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  9 things you need to know this week  
1.   Return to Campus Update
    Vanderbilt students, faculty and staff are adapting to the current reality of campus life during the COVID-19 pandemic—and learning to thrive and support each other while doing so. [ Read More ]
2.   Free flu shots for students available at the Student Health Center
    Free flu shots are now available for all students at the Student Health Center. Shots are available on a walk-in basis, and no appointment is necessary. You must bring your Vanderbilt ID. [ Read More ]
3.   Story Photo Student Advocates for Public Health launched to promote dialogue around COVID-19
    Student Advocates for Public Health, a new student group, will engage undergraduates in education, training and dialogue to promote the safest possible campus for everyone at Vanderbilt. [ Read More ]
4.   Vanderbilt offers Commodore Card on iPhone and Apple Watch
    Students, faculty and staff can now add their Commodore Card to Apple Wallet and use their iPhone and Apple Watch to access buildings on campus, purchase meals and more. [ Read More ]
5.   Cheek to step down as director of Bass Military Scholars Program
    Gary H. Cheek, a retired U.S. Army lieutenant general who has served as the inaugural director of Vanderbilt University’s Bass Military Scholars Program since 2019, has announced that he will be stepping down in 2021. [ Read More ]
6.   VU alumnus, NFL executive Adolpho Birch discusses diversity on campus and athlete activism
    Adolpho A. Birch III, JD’91, chief legal officer and senior vice president of business affairs for the Tennessee Titans, recently was named chair of a new Vanderbilt Board of Trust ad hoc committee that is partnering with university leadership to evaluate and recommend policies around equity, diversity and inclusion. Here he discusses the work of the committee, the rise in athlete activism, and his favorite Nashville sports memory. [ Read More ]
7.   7th annual Diverse ’Dores Day to be held virtually Sept. 15
    Diverse ’Dores Day, an annual event showcasing the offices, organizations and departments on campus designed to empower and equip Vanderbilt community members to be agents of positive social change, is scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 15, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. [ Read More ]
8.   Constitution Day events to focus on women’s fight for voting rights with author Elaine Weiss
    Vanderbilt University will honor Constitution Day on Thursday, Sept. 17, with a focus on the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution featuring a conversation with Elaine Weiss, author of “The Woman’s Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote.”  [ Read More ]
9.   Registration for seventh annual Vanderbilt Undergraduate Research Fair now open
    The seventh annual Vanderbilt Undergraduate Research Fair is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 8. This year’s event will be virtual, complete with presenters, breakout sessions and a chance to safely and responsibly interact with students, faculty and staff from across campus. [ Read More ]
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