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David Williams II honored with Pat Summitt Award

Jan. 20, 2020—David Williams II, former vice chancellor for athletics and university affairs and athletics director, has been named the recipient of the 2020 NCAA President’s Pat Summitt Award. Gail Williams will accept the award on her late husband’s behalf Jan. 23 at the NCAA Convention in Anaheim, California.

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REDCap introductory training

Jan. 17, 2020—This is an in-depth introductory training to REDCap, including designing a project, adding data/disseminating a survey, and viewing data. The training is scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, in Light Hall, Room 214.

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Register for 2020 Global Health Case Competition

Jan. 17, 2020—The Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health Student Advisory Council is hosting the 2020 Global Health Case Competition. Interdisciplinary teams will work together to develop innovative solutions for a current global health problem. The case topic will be revealed on Feb. 13, and the competition is scheduled for Feb. 22.

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Limited Submission Opportunity: 2020 Henry Luce Foundation American Art Exhibition Competition

Jan. 16, 2020—Vanderbilt University may submit one application to The Henry Luce Foundation’s 2020 American Art Exhibition Competition, which supports scholarly loan exhibitions that significantly advance the study and understanding of art of the United States, including all facets of Native American art.

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Limited Submission Opportunity: 2020 IFPDA Printmaking Grants Program

Jan. 13, 2020—Vanderbilt University may submit one application to the International Fine Print Dealers Association Foundation's grant program. The IFPDA Foundation supports educational projects aimed at fostering connoisseurship in the field of fine prints for a new generation of collectors, curators and specialists.

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Limited Submission Opportunity: 2020 Covenant Foundation Signature and Ignition Grants

Jan. 13, 2020—The Covenant Foundation invites applications for innovative programs in Jewish schools, community organizations and other institutional settings. These grants will provide funding to help creative Jewish educators develop and implement significant and financially responsible approaches to Jewish education that are potentially adaptable in other settings.

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VKC’s Educate to Advocate public policy training session set for Jan. 16

Jan. 10, 2020—Educate to Advocate prepares disability self-advocates, family members and allies of individuals with disabilities to speak with their elected representatives at Disability Day on the Hill, planned for Tuesday, Feb. 4.

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Study links Medicaid expansion and recipients’ health status

Jan. 10, 2020—In Southern states that expanded their Medicaid programs under the Affordable Care Act, adults experienced lower rates of decline in both physical and mental health, according to a new Vanderbilt analysis.

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Register for 5th Annual Turner Family Center Social Venture Summit Jan. 31–Feb. 1

Jan. 10, 2020—In its fifth year, the Social Venture Summit will gather entrepreneurs, investors, educators, accelerators, policymakers and other startup champions to meet, collaborate and share ideas.

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Impact of weight gain from early to middle adulthood explored

Jan. 10, 2020—A new analysis finds that people who become overweight in midlife have significantly higher rates of obesity-linked cancers.

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Commodores to honor winning teams of SEC regular season titles

Jan. 8, 2020—The 1965, 1974 and 1993 Southeastern Conference regular season championship teams will be honored during three Commodore men’s basketball games this season, with the 1974 team to be recognized first this Saturday during Vanderbilt’s game with Texas A&M at Memorial Gym.

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Subjects needed for studies on teen depression, teens and moms

Jan. 8, 2020—Teens aged 14-18 with symptoms of depression may be eligible to receive eight weeks of free treatment and financial compensation up to $200.

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