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  11 things you need to know this week  
1.   Vanderbilt University launches refreshed visual identity
    Vanderbilt University has launched a refreshed visual identity designed to reflect the university’s forward momentum and to build pride and visibility across the institution, including its athletics program. [ Read More ]
2.   Get inside look March 28 at making of Vanderbilt’s new visual identity
    Vice Chancellor for Communications and Marketing Steve Ertel and Vice Chancellor for Athletics and University Affairs and Athletic Director Candice Lee will share a behind-the-scenes look at how Vanderbilt University’s new visual identity was developed in a virtual event on Monday, March 28, at 4 p.m. CT. [ Read More ]
3.   Vanderbilt announces updates to Freedom of Expression policy in Student Handbook
    Vanderbilt has updated its Freedom of Expression policy—a vital part of the university’s commitment to open discourse, discovery and learning—to strengthen civil and respectful discussion and debate of challenging ideas and beliefs among the campus community. The revised policy and guidelines also clarify the university’s policy on various forms of free expression such as demonstrations, dissents and protests. [ Read More ]
4.   Annual survey of undergraduate seniors open now through May 9 
    The annual VU Senior Survey provides graduating seniors with an opportunity to evaluate Vanderbilt in detail, evaluate their experience in their own major and report on their plans for the future. [ Read More ]
5.   Story Photo Registration open for 2022 Graduate Recognition Ceremonies
    Vanderbilt’s graduating seniors are encouraged to participate in this year’s Graduate Recognition Ceremonies for specific identity groups as part of the university’s 2022 Commencement celebrations. [ Read More ]
6.   Graduate student Steenwyk receives prestigious 2022 Harold M. Weintraub Award
    Jacob Steenwyk, a sixth-year doctoral student studying biology in The Rokas Lab, is a recipient of the 2022 Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award presented by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. He is the second Vanderbilt student ever to receive this honor. [ Read More ]
7.   Mentor network at the Wond’ry gives direction to entrepreneurial dreams
    Meet three Vanderbilt community members and entrepreneurs who are thriving with help from the mentor network at the Wond’ry, Vanderbilt’s Innovation Center. [ Read More ]
8.   Student Care Network offers advice on supporting students in distress
    Between academics, life transitions and personal relationships, it’s understandable that students may sometimes feel overwhelmed. The Student Care Network offers resources and training for peers, faculty and staff members when concerned about a student’s well-being. [ Read More ]
9.   Vanderbilt, Nashville to participate in Earth Hour to raise awareness about climate change
    Vanderbilt University and the city of Nashville will participate in Earth Hour on Saturday, March 26, to raise awareness about climate change. [ Read More ]
10.   Watch free screening of ‘LFG’; panel discussion is March 28
    Vanderbilt will host a virtual panel discussion of the documentary film “LFG” on Monday, March 28, beginning at 5 p.m. CT. The event is part of Vanderbilt’s Women’s History Month celebration. [ Read More ]
11.   Rescheduled 2022 MLK Joint Day of Service set for April 2
    The annual MLK Joint Day of Service brings together hundreds of student volunteers from Nashville-area colleges and universities to continue the dream of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through service. This year’s event will be on Saturday, April 2, beginning at 10 a.m. at Tennessee State University’s Gentry Center. Following the opening program, volunteers will go to different service sites. Lunch will be provided. [ Read More ]
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