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Get overview of Corporate and Foundation Relations services and resources July 21

Jul. 9, 2020—Do you plan to seek corporate and foundation funding, or would you like to learn more about the process? Join the Corporate and Foundation Relations team for an overview of its services and resources, including a high-level review of COVID-19 private grant opportunities, on Tuesday, July 21.

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Online workshop: ‘Managing Your Difficult Conversations’ July 29

Jul. 9, 2020—Adriana Kipper-Smith, associate director for clinical services at the University Counseling Center, will be the featured presenter for “Managing Your Difficult Conversations.” The online workshop is scheduled for Wednesday, July 29, from 9 to 11 a.m.

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Faculty webinar: ‘Federal Funding for Health Disparities Research’ July 14

Jul. 9, 2020—Experts from Lewis-Burke Associates LLC will discuss existing and emerging funding opportunities to conduct research on health disparities. The webinar is scheduled for Tuesday, July 14, from 11 a.m. to noon and will be broadcast remotely.

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Leyva awarded NAEd/Spencer Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship

Jul. 9, 2020—Luis A. Leyva, assistant professor of mathematics education at Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development, has been awarded a National Academy of Education/Spencer Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship for his research “Queer of Color: Counter-stories from Engineering, Computing, and Mathematical Science Majors.”

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Immigration Practice Clinic students support communities disproportionately affected by COVID-19

Jul. 9, 2020—Three Vanderbilt Law School students with the school's Immigration Practice Clinic assisted in drafting a Nashville Metropolitan Council resolution that supports immigrant communities disproportionately affected by COVID-19. The resolution was passed by the Metro Council on July 7.

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A message to faculty from Provost Wente

Jul. 8, 2020—In a message to university faculty, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente discusses supporting school and college decision-making as Vanderbilt prepares for the fall semester.

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HR announces new workshops focusing on remote work, employee engagement

Jul. 8, 2020—Vanderbilt Human Resources will launch three new virtual workshops hosted by Employee Learning and Engagement this month as the university continues to add training and resources for employees and leaders who are working remotely.

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Nurse researchers study expanded autonomy for advanced practice nurses during pandemic

Jul. 8, 2020—Nurse leaders from Vanderbilt and two other prominent nursing schools in Tennessee are conducting a national study to measure the impact of a decision by state leaders to waive physician oversight of advanced practice registered nurses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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‘Anchor Down. Step Up.’ campaign aims to inform VU community about health, safety during COVID-19

Jul. 8, 2020—The ANCHOR DOWN. STEP UP. campaign launches today, as Vanderbilt University continues to take action to help slow the spread of COVID-19 and to prepare for the start of the fall semester.

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Adaptive Teaching at Vanderbilt: Strategies to promote adaptive teaching and active learning this fall

Jul. 8, 2020—During a recent faculty town hall, Center for Teaching Director Derek Bruff presented several strategies for adaptive teaching and active learning that faculty and other instructors might find useful as they plan their fall courses.

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Vanderbilt joins peers to support prospective students during COVID-19

Jul. 8, 2020—Vanderbilt University has signed a nationwide pledge from college admissions officers outlining what is expected and valued on college applications to reduce stress for prospective students and their families.

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Summer webinar series to discuss federal funding opportunities for faculty

Jul. 8, 2020—The Office of the Vice Provost for Research will host four webinars this summer to help Vanderbilt faculty learn about funding opportunities from a variety of federal agencies. All four webinars will be broadcast remotely.

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