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  6 things you need to know this week  
1.   Vanderbilt advances diversity and inclusion goals with OIE move
    The Provost’s Office for Inclusive Excellence has joined forces with the Office for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in a move to broaden and deepen Vanderbilt’s resources for fostering a welcoming and supportive culture. [ Read More ]
2.   Story Photo Road closures, safety perimeter set for Carmichael Towers implosion tomorrow
    A controlled implosion of Vanderbilt University’s Carmichael Towers East will take place on Saturday, July 31, to make way for a new world-class residential college on campus. The implosion is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. [ Read More ]
3.   Vanderbilt updates masking guidance for visitors
    In accordance with recent changes to CDC guidelines, Vanderbilt University has updated its visitor policy after consulting with public health experts. Beginning Monday, Aug. 2, visitors coming to campus must wear a mask indoors, whether vaccinated or unvaccinated. [ Read More ]
4.   Ask an Expert: What do we know about the delta variant?
    Thomas Talbot, professor of medicine and chief hospital epidemiologist at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, discusses what we know about the delta variant of COVID-19.  [ Read More ]
5.   Inclusive Book Group to discuss ‘When Breath Becomes Air’ Aug. 4
    Vanderbilt’s Inclusive Book Group will meet online Wednesday, Aug. 4, to discuss “When Breath Becomes Air,” a memoir that offers readers an intimate look at the profound moments that shaped a young doctor’s life before and after his cancer diagnosis. The virtual gathering will take place from noon to 1 p.m. CT. [ Read More ]
6.   Vanderbilt Software Carpentries events
Aug. 19–20
    Learn basic research programming at two upcoming Vanderbilt Software Carpentries events. [ Read More ]
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