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  12 things you need to know this week  
1.   Chancellor shares political science expertise with students in Unity and American Democracy course
    Chancellor Daniel Diermeier spoke to students in the Unity and American Democracy course Nov. 30 and used his talk in part to discuss the fundamental purpose of universities: to teach students “not what to think, but how to think.” [ Read More ]
2.   Wilson Fund continues extraordinary impact on Vanderbilt music library, students and scholars
    The vision of one of Vanderbilt University’s most influential benefactors, David K. “Pat” Wilson, BA’41, and his family will bring transformational change to the Anne Potter Wilson Music Library, which provides unique resources and services to the Blair School of Music. [ Read More ]
3.   WATCH: Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist leads discussion on finding compromise in Congress
    Former Senate Majority Leader Dr. Bill Frist shared examples from his time in political office and gave advice on what could help current lawmakers work toward compromise in a recent panel discussion on effective lawmaking. [ Read More ]
4.   Story Photo Take Quality of Life survey, help shape student experience
    All undergraduate students are invited to participate in Vanderbilt’s annual Quality of Life Survey, conducted each year during winter break. The data gathered through the survey helps the university understand students’ experiences and needs. The survey launches the week of Dec. 20. [ Read More ]
5.   Student Care Network offers support near, far
    Students can access support during the upcoming winter break, even while away from campus. The Student Care Network offers a host of self-directed tools that students can utilize on their own time to support their health and well-being. [ Read More ]
6.   VU alumnus named 2023 Schwarzman Scholar
    Aaron Niederman, BS’20, has been named to the 2023 class of Schwarzman Scholars. The program, among the world’s most prestigious graduate fellowships, brings together the best minds from around the world to study the economic, political and cultural landscape of China. [ Read More ]
7.   Nominate outstanding faculty for annual teaching awards
    Undergraduate students are invited to nominate faculty members for two university awards recognizing excellence in teaching: the Madison Sarratt Prize for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching and the Ellen Gregg Ingalls Award for Excellence in Classroom Teaching. Nominations must be received by Dec. 15. [ Read More ]
8.   Registration open for 2022 Global Health Case Competition
    Registration is now open for the 2022 Global Health Case Competition, an opportunity for undergraduate, graduate and professional students from diverse disciplines and backgrounds to collaborate in developing innovative solutions to a global health problem. [ Read More ]
9.   Initiative for Race Research and Justice seeks applicants for Graduate and Professional Student Board
    The Initiative for Race Research and Justice is seeking Vanderbilt graduate and professional students to join its inaugural Graduate and Professional Student Board. The board will commence spring 2022 for a one-year term.  [ Read More ]
10.   Applications open for Data Science Institute Undergraduate Summer Research Program
    The Vanderbilt Data Science Institute Summer Research Program provides Vanderbilt undergraduate students with the opportunity to engage in 10 weeks of full-time data science-focused research in collaboration with any full-time Vanderbilt faculty member during the summer. The goal of DSI–SRP is to encourage and enhance student-faculty mentoring and joint research efforts in data science. [ Read More ]
11.   Applications for 2022 Vanderbilt Undergraduate Summer Research Program ongoing
    Applications for the 2022 Vanderbilt Undergraduate Summer Research Program are being accepted through Jan. 11. VUSRP provides a unique opportunity to develop valuable skills by working closely with a faculty member on joint research efforts. [ Read More ]
12.   Amazon Hub Lockers available at Rand, Commons Center
    With the holiday season in full swing, Vanderbilt students now have access to additional delivery options for packages shipped to campus. [ Read More ]
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