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  9 things you need to know this week  
1.   Story Photo Multicultural Community Space celebrates grand opening
    The Student Center for Social Justice and Identity joined with campus and community partners to host a grand opening Oct. 27 of the Multicultural Community Space, an exciting new venue created for students in more than 30 student organizations that are part of the Multicultural Leadership Council or are supported by SCSJI. [ Read More ]
2.   Vanderbilt updates COVID-19 protocols to comply with executive order
    Vanderbilt University has updated its COVID-19 health and safety protocols in accordance with a new executive order issued by the White House. [ Read More ]
3.   Event will celebrate first-generation students Monday
    The Office for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and FirstVU, a student-led organization that aims to support, celebrate and empower first-generation students, invite the Vanderbilt community to participate in First-Generation Celebration Day on Monday, Nov. 8. This year’s celebration will be an in-person gathering from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the Student Life Center Board of Trust Room. [ Read More ]
4.   Army ROTC cadets learn to ‘stop the bleed’ with lifesaving training
    Cadets in Vanderbilt’s Army Reserve Officers Training Corps recently teamed up with Vanderbilt University Medical Center instructors to learn lifesaving techniques first developed on the battlefield. [ Read More ]
5.   OneGenAway, Vanderbilt seek volunteers for neighborhood healthy food drive tomorrow
    Vanderbilt University and the nonprofit OneGenAway are seeking volunteers to lend a hand at a community food drive on Saturday, Nov. 6, that will distribute healthy food to university neighbors. [ Read More ]
6.   Native American Heritage Month event to feature Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Nov. 9
    Natalie Diaz, a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, activist and educator, will give a reading and participate in a discussion as part of Native American Heritage Month on Tuesday, Nov. 9, beginning at 6 p.m. CT. [ Read More ]
7.   Panel to share experiences on allyship and what it means to be an ally Nov. 10
    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. [ Read More ]
8.   Applications for 2022 Vanderbilt Undergraduate Summer Research Program now open
    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. [ Read More ]
9.   Evolutionary Studies Initiative offers travel and pilot grants
    Vanderbilt students and researchers studying evolution have two new grant opportunities from the Evolutionary Studies Initiative. The organization, which supports evolutionary studies in everything from the sciences to the economy, has opened applications for a trainee travel grant worth up to $500 and a pilot grant worth up to $5,000. [ Read More ]
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