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  11 things you need to know this week  
1.   Center for Student Wellbeing offers academic and well-being coaching
    The Center for Student Wellbeing offers academic and well-being coaching for students to gain tangible skills and strategic insight for meeting their academic and personal well-being goals. [ Read More ]
2.   Vanderbilt students attend COP26 to observe climate diplomacy in action
    Fourteen undergraduates and two graduate students represented Vanderbilt University in Glasgow, Scotland, as official delegates to the United Nations international climate change negotiations—dubbed COP26. [ Read More ]
3.   Vanderbilt Project on Unity and American Democracy to host virtual discussion on new approaches to climate change
    Vanderbilt Law School professor Michael Vandenbergh will discuss bipartisan efforts to address climate change and sustainability with environmental activist Benji Backer in a virtual event on Thursday, Feb. 24, at 12:30 p.m. hosted by the Vanderbilt Project on Unity and American Democracy. [ Read More ]
4.   Story Photo Art, science, history converge in exhibit examining racial issues in STEM
    The intersection of science and society is the foundation of a multi-institutional collaboration of students and faculty in a virtual and physical art exhibit titled “Nested Knowledge: Disentangling History, Truth and Race in STEM Experiences.” The exhibit can be experienced online and at the Wond’ry, Vanderbilt’s Innovation Center, through February 2022 in honor of Black History Month. [ Read More ]
5.   Vanderbilt to celebrate Black History Month with events in February
    Vanderbilt University will celebrate Black History Month—a time to acknowledge and appreciate the history, experience and accomplishments of Black people on the Vanderbilt campus, across the country and globally—with a series of events and activities throughout February. [ Read More ]
6.   The Pub at Overcup Oak to reopen for limited service in February
    After more than a year, the popular Pub at Overcup Oak will reopen for limited service in February, starting with a series of pop-up events. [ Read More ]
7.   Campus Dining’s Farm to Campus Menu Series kicks off Feb. 16
    Vanderbilt University Campus Dining is kicking off its Farm to Campus Menu Series on Wednesday, Feb. 16, from 4:30 to 8 p.m. at the Commons Dining Center. [ Read More ]
8.   2022 Vanderbilt Entrepreneurship Conference set for Feb. 18
    The Center for Entrepreneurship will host the fourth annual Vanderbilt Entrepreneurship Conference on Friday, Feb. 18, with attendees participating both in person and virtually. Students interested in pursuing a career in the startup field, as an entrepreneur, and within the investor/venture capital space are encouraged to attend.  [ Read More ]
9.   Inaugural SCSJI Empowerment Summit set for March 20
    The Student Center for Social Justice and Identity invites students to attend its inaugural Empowerment Summit on Sunday, March 20, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Student Life Center. This year’s summit, with the theme “Create, Act, Rest and Empower (C.A.R.E.),” will feature actor and activist Kendrick Sampson for a keynote address as well as several rounds of interactive sessions on the importance of community activism and holistic wellness. [ Read More ]
10.   Excellence in Podcasting Competition underway; students invited to submit applications by April 1
    The second annual Excellence in Podcasting Competition will recognize exceptional student creations. This competition is open to current undergraduate, graduate and professional students at Vanderbilt University. [ Read More ]
11.   Poetry contest to explore meaning of unity through American democracy
    Vanderbilt students are invited to express how they feel about unity and democracy through a new poetry contest. The Vanderbilt Project on Unity and American Democracy is conducting the contest in partnership with Vanderbilt’s English department and MFA program in creative writing. The theme is “What unity through American democracy means to me.” [ Read More ]
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