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  12 things you need to know this week  
1.   COVID-19 Update: Dashboard, sentinel testing program, academic support and gatherings
    The university is providing updates on the COVID-19 dashboard, sentinel testing, academic support and gathering guidelines for events with visitors. [ Read More ]
2.   A message from Chancellor Diermeier and Provost Raver on Hurricane Ida resources and support
    As officials take stock of the damage caused by Hurricane Ida, our thoughts are with the people of Louisiana and Mississippi as well as those members of our community who are from these areas and have loved ones affected by this tragedy, write Chancellor Diermeier and Provost Raver. [ Read More ]
3.   A message from Chancellor Diermeier about the crisis in Afghanistan
    As the complex and tragic events in Afghanistan continue to unfold, we must support all those in the Vanderbilt community whose lives have been personally touched by these days of difficulty and challenge, writes Chancellor Daniel Diermeier. [ Read More ]
4.   Student Health Center to expand symptomatic COVID-19 testing to Saturdays, other symptomatic testing options for campus community
    The Student Health Center will offer symptomatic COVID-19 testing on Saturdays throughout September. No appointment is necessary.  [ Read More ]
5.   COVID Updates: Dining, Rec Center, masking, testing
    Due to the higher transmissibility of the delta variant, the high rate of infection in the Nashville region, and out of an abundance of caution, Vanderbilt University is providing the following updates and information regarding its COVID-19 protocols as of Monday, Aug. 30. The following updates are effective immediately. [ Read More ]
6.   Everything students need to know about receiving mental wellness care and support
    Caring for mental wellness affects every part of a person’s life by reducing stress and anxiety, increasing resilience, building self-awareness and feeling better emotionally and physically. At Vanderbilt, there are robust resources to support undergraduate, graduate and professional students in multiple ways. [ Read More ]
7.   Story Photo Top 10 places to experience in Nashville
    There are numerous things to do around Nashville, so we have narrowed down our top 10 recommendations for you to check out. Given its rich history and hospitality, and its diverse culture and rapid growth, it’s no surprise that so many people choose to call Music City their home. [ Read More ]
8.   Vanderbilt welcomes newest Graduate School students
    The Graduate School welcomed more than 400 students to campus for New Student Orientation on Aug. 23. The day included a convocation in the Student Life Center that was followed by an information fair and reception in Alumni Hall. [ Read More ]
9.   AlertVU test scheduled for Sept. 7
    Vanderbilt University Public Safety will conduct a test of the AlertVU emergency notification system on Tuesday, Sept. 7, at 2 p.m. AlertVU rapidly sends notification messages in the event of an imminent threat or danger to the Vanderbilt community. [ Read More ]
10.   Celebrate Diverse ‘Dores Day Sept. 9
    Diverse ’Dores Day is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 9, from noon to 4 p.m. The event is open to all Vanderbilt students, staff, faculty and postdoctoral scholars. [ Read More ]
11.   Vanderbilt Undergraduate Research Fair set for Sept. 30; student proposals now being accepted
    The annual fall Vanderbilt Undergraduate Research Fair is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 30. 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. Students who have completed research while an undergraduate at Vanderbilt are encouraged to apply. [ Read More ]
12.   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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