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  13 things you need to know this week  
1.   Chancellor Search Committee appointed to identify Vanderbilt University’s next leader
    Vanderbilt University Board of Trust Chairman Bruce R. Evans has appointed a Chancellor Search Committee for Vanderbilt University’s ninth chancellor. The committee comprises current and emerita members of the Board of Trust and will lead efforts to search for and select a candidate for recommendation to the full Board of Trust. [ Read More ]
2.   Former congressman, journalist explore complex processes of financial legislation in Chancellor’s lecture
    The Chancellor’s Lecture Series partnered with The Center for Effective Lawmaking to bring Kaiser and Frank to campus. As part of the visit, the two met with students and faculty across different departments on Thursday. [ Read More ]
3.   What’s On My Mind: The progress ahead of us
    In this week’s column, Chancellor Zeppos reflects on change and progress ahead for Vanderbilt. [ Read More ]
4.   Vanderbilt joins National Academies sexual harassment prevention collaborative as founding member
    Vanderbilt University has joined with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine as a founding member of the new Action Collaborative on Preventing Sexual Harassment in Higher Education. [ Read More ]
5.   Army Futures Command, Vanderbilt ink partnership to encourage innovation, education for both
    Army Futures Command and Vanderbilt University signed an agreement April 9 that links creative, innovative soldiers with top-tier Vanderbilt University experts so that ideas quickly can become useful products. [ Read More ]
6.   Vanderbilt community raises $9.4 million on Giving Day
    More than 8,200 members of the Vanderbilt community, including alumni, parents, faculty, staff, students and friends, came together on April 4 to raise over $9.4 million in support of the university’s mission to educate, discover and lead. [ Read More ]
7.   Vanderbilt named a top producer of U.S. Fulbright students
    The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs has announced that Vanderbilt University is among the U.S. colleges and universities that produced the most Fulbright U.S. students in 2018-19. Among research institutions, Vanderbilt ranked 17th for percentage of applicants who were awarded grants. [ Read More ]
8.   Story Photo Our favorite #vandygram of the week
    This week our favorite #vandygram goes to @thejacobschroeder for sharing this awesome shot of Janet Yellen, former Chairman of the Federal Reserve, showing some Vanderbilt pride. We love a good #AnchorDown!  [ Read More ]
9.   Special-needs siblings inspire a career in care: Alexandra Vierling, BS’19
    It was at Vanderbilt that Alexandra Vierling found her passion for nursing. But the idea of working at the intersection of health care and education was a seed planted long ago. [ Read More ]
10.   Master’s student one of 12 selected nationally for 2019 Native American Congressional Internship Program
    Tamee Livermont, a Vanderbilt master’s in public health student with a concentration in health policy, has been selected as a 2019 Native American Congressional Intern, the Udall Foundation and Native Nations Institute has announced. [ Read More ]
11.   From South Africa with Love: Bill-Kande Badi, BA’19
    Bill-Kande Badi never imagined he’d pursue a career in film when he traveled more than 8,500 miles from his hometown of Pretoria, South Africa, to study at Vanderbilt. But then he signed up for Cinema and Media Arts courses and “fell in love with making movies.” [ Read More ]
12.   Meet NFL executive, Vanderbilt board secretary Adolpho A. Birch III during special campus visit April 23-24
    National Football League executive and Vanderbilt Board of Trust secretary Adolpho A. Birch III will visit campus for a suite of engaging lectures and activities April 23-24. The events are part of the Chancellor’s Lecture Series. [ Read More ]
13.   Studying abroad this fall? Attend these info sessions
    The Global Education Office will host several events at The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons to encourage current first-year students to begin planning their study abroad experiences. You’ll have more options if you’ve taken the time to plan—maximize your opportunities by meeting with a GEO team member. [ Read More ]
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