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Dr. Buddy Creech answers students’ COVID-19 questions

Vanderbilt first-year students recently met with Buddy Creech, BS’95, MPH’06, director of the Vanderbilt Vaccine Research Program and associate professor of pediatrics, for a special virtual chat to answer some of their COVID-19 vaccine questions.
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Vanderbilt celebrating Black History Month with events throughout February

Vanderbilt University’s annual celebration of Black History Month—a time to acknowledge and appreciate the history, experience and accomplishments of Black people on the Vanderbilt campus, across the country and globally—kicked off Feb. 1 with a series of events coordinated by the Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center.
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12 ways to support mental wellness

Caring for your mental wellness affects every part of your life by reducing stress and anxiety, increasing resilience, building self-awareness and simply making you feel better. The Student Care Network shares 12 mindful things your student can do to support health and wellness.
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Vanderbilt University announces the launch of data science minor in fall 2021

Vanderbilt University has announced the addition of an undergraduate minor in data science beginning with the fall 2021 term.
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Chancellor Daniel Diermeier appoints Provost Search Committee

Vanderbilt University Chancellor Daniel Diermeier has appointed a Provost Search Committee to identify the university’s next chief academic officer.

In addition to Diermeier, who will serve as chair, the committee includes Board of Trust leadership, a number of deans and faculty members and two top administrators.
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Join us at Vanderbilt Chapter virtual events

Vanderbilt Chapters bring alumni, parents and friends together in more than 40 cities around the world. You are welcome, invited and encouraged to get involved with the chapter in your city. Events are currently taking place virtually, including Commodore Classrooms where you can hear from key administrators and professors, networking breakfasts, industry panels and more. Check out the upcoming events below, and find your local Vanderbilt Chapter by visiting our Vanderbilt Chapter page.
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Upcoming events on Feb. 24:

How to Reach Your Potential” Career Webinar
Commodore Classroom: History of the Black Cultural Center
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