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  7 things you need to know this week  
1.   WATCH: Celebrating the Class of 2022
    Chancellor Daniel Diermeier congratulated the Class of 2022 for their “persistence, patience and above all, courage” during the past four years when he delivered his Commencement address at Vanderbilt Stadium on May 13. An estimated 14,000 guests joined graduates of the university’s 147th class during an in-person main ceremony that was livestreamed on Vanderbilt’s website. [ Read More ]
2.   Story Photo Vanderbilt School of Nursing launches Tennessee’s first master of nursing degree
    In response to nationwide deficits of registered nurses, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing is launching a four-semester Masters in Nursing program. The program is open to people with a bachelor’s degree in other fields and will begin in spring 2023. [ Read More ]
3.   Philippe Fauchet to conclude deanship of School of Engineering in 2023
    Philippe Fauchet, who has led the School of Engineering through a decade of significant and strategic growth in research collaborations, academic programs, endowed chairs, faculty and student recruitment and more, will step down as dean effective June 30, 2023. [ Read More ]
4.   Ross-Orta named director of student transitions and community engagement; Erb promoted to director of residential colleges
    Roshaunda “Ro” Ross-Orta, a program manager for residential colleges, has been named director of the new Office of Student Transitions and Community Engagement, and Natalee Erb, associate director of residential colleges, has been promoted to director of residential colleges. [ Read More ]
5.   Olatunji, Tung named associate provosts for doctoral programs
    Tiffiny Tung, Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor and chair of the Department of Anthropology, and Bunmi Olatunji, Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor and director of clinical training in the Department of Psychology, were recently appointed associate provosts for doctoral programs and will lead efforts to enhance doctoral training, policies, student recruitment and experiences. [ Read More ]
6.   ‘Retrocomputing’ exhibit showcases the dynamic history of the personal computer
    “Retrocomputing,” a new exhibit in the Science and Engineering Library, showcases the remarkable series of breakthroughs that took place during the early days of personal computing. All members of the Vanderbilt community are invited to learn about and interact with the vintage computers through the end of the calendar year. [ Read More ]
7.   Attend ‘AI and Machine Learning in Biomedical Research’ on May 24
    Biomedical researchers with expertise in data science will discuss the impact of artificial intelligence and machine learning on biomedical research, how it is being used for new and paradigm-shifting discoveries, as well as ethical concerns on Tuesday, May 24, from noon to 1 p.m. CT. [ Read More ]
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