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Zeppos honored by Board of Trust, faculty, students, alumni, lawmakers

Apr. 22, 2019—Resolutions have been approved by the Board of Trust, Faculty Senate, Vanderbilt Student Government, Alumni Board of Directors and the Tennessee General Assembly that commend Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos for his leadership and accomplishments as chancellor.

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Campos-Pons strengthens Vanderbilt-Cuban cultural ties through art exhibition

Apr. 22, 2019—A longtime dream has come true for Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons, who is connecting Nashville to her Cuban hometown through a satellite art exhibition under the auspices of the Havana Biennial.

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Vigil at noon today for victims of Sri Lanka attacks

Apr. 22, 2019—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente and Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer James E. Page Jr. will host a vigil for the Vanderbilt community for the victims of the attacks in Sri Lanka. The vigil will begin at noon today on the grassy area near the Rand Wall.

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Vanderbilt outlines major plans to reduce environmental footprint

Apr. 22, 2019—Vanderbilt University unveiled a comprehensive long-term strategy to significantly reduce its environmental footprint in part by powering its campus entirely through renewable energy, putting the university on track to be carbon neutral by 2050.

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Former astronaut, congressman to join Zeppos for discussion on STEM education April 30

Apr. 22, 2019—Science advocacy and innovation will be the theme of the final Chancellor’s Lecture of the 2018-19 season, set for Tuesday, April 30, in Langford Auditorium. Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will host Mae Jemison and Rush Holt, two scientists with storied careers in government and public service.

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Employee Health and Fitness Day celebration is May 1

Apr. 22, 2019—All Vanderbilt employees may enjoy free one-day access to the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center, with various activities planned throughout the day, for the annual Employee Health and Fitness Day celebration on May 1.

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Dallas couple commits $5M to endow inaugural Dean’s Chair at Vanderbilt University’s College of Arts and Science

Apr. 22, 2019—Vanderbilt University alumni Ginny Searcy, BA’96, and Conner Searcy, BA’97, of Dallas have committed $5 million to create a new Dean’s Chair at the College of Arts and Science.

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‘Ambassadors of Autism’ art exhibit opens April 26

Apr. 22, 2019—“Ambassadors of Autism,” a fine art exhibit designed to raise awareness of autism, those who are on the spectrum and their abilities, and those dealing with autism in various roles, will open at the Curb Center at Vanderbilt on Friday, April 26. An opening reception is scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m.

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Vanderbilt University Board of Trust names 4 new members, reappoints 6

Apr. 19, 2019—The Vanderbilt Board of Trust elected four new members and re-elected six others at its April 18 meeting.

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Save the date: Employee Appreciation Picnic is May 14

Apr. 19, 2019—Enjoy food trucks, games, prizes, baking contests, a craft fair, line dancing, a livestock petting zoo and more at the annual Employee Appreciation Picnic set for May 14.

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What’s On My Mind: Opportunity Vanderbilt and the cycle of impact

Apr. 19, 2019—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos reflects on Opportunity Vanderbilt's 10 years of impact in this week's column.

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Our favorite #vandygram of the week

Apr. 19, 2019—This week our favorite #vandygram goes to @vandylibraries for this spectacular shot advertising goat yoga on Peabody Lawn this week! It really doesn't get any cuter than this. 😍🐐

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The Open Dore: Moving forward together

Apr. 19, 2019—In her April newsletter, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente reflects on the tenure and legacy of outgoing Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos as well as planning for the university's future.

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Learn about progress in Peabody Neighborhood in April newsletter

Apr. 19, 2019—This month’s issue features information about ongoing construction activity in the neighborhood and plans for upcoming end-of-year events.  

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Kudos: Read about faculty and student awards, appointments and achievements

Apr. 18, 2019—Read about recent faculty and student awards, appointments and achievements.

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