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Vanderbilt Libraries roll out print material pick-up service

Jun. 2, 2020—Vanderbilt library staff launched a beta pick-up service June 1. Initial ramp-up of the pick-up service is limited to print resources from the Central and Divinity libraries that are not available electronically from any source.

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Vanderbilt University screening tool assesses COVID-19 risk

Jun. 1, 2020—A virtual self-screening tool developed by Vanderbilt global health experts will help individuals assess their risk of COVID-19 and provide anonymized data to public health researchers and officials studying the spread of the disease.

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Ask an Expert: How can negotiating help with your expenses?

May. 30, 2020—Ray Friedman, Brownlee O. Currey Jr. Professor of Management and professor of organizational studies, discusses how consumers may negotiate to help with their personal expenses.

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Diermeier shares message of optimism, announces upcoming virtual gatherings with Vanderbilt community

May. 29, 2020—Incoming Chancellor Daniel Diermeier shared a message this week with the Vanderbilt community and announced a series of virtual gatherings throughout the month of June for students and their families, staff, faculty and alumni.

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VUPS creates COVID Ambassadors program to help promote health, safety of Vanderbilt community

May. 28, 2020—In an effort to guide the university community in practicing healthy behaviors during COVID-19, Vanderbilt has launched the COVID Ambassadors program to address questions regarding campus health and safety measures. The program began on Monday, May 18, during Vanderbilt Phase 1 of the Return to Campus Plan.

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Vanderbilt launches streamlined process for employee accommodation requests due to COVID-19

May. 28, 2020—As Vanderbilt continues to resume certain on-campus activities during its Return to Campus Plan, the university is taking every appropriate precaution to protect members of the campus community, including a streamlined employee accommodation process to evaluate an individual’s concerns about how their personal circumstances may place them at greater risk of serious illness from COVID-19.

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IRS allows Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account mid-year changes

May. 27, 2020—Due to COVID-19, the IRS is allowing employees who face changes in their dependent care situation to qualify as a “change in status.” Employees may increase, decrease or stop funds from being deposited into a Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account.

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VU Data Science Institute takes on challenge of COVID-19 readiness for Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt

May. 27, 2020—Vanderbilt's Data Science Institute has developed short- and long-term readiness models specific to the needs of the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt to address COVID-19's impact on policies and procedures, better preparing the hospital to provide the best care for patients.

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‘This Holding’ premiere with Jana Harper moves online May 29

May. 26, 2020—The OZ Arts online premiere of "This Holding: Traces of Contact," a performance video emerging from an interdisciplinary collaboration led by Associate Professor of the Practice of Art Jana Harper, will be May 29.

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Ask an Expert: Are shoppers getting used to scarcity?

May. 23, 2020—Kelly Goldsmith, associate professor of marketing, discusses how shoppers are getting used to product scarcity during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Vanderbilt Athletics to host virtual 5K; proceeds benefit Feed Our Heroes

May. 22, 2020—Commodore fans are invited to participate in a virtual 5K event from June 5 to 8, the proceeds of which will benefit Feed Our Heroes, an organization that delivers end-of-shift meals to local health care workers fighting COVID-19.

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No quarantine on information at the Heard Libraries

May. 22, 2020—The Heard Libraries not only have continued to provide resources during the COVID-19 crisis, they have expanded the possibilities for teaching and research.

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