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  8 things you need to know this week  
1.   REGISTER: Vanderbilt University, Unity Project to host virtual discussion on facts, evidence in America’s gun debate
    Vanderbilt University and the Vanderbilt Project on Unity and American Democracy will host a live virtual panel discussion, “Facts and Evidence: Navigating the Gun Debate in America,” on Tuesday, June 7, at noon CT to discuss the issue of gun violence in America. [ Read More ]
2.   WATCH: Diermeier discusses ‘State of the University’ in livestreamed address, Q&A
    Chancellor Daniel Diermeier called on all Vanderbilt alumni and current parents to be ambassadors for the university during a virtual “State of the University” address on May 24. During the livestreamed event, Diermeier also participated in a Q&A session moderated by Tim Warnock, BA’84, president of the Vanderbilt Alumni Association Board. [ Read More ]
3.   Vanessa Beasley named president of Trinity University
    Vanessa Beasley, BA’88, vice provost for academic affairs and dean of residential faculty, will step down on June 30 to become the next president of Trinity University in San Antonio. [ Read More ]
4.   The academic startup guy: Larry Marnett, founding dean of Basic Sciences
    Dreaming. Connecting. These themes run through outgoing Dean of the Vanderbilt School of Medicine Basic Sciences Larry Marnett’s life. They have powered his five-plus decades of research and his progressively more complex roles in academic leadership. [ Read More ]
5.   Story Photo Sargent wins national title
    Freshman student-athlete Gordon Sargent won a four-man playoff Monday at the Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona, to claim the NCAA men’s golf national title. [ Read More ]
6.   Vanderbilt students receive prestigious Boren Fellowship
    Peabody College doctoral students Stacy Jer and Diana Khan have been awarded 2022 David L. Boren Fellowships to support the completion of their doctoral studies, and rising sophomore Shaun Karakkattu has been named an alternate for the Boren Scholarship. [ Read More ]
7.   Vanderbilt students and alumni awarded Critical Language Scholarships
    Fourteen Vanderbilt students and recent alumni were awarded the Critical Language Scholarship by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs during the 2021–22 academic year. The CLS program seeks to expand the number of Americans studying and mastering critical foreign languages. [ Read More ]
8.   Neurodiversity Inspired Science and Engineering graduate trainee program now accepting applications
    Applications are open through June 15 for the Neurodiversity Inspired Science and Engineering graduate trainee program. The NISE program engages students across STEM disciplines in the development, deployment and commercialization of future of work at the human technology frontier (FW-HTF) approaches and devices that support neurodiverse individuals, and/or that are inspired by their abilities. [ Read More ]
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