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  11 things you need to know this week  
1.   What You Need to Know: Handling missed classes during COVID-19 quarantine
    Anita Wager, associate dean for undergraduate academic affairs at Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development, explains what students need to know if they miss class due to COVID-19 quarantine. [ Read More ]
2.   What you need to know: Why Vanderbilt is conducting asymptomatic COVID-19 testing
    Pam Jones, associate vice chancellor for health and wellness and co-commander of the university’s Public Health Central Command Center, discusses asymptomatic COVID-19 testing on campus, the goal of which is to detect and forecast possible infection trends and provide early warning signs of outbreak. [ Read More ]
3.   UCC provides easy access to informal, confidential consultations with a therapist
    Students looking for an informal way to chat with a therapist are encouraged to use the University Counseling Center’s free Drop-In Consultations. During these telehealth consultations, therapists will help with specific problems and provide an opportunity to see what it’s like to speak with a counselor. [ Read More ]
4.   Story Photo Avoid the Flu at VU
    Flu shots are now available to all students through the Vanderbilt Student Health Center. Flu shots are free for students with a Vanderbilt ID. Getting the flu vaccine is the first step in protecting yourself and others. [ Read More ]
5.   Writing Studio support now available Monday and Thursday evenings at Zeppos College
    The Writing Studio is now offering writing consultations in the Great Room of Zeppos College two nights a week, and is pleased to offer three workshops as part of its fall 2021 writing workshop series open to all Vanderbilt students. [ Read More ]
6.   Vanderbilt University Orchestra and Treble Choir present Holst’s ‘The Planets’ with KV 265 Science Through Art tomorrow
    The Vanderbilt University Orchestra, conducted by Robin Fountain, and Vanderbilt Treble Choir, directed by Mary Biddlecombe, present Gustav Holst’s “The Planets,” in conjunction with astronomer and visual artist José Francisco Salgado and KV 265 Science Through Art, at 8 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Martha Rivers Ingram Center for the Performing Arts at Vanderbilt Blair School of Music. [ Read More ]
7.   ‘Hostile Terrain 94’ creator Jason De León to give Vanderbilt lecture Sept. 29
    Jason De León, creator of the “Hostile Terrain 94” exhibit and founder of the Undocumented Migration Project, will give a free lecture on Wednesday, Sept. 29, at 6 p.m. in Sarratt Cinema. A public reception will precede his talk beginning at 5:15 p.m. in Sarratt Gallery. [ Read More ]
8.   Vanderbilt Undergraduate Research Fair is Sept. 30
    The fall Vanderbilt Undergraduate Research Fair is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 30, from 3 to 6:30 p.m. A virtual fair will be held from 3 to 4 p.m. on Zoom, followed by an in-person event in the Student Life Center Commodore Ballroom from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. [ Read More ]
9.   Vanderbilt Project on Unity and American Democracy to host bipartisan panel of congressional staffers for insider view on careers
    The Vanderbilt Project on Unity and American Democracy will host a virtual event, “The Hill Staffers Who Make Congress Go Round,” on Thursday, Sept. 30, at 12:30 p.m. CT. [ Read More ]
10.   VUPD issues scam warning involving smart phone cash apps
    Vanderbilt University Public Safety is warning the Vanderbilt community of a recent scam involving smart phone cash apps. [ Read More ]
11.   TEDxVanderbiltUniversity speaker applications now open; event scheduled for April 10, 2022
    Speaker applications are now open for TEDxVanderbiltUniversity 2022. Those eligible to participate include current Vanderbilt University students, including graduate and professional students, as well as faculty, staff, postdoctoral scholars and alumni. [ Read More ]
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