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  11 things you need to know this week  
1.   Journalist Anderson Cooper to headline March 15 Chancellor’s Lecture
    Anderson Cooper, a prominent journalist, CNN anchor and best-selling author who often reports from around the world, will be at Vanderbilt University for a Chancellor’s Lecture on Sunday, March 15. [ Read More ]
2.   Vanderbilt sets course for future of Athletics
    Vanderbilt University has shared a vision and strategy that sets the stage for a new era of success and achievement for the Commodores—one that is rooted in delivering the preeminent student-athlete experience in college athletics. [ Read More ]
3.   Wente: Bringing the Vanderbilt Way to Life
    Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente writes about Vanderbilt’s Strategic Plan for Athletics in her latest “Open Mind” column. [ Read More ]
4.   ‘Perry Wallace Way’ dedicated in honor of first African American varsity basketball player in the SEC
    More than 200 people gathered in front of Vanderbilt University’s Memorial Gym Feb. 22 for the dedication of Perry Wallace Way, the portion of 25th Avenue South recently named in honor of Vanderbilt trailblazer and Nashville native Perry Wallace. [ Read More ]
5.   Story Photo From the Social ‘Dores
    Our Social ‘Dores have been busy in February – attending Lunar New Year Festival, Celebration of Learning and VIBE as well as running features on students and staff for #BlackHistoryMonth and enjoying the variety of weather Nashville has to offer. Visit the full story for more features. [ Read More ]
6.   Residential College Magic
    Vanderbilt's Residential Colleges provide undergraduates with close-knit, diverse communities featuring faculty mentors and much more. [ Read More ]
7.   Data Science: Next Generation Committee to advance computing at Vanderbilt
    The committee will assess future needs to strengthen the foundations of computing across campus, establish cross-disciplinary connections, and emphasize social and ethical aspects of computing. [ Read More ]
8.   Vanderbilt to host ‘Stirring the Waters Across America’ today
    “Stirring the Waters Across America,” a multimedia production highlighting the Civil Rights Movement through captivating music, spoken word and dance, is scheduled from 7 to 9 p.m. Feb. 28 in Langford Auditorium. [ Read More ]
9.   Women’s History Month event series kicks off March 9
    Women’s History Month at Vanderbilt will begin with a kickoff event hosted by the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center on Monday, March 9, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Sarratt Promenade. Throughout March, educational programs, workshops, film screenings, lectures and more are planned. [ Read More ]
10.   Author Joan Johnson to give March 19 Women’s History Month lecture
    Joan Marie Johnson, an author who has written extensively about the history of women’s suffrage, feminism and social activism, will give a lecture on Thursday, March 19, as part of Vanderbilt’s celebration of Women’s History Month. [ Read More ]
11.   Immersion plan proposals due April 1; series of events planned to help
    The April 1 deadline to submit Immersion plan proposals is approaching for students who matriculated during the summer and fall of 2018. Students in all phases of Immersion project planning will find helpful resources at the “Spring Into Immersion” events hosted throughout the month of March. [ Read More ]
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