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Limited submission opportunity: VentureWell Faculty Grants Program

Aug. 1, 2019—Vanderbilt University may submit two proposals for the VentureWell Faculty Grants Program. The program supports the creation of new or transformation of existing courses and programs to help students develop novel, STEM-based inventions and gain the necessary entrepreneurial skills needed to bring these ideas to market. The grant will provide $30,000 (overhead not allowed) for a duration of three years.

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Faculty invited to apply for SEC travel grant program by June 1

Apr. 29, 2019—Vanderbilt faculty are encouraged to submit applications to the 2019–20 Southeastern Conference Visiting Faculty Travel Grant Program. The program, an initiative of the academic body of the Southeastern Conference, is designed to enhance faculty collaboration among SEC member universities.

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Learn about construction progress in the Peabody neighborhood in March newsletter

Mar. 21, 2019—Check out the live construction camera, learn about accessibility initiatives and get updates on construction, parking and mobility in the March issue of the Peabody Neighborhood e-newsletter.

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Oracle Cloud maintenance scheduled for this weekend

Dec. 18, 2018—Regularly scheduled maintenance will take place Dec. 21-22. Biweekly employees should submit their time cards, and their managers should approve those time cards, as soon as work is completed on Friday, Dec. 21.

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Give the gift of life at USAC blood drive Jan. 8

Dec. 31, 2015—The University Staff Advisory Council will partner with the American Red Cross for a blood drive this Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Sarratt 325.

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Listen: Ackerman-Lieberman offers new perspective on Medieval Egypt

May. 1, 2014—Phillip I. Ackerman-Lieberman draws on legal documents from the Cairo Geniza in his new book, The Business of Identity: Jews, Muslims, and Economic Life in Medieval Egypt (Stanford University Press, 2014), for a better understanding of daily life in the Medieval Islamic world. Ackerman-Lieberman is an assistant professor of Jewish studies and law, assistant professor...

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Listen: Religious Pluralism and Values in the Public Sphere

Apr. 3, 2014—Lenn Goodman, professor of philosophy and the Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities, has a new book, Religious Pluralism and Values in the Public Sphere (Cambridge University, 2014), in which he argues that our commitments to our own ideals and norms need not mean dogmatism or intolerance. Goodman contends that we can respect one...

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Make note of parking changes, road closures for football game Thursday

Aug. 23, 2013—The Vanderbilt football team will open its 2013 season Aug. 29 with a nationally televised game against Ole Miss, necessitating some changes in parking and traffic flow on game day.

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