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  Monday, Dec. 6, 2021  
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Amazon Hub Lockers available at Rand, Commons Center
With the holiday season in full swing, Vanderbilt students now have access to additional delivery options for packages shipped to campus.
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Vanderbilt Public Safety seeks feedback through community survey
Vanderbilt University Public Safety is requesting feedback from community members on service and satisfaction. The short survey will allow the VU community to provide feedback about safety enhancements, programming, ideas for further improvement and safety concerns.
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Raver, Lee, Seabolt to speak at TEDxVanderbiltUniversityWomen Dec. 10
TEDxVanderbiltUniversity will host a virtual event on Friday, Dec. 10, featuring C. Cybele Raver, provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs; Candice Lee, vice chancellor for athletics and university affairs and athletic director; and Kathleen Seabolt, executive director of the Vanderbilt Child and Family Center.
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Nominate outstanding faculty for annual teaching awards
Undergraduate students are invited to nominate faculty members for two university awards recognizing excellence in teaching: the Madison Sarratt Prize for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching and the Ellen Gregg Ingalls Award for Excellence in Classroom Teaching.
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Applications open for Data Science Institute Undergraduate Summer Research Program
The Vanderbilt Data Science Institute Summer Research Program provides Vanderbilt undergraduate students with the opportunity to engage in 10 weeks of full-time data science-focused research in collaboration with any full-time Vanderbilt faculty member during the summer. The goal of DSI–SRP is to encourage and enhance student-faculty mentoring and joint research efforts in data science.
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Applications for 2022 Vanderbilt Undergraduate Summer Research Program ongoing
Applications for the 2022 Vanderbilt Undergraduate Summer Research Program are being accepted through Jan. 11. VUSRP provides a unique opportunity to develop valuable skills by working closely with a faculty member on joint research efforts.
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Initiative for Race Research and Justice seeks applicants for Graduate and Professional Student Board
The Initiative for Race Research and Justice is seeking Vanderbilt graduate and professional students to join its inaugural Graduate and Professional Student Board. The board will commence spring 2022 for a one-year term. 
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Strengthening Cybersecurity Across VU: Securing your home network
Your home network refers to the connections among your devices, computers, routers, baby monitors, etc., and the internet. In today’s environment and with the prevalence of remote work, securing your home network is more important than ever.
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Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist to lead discussion on how to make Congress fight less, compromise more
A panel of experts led by former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist will discuss “The Keys to Effective Lawmaking in Turbulent Times” on Tuesday, Dec. 7, at 12:30 p.m. CT. The virtual discussion hosted by the Vanderbilt Project on Unity and American Democracy is free and open to the public.
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WeGo Public Transit forum on Dec. 8 to seek input from Vanderbilt community on service changes
WeGo Public Transit and MoveVU are co-hosting a forum open to all—from experienced transit users to those who are considering it as a commute option for the first time—to share transit experiences and learn about new WeGo programs.
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10th Annual Surgery, Intervention and Engineering Symposium features expert in AI-powered computational cardiology
Learn about artificial intelligence and how developing a “digital twin” for the heart has improved human health during the Vanderbilt Institute for Surgery and Engineering annual symposium on Dec. 15.
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Learn about beer’s role in biomedical research with Vanderbilt experts and alumni
Vanderbilt alumni and the founders of Jackalope Brewing Co. and Yazoo Brewing Co. will join Vanderbilt researchers for a Dec. 16 virtual discussion about beer and fermentation science.
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Ask an Expert: What do we know about the omicron variant?
Thomas Talbot, professor of medicine and chief hospital epidemiologist at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, shares what is known about the omicron variant and provides reminders on how to stay protected this season.


COVID-19 Updates

Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson booster shots available to Vanderbilt faculty, students, staff and postdocs

Archive project seeks Vanderbilt community stories to document COVID-19 pandemic experience


Take Note

‘Protecting and Enforcing Your Intellectual Property Overseas’ Dec. 7

Vanderbilt Eye Institute trunk show is Dec. 10

Master’s in data science program hosts upcoming recruitment events

VUPS offers residential, holiday safety reminders for Vanderbilt community

EAT convenes students, scholars and hosts for food, friendship and cultural exchange

Engineering school, BME department launch campaign to rename design lab in professor’s honor

Evolutionary Studies Initiative offers travel and pilot grants


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Vanderbilt in the News
Nashville Business Journal: Local higher education executives share their biggest concerns
Chancellor Daniel Diermeier is quoted.
Bloomberg: An RTO clash is coming for employers eager to bring back workers
William Schaffner, professor of health policy and professor of medicine, is quoted.
Associated Press: Roe v. Wade nearly fell 30 years ago. Can it survive again?
Suzanna Sherry, Herman O. Loewenstein Professor of Law, is quoted.
The Wall Street Journal: Michigan high school shooting suspect displayed warning signs, officials say
Jonathan Metzl, Frederick B. Rentschler II Professor of Sociology and Medicine, Health and Society, is quoted.
USA Today: Enrolling in my first health plans felt intimidating, so I got this expert advice on open enrollment.
Mya Roberson, assistant professor of health policy, is quoted.
The Undefeated: Minstrel songs like ‘The Eyes of Texas’ were once common on college football Saturdays in the South
Carrie Allen Tipton, adjunct instructor in music, authored this piece.
Knoxville News Sentinel: Tennessee environmental regulators relax pollutants standards for TVA on Kingston plant
Loren Lipworth, research professor of medicine, is quoted.
Clinical Advisor: Creating healthy work environments for NPs during the COVID-19 pandemic
April Kapu, professor of clinical nursing, is quoted.
Politico: The final vax frontier: toddlers and babies
Buddy Creech, Edie Carell Johnson Professor of Pediatrics, is quoted.
Nashville Post: Of Note: 3 December 2021
Erin Calipari, assistant professor of pharmacology, is mentioned. Larry Marnett, dean of the School of Medicine Basic Sciences, is quoted.
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