myVU Take Note
Jan. 24, 2020—Dr. Kimberly Manning, associate vice chair of diversity, equity and inclusion at Emory University School of Medicine, will discuss "The Patient as our Teacher: Timeless Lessons and Teachable Moments" on Wednesday, Feb. 12, as part of the Flexner Dean's Lecture Series.
Jan. 24, 2020—John Murray, associate professor of genetics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, will discuss “Decoding Animal Development at Single Cell Resolution” on Monday, Jan. 27, beginning at 12:15 p.m. in Medical Research Building III, Room 1220.
Jan. 24, 2020—"Managing Expectations, Encouraging Hope: Sharing the Truth in Research Advertising," a Research Ethics Grand Rounds Lecture, is scheduled from noon to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 6, at the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center (One Magnolia Circle Building), Room 241.
Jan. 24, 2020—Vanderbilt University may submit one application to the Dr. Scholl Foundation Grant Program. The Dr. Scholl Foundation is dedicated to providing financial assistance to organizations committed to improving our world.
Limited Submission Opportunity: 2020 Rally Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research Career Development Award
Jan. 24, 2020—Vanderbilt (VU and VUMC, collaboratively) may nominate one candidate for the 2020 Rally Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research Career Development Award. The Rally Foundation aims to support the development of independent research of highly qualified individuals still early in their careers.
Jan. 24, 2020—Vanderbilt University may submit only one application to the Richard Davoud Donchian grant program. The Richard Davoud Donchian Foundation provides funds to nonprofit organizations whose programs result in the strengthening of the human spirit and the enhancement of personal integrity.
Jan. 22, 2020—The Communication of Science and Technology program will host the Wick Poetry Center’s Traveling Stanzas: Poets for Science exhibit Feb. 3-5 at the Engineering and Science Building atrium/lobby.
Jan. 22, 2020—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.
VKC lecture: ‘Paradigm Shifts in Approaches to Early Detection and Intervention in Autism Spectrum Disorder’ Jan. 30
Jan. 22, 2020—Geraldine Dawson, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences and director of the Duke Center for Autism and Brain Development at Duke University, will discuss "Paradigm Shifts in Approaches to Early Detection and Intervention in Autism Spectrum Disorder" on Thursday, Jan. 30, from 4:10 to 5:10 p.m. at the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center, One Magnolia Circle Building, Room 241.
Jan. 17, 2020—Applications for the 2020 Executive Board are now open. All students who are passionate about financial inclusivity are encouraged to apply.