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  Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021  
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Dashboard Update: COVID-19 positive cases among VU community members
See the latest updates to VU’s COVID-19 dashboard. Vanderbilt maintains this dashboard to inform the university community about the number of positive COVID-19 test results for the fall 2021 semester.
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Vanderbilt Unity Project co-chair honored with new role at National Cathedral
Jon Meacham, a Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer and the Carolyn T. and Robert M. Rogers Professor of American Presidency at Vanderbilt University, was formally installed as Canon Historian of the Washington National Cathedral on Nov. 7.
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Panel to share experiences on allyship and what it means to be an ally today
Dr. André L. Churchwell, vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion and chief diversity officer, will host a panel of Vanderbilt faculty and students to discuss meaningful allyship and steps one can take to be a good ally on Wednesday, Nov. 10, at 4 p.m. CT.
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Veterans celebrated at breakfast event Nov. 11, Salute to Service game Nov. 13
Military veterans on campus will be celebrated at a breakfast reception on Thursday, Nov. 11, and at the annual Salute to Service football game on Saturday, Nov. 13, just two of the ways Vanderbilt University will commemorate Veterans Day 2021.
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‘Native Americans in Sports’ panel discussion set for Nov. 19
The Vanderbilt Sports and Society Initiative will host a panel discussion featuring five of the most compelling voices in Native American sports on Friday, Nov. 19, beginning at noon CT.
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Wond’ry launches first Coffee Equity Design Challenge, applications now open
Students interested in systems thinking approaches to global challenges may apply to participate in the Coffee Equity Design Challenge before Nov. 19.
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Initiative for Race Research and Justice seeks applicants for Graduate and Professional Student Board
The Initiative for Race Research and Justice is seeking Vanderbilt graduate and professional students to join its inaugural Graduate and Professional Student Board. The board will commence spring 2022 for a one-year term. 
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Applications for 2022 Vanderbilt Undergraduate Summer Research Program ongoing
Applications for the 2022 Vanderbilt Undergraduate Summer Research Program are open. VUSRP provides a unique opportunity to develop valuable skills by working closely with a faculty member on joint research efforts.
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Strengthening Cybersecurity Across VU: Be aware of identity theft
Identity theft is when someone uses your personal or financial information without your permission to potentially cause you personal or financial harm. Learn some measures you can take to protect yourself from identity theft.


COVID-19 Updates

Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson booster shots available to Vanderbilt faculty, students, staff and postdocs who meet eligibility requirements

New archive project seeks Vanderbilt community stories to document COVID-19 pandemic experience

What you need to know: Handling missed classes during COVID-19 quarantine


Take Note

Flexner Deans’ Lecture: ‘Sexual Trauma and Trauma-informed Care’ Nov. 10

Inclusive Book Group will discuss ‘Interior Chinatown’ Nov. 10

‘Race, Religion and Black Lives Matter’ book launch and panel discussion Nov. 12

Nashville Transgender Day of Remembrance service set for Nov. 16

Master’s in data science program hosts upcoming recruitment events

Engineering school, BME department launch campaign to rename design lab in professor’s honor


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Keivan Stassun, Stevenson Professor of Physics and professor of astronomy, is quoted.
The Atlantic: The forgotten secret of Trump’s success
Eunji Kim, assistant professor of political science, is quoted.
The Week: The trouble with polling
Josh Clinton, Abby and Jon Winkelried Professor of Political Science, is quoted.
Bloomberg: Hey, Elon: We made a $6 billion plan to end world hunger
Amanda Little, writer in residence in English, authored this story.
Insider: The judge in the Ahmaud Arbery case said there appeared to be ‘intentional discrimination’ in jury selection. Here’s why the trial moved forward anyway.
Christopher Slobogin, Milton R. Underwood Professor of Law, is quoted.
USA Today Network: Haitians on Delmarva rally to help their own through tragedies and slim options
Karla McKanders, clinical professor of law, is quoted.
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