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  13 things you need to know this week  
1.   Chancellor Zeppos to step down Aug. 15
    Vanderbilt University Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos announced Tuesday that he will step down as the university’s eighth chancellor on Aug. 15 after more than a decade in the role. Zeppos plans to take a yearlong sabbatical before returning to the faculty as professor of law. [ Read More ]
2.   Stackhouse named men’s basketball coach
    Following an extensive national search, Vice Chancellor for Athletics and University Affairs and Athletics Director Malcolm Turner today announced Jerry Stackhouse as Vanderbilt University’s men’s basketball head coach. [ Read More ]
3.   New residential faculty to join Warren College, The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons
    New residential faculty appointments have been announced for Warren College and East House, effective fall 2019. [ Read More ]
4.   The Rev. Christopher Donald to lead Office of Religious Life
    Following a national search, Vanderbilt University has named The Rev. Christopher Donald, an experienced college chaplain, as university chaplain and director of the Office of Religious Life. [ Read More ]
5.   Story Photo Our favorite #vandygram of the week
    This week our favorite #vandygram goes to @deng.angie, who shared some beautiful spring shots she took on campus. 🌸  We just love our campus this time of year! 😍 [ Read More ]
6.   Emily Mathewson: Lacrosse attacker and community volunteer
    Student-athlete Emily Mathewson rallies her teammates on the field, and rallied them to support a young patient with cancer at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. [ Read More ]
7.   Paschal embraces ‘conductor of movement’ role at Commencement
    Cynthia Paschal is devoting significant time to 2019 Commencement as the first woman in the history of Vanderbilt to be selected for the leadership position of university marshal. [ Read More ]
8.   Grad student condenses energy research to take top prize at 3MT competition
    For the seventh straight year, Vanderbilt graduate students competed to summarize years of research and discovery into a clear three-minute presentation as part of the annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. [ Read More ]
9.   Vanderbilt Libraries feature sweet literary puns at second annual Edible Books Festival
    Book lovers and baking enthusiasts alike gathered on Monday for the second annual Edible Books Festival hosted by the Vanderbilt Libraries. [ Read More ]
10.   VU Theatre production explores current immigration crisis with ‘The Suppliants’
    VU Theatre has adapted a fifth-century Greek tragedy by Aeschylus to spotlight the contemporary global immigration crisis in an April 4-7 production at Neely Auditorium. [ Read More ]
11.   Barney Frank, Bob Kaiser to join Zeppos, Meacham for April 10 lecture
    The Chancellor’s Lecture Series is partnering with The Center for Effective Lawmaking to bring former congressman Barney Frank and journalist Bob Kaiser to campus for an in-depth discussion about the U.S. legislative process on Wednesday, April 10. [ Read More ]
12.   Islamic Center of Nashville president explores intersection of Islam, Olympics April 11
    Vanderbilt alumnus and Islamic Center of Nashville President Rashed Fakhruddin will be the featured speaker at the next Sports and Society program on April 11 at the Islamic Center of Nashville. [ Read More ]
13.   Meal swipe donation program will allow students to donate unused meals
    Starting this fall, students will be able to donate their unused meals to other Vanderbilt students who need them. [ Read More ]
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