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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—Vanderbilt has launched the ANCHOR DOWN. STEP UP. campaign, as the 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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Message on U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s guidance related to international students

Jul. 7, 2020—Read a joint message from Chancellor Daniel Diermeier and Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente’s on the guidance released by Immigration and Customs Enforcement July 6 regarding international students taking online classes this fall due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Vanderbilt statement on ICE guidance regarding international students

Jul. 7, 2020—Read Chancellor Daniel Diermeier and Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente's joint statement on guidance released by Immigration and Customs Enforcement July 6 regarding international students taking online classes this fall due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Monthly benefit spotlight: Supplemental life insurance

Jul. 7, 2020—Vanderbilt provides a basic life insurance policy in an amount equal to your annual salary. Supplemental life insurance is coverage that you purchase in addition to the standard life insurance offered by the university. In reviewing your family’s financial needs, you may determine that supplemental life insurance is right for you.

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Vanderbilt’s EasyRide program expands to offer free regional bus, train rides

Jul. 6, 2020—All full-time and part-time Vanderbilt University faculty, staff and students can now ride WeGo Local buses, WeGo Regional buses and the WeGo Star train for free using their Vanderbilt ID cards. In addition, these groups can ride the buses and train for free with their Vanderbilt ID at any time, not only when commuting to and from campus.

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