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  9 things you need to know this week  
1.   2020 MLK Commemorative Series explores the ability of storytelling to connect
    Vanderbilt students, faculty, staff and postdoctoral fellows honored the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. through programs, lectures, interactive teach-ins, community service projects and more as part of the university’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Series. [ Read More ]
2.   7 changes to transportation and mobility on campus you should know      
    With the spring semester well underway, you might not know about some of the changes happening with transportation and mobility on campus this academic year. Here are seven changes you should know as you travel around campus and the city.  [ Read More ]
3.   Vanderbilt commits to first-of-its-kind renewable energy partnership with TVA, NES
    Vanderbilt University has entered into a pioneering agreement with the Tennessee Valley Authority and Nashville Electric Service to procure off-site large-scale renewable energy to help mitigate the campus’ greenhouse gas emissions. The 20-year agreement will support Vanderbilt’s goal to power its campus entirely through renewable energy and become carbon neutral by the year 2050. [ Read More ]
4.   Annual report on campus sustainability efforts now available
    Vanderbilt University greenhouse gas emissions have dropped 7 percent per square foot compared to FY17-18, and 18.5 percent compared to calendar year 2016. The findings are among those showcased in the annual sustainability report released today by FutureVU Sustainability in the Division of Administration. [ Read More ]
5.   Story Photo Our favorite #vandygram
    This week our favorite #vandygram goes to @bridalbycourt for these adorable photos of her mini-Commodore! Can’t wait to see him on campus in 17 years. 😉 [ Read More ]
6.   Apply to be an orientation leader, welcome new students next fall
    Applications for upper-division students to serve as fall 2020 orientation leaders for new undergraduates—including transfer and international students—are now open. [ Read More ]
7.   Campus Dining launches instant feedback tool
    Vanderbilt Campus Dining is hungry for feedback, and it’s easier than ever to let them know about your experience. Text and Tell is Campus Dining’s new in-the-moment feedback solution. [ Read More ]
8.   InclusAbility spring series kicks off with 'Deaf Awareness and Culture 101' Jan. 28
    Vanderbilt’s InclusAbility initiative is expanding its offerings in 2020 through a series of monthly events and programs to engage community members across the university. [ 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 ]
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