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  9 things you need to know this week  
1.   Vanderbilt shares updated COVID-19 guidance and protocols
    As Vanderbilt approaches the start of the 2021–22 academic year, the university is monitoring the evolving COVID-19 pandemic and public health guidance to keep the VU community as safe as possible. [ Read More ]
2.   Annual parking permits now available for students
    Campus parking options for 2021-22 are now available. Current permits expire Aug. 31. [ Read More ]
3.   Story Photo Get to know Vanderbilt’s new residential faculty: Carol Ziegler
    Meet the new faculty head of Gillette House, Carol Ziegler, professor of nursing. [ Read More ]
4.   Global Vanderbilt: Celebrating international faculty
    Chancellor Daniel Diermeier celebrates the contributions of Vanderbilt’s international faculty across campus, and three faculty members share their experiences and the importance of diverse points of view to academic excellence, in this video. [ Watch Video ]
5.   Vega selected as 2021 Vanderbilt Prize Student Scholar
    Paige Vega, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, has been selected as the 2021 Vanderbilt Prize Student Scholar. [ Read More ]
6.   Aug. 17: ‘Watts, Metabolism, Data Analytics: Science’s Impact on Cycling over 25 Years’
    Join the School of Medicine Basic Sciences’ monthly Lab-to-Table series for a conversation with former Tour de France and Olympic athletes about science and cycling. The discussion will touch on the athletes’ personal experiences with training, coaching and medicine in cycling and how biomedical science has shaped their efforts. The virtual event will be Tuesday, Aug. 17, at 11 a.m. CT. [ Read More ]
7.   Aug. 18: Vanderbilt Project on Unity and American Democracy and VUMC present ‘Vaccine Hesitancy: The Politics of Public Health in Tennessee’
    The Vanderbilt Project on Unity and American Democracy and Vanderbilt University Medical Center will host “Vaccine Hesitancy: The Politics of Public Health in Tennessee,” a virtual event, on Wednesday, Aug. 18, at noon CT. [ Read More ]
8.   Dore Jam is Aug. 21
    Dore Jam, a celebration of the Commodores across all sports, is scheduled from 3 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 21. Representatives from all 15 Vanderbilt athletics programs will be in attendance to meet and greet fans. [ Read More ]
9.   ‘Sympathetic Magic: Works of Faith, Healing and Transformation’ opens at Fine Arts Gallery Aug. 26
    The Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery will reopen on Thursday, Aug. 26, with “Sympathetic Magic,” an exhibition presenting objects from Vanderbilt University Collections alongside works by modern and contemporary artists that promote faith, healing and transformation. [ Read More ]
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