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  11 things you need to know this week  
1.   Former student-athlete and longtime Commodore to lead Vanderbilt Athletics as
first female athletic director
    In a landmark moment, Vanderbilt University Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente announced Tuesday that Candice Storey Lee, a former standout student-athlete and three-time graduate of the university, has been named interim vice chancellor for athletics and university affairs and interim athletic director, effective immediately. [ Read More ]
2.   Student-athlete Abbey Carlson: Engineer and golfer
    The ability to play top-level golf would be enough for most college students. But it barely scratches the surface of what drives Vanderbilt standout Abbey Carlson. [ Read More ]
3.   Vanderbilt to develop plans for new
on-campus university residence as part of FutureVU
    Vanderbilt University is developing plans for a potential new university residence to serve as home to future chancellors and as a gathering space for the university community. The plans are part of Vanderbilt’s FutureVU land use framework and would represent a return to the historical tradition of Vanderbilt’s chancellors living on campus. [ Read More ]
4.   Stanley Cohen, Vanderbilt biochemist who won Nobel Prize, has died
    Stanley Cohen, a legendary Vanderbilt University biochemist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for the discovery of epidermal growth factor and its receptor, died on Feb. 5 at the age of 97. [ Read More ]
5.   Story Photo Our favorite #vandygram
    This week, our favorite #vandygram goes to someone who we think really captured the essence of Vanderbilt – @angiefogle! Because really – what’s Vandy without its 3:1 squirrel ratio? [ Read More ]
6.   Anthony Abraham Jack to give 12th annual Murray Lecture
    Anthony Abraham Jack, a junior fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows and assistant professor of education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, is the featured speaker for the 12th annual Murray Lecture. The lecture will be held at Sarratt Cinema on Wednesday, Feb. 12. [ Read More ]
7.   Center for Teaching’s fourth annual Celebration of Learning set for Feb. 13
    The Center for Teaching will host its fourth annual Celebration of Learning, an exhibition of students as producers, on Thursday, Feb. 13. The event will feature students from across campus sharing what they have learned, created, designed and discovered. [ Read More ]
8.   Blasting, line drilling begins in West End Neighborhood
    Line drilling in the West End Neighborhood is currently underway and expected to continue for approximately three months, and blasting for Residential College B is tentatively set to begin the week of Feb. 17. [ Read More ]
9.   Get discount on tickets to Nashville Soccer Club’s MLS debut Feb. 29
    The Nashville Soccer Club will open its inaugural Major League Soccer season against Atlanta United on Saturday, Feb. 29, in Nashville. Vanderbilt staff, faculty and students can get a discount on tickets by using the promo code “VANDY.” [ Read More ]
10.   Vanderbilt launches new hub to encourage sustainable commute options
    The Transportation and Mobility Office has launched the MoveVU Commute Hub as a one-stop commuter information resource for the Vanderbilt community. The Commute Hub, which includes a new app and website that tracks users’ commuting behavior, allows Vanderbilt staff, faculty and students to better understand their commute options beyond driving alone. [ Read More ]
11.   Are you the greenest Commodore on campus?
    Are you the greenest Commodore on campus? Tag FutureVU Sustainability on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter with a picture or video of what you do to make campus more sustainable before Feb. 14 for a chance to win a private suite catered with Chick-fil-A for 20 friends at the Vanderbilt vs. Missouri men’s basketball game on Feb. 26.  [ Read More ]
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