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  9 things you need to know this week  
1.   Opportunity Vanderbilt provides $1.2 billion in financial aid
    In the decade since Opportunity Vanderbilt began, more than 10,000 students have benefitted from the program. [ Read More ]
2.   President Bush visits Vanderbilt students before candid, humorous lecture appearance
    President George W. Bush surprised a Vanderbilt University history class and visited a student veterans club before enthralling a capacity crowd at Langford Auditorium on Monday, discussing economic policy, last year’s deaths of his famed parents, and his newly developed love, painting. [ Read More ]
3.   Zeppos: The Lessons of Civil Discourse
    In this week’s column, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos discusses President George W. Bush’s recent visit to campus and the lessons to be learned by engaging in civil discourse. [ Read More ]
4.   Ava DuVernay, Abby Wambach, Ta-Nehisi Coates to headline Impact Symposium
    Vanderbilt’s 2019 Impact Symposium will feature Ava DuVernay, whose directorial work includes the Oscar-winning historical drama “Selma” and the Oscar-nominated “13th”; Abby Wambach, Olympic gold medalist and World Cup soccer champion; and Ta-Nehisi Coates, author of the best-selling “Between the World and Me,” which won the National Book Award in 2015. [ Read More ]
5.   Story Photo Our favorite #vandygram of the week
    This week our favorite #vandygram goes to our own @vanderbiltadmissions! They get to enjoy this breathtaking view of E. Bronson Ingram College every day – talk about lucky. 🤩 [ Read More ]
6.   Vanderbilt’s nursing school shines in ‘U.S. News’ rankings
    Vanderbilt continues to earn high marks in the “U.S. News & World Report” best graduate schools rankings. [ Read More ]
7.   Melissa S. Gresalfi named dean of The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons
    Melissa Gresalfi, an innovator in examining and designing equitable classroom practices in learning environments, has been named the next dean of The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons, effective July 1. [ Read More ]
8.   Commons Reading announced for 2019-20
    The Commons Reading for the 2019-20 academic year will be “The Lies That Bind: Rethinking Identity” by Kwame Anthony Appiah. [ Read More ]
9.   Office of LGBTQI Life offers P.R.I.D.E. training March 27
    The Office of LGBTQI Life invites the Vanderbilt community to the last Pursuing Respect, Inclusion, Diversity and Equity training of the spring semester on March 27. [ Read More ]
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