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  9 things you need to know this week  
1.   Diermeier applauds staff’s vital role, presents awards during Spring Staff Assembly
    This year’s winner of the One Vanderbilt Excellence Award is the IgniteVU team, comprising members of the Student Center for Social Justice and Identity and the Office of Greek Life. [ Read More ]
2.   Shaw named university librarian
    Jon Shaw has been appointed the new leader of the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries at Vanderbilt University, effective July 1. Previously, Shaw served as associate vice provost and deputy university librarian for the University of Pennsylvania Libraries. [ Read More ]
3.   Graduate School announces 2022 endowment awardees
    The Vanderbilt Graduate School has recognized outstanding research among Ph.D. candidates across the university in 2021–22 through the nomination and awarding of endowed scholarship funding. [ Read More ]
4.   Three Graduate School faculty honored with first-ever mentor awards
    Vanderbilt Graduate School has named three faculty members as recipients of its first Excellence in Graduate Student Mentoring Awards. The honorees include Bruce Compas, Meike Werner and Kelly Oliver.  [ Read More ]
5.   Story Photo Vanderbilt expert discusses new research on how the brain affects the way we perceive film
    The integration of cinema and science is at the foundation of Vanderbilt University professor Daniel Levin’s research. Levin teaches Film and Psychology in addition to other classes that examine how cognitive science and the arts collide.  [ Read More ]
6.   Southeastern Collegiate Recovery Community Summit strengthens ties, promotes collaboration
    Vanderbilt’s Center for Student Wellbeing in the Office of the Dean of Students hosted the eighth annual Southeastern Collegiate Recovery Community Summit May 17–19. The summit provides an opportunity for students, staff and faculty involved in collegiate recovery programs in the region to build community and strengthen collaborative efforts. [ Read More ]
7.   Service road between Rand, Sarratt halls and Powerhouse to be impacted Friday
    The service road east of the roundabout at the end of Vanderbilt Place, between the university’s Powerhouse and Rand/Sarratt halls, will be impacted on Friday, May 27, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for the removal of a crane adjacent to the Powerhouse. [ Read More ]
8.   Lane closure, fence changes at Owen Graduate School of Management worksite
    The Owen Graduate School of Management renovation and addition project, set to open for the 2022-23 academic year, is expanding its site borders to complete the remainder of the work. The transformative project will bring all of the school’s student body under one roof, add innovative learning spaces, and redesign the entrance on 21st Avenue South to be more welcoming to the Nashville community. [ Read More ]
9.   ‘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 ]
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