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  Monday, Sept. 27, 2021  
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What you need to know: COVID-19 quarantine and isolation
G.L. Black, associate provost and dean of students, discusses what students need to know about the COVID-19 quarantine and isolation processes for the 2021-22 academic year.
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Avoid the Flu at VU
Flu shots are now available to all students through the Vanderbilt Student Health Center. Flu shots are free for students with a Vanderbilt ID. Getting the flu vaccine is the first step in protecting yourself and others.
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Writing Studio support now available Monday and Thursday evenings at Zeppos College
The Writing Studio is now offering writing consultations in the Great Room of Zeppos College two nights a week, and is pleased to offer three workshops as part of its fall 2021 writing workshop series open to all Vanderbilt students.
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Faculty equipped with teaching tools, innovations for new academic year
Vanderbilt faculty are returning to full-time in-person teaching this semester equipped with a host of instructional tools, innovations and experiences acquired over the previous academic year. The university continues to provide resources to help faculty navigate the challenges of the ongoing pandemic.
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‘Hostile Terrain 94’ creator Jason De León to give Vanderbilt lecture Sept. 29
Jason De León, creator of the “Hostile Terrain 94” exhibit and founder of the Undocumented Migration Project, will give a free lecture on Wednesday, Sept. 29, at 6 p.m. in Sarratt Cinema. A public reception will precede his talk beginning at 5:15 p.m. in Sarratt Gallery.
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Vanderbilt Project on Unity and American Democracy hosts bipartisan panel of congressional staffers for insider view on careers
The Vanderbilt Project on Unity and American Democracy will host a virtual event, “The Hill Staffers Who Make Congress Go Round,” on Thursday, Sept. 30, at 12:30 p.m. CT.
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Vanderbilt Undergraduate Research Fair is Sept. 30
The fall Vanderbilt Undergraduate Research Fair is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 30, from 3 to 6:30 p.m. A virtual fair will be held from 3 to 4 p.m. on Zoom, followed by an in-person event in the Student Life Center Commodore Ballroom from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
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TEDxVanderbiltUniversity speaker applications now open; event scheduled for April 10, 2022
Speaker applications are now open for TEDxVanderbiltUniversity 2022. Those eligible to participate include current Vanderbilt University students, including graduate and professional students, as well as faculty, staff, postdoctoral scholars and alumni.


COVID-19 Updates

What you need to know: COVID-19 quarantine and isolation

What you need to know: Handling missed classes during COVID-19 quarantine

What you need to know: Why Vanderbilt is conducting asymptomatic COVID-19 testing

WATCH: Town halls discussing health and safety protocols for fall

Vanderbilt Health seeking letters of support for its workforce

Flulapalooza postponed—but you can still get your flu shot


Take Note

Get free access to ‘Financial Times’ through VU Libraries’ News Desk portal

ISSS to host virtual workshop on hiring international students Sept. 27

20th Annual Levi Watkins, Jr. M.D. Lecture is Oct. 5

Work-Life Workshop: ‘Imposter Syndrome—Feeling Like a Fraud’ Oct. 5

Data Science Institute offers fall workshop series

Fall GIS workshop series set for September, October

Vanderbilt Farmers’ Market is back on Thursdays through Oct. 28


Coming Up

· OCT ·
  Register for Stata Boot Camp to be held Oct. 18, 20, 25
· NOV ·
  2021 Vanderbilt Translational Research Forum
· NOV ·
  Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Science Day


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Vanderbilt in the News
The Wall Street Journal: Should noncompete clauses for executives be illegal?
Randall Thomas, John S. Beasley II Professor of Law and Business, is quoted.
Vice: Did the internet actually help find Gabby Petito?
Isaac West, associate professor of communication studies, is quoted.
Inside Higher Ed: ‘Robert’s Rules of Order and Why it Matters for Colleges and Universities Today’
Christopher Loss, associate professor of public policy and higher education, discusses his book in a Q&A.
Associated Press: FDA backs Pfizer COVID-19 boosters for seniors, high-risk
Helen Keipp Talbot, associate professor of medicine, is quoted.
The Tennessean: Tennessee Voices, Episode 220: Celso Castilho, Vanderbilt Center for Latin American, Caribbean and Latinx Studies
Celso Castilho, associate professor of history, is featured on the Tennessee Voices podcast.
Fast Company: There was no scientific rationale for keeping the U.S. border closed for so long
William Schaffner, professor of health policy and professor of medicine, is quoted.
Los Angeles Times: No driving, working or dating: This program controls people leaving psych hospitals
Chris Slobogin, Milton R. Underwood Professor of Law, is quoted.
NBC News: ‘Vigilante treatments’: Anti-vaccine groups push people to leave ICUs
Wesley Ely, Grant W. Liddle Professor of Medicine, is quoted.
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