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  14 things you need to know this week  
1.   Return to Campus update
    The latest numbers from Vanderbilt’s COVID-19 public dashboard, new details about outdoor campus gatherings, and information about the vaccine distribution phases are included in this week’s Return to Campus update. [ Read More ]
2.   2021 summer session details announced
    Vanderbilt University has announced details about summer session, including information about online courses, experiential learning and in-person research, and residential housing.    [ Read More ]
3.   VU announces increased size limit, new amenities for outdoor campus gatherings
    As Nashville begins to experience consistently warmer weather, the university is encouraging students to enjoy campus outdoor spaces by updating its gathering size maximum for official on-campus outdoor gatherings from eight to 12 people effective Wednesday, March 10.   [ Read More ]
4.   Campus Reading announced for 2021-22 academic year
    The Campus Reading for the 2021-22 academic year will be “When Breath Becomes” Air by Paul Kalanithi. The selection was chosen by a team of faculty and students. [ Read More ]
5.   Story Photo Vanderbilt Divinity School awarded LEED certification following renovation and addition
    Vanderbilt Divinity School has received a LEED Silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council for its renovation and addition project that was completed in 2020. LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, offers a framework for healthy, highly efficient and cost-saving green buildings. [ Read More ]
6.   Vanderbilt alumnus named Luce Scholar
    Matthew Shorten, BMus’20, has been named to the 2021-22 class of Luce Scholars. A nationally competitive fellowship, the Luce Scholars Program aims to enhance the understanding of Asia among potential leaders in American society. [ Read More ]
7.   Pre-law advising now available at Career Center
    The Career Center is now offering pre-law advising to undergraduate students in partnership with Carrie Russell, director of pre-law advising, assistant dean of undergraduate education in the College of Arts and Science and senior lecturer in political science. [ Read More ]
8.   Writing Studio offers weekly workshops this spring
    Building on the student support services it offered in the fall, the Writing Studio will launch a series of weekly writing workshops this spring open to all Vanderbilt students. [ Read More ]
9.   Zeppos College event to explore multiracial identity March 14
    Nicholas S. Zeppos College will host a virtual panel discussion, “Through My Eyes: How Multiracial Identities Impact Perspectives on Today’s World,” on Sunday, March 14. Audrey Bowden, associate professor of biomedical and electrical engineering and the faculty head of Zeppos College, will moderate the event, scheduled from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. CT. [ Read More ]
10.   Candice Lee to join Vanderbilt panel discussion on women in sports
    Candice Lee, vice chancellor for athletics and university affairs and athletic director, will join a panel of administrators and student-athletes for “She Persisted: The Past, Present and Future of Women in Sports,” a conversation about women’s sports since the passage of Title IX in 1972. The discussion will take place Tuesday, March 16, beginning at 5 p.m. CT as part of Women’s History Month. [ Read More ]
11.   Apply to Data Science for Social Good program by March 19
    The Data Science for Social Good program is a 10-week experience in which participants work as part of a data science team on a pre-selected project for a not-for-profit organization, Vanderbilt group or government organization. The program is open to current undergraduates and graduate students enrolled at Vanderbilt. [ Read More ]
12.   Register now for spring 2021 Undergraduate Creative Expression Showcase
    Presenter registration is open for the spring 2021 Vanderbilt Undergraduate Creative Expression Showcase, which will feature student-created projects that are representative of a variety of fields and disciplines. The virtual event begins April 13. [ Read More ]
13.   Campus Dining now featuring local and sustainable produce
    As part of Vanderbilt Campus Dining’s continued efforts to become a more environmentally sustainable operation, the nationally recognized food service provider has announced a strategic partnership with Middle Tennessee-based Hydrohouse Farms. Founded by Vanderbilt alumnus Hassan Sharaff in 2016, Hydrohouse Farms’ mission is to provide quality, healthy locally grown vegetables to the Nashville area. [ Read More ]
14.   Are you experiencing Wi-Fi issues? Contact VUIT
    Do you need help with Wi-Fi or other technical issues? Contact VUIT—the Tech Hub is ready to assist all VU students, faculty and staff with any issues, requests or questions they may have. [ Read More ]
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