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  11 things you need to know this week  
1.   Chancellor to host discussion on how 9/11 has changed America
    In remembrance of the 20th anniversary of the events of Sept. 11, 2001, Chancellor Daniel Diermeier and the Vanderbilt Project on Unity and American Democracy will host a virtual discussion, “9/11: Two Decades Later,” on Friday, Sept. 10, at noon CT. The event will feature faculty historians and legal scholars Jon Meacham, Samar Ali and Ganesh Sitaraman. [ Read More ]
2.   Town hall for undergraduate students, families scheduled for Sept. 13
    Vanderbilt University campus leaders will host a virtual town hall on Monday, Sept. 13, beginning at 6 p.m. CT for all undergraduate students and their families about the university’s 2021 fall semester operations. The event will address COVID-19 protocols, testing and contact tracing, housing and dining facilities, academic support, and resources for mental health and wellness. [ Read More ]
3.   Dashboard Update: Fall 2021 COVID-19 positive cases among Vanderbilt community members
    Vanderbilt has launched its COVID-19 dashboard for the fall 2021 semester. The university maintains this dashboard to inform the community about the number of positive COVID-19 test results among members of the VU community. [ Read More ]
4.   Story Photo Vanderbilt to mark 9/11 anniversary with memorials, opportunities for reflection
    Vanderbilt University will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the United States with a memorial event planned for Alumni Lawn on Sept. 10 and an opportunity for reflection at Benton Chapel on Sept. 11. [ Read More ]
5.   Everything you need to know about campus support
    At Vanderbilt, resources supporting student needs are everywhere. Knowing where to look and whom to ask can help students navigate the university and set them on the course to success.   [ Read More ]
6.   Everything you need to know about campus traditions
    As Vanderbilt has evolved over its nearly 150 years, many favorite traditions have been established to celebrate the diversity and community that make VU special. [ Read More ]
7.   ‘Hostile Terrain 94’ participatory art installation invites public to engage with humanitarian issues at U.S.-Mexico border
    Vanderbilt University’s Center for Latin American, Caribbean and Latinx Studies will host a participatory art installation that aims to raise community awareness about the human side of undocumented migration at the U.S.-Mexico border. [ Read More ]
8.   College of Arts and Science Capital Projects Town Hall is Sept. 15
    The College of Arts and Science will host a virtual town hall on Wednesday, Sept. 15, to share A&S’ plans to improve the infrastructure of the Historic Core and Stevenson Center complex buildings. [ Read More ]
9.   Vanderbilt University to host PARK(ing) Day 2021 Sept. 17
    Vanderbilt University will host PARK(ing) Day, an annual global event competition in which urban areas, such as parking lots, are transformed into green spaces to promote sustainable design. [ Read More ]
10.   Drone flyover to occur over campus this Sunday
    Geo-Jobe, on behalf of the Vanderbilt University Facilities department, will be flying a fixed-wing drone over campus on Sunday, Sept. 12, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. [ Read More ]
11.   Registration open for inaugural Undergraduate Civic and Professional Showcase
    Students who wish to present about the civic and professional experiences they have completed while undergraduates at Vanderbilt are encouraged to register for the inaugural Undergraduate Civic and Professional Showcase. The event is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 7, at the Student Life Center. [ Read More ]
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