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  11 things you need to know this week  
1.   Chancellor’s Lecture featuring America Ferrera canceled; series continues with John Bolton, Susan Rice Feb. 19
    The Chancellor’s Lecture Series event on Feb. 17 with America Ferrera is canceled. Ferrera had to withdraw from the event due to unforeseen circumstances. [ Read More ]
2.   Wente: Many voices make our One Vanderbilt stronger
    Feedback in the form of surveys, town halls, listening sessions and frank conversations makes our university stronger and elevates the voices of all members of the Vanderbilt community, writes Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente in her latest “Open Mind” column. [ Read More ]
3.   Students have front-row seat for international climate change negotiations
    As part of its continuing commitment to understanding and combating climate change issues through education and action, Vanderbilt University is now an accredited, official observer of the United Nations Framework on Climate Change. [ Read More ]
4.   Jill Stratton named assistant provost for experiential learning
    Jill Stratton, an experienced university leader at Washington University, will join Vanderbilt June 1 as assistant provost for experiential learning and associate dean for Residential Colleges. [ Read More ]
5.   Story Photo From the Social ‘Dores
    Over the last two weeks, our Social ‘Dores have captured beautiful campus photos—both during sunny, 70 degree weather and with snow on the ground—attended events during Haiti week, and watched VIBE’s showcase. See more highlights at the link. [ Read More ]
6.   VU Theatre performs classic ‘Uncle Vanya’ with modern twists Feb. 14-22
    Vanderbilt University Theatre will perform an acclaimed translation of Anton Chekhov’s tragicomedy “Uncle Vanya” Feb. 14-22 at Neely Auditorium. [ Read More ]
7.   GPS co-creator is E-Week speaker at School of Engineering
    Hugo Fruehauf, the chief engineer for design and development of the Global Positioning System and its atomic clocks, will visit the School of Engineering as part of 2020 National Engineers Week events Feb. 17-21. [ Read More ]
8.   Kefi Collective seeking artwork for ‘Fire’ exhibition through March 14
    The Kefi Collective, a campus public art organization, will host the upcoming exhibition “Fire.” The collective is accepting works (visual art, writing, photos and sculptures) until March 14. [ Read More ]
9.   Counselors wanted for Next Steps Summer Institute
    The Next Steps at Vanderbilt Summer Institute is an inclusive higher education preparatory experience for young adults with intellectual disabilities, ages 17-25. NSSI is now accepting applications for counselors. All undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to apply. [ Read More ]
10.   Join LEAPS to help promote positive mental health and well-being on campus
    Liaisons Educating and Advocating for Psychological Support is a group of undergraduate students who work with the Center for Student Wellbeing as peer educators to promote positive mental health and well-being on the Vanderbilt campus through outreach activities. [ Read More ]
11.   Get free access to ‘New York Times,’ ‘Wall Street Journal’ through VU Libraries’ ‘News Desk’ portal
    The Vanderbilt community can access award-winning news stories in “The New York Times” and “Wall Street Journal” through the “News Desk” portal on the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries homepage. [ Read More ]
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