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Right resources at the right time goal of public-private partnership for Nashville youths

Nov. 21, 2016—A nearly $5 million grant from the National Institute of Justice will fund a five-year partnership between the Office of Nashville Mayor Megan Barry, Metro Schools, Oasis Center and Vanderbilt.

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Exploring education equity 50 years after Coleman

Sep. 19, 2016—On Oct. 27, a panel of education experts will explore how policymakers, scholars and school leaders are still addressing the pressing questions and concerns raised by the "Equality of Educational Opportunity" study, popularly known as the Coleman Report.

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Mayor appoints faculty, staff representatives to Metro boards

Jul. 19, 2016—Mayoral appointments to Metro Nashville boards, committees and councils in recent weeks have included numerous representatives of Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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Scholarships available to STEM students who want to teach

Jul. 7, 2016—Undergraduate students majoring in science, math or engineering have the opportunity to make a difference in high-needs secondary schools while earning teaching licensure and a master’s degree.

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Metro Schools’ Blue Ribbon Teachers honored at Vanderbilt reception

May. 25, 2016—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos hosted a reception at the University Residence to honor Metro Nashville Public Schools' 46 Blue Ribbon Teachers for 2016.

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Family, food and fun: Vanderbilt helps empower kid chefs

May. 11, 2016—Vanderbilt and several community partners have collaborated on a nutrition program in which children help their families eat healthier cuisine.

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Vanderbilt community invited to give input on MNPS director search

May. 2, 2016—Members of the Vanderbilt community have the opportunity to provide input in the director of schools search in Nashville.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Peabody students help teach culinary skills to teens

Apr. 25, 2016—What if kids taught their parents to eat fruits and vegetables instead of the other way around? A program that flips traditional family dynamics to incorporate healthy eating habits into homes culminates in an April 28 event where teen participants cook for their families and caregivers.

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Zeppos delivers keynote at Fisk Honors Convocation

Apr. 19, 2016—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos was the keynote speaker during Fisk University's Honors Convocation April 7 in Fisk Memorial Chapel.

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Transit officials to hold community meeting on campus April 14

Apr. 11, 2016—Easing traffic congestion and improving the public transportation system are critical issues for the city, and the Vanderbilt community has the opportunity to interact with transit officials on those topics during an April 14 Food For Thought lunch conversation.

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Campus safety walk April 6; Take Vanderbilt Active Transportation Survey

Mar. 23, 2016—Students, faculty and staff are invited to join in a walking tour of campus on National Walking Day, April 6, at 2 p.m. The policy tour event will highlight bike and pedestrian safety efforts on campus.

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WalkBike Vanderbilt promotes safe campus travel, plans walking tour

Feb. 25, 2016—Vanderbilt is now home to a new organization, WalkBike Vanderbilt, which is working to promote a more walkable and bikeable campus.

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