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‘VanderbiltLocal’: Office of Community Relations launches newsletter

Aug. 13, 2019—The Office of Community Relations has launched "VanderbiltLocal," a monthly newsletter chronicling the university's impact in the Nashville community and beyond. To receive "VanderbiltLocal," email gcr@vanderbilt.edu.

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Meet the alpacas that are helping researchers who study autism, Alzheimer’s and cancer

Aug. 13, 2019—Alpacas aren’t the typical animals that drivers spot as they wind their way through rural Tennessee, but there’s a happy herd of them outside Waverly, where they eat the finest pellets, walk up and down a scenic hill and potentially save lives. They’re owned by a team of Vanderbilt University researchers looking to harness their...

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Host-microbe interactions in the gut

Aug. 13, 2019—Vanderbilt investigators demonstrated that intestinal cells promote beneficial microbe behavior — the findings support developing microbiota-based therapies for intestinal health.

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2020 health care benefits—active enrollment required

Aug. 13, 2019—Vanderbilt University will continue offering fully benefits-eligible employees two health care plan options in 2020: the Preferred Provider Plan and the Consumer Driven Health Plan. All fully benefits-eligible faculty and staff will be required to make an active plan selection during October's Open Enrollment for 2020 coverage.

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Parking registration open for faculty and staff

Aug. 12, 2019—Parking Services has opened registration for campus vehicle permits. University faculty and staff may log in online with their VUnetID and password to register their vehicle for the 2019-20 academic year.

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Limited submission opportunity: 2020 SURA Distinguished Scientist Award

Aug. 12, 2019—This is a joint competition for VU and VUMC investigators. All investigators should follow these instructions. Vanderbilt University may submit one nomination to the Southeastern Universities Research Association's Distinguished Scientist Award competition. This award is presented to research scientists from a SURA member institution (Vanderbilt University is a standing member) whose extraordinary work fulfills the SURA mission to “advance collaborative research and strengthen the scientific capabilities of its members and the nation.” The award comes with a $5,000 cash honorarium.

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Vanderbilt ranks No. 1 for student satisfaction, best quality of life

Aug. 12, 2019—Vanderbilt is ranked No. 1 in the “Their Students Love These Colleges” category in The Princeton Review’s 2020 Best Colleges rankings. The university also took the top spot for “Best Quality of Life.”

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‘Strong Foundations’ reports Vanderbilt’s rise as a top U.S. research university

Aug. 12, 2019—Vanderbilt’s continued ascent as one of America’s leading research universities is chronicled in the university’s 2018-19 annual report, "Strong Foundations," released today by Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos.

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Search committee announced to find next dean of Blair School of Music

Aug. 12, 2019—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente has appointed a committee to conduct a national search for the next dean of the Blair School of Music.

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Pancreatic cancer clue

Aug. 12, 2019—Inflammation synergizes with a cell’s intrinsic genetic program to promote the development of pancreatic cancer.

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Employees invited to open football practice Aug. 15

Aug. 12, 2019—Vanderbilt employees are invited to get a behind-the-scenes look at this year’s Commodore football team under the direction of sixth-year head coach Derek Mason. Free hot dogs, hamburgers and drinks will be provided by Tri-Star BBQ for all who attend.

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Show that your black and gold never fade on College Colors Day

Aug. 11, 2019—Vanderbilt will celebrate College Colors Day on Friday, Aug. 30, when faculty, staff and students don their black-and-gold apparel ahead of the Aug. 31 football season opener at Vanderbilt Stadium against the University of Georgia.

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Make Move-In Earth-friendly with the VU Cardboard Crew and FutureVU Sustainability

Aug. 11, 2019—The VU Cardboard Crew will assist first-year students with recycling their cardboard, Styrofoam and plastic film wrapping during this year’s Move-In, and FutureVU Sustainability will host booths at the upcoming student resource fairs sharing tips on how students can minimize waste and recycle as they return to campus.

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Oracle Cloud update to include new features

Aug. 11, 2019—Vanderbilt’s Oracle Cloud environment will undergo its next quarterly upgrade Aug. 16-17. Following this update, users will see an enhanced mobile-responsive interface in additional applications.

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School of Nursing receives $5M to increase nurse practitioners in rural, underserved areas

Aug. 11, 2019—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has received two awards totaling more than $5 million from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration to increase the number of nurse practitioners working in rural and underserved communities lacking primary care providers.

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