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  11 things you need to know this week  
1.   Return to Campus Update
    Vanderbilt has had an exciting couple of weeks, with activities across campus bringing the community together in new ways. There is more to look forward to in the days ahead to finish the semester strong with classes and activities. [ Read More ]
2.   Albright, Powell to headline first Chancellor’s Lecture Series event for 2020-21
    Madeleine K. Albright and Colin L. Powell—the 64th and 65th United States secretaries of state, respectively—will discuss the future of U.S. global relations as part of Vanderbilt University’s first Chancellor’s Lecture Series event of the 2020-21 season. [ Read More ]
3.   Vanderbilt, Nashville undertake bold renewable energy partnership to address climate change
    Vanderbilt University and the city of Nashville, Tennessee, have announced a Green Invest partnership with the Tennessee Valley Authority and Nashville Electric Service—a collaboration that will allow the region to take a bold step forward in expanding availability and access to renewable energy at a critical time in global efforts to address the threat of climate change. [ Read More ]
4.   Vanderbilt receives leadership award from U.S. Green Building Council
    Vanderbilt University has been honored with a 2020 Leadership Award from the U.S. Green Building Council for the institution’s achievements in green building and its commitment to creating a healthy, sustainable future. [ Read More ]
5.   Story Photo Fashion with function: Students express themselves through their masks
    Vanderbilt students recently had the opportunity to make their own stylish and unique “designer” face masks at multiple mask-making sessions led by Vanderbilt costume shop manager and senior lecturer Alexandra Sargent Capps at the Wond’ry, Vanderbilt’s Innovation Center. [ Read More ]
6.   Student Care Network shares tips, resources for managing transitions
    The Student Care Network recognizes that Vanderbilt students may be feeling stress in anticipation of the end of the semester or preparing to leave campus for the extended winter break. [ Read More ]
7.   Vanderbilt disability inclusion programs receive national recognition
    Several Vanderbilt diversity and inclusion programs are spotlighted by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs on a list of disability and inclusion resources meeting the agency’s criteria. [ Read More ]
8.   Watch: ROTC commanding officers give tour of campus landmarks
    The historic legacy of Vanderbilt University’s military veterans is reflected in the buildings and grounds that VU community members inhabit each day. [ Watch Now ]
9.   Information session for Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health case competition is today
    The Global Health Case Competition is an opportunity for undergraduate, graduate and professional students from diverse disciplines and backgrounds to collaborate in developing innovative solutions to a global health problem. Join an online information session on Friday, Nov. 13, from 4 to 5 p.m. to learn more. [ Read More ]
10.   Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory offers free virtual tour of the night sky tomorrow
    Take a guided tour of the autumn skies during a star party led by Billy Teets, acting director and outreach astronomer for Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory. Stargaze on Saturday, Nov. 14, and learn how to buy a home telescope from a Vanderbilt astronomer on Thursday, Nov. 19. [ Read More ]
11.   Community conversation on Nov. 17 will follow up Albright, Powell CLS event
    The Faculty Senate will host a community conversation for faculty, staff and students beginning at 5 p.m. CT on Tuesday, Nov. 17, to discuss themes from the Chancellor’s Lecture Series event with former United States secretaries of state Madeleine K. Albright and Colin L. Powell taking place the day prior. [ Read More ]
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