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  13 things you need to know this week  
1.   Wente: Committed to showing our work
    Transparency keeps everyone informed so we can engage in meaningful debate and give input on actions, and it builds trust and teamwork by setting clear and consistent processes, writes Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente in this week’s "Open Mind" column. [ Read More ]
2.   Williams’ legacy honored with name on building close to his heart
    An Oct. 18 ceremony to unveil the new name—David Williams II—on the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center paid tribute to the university’s first African American vice chancellor and athletics director. [ Read More ]
3.   Five Vanderbilt Trailblazer portraits unveiled during Reunion Weekend
    Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente unveiled the Vanderbilt Trailblazer portraits of Kate Lupton, David Williams II, Dorothy J. Wingfield Phillips, K.C. Potter and Muhammad Yunus on Oct. 18. [ Read More ]
4.   From Antarctica to The Ingram Commons
    Dan Morgan, faculty head of Memorial House and principal senior lecturer of earth and environmental sciences, leads with optimism. [ Read More ]
5.   Story Photo Our favorite #vandygram
    As temperatures have cooled in Nashville, we’re finally getting in the fall spirit! 🍂 And it’s easy to see why this photo from @helenpan0724 is our favorite #vandygram. Talk about breathtaking! [ Read More ]
6.   David Williams Fall Classic exhibition baseball game is Nov. 10, will honor history of Negro Baseball League
    The Vanderbilt and Michigan baseball teams will play each other in a Nov. 10 exhibition game named in honor of former Vice Chancellor for Athletics and University Affairs and Athletics Director David Williams II. Admission to the David Williams Fall Classic, scheduled for 10 a.m. at Hawkins Field, will be free. [ Read More ]
7.   Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center celebrates 35 years
    The Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center marked its 35th anniversary during Reunion Weekend, celebrating the impact of its innovative programming, support and services to students, faculty and staff at Vanderbilt. [ Read More ]
8.   Vanderbilt community marks Hispanic Heritage Month with celebration, learning
    Vanderbilt’s 2019 recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, which took place Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, celebrated and honored the diverse array of Hispanic and Latinx histories, cultures, narratives and contributions to the university and society. [ Read More ]
9.   Vanderbilt celebrates grand opening of new National Pan-Hellenic Council House
    Members of the Vanderbilt community celebrated the grand opening of the new National Pan-Hellenic Council House on Oct. 18 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and reception. The new house is part of the evolution of the West End Neighborhood. [ Read More ]
10.   Students invited to Oct. 29 open house for Nichols Humanitarian funding
    Students are invited to attend an Oct. 29 open house for the Nichols Humanitarian Fund, which can be used to support Immersion Vanderbilt experiences. The application window for awards through the fund is Nov. 4 through Dec. 16. [ Read More ]
11.   ‘Boo to the Flu’ free flu shot event for students is Oct. 29
    Flu shots at night? What a fright! Stay well this year and come to Student Health during evening hours on this special night: Tuesday, Oct. 29, from 5 to 7 p.m. Your treat is a FREE flu shot. [ Read More ]
12.   vummiv WiFi network outages Oct. 30-31 in preparation for retirement
    In December 2019, Vanderbilt’s vummiv WiFi network will be retired. In preparation for the retirement, vummiv will be unavailable from 6 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 30, to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 31. [ Read More ]
13.   Oracle Learning access now available for enrolled students
    Beginning the week of Oct. 21, all enrolled students will have access to log in to Oracle Cloud regardless of their status as a student worker or stipend recipient. This will provide all enrolled students with the ability to access training in Oracle Learning, which has been implemented this year as a replacement for the legacy Learning Exchange. [ Read More ]
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