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  14 things you need to know this week  
1.   Welcome from Chancellor Daniel Diermeier
    Chancellor Daniel Diermeier welcomes the Vanderbilt community back to campus for a new semester, reflecting on last year’s work and looking ahead at this year’s opportunities. [ Read More ]
2.   Chancellor, Provost share message with important COVID-19 information for fall semester
    Chancellor Daniel Diermeier and Provost C. Cybele Raver share a message with the campus community containing important COVID-19 information for the fall semester, including reminders about the university’s health and safety protocols. [ Read More ]
3.   Class of 2025 welcomed with cheers, words of advice at Founders Walk
    The Vanderbilt community celebrated first-year, transfer and Next Steps students at Founders Walk on Sunday, Aug. 22. [ Read More ]
4.   A message from G.L. Black, dean of students
    G.L. Black, vice provost and dean of students, welcomes new and returning students to campus for the new academic year. [ Read More ]
5.   Everything you need to know about getting involved
    Finding ways to get involved while in college can be a challenge. Check out this list of ways to get familiar with Vanderbilt with fun and safety in mind. [ Read More ]
6.   Story Photo Get to know Vanderbilt’s new residential faculty: Teresa Goddu
    Meet the new faculty head of E. Bronson Ingram College, Teresa Goddu, associate professor of English and American studies. [ Read More ]
7.   Moira Poe named executive director of undergraduate admissions
    Moira Poe, a highly respected admissions leader with a passion for increasing higher education accessibility and affordability for scholars of diverse backgrounds and experiences, has been named executive director of undergraduate admissions. [ Read More ]
8.   Nesbitt named interim director of LGBTQI Life; search for permanent director relaunched
    Brianna Nesbitt has been named interim director of LGBTQI Life, effective Sept. 1. Nesbitt, who also serves as assistant director of the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center, is a committed student advocate with an extensive background in higher education. The Office for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and Human Resources recently relaunched the nationwide search for a new director of LGBTQI Life. [ Read More ]
9.   Buildings update operation hours, card access for fall semester
    As the university welcomes back students, faculty and staff for the 2021–22 academic year, many buildings—including student centers and academic buildings on campus—have updated their operational hours and card access security. [ Read More ]
10.   Tents return to campus lawns for outdoor gatherings
    The Facilities Department is installing nine tents throughout campus for general use by the Vanderbilt community this fall. The tents are designed for individuals and groups to gather, share meals, conduct classes, socialize and more. [ Read More ]
11.   Excellence in Podcasting award winners honored at reception
    The winners of Vanderbilt’s first-ever Excellence in Podcasting competition were recognized at an Aug. 24 reception hosted by the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities, which sponsored the competition in collaboration with the Office of Immersion Resources and the Center for Teaching. [ Read More ]
12.   Vanderbilt Undergraduate Research Fair set for Sept. 30; student proposals now being accepted
    The annual fall Vanderbilt Undergraduate Research Fair is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 30. A virtual fair will be held from 3 to 4 p.m. on Zoom, followed by an in-person event in the Student Life Center Commodore Ballroom from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Students who have completed research while an undergraduate at Vanderbilt are encouraged to apply. [ Read More ]
13.   Registration open for inaugural Undergraduate Civic and Professional Showcase
    Students who wish to present about the civic and professional experiences they have completed while undergraduates at Vanderbilt are encouraged to register for the inaugural Undergraduate Civic and Professional Showcase. The event is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 7, at the Student Life Center. [ Read More ]
14.   Annual parking permits now available for students
    Campus parking options for 2021-22 are now available. Current permits expire Aug. 31. [ Read More ]
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