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  11 things you need to know this week  
1.   Becoming a more diverse and inclusive Vanderbilt
    Chancellor Daniel Diermeier and Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion André L. Churchwell reflect on the one-year anniversary of the university’s pledge to accelerate its work to make Vanderbilt a more diverse and inclusive community in which every member can thrive. [ Read More ]
2.   Story Photo C. Cybele Raver discusses her aspirations as Vanderbilt’s new provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs
    Cybele Raver, an esteemed developmental psychologist who began her tenure as Vanderbilt’s provost and vice chancellor of academic affairs on July 1, discusses her path in higher education leadership and her aspirations to leverage the university’s strengths to help solve the major challenges of today and those facing future generations. [ Read More ]
3.   VandyBoys gave Commodore Nation a season to remember
    Chancellor Daniel Diermeier and Vice Chancellor for Athletics and University Affairs and Athletic Director Candice Lee reflect on how an unforgettable College World Series journey for the Commodore baseball team brought the entire Vanderbilt community together. [ Read More ]
4.   Vanderbilt wins Governor’s Environmental Stewardship Award for energy and renewable resources progress
    Vanderbilt University’s Green Invest Program partnership with the Tennessee Valley Authority and Nashville Electric Service has been recognized with a 2021 Governor’s Environmental Stewardship Award, the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation announced July 8. [ Read More ]
5.   Susan Wente to be honored in Vanderbilt Trailblazers portrait series
    Susan R. Wente will be the next member of the university community to be celebrated through the Vanderbilt Trailblazers portrait series, which recognizes individuals who have broken barriers and made a positive impact at the university and in society at large. [ Read More ]
6.   Belinda ’Otukolo Saltiban named associate vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion
    Belinda ’Otukolo Saltiban, a seasoned higher education professional with extensive experience leading diversity and inclusion efforts in support of professional development and student success, has been named associate vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion at Vanderbilt University. [ Read More ]
7.   Changes to COVID-19 testing center operations start July 12
    Vanderbilt is shifting the university’s COVID-19 testing center operations starting Monday, July 12.   [ Read More ]
8.   Seven first-year students chosen as newest Ingram Scholars
    Seven incoming first-year Vanderbilt University students have been named to the newest class of the Ingram Scholars Program. [ Read More ]
9.   Sophomore Experience launched to support second-year students
    The Office of the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs will offer a series of special opportunities for sophomore students as they return to campus this fall. [ Read More ]
10.   Craiglow appointed interim university librarian
    Hilary A. Craiglow, who has led the Walker Management Library for more than a decade, has been named interim university librarian for the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries at Vanderbilt. [ Read More ]
11.   Vanderbilt graduate students address legislators to advocate for NSF funding
    Two graduate students from Vanderbilt’s School of Engineering and one from the School of Medicine Basic Sciences recently addressed legislators in Washington, D.C., virtually, sharing stories about the important role funding from the National Science Foundation has played in their research and training. [ Read More ]
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