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9/11 Anniversary, Reflections and Rest, Cupcakes and Chat

I lost a cousin, George Smith, in the 9/11 attacks in 2003.  Although we were not close, we were kin.   My father had 11 siblings, so I have a lot of cousins.   The anniversary of 9/11 is thus for me a time of reflection, a time to slow down and think.  I trust […]

Class of 2018 Party at Country Music Hall of Fame, 8-11 PM, Tonight

Commons RAs and Student VUceptors invite you, your classmates, and Faculty Heads of House to celebrate the end of CommonVU and your arrival at Vanderbilt.  Downtown Nashville, Country Music Hall of Fame, 8-11 PM.  Ask your RA about schedule for bus transportation.  Dress up and celebrate!

Commons Club – Final Mix-Up Event, Friday, April 18th from 11pm-1:30am in the MPR

Service Hours Must be Logged by 11:59PM tonight for The Commons Cup!

Have you been meaning to submit your service hours all year but just haven’t gotten around to it? Log your service hours before 11:59 pm on Monday, April 7, to have them counted in the Commons Cup! If you’ve already done the service, why not help your House win the Cup? To Log Your Hours: […]

Project I Am: I Am a Protégé Mentor/Mentee Applications Due this Friday!

PROJECT I AM: I Am a Protégé MENTOR/MENTEE APPLICATIONS DUE THIS FRIDAY! I Am a Protégé is the mentorship program of Project I Am that is developed with the goal of fostering unity and building relationships within the Vanderbilt community. By pairing senior mentors with a sophomore or junior and sophomores and juniors with a first-year mentee, I Am a Protégé provides […]

CommonDores Leadership Council Elections/Applications Timeline

For a full description of the 5 House Advisory Council positions, click here. Elections/Applications Timeline  Sunday, September 7: House Service Commissioner Applications due by 5:00 pm (on Anchor Link) September 8 – 15: House Service Commissioner Interviews Monday, September 8, 6:00 am: Campaigning Begins September 8, 8:00-9:00 pm: Town Hall Meetings in East, Memorial, and West […]

Black Lives Matter: A Remembrance and Reflection of the Lives Lost to Police Violence Form

“I Think They Think:” the Effect of Group Norms on Bystander Behavior

Bystanders to bullying, power-based personal violence, and substance abuse often fail to intervene, even when they are uncomfortable with the behavior and believe stepping in is the right thing to do. One reason may be misperception of the group norm (how other bystanders feel about the behavior). Research involving Vanderbilt undergraduates (and other groups) has […]

Talking Heads at Murray House: August-October

TALKING HEADS: AUGUST-OCTOBER   The Talking Heads used to be a New Wave band of the 70’s and 80’s. Now it has come to mean a chance to have some great food and great conversation in the Murray Faculty Apartment with Vandy Profs, and other assorted persons who have some very interesting things to talk […]

MythBusters – Study Abroad Edition

Studying abroad is a great experience where you can earn credit toward your major or minor, complete elective requirements, enhance your resume, and see the world. Students who study abroad benefit from the experience in many ways, some of which are immediately apparent, and some of which become clear in the years following the term […]