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Vanderbilt Microbiome Venture Fund accepting applications through July 31

Jul. 11, 2019—Vanderbilt faculty, staff and students can now apply for pilot funding of a project that connects microbiome scholarship with diverse topics and investigators.

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Study shows some generics can cost Medicare recipients more than brand-name drugs

Jul. 11, 2019—Medicare Part D enrollees may pay more out of pocket for high-priced specialty generic drugs than their brand-name counterparts, according to new research by health policy experts at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science now accepting nominations through Sept. 30

Jul. 10, 2019—Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science winners are women who have made significant contributions to the science of medicine.

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Health and Wellness ‘Connection’ newsletter now available

Jul. 10, 2019—Engaging employees with innovative programs that maximize productivity and well-being.

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Vandy Walks: ‘Civil War Battle of Nashville’ July 24

Jul. 10, 2019—Join Vandy Walks for a guided walk around Vanderbilt. Each walk has a fascinating theme, interesting sights, and involves a lovely stroll. Led by faculty and staff, Vandy Walks is a walking series brought to you by Health Plus and the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center.

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Babies and You: ‘Caring for your Newborn’ July 18

Jul. 10, 2019—Health Plus offers Babies and You, a work site prenatal health promotion program for faculty/staff, spouses, and/or dependent children who become pregnant.

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Healthier You presentation: ‘Foods for a Healthy Gut’ July 11

Jul. 10, 2019—Monthly educational sessions offered as a part of the Healthier You program are open to all faculty and staff.  

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Limited submission opportunity: Japan Foundation–Institutional Project Support Program in Japanese Studies

Jul. 9, 2019—Vanderbilt University may submit one application to the Japan Foundation Institutional Project Support (IPS) Program. This program is designed to encourage innovative and sustained growth of Japanese studies in the United States.

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Limited submission opportunity: The Henry Luce Foundation–Advancing Public Scholarship on Religion and Theology

Jul. 9, 2019—Vanderbilt University may submit one application to The Henry Luce Foundation Advancing Public Scholarship on Religion and Theology program. The program aims to support collaborative, experimental and field-shaping initiatives that enliven the practice of public scholarship.

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Mr. C’s Kids Club—registration open through 8th grade

Jul. 8, 2019—Registration is now open for kids up through eighth grade for Mr. C's Kids Club for the 2019-20 season.

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Office of LGBTQI Life offers P.R.I.D.E. training for faculty and staff July 22

Jul. 1, 2019—The P.R.I.D.E. (Pursuing Respect, Inclusion, Diversity and Equity) program aims to create a visible network of support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex individuals and their allies by providing an avenue through which any member of the Vanderbilt community can show their support. 

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Limited submission opportunity: Howard Hughes Medical Institute Inclusive Excellence

Jun. 27, 2019—The Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Inclusive Excellence initiative’s third competition (IE3) provides grants that help U.S. colleges and universities build their capacity to effectively engage students from all backgrounds throughout their undergraduate years, especially those students who belong to groups underrepresented in science. IE3 focuses specifically on the natural sciences, defined by HHMI as: astronomy, biology, chemistry, earth and geosciences, and physics, and disciplines that are combinations of these fields, such as biochemistry, geophysics, or microbiology.

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