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  11 things you need to know this week  
1.   Vanderbilt outlasts Mississippi State, takes on Louisville today at College World Series
    Vanderbilt senior Stephen Scott crushed two home runs and right-handed freshman pitcher Kumar Rocker was elusive as Vanderbilt notched a 6-3 win against Mississippi State on Wednesday at the College World Series. The Commodores will play Louisville at 6 p.m. Friday for a chance to advance to the CWS finals. [ Read More ]
2.   Best wishes to the Vandy Boys at the College World Series
    Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos, Provost Susan R. Wente and alumnus Willie Geist wish the Vanderbilt baseball team luck as they embark on their quest for a national title at the 2019 College World Series. [ Watch Now ]
3.   Vanderbilt, Nashville Fire Department team up for unique training opportunity at university’s Carmichael Towers
    More than 800 Nashville firefighters from across Davidson County will participate in a unique training opportunity on the Vanderbilt campus June 18-29, when they conduct high-rise fire response drills in the university’s Carmichael West Tower 4 residence hall, slated for demolition later this summer. [ Read More ]
4.   Garland selected 5th by Cleveland in NBA draft
    Vanderbilt guard Darius Garland was selected fifth overall by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA draft Thursday night, becoming the eighth first-round selection and the second-highest pick in Commodore basketball history. [ Read More ]
5.   Walking the red carpet at Cannes … for class credit!
    A group of Vanderbilt students from a diverse array of majors took part in “the experience of a lifetime” when they participated in a faculty-led Maymester class that took them across France, including a stop at the Cannes Film Festival. Rising junior Caroline Crawford reflects on the experience. [ Watch Now ]
6.   Story Photo Our favorite #vandygram of the week
    As you know, we love celebrating the achievements of our wonderful community, which is why this week our favorite #vandygram goes to @put_city, who shared this shot from her graduation party! We love how this photo captures the happiness of completing such a big endeavor – congrats Dr. Putnam! [ Read More ]
7.   Campus community invited to ceremony recognizing Vanderbilt for sustainable building practices
    Vanderbilt will be recognized for its sustainable building efforts on Tuesday, June 25, when the U.S. Green Building Council presents the university with a plaque designating the Engineering and Science Building and Eskind Biomedical Library with LEED Gold status. Vanderbilt Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will join Vice Chancellor for Administration Eric Kopstain for remarks beginning at 2 p.m. [ Read More ]
8.   Vanderbilt community invited to share feedback on chancellor search
    The Chancellor Search Advisory Committee is gathering critical input to inform the search for Vanderbilt’s next leader, and invites all members of the university community to submit their feedback on the Chancellor Search website. [ Read More ]
9.   Offices of Student Accounts, Student Loans relocate to 2309 West End Ave. June 24
    The Office of Student Accounts and the Office of Student Loans will move to the third floor of the Admissions and Financial Aid building, located at 2309 West End Ave., effective Monday, June 24. [ Read More ]
10.   Address changes in West End Neighborhood to take effect July 1
    As part of FutureVU, the West End Neighborhood continues its transformation into a park-like community atmosphere. The restructuring of this area has necessitated the renumbering of Greek Row houses. [ Read More ]
11.   Chancellor announces paid administrative closure day on July 5
    University employees will enjoy an extended Fourth of July holiday weekend this year, as Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos has announced an administrative closure day for Friday, July 5. [ Read More ]
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