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  13 things you need to know this week  
1.   Vanderbilt climate surveys on sexual assault and misconduct show informed and engaged campus community, challenges remaining
    Vanderbilt University released on Tuesday the findings of two surveys conducted earlier this year assessing student, postdoctoral fellow and faculty experiences with sexual assault and sexual misconduct. [ Read More ]
2.   Christiansen: Recruiting an intellectually curious group of students
    In this month’s edition of “The Open Dore” newsletter, Doug Christiansen, vice provost for university enrollment affairs and dean of admissions and financial aid, offers an insider’s look at how Vanderbilt recruits an exceptional group of students each year. [ Read More ]
3.   Student-athlete: Kaylann Boyd
    Kaylann Boyd, a senior forward on the Vanderbilt soccer team, has never been one to back down from a challenge. [ Read More ]
4.   I Am Vanderbilt: Natalee Erb
    Natalee Erb knows that Vanderbilt students undergo a great deal of personal growth outside of the classroom, and that their undergraduate experience begins to take shape soon after they arrive on campus. [ Read More ]
5.   Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center to celebrate 35th anniversary during Reunion
    The Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center will celebrate its 35th anniversary during Reunion Weekend. The center, which was dedicated in April 1984, will mark the milestone with numerous events and programs. [ Read More ]
6.   Story Photo From our Social ‘Dores
    Over the last two weeks, our Social ‘Dores attended Vanderbilt’s National Coming Out Day celebration, learned how to make inclusive toys for VUMC, appreciated art at both Sarratt’s art gallery and the Frist Art Museum, and more! [ Read More ]
7.   Olatunji appointed associate dean of academic affairs at Graduate School
    Bunmi Olatunji, professor of psychology and associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, has been appointed associate dean of academic affairs at the Graduate School, effective Jan. 1, 2020. [ Read More ]
8.   Graduate Leadership Institute launches fall programming with visit from VU alumnus and former Anaheim mayor
    The Russell G. Hamilton Graduate Leadership Institute launched its fall semester programming with a presentation by Tom Tait, JD’85, MBA’85, former mayor of Anaheim, California. Tait explored themes of authentic leadership and leading with kindness during his Oct. 7 talk. [ Read More ]
9.   Career Center hosts annual Law School and Graduate School Fair
    The Vanderbilt Career Center hosted its annual Law School Fair and Graduate School Fair at the Student Life Center Oct. 10. [ Read More ]
10.   Learn about progress in West End Neighborhood in October newsletter
    The West End Neighborhood is celebrating another milestone with the opening of the Zeta Tau Alpha and National Pan-Hellenic Council houses located along the new Kensington Promenade. The community is invited to attend a special grand opening ceremony for the NPHC house today, Oct. 18, at 5:30 p.m. [ Read More ]
11.   Vintage-inspired merchandise collection available during Vanderbilt Reunion
    Vanderbilt will highlight the university’s College Vault merchandise collection during Reunion weekend with giveaways and opportunities to win prizes from Barnes & Noble at Vanderbilt Oct. 18–19. [ Read More ]
12.   VU Opera Theatre to perform ‘The Ghosts of Gatsby,’ ‘Mansfield Park’ through Sunday
    Social status, unrequited love, marriage and madness are central themes of two chamber operas presented by Vanderbilt Opera Theatre and Vanderbilt University Orchestra Oct. 18-20. [ Read More ]
13.   Outdoor warning sirens tested Oct. 24-25
    Vanderbilt University Public Safety will conduct tests of the Vanderbilt outdoor warning notification system on Thursday, Oct. 24, and Friday, Oct. 25. The tests will include an audible message followed by a steady tone, which might occur a few times each day. [ Read More ]
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