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  8 things you need to know this week  
1.   Vanderbilt completes controlled implosion of Carmichael Towers East
    Vanderbilt University’s Carmichael Towers East came down safely in a controlled implosion on Saturday to make way for a new world-class residential college on campus. [ Read More ]
2.   WATCH: Vanderbilt leaders honor Rep. John Lewis and civil rights history of Nashville
    Vanderbilt University joined Nashville 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. [ Read More ]
3.   Story Photo Get to know Vanderbilt’s new residential faculty: Emily Pendergrass
    Meet the new faculty head of West House, Emily Pendergrass, associate professor of literacy and director of reading education in the Department of Teaching and Learning. [ Read More ]
4.   Vanderbilt team first to win VentureWell E-Team Stage 2 Grant for tech-driven environmental monitoring startup
    Intelligent Systems, an indoor air quality monitoring startup founded by Tim Darrah, a Ph.D. student in computer science, has won a stage 2 grant from VentureWell, which funds and trains faculty and student innovators to create successful, socially beneficial businesses. Darrah grew Intelligent Systems through the Wond’ry, Vanderbilt’s Innovation Center. [ Read More ]
5.   Aug. 17: ‘Watts, Metabolism, Data Analytics: Science’s Impact on Cycling over 25 Years’
    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. [ Read More ]
6.   Aug. 18: ‘Vaccine Hesitancy: The Politics of Public Health in Tennessee’
    The Vanderbilt Project on Unity and American Democracy and Vanderbilt University Medical Center will host “Vaccine Hesitancy: The Politics of Public Health in Tennessee,” a virtual event, on Wednesday, Aug. 18, at noon CT. [ Read More ]
7.   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. [ Read More ]
8.   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.  [ Read More ]
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