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  8 things you need to know this week  
1.   Wente: Reflecting on a year of change and continued strength
    Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente looks back on an eventful 2019 and reflects on the many pivotal moments that will define the next chapter of Vanderbilt’s history in her latest “Open Mind” column. [ Read More ]
2.   Vanderbilt reports record $11.9 billion economic impact in Tennessee 
    Through a record $11.9 billion in annual economic impact, Vanderbilt University’s deep and broad connections to Tennessee and its people continue to be key and growing drivers of the state’s economy and to the vitality and well-being of its citizens and communities. [ Read More ]
3.   Search committee reflects on selection of Diermeier
    Members of the Chancellor Search Committee reflect on the selection of Daniel Diermeier as Vanderbilt’s ninth chancellor and discuss the qualities he brings to the role. [ Watch Now ]
4.   Story Photo Social ‘Dore semester roundup
    As we head into Winter Break, we want to take a moment to send a shout-out of appreciation to our Social ‘Dores. This semester they have captured fantastic content for our social media channels and have been a huge asset to our Instagram strategy. Check out their fall 2019 highlights. [ Read More ]
5.   Vanderbilt alumnus named Schwarzman Scholar
    Phillip McGloin, a May 2018 graduate of the College of Arts and Science, has been named to the 2021 class of Schwarzman Scholars, one of the world’s most prestigious graduate fellowships. [ Read More ]
6.   Wente, Kopstain provide capital projects update at campus meeting
    A recent town hall meeting gave Vanderbilt community members an update on progress being made on several of the university’s capital projects, as well as provided next steps in the planning processes surrounding academic buildings and spaces. [ Read More ]
7.   2020 VUSRP applications now open
    Applications are now open for the summer 2020 cycle of the Vanderbilt Undergraduate Summer Research Program, which provides awards of $5,000–$6,000 to rising sophomores, juniors and seniors engaged in 10 weeks of full-time research with a Vanderbilt faculty member. Students can use their VUSRP experience to satisfy Immersion Vanderbilt. [ Read More ]
8.   Don’t forget to power down before leaving for Winter Break
    Remember to power down before you leave your residence hall for an extended period over Winter Break. Your reductions in energy use can have a large impact when aggregated across the entire university. [ Read More ]
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