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  13 things you need to know this week  
1.   Wente to host influencers for fall Chancellor’s Lecture Series
    A preeminent novelist, accomplished thought leaders and journalists on the frontlines of global issues, and pioneering cultural influencers comprise this fall’s Chancellor’s Lecture Series lineup at Vanderbilt University. [ Read More ]
2.   A message for the new academic year from Interim Chancellor Susan R. Wente
    Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente discusses her guiding principles of trust, transparency and teamwork, and the ways in which those principles are demonstrated at Vanderbilt, in a message to the university community marking the start of a new academic year. [ Read More ]
3.   Chancellor Search feedback opportunities set for next week
    The Chancellor Search Advisory Committee will conduct a weeklong series of feedback opportunities Aug. 26–30 in Sarratt Cinema to gather input and answer questions about the search for Vanderbilt’s next leader. [ Read More ]
4.   Dean of Students offices reorganized to advance student success
    The Office of the Dean of Students has reorganized its structure into three main clusters to help create new synergies, strengthen collaboration and advance student success and well-being. [ Read More ]
5.   Portion of 25th Ave. S. to be renamed ‘Perry Wallace Way’ in honor of civil rights trailblazer
    The portion of 25th Avenue South in front of Vanderbilt’s Memorial Gymnasium will be ceremonially renamed “Perry Wallace Way” in memory of the trailblazing Vanderbilt student-athlete who integrated SEC varsity basketball in 1967. [ Read More ]
6.   Story Photo Our favorite #vandygram of the week
    This week our favorite #vandygram goes to @blakegore, who shared his tiny replication of E. Bronson Ingram College while welcoming students back to campus.  [ Read More ]
7.   Nighttime student shuttle service updated; VandyRide will enhance efficiency and safety
    Updates to the service, formerly known as Vandy Vans, include earlier and longer service times and new routes as part of Vanderbilt’s strategic mobility and transportation plan, MoveVU. [ Read More ]
8.   Celebrate Move-In 2019 at The Ingram Commons
    Watch as the newest Vanderbilt students from the Class of 2023 join the amazing tradition of Move-In at The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons. [ Read More ]
9.   Incoming students celebrated at Founders Walk
    Incoming students were enthusiastically welcomed into the Vanderbilt community on Sunday during the university’s traditional Founders Walk. [ Read More ]
10.   Love social media? Apply to be a Social ‘Dore!
    Vanderbilt’s Division of Communications is looking for a select group of undergraduate and graduate students to assist its social media team in curating content for Vanderbilt’s various channels, and you could be one of them. [ Read More ]
11.   Study Abroad and Passport Fair set for Aug. 29
    The Study Abroad and Passport Fair is scheduled from noon to 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29. With the right planning, any major can study abroad. Vanderbilt offers more than 100 study abroad programs, with financial aid and scholarships available. [ Read More ]
12.   See Global Education Office’s 2019 photo contest winners
    Vanderbilt’s Global Education Office, home of the undergraduate study abroad program, has announced the winners of its 2019 photo contest. [ Read More ]
13.   VU Mail Services now offering free, convenient return service for online retailers
    Vanderbilt University Mail Services is partnering with Happy Returns, a free, convenient return system for select online retailers. Happy Returns allows in-person, box-free returns to select retailers, with refunds initiated immediately. [ Read More ]
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