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  10 things you need to know this week  
1.   University resources available following strong storms and tornadoes
    Vice Chancellor Eric Kopstain and Vice Provosts Tracey George and G.L. Black shared a message to detail the resources available to Vanderbilt community members following the strong storms and tornadoes that moved through the region over the weekend. [ Read More ]
2.   Office of Global Safety shares CDC guidance for travelers returning to U.S.
    Prior to the start of the winter break, the Office of Global Safety has shared guidance from the CDC for travelers returning to the U.S. Vanderbilt community members who will travel abroad during the winter break should familiarize themselves with these procedures.  [ Read More ]
3.   Search committee announced to find senior director of Career Center
    Vice Provost for Career Advancement and Engagement and Evans Family Executive Director of the Career Center Alex Sevilla has appointed a committee to conduct a national search for the senior director of the Career Center. The committee includes a group of faculty and staff members, an alumna and a current student. [ Read More ]
4.   Story Photo Take Quality of Life survey, help shape student experience
    All undergraduate students are invited to participate in Vanderbilt’s annual Quality of Life Survey, launching the week of Dec. 20. The data gathered through the survey helps the university understand students’ experiences and needs. [ Read More ]
5.   Make note of closings, modified hours over winter break
    Vanderbilt undergraduate colleges and schools are observing winter break Dec. 19–Jan. 7, with classes for undergraduates resuming Monday, Jan. 10. The university’s winter break for employees will run from Dec. 24 through Jan. 3. The university will return to full operating status on Tuesday, Jan. 4. [ Read More ]
6.   Student Care Network offers support near and far
    Students can access support during the upcoming winter break, even while away from campus. The Student Care Network offers a host of self-directed tools that students can utilize on their own time to support their health and well-being. [ Read More ]
7.   REGISTER: Bishop Michael Bruce Curry and Jon Meacham to talk religion and politics
    The Most Rev. Michael Bruce Curry, presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church, and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham will discuss the intersection of religion and politics in the U.S. during a Jan. 13 discussion hosted by the Vanderbilt Project on Unity and American Democracy and Vanderbilt Divinity School. [ Read More ]
8.   Give the gift of learning by joining Vanderbilt partnership to tutor Metro Nashville Public Schools students
    Vanderbilt community members looking for a way to share the gift of learning with children in Metro Nashville Public Schools are invited to join the more than 150 Vanderbilt students, faculty and staff who are already part of the “Accelerating Scholars” online tutoring program. Sign-ups to volunteer are open now through Jan. 17. [ Read More ]
9.   Apply now for Data Science for Social Good program
    Undergraduate and graduate students may apply for Data Science for Social Good, a 10-week experience where participants work as part of a data science team on a pre-selected project for a not-for-profit organization, Vanderbilt group or government organization. [ Read More ]
10.   Registration open for 2022 Global Health Case Competition
    Registration is now open for the 2022 Global Health Case Competition, an opportunity for undergraduate, graduate and professional students from diverse disciplines and backgrounds to collaborate in developing innovative solutions to a global health problem. [ Read More ]
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