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  8 things you need to know this week  
1.   Vanderbilt mentor and campus leader Frank E. Dobson to return to his alma mater
    After more than 15 years as a beloved campus mentor and leader at The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons, Frank E. Dobson Jr. is returning to his alma mater, Bowling Green State University. He will leave his role as associate dean of The Ingram Commons in mid-June. [ Read More ]
2.   Vanderbilt to use $7.3 million in federal coronavirus relief to support students
    Vanderbilt University continues to support students who have demonstrated need and are facing significant financial challenges due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. [ Read More ]
3.   Bordeau named director of global safety and security
    Vanderbilt global safety and security manager Andrea Bordeau has been named director of global safety and security, and the Office of Global Safety is now positioned within the Office of the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs to facilitate greater support and resources for faculty, staff and students engaged in Vanderbilt-sponsored travel. [ Read More ]
4.   Sevilla appointed Evans Family Executive Director of Career Center
    Alex Sevilla has been named vice provost for career advancement and engagement at Vanderbilt University. He also will serve as the Evans Family Executive Director of the Career Center. His five-year term begins Aug. 9. [ Read More ]
5.   Story Photo Baseball No. 4 overall seed in NCAA tournament, will host regional beginning Friday
    Vanderbilt has been tabbed the No. 4 overall seed in the NCAA Division I Tournament and will welcome Georgia Tech, Indiana State and Presbyterian to Hawkins Field for the NCAA Nashville Regional beginning Friday, June 4. [ Read More ]
6.   Four Vanderbilt alumnae receive Pickering Fellowships from U.S. Department of State
    Vanderbilt alumnae Brianne Berry, BA’17, May Braverman, BA’17, Jessica Moore, BA’15, and Abigail Wei, BA’18, have each been awarded 2021 Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Fellowships. Funded by the U.S. Department of State, the fellowship prepares outstanding young people for foreign service careers. [ Read More ]
7.   Space Force chief of space operations visits Vanderbilt, laying groundwork for future partnership
    United States Space Force Chief of Space Operations Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond recently visited Vanderbilt to learn about the pioneering aerospace engineering projects at the university’s research institutes and trans-institutional programs. [ Read More ]
8.   NISE graduate trainee program now accepting applications
    Applications are open through June 15 for the Neurodiversity Inspired Science and Engineering graduate trainee program. The NISE program takes a novel approach to the training of engineers and scientists engaged in advancing the future of work at the human technology frontier. [ Read More ]
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