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Vanderbilt biomedical researcher organizes inaugural ‘Nature’ conference on bioengineering for global health, Nov. 13–15
Nature Conferences has selected Vanderbilt University to host a conference Nov. 13–15, focused on developing innovative diagnostic, treatment and disease-monitoring platforms to improve human health around the world.
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Vanderbilt’s Carol Ziegler named to Metro Nashville Board of Health
Nursing professor, registered nurse and family nurse practitioner Carol Ziegler was nominated to the Board of Health by Mayor John Cooper. Ziegler is also co-founder of the Climate, Health and Energy Equity lab and a member of the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health.
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MARC, START and Beckman Scholars share summer research at symposium
The programs aim to increase the number of individuals from underrepresented groups in scientific research and careers, aligning fully with Vanderbilt’s mission of inclusive excellence across all disciplines.
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Bike share pilot launched on Vanderbilt campus
Vanderbilt has collaborated with Spin to provide designated e-bike share parking on campus in support of Metro Nashville’s dockless e-bike share program.
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Vanderbilt University School of Medicine seeking Immersion Phase faculty lead
Immersion Phase is a two-year highly individualized learning experience for third- and fourth-year medical students. The program is seeking a faculty member with an M.D. degree to lead the continued development of the Advanced Clinical Experiences, Acting Internships and Advanced Electives. Submissions are due by Friday, Sept. 15.
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BCC welcome event provides community for incoming students of color and their families
On Aug. 19, more than 200 first-year students of color and their families marched across campus to the Black Cultural Center to the beat of African drummers and the cheers of upper-division students, faculty, staff and alumni.
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Need medical care? Know your options before you go.
When you’re feeling sick or injured, there are several places you can go for medical care: a doctor’s office, an urgent care center, a retail health clinic or the emergency room. Here’s a quick guide to help you know where to go based on the urgency of your ailment.
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Advice for Parents: Supporting the mental health of children and teens during change
Lyra can help you clarify your family’s needs and identify a plan of action so you don’t have to do it alone. Lyra offers easy online sign-up, a personalized match with a coach or counselor and minimal wait times for families, parents and children of all ages.
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Tutor Nashville seeking volunteers to support MNPS students
Volunteer tutors are matched one on one with students to provide support in literacy and math to first through ninth grade students.
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AlertVU test scheduled for Aug. 29
Vanderbilt University Public Safety will conduct a test of the AlertVU emergency notification system on Tuesday, Aug. 29, at 2:30 p.m. Before the test, it is recommended that all staff, faculty and students review and update their contact information to ensure AlertVU message delivery.
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ICYMI: Vanderbilt generates more than $96M in licensing revenue in FY23, most in university history
Vanderbilt tech transfer sets records: $86.7 million in licensing revenue in FY22 ranks sixth-highest nationally, and $96 million in licensing revenue in FY23 is largest in university history. Revamped processes in the Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization make licensing and launching new ventures faster and easier than ever before.
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#VU2027, your Vanderbilt journey starts now! ✨


Welcome Week Events

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Aug. 25 Margaret Cuninggim Women's Center open house

Aug. 25 Black Cultural Center Welcome Back Luncheon

Aug. 26 First football game vs. Hawai'i


Looking Ahead

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Aug. 28–Sept. 4 National Week of Service

Aug. 28 K.C. Potter Center for LGBTQI Life Welcome Reception

Aug. 29AlertVU test scheduled for Aug. 29

Aug. 30 John Jumper, developer of AlphaFold, to present an Apex Lecture

Sept. 1 Simple Beginnings Lab Coat Ceremony

Sept. 6 VandyPASS Launch

Sept. 6 Internal Campus Supplier Vendor Fair

Sept. 6 Wond’ry Book Swap

Sept. 15 Vanderbilt, Nashville Children’s Theatre bring life of Perry Wallace to the stage

Sept. 8 Town hall to provide internal funding program information

Sept. 15 ‘Voices of Mississippi’ concert event

Sept. 27 Flulapalooza

Oct. 16–27 Open Enrollment


In Case You Missed It

Dialogue Vanderbilt will advance civil discourse, bolster commitment to free expression

Incoming students welcomed at Founders Walk, learn ‘The Vanderbilt Way’

Chancellor Diermeier shares message encouraging faculty to 'dare to grow together this fall'

WATCH: Move-In features fun, connection on The Ingram Commons for Class of 2027

Vanderbilt Campus Dining launches ReusePass reusable container program

Part of Medical Center Drive to close for 16 months beginning Aug. 18

Tuition benefit applications for fall 2023 are open

Tips for commuting, parking on campus during current construction

New timekeeping system UKG Ready (Kronos) has launched

Applications open for the 2023-24 Wendland-Cook Program in Religion and Justice Solidarity Circles cohort

Vanderbilt extends contract with discounts vendor Abenity

Focus on your family’s health with Virgin Pulse as a new school year starts

Wond’ry Quantum Studio introduces new course for quantum computing enthusiasts

Vanderbilt Osher Lifelong Learning announces classes for fall 2023

Alternative parking lots, garages to mitigate traffic near 25th Avenue Garage

VICC funding opportunity: P3 Catalyst Awards; apply by Aug. 28

Winter 2023 Mathers Foundation Grant Program Deadline: Sept. 11

2024 Moore Inventor Fellows Deadline: Sept. 20


Fall 2023 Academic Calendar

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  Labor Day
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  Fall Break for undergraduates
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  Thanksgiving holidays for most schools
· DEC ·
  Final examinations and reading days
· DEC ·
  Fall semester ends


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