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  Monday, Oct. 23, 2023  
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New look, schedule for MyVU to launch Oct. 26
MyVU, the Vanderbilt campus community’s source for news and information, will have a new look and updated newsletter distribution schedule. Look for MyVU in your inbox on Mondays and Thursdays beginning Thursday, Oct. 26. Have a story idea or information to share? Let us know through our submission form.
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Vanderbilt announces inaugural literary prize
The new prize comes as Vanderbilt marks its Sesquicentennial by honoring its strong connection to the arts.
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British ambassador to visit Vanderbilt today
Vanderbilt will host a conversation featuring Dame Karen Pierce, the British ambassador to the United States, and Morgan Ortagus, former spokesperson for the United States Department of State. The public event will take place this evening, Oct. 23, from 5 to 6 p.m.
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Commodores golf teams play tournament at St. Andrews in Scotland
The men and women of Vanderbilt’s golf teams will participate in the inaugural St. Andrews Links Collegiate, presented by TopGolf and World Wide Technology, at historic St. Andrews, Scotland, Oct. 23-25.
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Office of Cybersecurity hosts Virtual Town Hall tomorrow, Oct. 24
VUIT’s Office of Cybersecurity is hosting a virtual town hall on Oct. 24 as a part of Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Chief Information Officer Jess Evans, along with Chief Information Security Officer Shane Callahan, will share the progress our university’s security program has made over the past year—and what’s coming next.
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Innovative podcast explores creative, interdisciplinary responses to climate change
The podcast, Art of Interference, dives deep into the intersection of art, climate change and humanity’s relationship with the natural world. Spearheaded by a team of College of Arts and Science faculty and students, the four-season podcast seeks to broaden our perspectives on climate change and our role in it by engaging with the arts.
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London-based artist to visit as global scholar in residence Oct. 23–28
Glory Samjolly joins an impressive list of scholars being brought to Vanderbilt by the Global Scholars in Residence program, which was introduced in November 2022 by the Office of the Chancellor.

Health & Safety Updates

Make mental health and well-being a priority

REMINDER: 2024 Open Enrollment is live; top 10 FAQs
Student Care Network hosts annual Wellbeing Fair Oct. 26


HR Workshops

Employee Learning and Engagement hosts learning experiences for fall 2023

Career Growth Series: ‘Navigating Career Journeys at Vanderbilt’ recorded session available now

Aspiring LeadeReads: ‘No Hard Feelings’ Oct. 24

Managers and leaders: join the next Conversation Circle Oct. 26

CliftonStrengths virtual workshop Oct. 31

Career Growth Series: ‘AAUW Start Smart Salary Negotiation’ workshop Nov. 1

‘Managing Up’ virtual workshop Nov. 2


Take Note

Anchor Down, Gear Up: Make a gift to Vanderbilt for exclusive gear

Vandy Cooks: ‘Dosas from South Asia’ Oct. 24

Work-Life Workshop: ‘Now is Not the Time to Panic: Emotional Resilience’ Oct. 24

World on Wednesdays: ‘Cultivating Moral Leadership in Global Times’ Oct. 25

Data Science Institute hosts ‘AI Deep Dive: Harnessing Technology for Improved Speech Health’ Oct. 27

Priority application deadline for Online Master of Legal Studies Program is Oct. 27

Master of Public Health program to host Stata Boot Camp Nov. 7, 9 and 10

Final application deadline for Online Master of Legal Studies Program is Nov. 10

Final application deadline for Online Master’s In Computer Science Program is Nov. 10

Final application deadline for Online Master’s in Engineering Management Program is Nov. 10

Blair School of Music celebrates legacy of Florence Price Oct. 3–Nov. 14


Coming Up

· OCT ·
  Dean’s Lecture Series: ‘Gender Affirming Care, Medical Privacy and Trans Rights’
· OCT ·
  Inclusive Book Group to discuss ‘The Color Purple’
· NOV ·
  Vanderbilt hosts ‘TEDxNashville Women: In Good Company’
· NOV ·
  Dialogue Vanderbilt discussion featuring Jad Abumrad and Jacob Mchangama
· NOV ·
  Vanderbilt to celebrate veterans at campus breakfast


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Vanderbilt in the News
The Tennessean: Free speech fight: How the Israel-Hamas war is roiling colleges in Tennessee and beyond
Chancellor Daniel Diermeier is quoted.
Financial Times: The emotional toll of FTX’s collapse
Yesha Yadav, Milton R. Underwood Professor and professor of law, is quoted.
The Atlantic: How a common stomach bug causes cancer
Richard Peek, Mina Cobb Wallace Professor and professor of medicine, is quoted.
Fast Company: Could this goofy cartoon help doctors save lives in the OR?
Matthew Weinger, Norman Ty Smith Professor and professor of anesthesiology, is quoted.
Bloomberg: ChatGPT isn’t your doctor but gives pretty good health advice
Research from Douglas Johnson, associate professor of medicine, is cited.
HuffPost: So that’s why you get cold more easily as you get older
James Powers, professor of medicine, is quoted.
Christian Science Monitor: GOP fails to elect a speaker. This time it’s not due to hard-liners.
Research from the Center for Effective Lawmaking, a partnership between Vanderbilt University and the University of Virginia, is cited. The Conversation published a similar article citing research from the center.
Nashville Post: On the Move: 19 October 2023
The appointment of Darren Reisberg to senior counselor to the chancellor is featured.
The Daily Caller: ‘Bad news for Republicans’: GOP’s third quarter campaign fundraising lags behind Dems in key house races
Bruce Oppenheimer, professor of political science, emeritus, is quoted.
Daily Mail: CDC says obese people should be vaccinated with longer NEEDLES to pierce through layers of fat – amid flu and Covid booster rollouts
William Schaffner, professor of health policy, is quoted.
Le Point: Financial markets: what is the VIX, this “fear index”?
Robert Whaley, Valere Blair Potter Professor and professor of management, is quoted.
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