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  8 things you need to know this week  
1.   WATCH: Vanderbilt community invited to honor Juneteenth with faculty discussion and celebration today
    In celebration of Juneteenth at Vanderbilt, the Office for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and the Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center offer opportunities to honor and celebrate Juneteenth.    [ Read More ]
2.   CDC upgrades Davidson County to ‘high’ COVID community level; Vanderbilt to follow CDC guidance
    Vanderbilt University will temporarily reinstate indoor masking protocols as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently upgraded Davidson County’s COVID community level to “high” due to rising hospitalization numbers. [ Read More ]
3.   Story Photo Record 20 Vanderbilt students and alumni named Fulbright Scholars
    The U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board have announced the Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards for 2022-23, with a record 20 Vanderbilt University students and alumni winning the prestigious awards. In addition to the 20 new Fulbright Scholars, four Vanderbilt seniors have been selected as alternates and 32 students and alumni earned recognition as semifinalists. [ Read More ]
4.   Vanderbilt rocket team earns 2022 NASA Student Launch Project award
    The Vanderbilt rocket team has won the coveted NASA Student Launch Project Review Award for best documentation of a project’s progress through 2021-22. [ Read More ]
5.   Class of 2022 graduate honored by American Enterprise Institute
    Jacob Schroeder, a member of Vanderbilt University’s Class of 2022, has been recognized by the American Enterprise Institute with an honorable mention in its Academic Awards Programs for Civil Discourse in Public Policy. [ Read More ]
6.   Celebrate Pride Month with events planned on campus, across Nashville
    In celebration of LGBTQIA+ Pride Month, Vanderbilt is inviting members of the university community to several events offered this June through the K.C. Potter Center and the Glammadores LGBTQIA+ Employee Affinity Group, as well as Pride Month events across Nashville. [ Read More ]
7.   Vanderbilt Humphrey Fellow witnesses human toll of war in Ukraine, hopes for peace as atrocities continue
    Former Ukrainian government minister Anna Novosad is creating educational opportunities for those navigating life in a war zone. She will share her experiences at a June 23 virtual event open to the Vanderbilt community. [ Read More ]
8.   Do your part to help conserve energy during heat wave
    With temperatures expected to reach over 100 degrees in the Nashville area, the Vanderbilt University Facilities Department is asking faculty, staff and students to help reduce their energy consumption over the next two weeks. [ Read More ]
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