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  11 things you need to know this week  
1.   Cooper, Ferrera, Bolton, Rice to speak at spring Chancellor’s Lecture Series
    The 2019-20 Chancellor’s Lecture Series returns this spring with a stellar lineup of accomplished thought leaders—including a renowned journalist, an award-winning actress and activist, and prominent international experts—all of whom are driving conversations on global issues. [ Read More ]
2.   MLK Commemorative Series kickoff event set for Jan. 17 at Black Cultural Center
    The 2020 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Series will begin Friday, Jan. 17, with a kickoff event at the Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center, beginning a four-day celebration of King’s life, legacy and impact as part of the university’s annual commemorative series. [ Read More ]
3.   Voter registration deadline for Tennessee primary is Feb. 3
    The deadline to submit a registration form to vote in the 2020 presidential primary is Monday, Feb. 3. Vanderbilt University strongly encourages all students, faculty and staff to register to vote and participate in the democratic process. [ Read More ]
4.   Join the Data Science Insitute as an Undergraduate Summer Research Fellow
    The Vanderbilt Data Science Institute Summer Research Program, set for June 1–Aug. 7, provides undergraduate students with the opportunity to engage in 10 weeks of full-time data science-focused research in collaboration with any full-time Vanderbilt faculty member during the summer. [ Read More ]
5.   Story Photo Our favorite #vandygram
    This week’s favorite #vandygram goes to @vandyharpstudio for this fun selfie celebrating the beginning of the spring semester. We’re so excited to have all of our students back on campus! 🤗 [ Read More ]
6.   Russell G. Hamilton Graduate Leadership Institute announces spring 2020 grant recipients
    The Russell G. Hamilton Graduate Leadership Institute ended 2019 on a high note with the announcement of the spring 2020 Travel Grant and Dissertation Grant recipients. [ Read More ]
7.   Commodores to honor winning teams of SEC regular season titles
    The 1965, 1974 and 1993 Southeastern Conference regular season championship teams will be honored during three Commodore men’s basketball games this season, with the 1974 team to be recognized first this Saturday during Vanderbilt’s game with Texas A&M at Memorial Gym. [ Read More ]
8.   Campus Dining now serving lunch at Kissam
    The Kissam Kitchen at Warren and Moore Colleges is now open weekdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Options include made-to-order deli sandwiches featuring Bakery by Frothy Monkey rustic and artisan breads, a rotating selection of soups, and fresh handmade salads.  [ Read More ]
9.   Explorations in Research networking event set for Jan. 29
    The Office of Immersion Resources and the Scientific Immersion and Mentorship student organization have partnered to organize Explorations in Research, an event designed to convene researchers from all disciplines for an evening of networking and discovery. [ Read More ]
10.   Register for 5th Annual Turner Family Center Social Venture Summit Jan. 31–Feb. 1
    In its fifth year, the Social Venture Summit will gather entrepreneurs, investors, educators, accelerators, policymakers and other startup champions to meet, collaborate and share ideas. [ Read More ]
11.   Story Photo Promote your upcoming event on Vanderbilt’s Instagram
    Did you know that if you have an upcoming event on Vanderbilt’s campus, you can promote it on Vanderbilt’s Instagram? Each Monday morning, Vanderbilt’s social media team highlights events happening on campus that week via VanderbiltU’s Instagram stories. [ Read More ]
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