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Take the employee needs assessment survey

Based on responses to this survey, Vanderbilt will decide on support options, such as the creation of a flood resource center.

Registering with FEMA crucial to getting aid in timely fashion

If you have been impacted by the flood, registering with FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) should be at the top of your to-do list.

Website lets employees donate items to colleagues affected by flood

Vanderbilt has established a website called “Vanderbilt Helping Vanderbilt: Flood Assistance Network.”

Share your story of the flood on employee blog

Staff, faculty, students and volunteers of Vanderbilt who would like to share stories of their experiences during the days of the flood are invited to do

Beware of flood-related “phishing” scams

In the aftermath of the recent flood events in Nashville, ITS is detecting an increase in phishing attacks about the disaster targeted toward Vanderbilt and Nashville flood victims.

Senior Day speaker using success as a novelist to help people of his homeland

Afghanistan native Khaled Hosseini will address Vanderbilt graduates during Senior Day, May 13. The Vanderbilt View interviewed The Kite Runner author in advance of his visit.

Memorial service for Pete Peterson to be held Saturday

A memorial service for Richard A. “Pete” Peterson will be held Saturday, May 8, at 2 p.m. in All Faiths Chapel, located on the first floor of Vanderbilt Divinity School.

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*  This Week

May 11: VanDIY: Whole-Foods Cooking

May 11: Psychiatry in the Movies – ”MATILDA”

May 12: Commencement Event – THE PARTY!

May 13: Commencement Event – Faculty Seminars

* Mark Your Calendars

May 14: Commencement

May 14: Alias Spring Concert

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Sign Up for a Clinical Trial

Does Someone in Your Family Have Type 1 Diabetes? Get Screened and Help Prevent Type 1 Diabetes


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Work/Life Connections-EAP open Saturday for drop-in appointments

2010 Commencement parking update

Contact Procurement Services for supplier concerns during flood recovery

Procurement and Disbursement Services launches Purchase-to-Pay website and the Gold Guide buying tool

New mobile app provides up-to-date MTA bus updates for riders

Get a discounted summer membership to Rec Center

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Featured Media

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Tune in to VUCast, for audio and video of events happening around campus. You can also find VU podcasts on iTunes and VU videos on YouTube.

Resources, updates about flooding available on website

The 2010 Flood Information website contains important information for Vanderbilt faculty and staff, including:

Resources for the Vanderbilt Community

* Employee Assistance Program
* Faculty and Staff Hardship Fund
* Water conservation guidelines
* Cleaning up after a flood

How You Can Help

* Donate to the Vanderbilt Hardship Fund to help faculty and staff in need
* Donate to the American Red Cross
* Register as a volunteer with Hands On Nashville, the organization coordinating all official efforts in Nashville.


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