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  11 things you need to know this week  
1.   Annual report highlights university’s actions around equity, diversity and inclusion 
    Vanderbilt University has released its 2020–21 Report for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion highlighting the university’s commitment to several actionable objectives that were outlined in the July 2020 commitment to strengthening equity, diversity and inclusion at Vanderbilt.   [ Read More ]
2.   WATCH: Expert panel debates immigration, inclusion and who belongs in America
    A group of Vanderbilt scholars with legal, historical and political expertise on immigration came together Oct. 19 to discuss the crisis around Haitian migrants at the southern U.S. border and the recent influx of Afghan refugees to the United States. [ Read More ]
3.   Students share immersive research projects at fall Vanderbilt Undergraduate Research Fair
    The annual fall Vanderbilt Undergraduate Research Fair was held Sept. 30 and included virtual presentations via Zoom as well as in-person presentations at the Student Life Center. [ Read More ]
4.   Bass Military Scholar Andrew Hodlin awarded John S. Beasley II Scholarship
    First-year Vanderbilt Law School student Andrew Hodlin has been awarded the John S. Beasley II Scholarship as part of Vanderbilt University’s Bass Military Scholars Program, which welcomed its third cohort of military veterans this fall. [ Read More ]
5.   Story Photo Flu shots at night? What a fright!
    Do you still need your flu shot and can’t find the time to make it to the Student Health Center during the day? If yes, then Boo to the Flu on Tuesday, Oct. 26, is for you. [ Read More ]
6.   Inaugural recipient of Maggie Corbin Minority Baseball Apprenticeship named
    Jabari Brown is the first recipient of Vanderbilt Athletics’ Maggie Corbin Minority Baseball Apprenticeship, created by Maggie and Tim Corbin to bolster the pipeline of minority coaches in college baseball. [ Read More ]
7.   Headspace offers Vanderbilt students live webinar on healthy sleep hygiene  
    Join Cait Ross, a Headspace engagement manager, for a 30-minute webinar on how to create the ideal environment for sleep on Monday, Oct. 25, at 5 p.m. CT. [ Read More ]
8.   Applications for Nichols Humanitarian Fund open Oct. 22
    The Nichols Humanitarian Fund, which provides financial support for Vanderbilt students who wish to pursue humanitarian work, will begin accepting applications for 2022 on Oct. 22. The deadline to apply is Nov. 30, 2021. [ Read More ]
9.   Blasting for Residential College C in West End Neighborhood to begin Oct. 25 
    Blasting for the foundation of Residential College C in the West End Neighborhood is scheduled to begin on Monday, Oct. 25. [ Read More ]
10.   Applications for 2022 Vanderbilt Undergraduate Summer Research Program open Oct. 26
    Applications for the 2022 Vanderbilt Undergraduate Summer Research Program will open on Tuesday, Oct. 26. VUSRP provides a unique opportunity to develop valuable skills by working closely with a faculty member on joint research efforts. [ Read More ]
11.   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 ]
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