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  7 things you need to know this week  
1.   Janelle Monáe and Yusef Salaam to speak at Vanderbilt’s 2020 MLK Commemorative Series
    Janelle Monáe, a Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter, performer, producer and actor, and Yusef Salaam, one of the Exonerated Five, formally known as the Central Park Five, will speak at Vanderbilt University on Jan. 19 as the featured panelists for the 2020 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Series keynote event in Langford Auditorium. [ Read More ]
2.   Wente surprises Peabody’s Armstead, Housing and Residential Experience’s Clark with Chancellor’s Heart and Soul Awards
    Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente recently presented the final two Chancellor’s Heart and Soul Staff Appreciation Awards of the year to Randy Clark, area maintenance supervisor in the Office of Housing and Residential Experience, and Ally Armstead, education coordinator in the Department of Psychology and Human Development. [ Read More ]
3.   Story Photo Music takes engineering major into the lab and across the country
    When biomedical engineering major Brett Koolik first started learning piano as a child, he wasn’t motivated solely by his love of music. He also wanted to figure out how a piano works. [ Read More ]
4.   Vanderbilt launches Ph.D. program in health policy
    Vanderbilt University is now accepting applications for a new doctoral program in health policy. The program is being launched at a time when health care is consistently one of the most important issues to Americans at home and at the polls. [ Read More ]
5.   Vanderbilt rocketeers invited to special NASA Artemis unveiling day
    Five mechanical engineering seniors got a rare, up-close look at the core stage for NASA’s Space Launch System rocket that will help power the first Artemis mission to the Moon. [ Read More ]
6.   Former Cheekwood exhibit finds home at Vanderbilt’s Susan Gray School
    A one-of-a-kind playhouse inspired by the Beatrix Potter story “The Tale of Peter Rabbit” has been installed at The Susan Gray School at Vanderbilt Peabody College. The Peter Rabbit House was designed as part of a Design as an Immersive Vanderbilt Experience (DIVE) project. [ Read More ]
7.   Kudos
    Read about recent faculty, staff, student and alumni awards, appointments and achievements. [ Read More ]
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