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  12 things you need to know this week  
1.   A message from Chancellor Diermeier about one year of adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic
    The past year has brought out the best in many of us, requiring the Vanderbilt community to navigate challenges while growing together in ways it never could have imagined before, writes Chancellor Daniel Diermeier in a message to the university community. [ Read More ]
2.   Return to Campus update
    The latest numbers from Vanderbilt’s COVID-19 public dashboard, details regarding summer session, and the continuation of health and safety protocols through summer 2021 are included in this week’s Return to Campus update. [ Read More ]
3.   University statement on violence against Asians and Asian Americans
    Vanderbilt condemns racism and expressions of hate, bias and discrimination in all forms. The university recognizes how recent violent attacks on Asians and Asian Americans, including the horrific shootings in Atlanta this week, have deeply affected members of our community. [ Read More ]
4.   Class of 2023: Immersion Vanderbilt proposals due April 1
    Students in the Class of 2023 need to submit their Immersion Vanderbilt proposals by April 1. Advisers in the Office of Immersion Resources are ready to assist. [ Read More ]
5.   Summer 2021 housing details announced
    The summer housing application will be available in the Student Housing Portal on April 1. Information about summer housing has been shared by the Office of Housing and Residential Experience. [ Read More ]
6.   Story Photo The Faces of VU’s Response to COVID-19: Lisbeth Wyatt
    As Vanderbilt reflects on the one-year mark of the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact, we are honoring the dedicated staff, faculty and students who rallied to support our One Vanderbilt mission and ensured that the university adapted amidst unprecedented challenges. [ Read More ]
7.   16 from Vanderbilt receive Fulbright awards; VU among top producers for 2020-21
    Sixteen students and recent alumni from Vanderbilt University have been awarded Fulbright awards for the 2020-21 academic year. In addition, Vanderbilt is among the U.S. colleges and universities that produced the most Fulbright U.S. students for 2020-21. [ Read More ]
8.   ‘Vanderbilt in the Vanguard’ panel to focus on university’s role in vaccine development
    Vanderbilt scientists on the front lines of COVID-19 research will share their insights on the pandemic and subsequent vaccine development during a Chancellor’s Lecture Series event on Tuesday, March 23, at 5 p.m. CT, hosted by Chancellor Daniel Diermeier. [ Read More ]
9.   Vanderbilt Giving Day is April 7
    Vanderbilt University’s annual Giving Day will be celebrated this year on Wednesday, April 7. The entire Vanderbilt community is invited to take part in the 24-hour event, which will include challenges throughout the day to amplify impact. [ Read More ]
10.   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 ]
11.   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 ]
12.   Infrastructure and utility assessment to occur in historic core near Kirkland, Neely, Benson
    In preparation of an infrastructure and utility project planned for this summer in the historic core of campus near Kirkland Hall, Neely Auditorium and Benson Hall, hydro-drilling—a less invasive process using high-pressure water to dig—will occur at six to seven spot locations starting on Monday, March 22. [ Read More ]
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