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  9 things you need to know this week  
1.   New reading days on spring academic calendar to promote student well-being
    The Office of the Provost has approved four additional in-class reading days for the spring 2021 semester to encourage self-care and avoid burnout during these extraordinary times. [ Read More ]
2.   Student Care Network offers tips, guidance on test preparation and managing test anxiety
    The Student Care Network, in collaboration with a variety of campus partners, is offering resources and services to help students prepare for final papers, examinations and presentations. [ Read More ]
3.   Jason Isbell to lead a Vanderbilt show of gratitude to university community
    Grammy-winning musicians Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit will lead a lineup of entertainment in a special “show of gratitude” for the Vanderbilt community on Thursday, Dec. 17. [ Read More ]
4.   Story Photo Senior Sarah Fuller becomes first woman to play in SEC football game
    With a swift kick of her right leg to start the third quarter of the Commodores’ game at Missouri on Saturday, Vanderbilt senior Sarah Fuller became the first woman to ever play in a football game in the Southeastern Conference. Her name is now carved in stone in American sports history. [ Read More ]
5.   Deans’ Diversity Designates to serve as liaisons to Provost’s Office for Inclusive Excellence
    The deans of Vanderbilt’s 10 colleges and schools each have named liaisons to work directly with the Provost’s Office for Inclusive Excellence. These Deans’ Diversity Designates will serve as advocates for inclusive excellence as well as equity-, diversity- and inclusion-related initiatives at their respective schools and in their specific areas across the Vanderbilt campus. [ Read More ]
6.   ‘The History of African Americans in Medicine’ topic of two-part lecture Dec. 7, 14
    P. Preston Reynolds, a physician-historian at the University of Virginia, will give an online talk, “The History of African Americans in Medicine,” on Monday, Dec. 7, beginning at noon CT. Reynolds will return to join a panel of Vanderbilt faculty to discuss “The History of African Americans in Medicine: Abraham Flexner, Racism and Vanderbilt” on Monday, Dec. 14, also beginning at noon. [ Read More ]
7.   Vanderbilt begins search for new leader of Commodore football program
    Vice Chancellor for Athletics and University Affairs and Athletic Director Candice  Storey Lee announced Nov. 29 that Vanderbilt University is parting ways with  head  football  coach Derek Mason and will begin a search immediately for a new head coach of the Commodores. [ Read More ]
8.   Registration open for 2021 Global Health Case Competition
    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. [ Read More ]
9.   Call for applications: Undergraduate student summer immersion funding
    The Office of the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs invites undergraduate students to apply for funding to support Immersion Vanderbilt experiences during the summer of 2021. [ Read More ]
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