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  9 things you need to know this week  
1.   President George W. Bush, Stacey Abrams, Mae Jemison among featured speakers for CLS
    A former United States president, groundbreaking political figures, and nationally renowned science advocates are among the speakers to be featured over the next two months of the Chancellor’s Lecture Series at Vanderbilt. [ Read More ]
2.   Remarkable life of David Williams II celebrated
    David Williams II was remembered as a courageous vice chancellor, outstanding athletics director, brilliant law professor and devoted husband and father during a celebration of life service Feb. 15. [ Read More ]
3.   ‘The View’s’ Meghan McCain reflects on her father, civility at Chancellor’s Lecture
    During her Chancellor’s Lecture Series appearance Tuesday evening, Meghan McCain, political analyst, best-selling author and co-host of “The View,” said she loves visiting universities and talking to young people about politics because they’re more curious and open than older generations. [ Read More ]
4.   Safety remains top priority as electric scooter use increases
    The Division of Administration has established a dockless bike and electric scooter educational outreach group, charged with bringing together students and administrators to educate the community on best practices and offer a forum to address concerns. [ Read More ]
5.   Story Photo Our favorite #vandygram of the week
    This week our favorite #vandygram goes out to @thechristinezhou. After all the rain this week, our campus is showing its first blooms of spring and we are loving it! 😍  [ Read More ]
6.   Student creates app for orangutans
    A coding hobby led Vanderbilt HOD and economics double major Ben Scheer on a wild immersion, building an app for orangutans at Zoo Atlanta. [ Read More ]
7.   Vanderbilt senior earns prestigious fellowship from Luce Scholars Program
    Connor Morency, a senior from Wheaton, Illinois, studying mechanical engineering, has been named to the 2019-20 class of Luce Scholars. As a Luce Scholar, he will gain new perspectives through immersive living and professional work experiences in Asia. [ Read More ]
8.   ‘Explorations in Research’ networking event Feb. 27
    The Office of Immersion Resources and several student organizations have partnered to organize Explorations in Research, an event designed to convene researchers from all disciplines for an evening of networking and discovery. [ Read More ]
9.   Apply for fall 2019 study abroad by Feb. 27
    The Global Education Office encourages students to consider several incentives for fall 2019 study abroad. Applications for most fall 2019 programs are due Feb. 27. [ Read More ]
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