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  Monday, Aug. 21, 2023  
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WATCH: Move-In features fun, connection on The Ingram Commons for Class of 2027
What better way to be welcomed into the Vanderbilt University community than with cheering, music and lots of helping hands! Move-In Weekend on The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons is one of the university’s most-loved traditions, building support and belonging from Day 1.
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Fall Faculty Assembly is this Thursday, Aug. 24
Chancellor Daniel Diermeier, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs C. Cybele Raver and the Faculty Senate will celebrate faculty achievements and provide key university updates at the 2023 Fall Faculty Assembly on Thursday, Aug. 24. Many of the university’s highest honors will be presented during the in-person gathering, which will be at 4:10 p.m. in the Student Life Center Ballroom.
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Everything you need to know about student health and well-being support at Vanderbilt
As members of the Vanderbilt community, take time to learn which health and well-being resources are available for Vanderbilt students.
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Vanderbilt Campus Dining launches ReusePass reusable container program
By minimizing plastic waste and encouraging reusable container usage, ReusePass, which replaces the Fill it Forward program, provides the latest example of Vanderbilt’s ongoing commitment to responsible consumption and environmental preservation.
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Vanderbilt Athletics to support Maui Strong at football home opener
In support of recovery efforts following devastating wildfires on Maui, Vanderbilt Athletics has announced that a portion of proceeds from each ticket sold to the Commodores’ season-opening football game against Hawai’i will be donated to the Hawai’i Community Foundation’s Maui Strong Fund.
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ICYMI: Vanderbilt launches Future of Learning and Generative AI Initiative and interdisciplinary advisory board
Efforts will center around scholarship and opportunities connected to the growing use of nascent artificial intelligence technologies.
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ICYMI: Vanderbilt, Pepsi and Metro Nashville Parks and Recreation open new community basketball court in North Nashville
The mural on the court, located in North Nashville's Watkins Park, honors the legacy of Perry Wallace, BE’70, the Vanderbilt student-athlete who integrated Southeastern Conference varsity basketball.
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ICYMI: Chancellor Diermeier shares campus message on Supreme Court decision regarding admissions processes
Chancellor Daniel Diermeier shared a message with the Vanderbilt community after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that race-conscious admissions practices violate the Equal Protection Clause of the U.S. Constitution.
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ICYMI: Discovery Vanderbilt invests in three faculty-initiated startups: HeroWear, IDBiologics and Virtuoso
Seed and Series A funding to three startups—HeroWear, IDBiologics and Virtuoso—rooted in research conducted at Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center underscore a university-wide commitment to enhanced support for Vanderbilt’s most innovative faculty, students and alumni.
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ICYMI: Thirteen named 2023 Chancellor Faculty Fellows
Thirteen outstanding faculty members from across the university have been selected for the 2023 cohort of Chancellor Faculty Fellows. The group is composed of highly accomplished, recently tenured faculty from a wide variety of disciplines and areas of expertise.
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#VU2027 has officially arrived! Join us in celebrating the newest cohort of 'Dores as they take the first steps on their Vanderbilt journey. #DareToGrow


Welcome Week Events

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Aug. 21 Graduate School Convocation

Aug. 23 New Postdoctoral Scholars orientation

Aug. 23-24 Graduate and Postdoc academic success: Co-working sessions

Aug. 24 Research Development & Support office hours to discuss ARPA-H proposals

Aug. 24 New Postdoc coffee break social

Aug. 25 Margaret Cuninggim Women's Center open house

Aug. 25 Black Cultural Center Welcome Back Luncheon

Aug. 26 First football game vs. Hawai'i

Aug. 28 K.C. Potter Center for LGBTQI Life Welcome Reception


Welcome Back Reminders

Writing support program for graduate students, postdocs seeks applicants for fall semester

Campus Dining fall 2023 Flex Meal Deal available Aug. 16-23 for faculty, staff, graduate and professional students

Part of Medical Center Drive to close for 16 months beginning Aug. 18

Tuition benefit applications for fall 2023 are open

Tips for commuting, parking on campus during current construction

New timekeeping system UKG Ready (Kronos) has launched

Applications open for the 2023-24 Wendland-Cook Program in Religion and Justice Solidarity Circles cohort

AlertVU test scheduled for Aug. 29

Vanderbilt extends contract with discounts vendor Abenity

Focus on your family’s health with Virgin Pulse as a new school year starts

17th annual Vanderbilt Postdoc Symposium is Nov. 17; registration now open

Town hall Sept. 8 to provide internal funding program information

Wond’ry Quantum Studio introduces new course for quantum computing enthusiasts

John Jumper, developer of AlphaFold, to present an Apex Lecture on August 30

Save the date: Open Enrollment is Oct. 16–27

Save the date for Flulapalooza on Sept. 27

2023 Mellon Foundation New Directions Fellowships Deadline: Aug. 21

Winter 2023 Mathers Foundation Grant Program Deadline: Sept. 11

2024 Moore Inventor Fellows Deadline: Sept. 20


Fall 2023 Academic Calendar

Full Academic Calendar +

· AUG ·
  Most classes begin for the fall term
· SEP ·
  Labor Day
· OCT ·
  Fall Break for undergraduates
· NOV ·
  Thanksgiving holidays for most schools
· DEC ·
  Final examinations and reading days
· DEC ·
  Fall semester ends


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