Looking to try something new this week? Peruse the events below and make a point to attend something outside of your comfort zone. For more offerings, check out Anchor Link.

Disclaimer: Sources of event information are Anchor Link and Facebook.


What: Study Strategies for Exam Prep
When: Wednesday, November 28 from 3 to 4 p.m.
Where: Center for Student Wellbeing Classroom
Why: Learn effective study techniques that might just save you this finals season.
Who: Center for Student Wellbeing, Student Care Network

What: Chancellor’s Lecture featuring Temple Grandin
When: Thursday, November 29 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Where: Student Life Center, Commodore Ballroom
Why: Author, inventor and spokesperson Temple Grandin will be discussing how characteristics of autism spectrum disorder may be seen as beneficial qualities sought by employers. Get your tickets at the Sarratt Box Office.
Who: Chancellor’s Office, Vanderbilt Autism & Neurodiversity Alliance, Vanderbilt Frist Center for Autism and Innovation, Vanderbilt Kennedy Center


What: Vanderbilt Women’s Basketball vs. Presbyterian
When: Sunday, November 25 at 2 p.m.
Where: Memorial Stadium
Why: Cheer on the Commodores as they play Presbyterian.
Who: Vanderbilt Athletics

What: Vanderbilt Men’s Basketball vs. Savannah State University
When: Tuesday, November 27 at 7 p.m.
Where: Memorial Stadium
Why: Show how much you love our ‘Dores and watch as they take on Savannah State University.
Who: Vanderbilt Athletics


What: The Art of Resistance
When: Monday, November 26 from 7 to 8 p.m.
Where: Sarratt Cinema
Why: Celebrate Native American Heritage month by attending this showcase of song, dance, poetry and storytelling, including performances by community members and students.
Who: Native Americans in Tennessee Interacting at Vanderbilt, Vanderbilt American Indian Science and Engineering Society

What: Pasko (Christmas) with PISO
When: Friday, November 30 from 5 to 7 p.m.
Where: Multicultural Lounge
Why: Celebrate Christmas with the Philippine Intercultural Student Organization by learning about Christmas traditions in the Philippines, making traditional decorations and eating food.
Who: Philippine Intercultural Student Organization


What: Feminist Trivia Night
When: Wednesday, November 28 from 6 to 7 p.m.
Where: Sarratt 189
Why: When were women given the right to vote? If you know the answer or want to learn, enjoy an evening of feminist trivia before finals, complete with prizes and food.
Who: Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center

What: Home for the Holidays
When: Friday, November 30 from 12 to 2 p.m.
Where: K.C. Potter Center- West Side Row
Why: Enjoy a meal and a sense of community with your fellow LGBTQI+ students, staff, faculty, friends and allies/accomplices at the K.C. Potter Center.
Who: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex Life


What: VUPointe Ballet Theatre’s The Nutcracker 2018
When: Wednesday, November 28 from 7:30 to 9 p.m.
Where: Ingram Hall
Why: Enjoy VUPointe Ballet Theatre’s annual holiday tradition of performing excerpts from The Nutcracker. The performance includes live music and a reception after the show.
Who: VUPointe Ballet Theatre

What: Voce Fall Concert
When: Saturday, December 1 from 8 to 9 p.m.
Where: Sarratt Cinema
Why: Enjoy this concert full of throwbacks, named “Only 90’s Kids Will Remember.”
Who: Voce A Cappella

What: Harmonic Notion: Under the Mistletotion
When: Friday, November 30 from 7 to 9 p.m.
Where: Benton Chapel
Why: Come for an evening of wholesome fun and bops, and procrastinate thinking about finals!
Who: Harmonic Notion

Health & Wellness

Health & Wellness
What: Guided Meditation
When: Tuesday, November 27 from 1:15 to 1:45 p.m.
Where: Center for Student Wellbeing Meditation Room
Why: As the semester comes to a close and finals approach, attend this meditation practice to quiet the mind, build resiliency, reduce stress and enhance attention.
Who: Center for Student Wellbeing, Student Care Network

What: MiniWeek: Mental Health Event
When: Wednesday, November 28 from 7 to 8 p.m.
Where: Rand 308
Why: Join a discussion of the culture of mental health within the black female-identifying community.
Who: Black Girls Lift