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  9 things you need to know this week  
1.   Amy Johnson named assistant provost for immersion and experiential learning; Jill Stratton to focus on residential colleges
    Amy Johnson has been named assistant provost for immersion and experiential learning at Vanderbilt University and will begin her new role on July 15. Jill Stratton also will assume a new role at Vanderbilt as assistant provost for residential education and associate dean for residential colleges, effective July 1. [ Read More ]
2.   Fall semester study abroad proceeding for select programs
    The Global Education Office will support students on 13 programs in eight countries during the fall semester, with plans to expand offerings in the spring. [ Read More ]
3.   New Multicultural Community Space to open on campus this fall
    A new community space for multicultural student organizations and their leaders to gather will open in Vanderbilt's West End Neighborhood this fall, the Office of the Dean of Students and the Student Center for Social Justice and Identity have announced. [ Read More ]
4.   Vanderbilt beats Stanford at College World Series to keep season alive; next game today
at 1 p.m.
    Down 5-4 with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, the Commodores scratched across two runs—the final one coming on a wild pitch—to defeat Stanford 6-5 in an elimination game at the College World Series in Omaha on Wednesday. Vanderbilt survives to face North Carolina State at 1 p.m. CT on Friday. [ Read More ]
5.   Story Photo Vanderbilt joins COVID-19 College Vaccine Challenge to boost vaccine distribution
    Vanderbilt University is taking part in the COVID-19 College Vaccine Challenge, which was recently launched by the White House to increase vaccine access and distribution among students and their communities.  [ Read More ]
6.   Five receive Graduate Leadership Anchor Awards
    The Vanderbilt Graduate Student Council has announced the winners of its inaugural Graduate Leadership Anchor Awards. The awards were designed to identify and honor the hard work and leadership of graduate students at Vanderbilt. [ Read More ]
7.   School of Nursing student leaders share opportunities to eliminate bias, racism against AAPI health care professionals amid COVID-19
    Student leaders of the Vanderbilt School of Nursing Asian American Pacific Islander Student Nurses organization have published an article that summarizes and provides recommendations for the treatment of AAPI health care professionals, including nurses. [ Read More ]
8.   Grad student adds drone imagery to toolbox for post-disaster recovery
     A new online gallery of photos taken in the days, weeks and months following the March 2020 tornados that struck Middle Tennessee is the work of Daniel Perrucci, a Ph.D. candidate in civil engineering, who wants to make disaster recovery more equitable. [ Read More ]
9.   LAVA president aims to strengthen ties among Vanderbilt’s LGBTQIA+ alumni 
    Jay Larry, BA’14, JD’17, recounts his Vanderbilt story and his involvement to create a more inclusive alumni community as president of LAVA, the LGBTQIA+ Association of Vanderbilt Alumni. [ Read More ]
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