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Commodore Connection | Nov. 2022
Discovery Vanderbilt

Discovery Vanderbilt: Capitalizing on our university’s momentum in research and innovation

Vanderbilt’s approach to scholarship and the creation of knowledge is rigorous and collaborative, and Discovery Vanderbilt will further catalyze the engagement, reach and impact of the cutting-edge scholarship and inquiry across the university, including galvanizing undergraduate research opportunities. Here’s a look back at three moments that exemplify the university’s ambition and ability to succeed in the three targeted outcomes of the initiative: engagement, reach and funding.
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Vanderbilt Holiday Gift Guide

Vanderbilt Holiday Gift Guide now available

Vanderbilt's Holiday Gift Guide is now live! Start your holiday shopping today for all the Vandy fans in your life.
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coffee social

Coffee Social hosts needed

Want to meet local Vanderbilt families? Coffee Socials are a wonderful opportunity for VU families to engage with one another on a regional level and foster deeper connections. These small, casual events (usually 10–15 people) take place in a local coffee shop or a home and aim to connect local Vanderbilt families!
As a host, you are asked to:
I am interested in hosting!
New Faculty

'Four Years of College, and Then What?’ webinar

Thank you to those who joined us for the Four Years of College, and Then What? webinar by Owen Graduate School of Management. This webinar discussed ways your student can maximize their time in college and take advantage of opportunities that will help them successfully launch into their chosen career field. If you missed the webinar, a recording will be available below. 
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Alayna Hayes

Student Care Network offers resources as finals approach

The Student Care Network, in collaboration with a variety of campus partners, offers resources and services to help students prepare for final papers, examinations and presentations. Here are some resources, tips and strategies to help your student do their best this exam season.
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Clinton Global Initiative University accepting Vanderbilt student applications for 2023 cohort

Vanderbilt University is encouraging all interested students to apply for the Clinton Global Initiative University’s 2023 cohort. CGI U is a unique opportunity to connect aspiring student leaders with leading experts in business, technology and social impact.
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Vanderbilt Chapters

Latest Vanderbilt Green Fund projects implemented on campus

Vanderbilt recently has implemented five sustainability projects with support from the student-led Vanderbilt Green Fund. The projects range from a native species garden that aims to increase biodiversity, pollination and soil quality on campus, to more technology-driven solutions, such as programmable thermostats and solar thermal panels.
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Vanderbilt special education researcher receives White House appointment

President Joe Biden has appointed Vanderbilt Peabody College research professor Douglas Fuchs to serve on the 15-member National Board for Education Sciences. The appointment was announced Oct. 27. 
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Conversation with Chancellor Diermeier, moderated by Willie Geist, BA’97

As part of Vanderbilt University’s 2022 Reunion Weekend signature event, hear from Chancellor Daniel Diermeier in conversation with Willie Geist, BA’97, host of Sunday TODAY on NBC.
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