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  9 things you need to know this week  
1.   Vanderbilt honors James Lawson with new institute
    Vanderbilt Divinity School and the College of Arts and Science will honor one of the university’s most revered alumni with the launch of the James Lawson Institute for the Research and Study of Nonviolent Movements. [ Read More ]
2.   Office of the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs to host welcome events for new and returning transfer students
    As the fall semester approaches, preparations are underway on campus to welcome new students to Vanderbilt—including more than 250 incoming undergraduate transfer students. [ Read More ]
3.   Story Photo Vanderbilt breaks ground on graduate and professional student housing development
    Vanderbilt faculty, staff and community partners gathered on July 16 to break ground on the university’s new graduate and professional student housing development.   [ Read More ]
4.   University announces demolition of final Carmichael Towers to continue residential colleges progress
    After delaying demolition due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Vanderbilt is moving forward on its plan to demolish the Carmichael Towers East residence halls with a controlled implosion on Saturday, July 31, to make way for a new residential college in the West End Neighborhood. [ Read More ]
5.   Hornberger retires; working group begins planning for future of climate, environment and energy education, research and advocacy at VU
    George Hornberger, an established leader in the fields of water resources and sustainability and director of the Vanderbilt Institute for Energy and the Environment, retired June 30. In preparation of his retirement, the Office of the Provost launched the Climate, Environment and Energy Futures Working Group to evaluate and plan for the future of energy, environment and climate research and advocacy at the university. [ Read More ]
6.   Vanderbilt graduate student receives HHMI Gilliam Fellowship Grant for Advanced Studies
    Nicholas Shealy, a doctoral student in Vanderbilt’s Microbe-Host Interactions Program, has been awarded a prestigious fellowship grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute that advances diversity and inclusion in the sciences. [ Read More ]
7.   Computer science student’s Microsoft dissertation grant supports her vision disability research
    Computer science graduate student Haley A. Adams has been awarded a 2021 Microsoft Research Dissertation Grant. She is one of 10 recipients in the United States and Canada. [ Read More ]
8.   Alumni Association Board announces 2021 alumni award recipients
    The Vanderbilt Alumni Association Board of Directors has announced its 2021 alumni award recipients, honoring professional achievement, public service and volunteerism. [ Read More ]
9.   Graduate and professional students: Apply for expanded daily parking program; annual parking permits available in August
    Vanderbilt will offer an expanded daily parking program for approximately 1,600 faculty, staff, postdocs and graduate and professional students this fall, and Parking Services will continue to offer annual parking permits for the 2021–22 academic year. [ Read More ]
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