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Vanderbilt honors top graduates during Commencement

May. 11, 2012—Top scholars from Vanderbilt University’s undergraduate and professional schools are being honored with Founder’s Medals during Commencement on Friday, May 11.

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Commencement events May 10-11 at Vanderbilt University

May. 8, 2012—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will address Vanderbilt graduates during Commencement ceremonies Friday, May 11 on Alumni Lawn. Newsman Tom Brokaw will receive the university’s prestigious Nichols-Chancellor’s Medal during the Senior Day ceremony Thursday, May 11.

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VUPD seeks community feedback

May. 3, 2012—Vanderbilt University Police Department is seeking feedback from the community members they serve as they pursue re-accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA), whose programs are open to law enforcement agencies around the world. To offer feedback, click here. VUPD first earned the accreditation from CALEA in 2009. One of...

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Endowed campus beautification fund allows major art acquisition

Apr. 30, 2012—Vanderbilt University has acquired a signature piece of art created by renowned American sculptor Mark di Suvero. The piece, Tumbleweed, was installed April 30 on the lawn between the Student Life Center and the E. Bronson Ingram Studio Arts building at the corner of 25th and Garland avenues. Funding for the piece comes from a...

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More than 400 groups approved for recognized student organization status, comply with nondiscrimination policy

Apr. 23, 2012—Updated May 1, 2012 After several months of discussion about how Vanderbilt University’s nondiscrimination policy might affect groups applying to be registered student organizations for the 2012-13 academic year, the registration process ended earlier this week. More than 400 student groups have agreed to comply with the nondiscrimination policy and will be recognized as registered...

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Vanderbilt University Board of Trust approves construction on recreation center and multipurpose facility

Apr. 20, 2012—Vanderbilt University will move forward with a construction project that re-imagines sports and fitness at the university following the Board of Trust’s approval Friday, April 20, of the Vanderbilt recreation center and multipurpose facility.

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New Vanderbilt recreation center and multipurpose facility proposed

Apr. 16, 2012—New opportunities for getting fit, playing club sports or holding an indoor varsity sports practice will be available to the Vanderbilt community, pending Board of Trust approval of the proposed Vanderbilt recreation center and multipurpose facility. The board is expected to vote during its spring meeting April 19-20. The project re-imagines sports and fitness at...

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Cokie Roberts: “Insiders’ View of Washington, D.C.”

Apr. 3, 2012—Watch video of ABC News political analyst and National Public Radio senior news analyst Cokie Roberts presenting “Insiders’ View of Washington, D.C.,” on March 28, at Vanderbilt University’s Langford Auditorium. The event was part of the university’s Project Dialogue series, which is dedicated to creating opportunities for students, staff and faculty to engage in public discourse and dialogue in an...

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Journalist Cokie Roberts gives free, public lecture March 28

Mar. 22, 2012—Cokie Roberts, ABC News political analyst and National Public Radio senior news analyst, will give a talk March 28 as part of Vanderbilt's Project Dialogue series.

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Impact Symposium 2012 with Vicente Fox and Bill Richardson

Mar. 19, 2012—Watch video of Vicente Fox, former president of Mexico, and Bill Richardson, a former governor of New Mexico who has served as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and as secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy, speaking at the 2012 Impact Symposium on March 21. The discussion was moderated by Vanderbilt sociologist Katharine Donato.This year’s...

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2012 Impact Symposium with Gen. Wesley Clark and Jon Huntsman

Mar. 19, 2012—Watch video of retired Gen. Wesley Clark and Jon Huntsman, the former Utah governor who has served as ambassador to Singapore and China and was a recent contender for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination, speaking at the 2012 Impact Symposium that took place on March 20. The discussion was moderated by Vanderbilt political scientist Brett Benson. This year’s Impact...

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2012 Impact Symposium with Sen. Lamar Alexander

Mar. 16, 2012—Watch video of Sen. Lamar Alexander speaking at the 2012 Impact Symposium on March 19. This year’s theme is “Rise of the Rest: What is the Future of American Foreign Policy?” The Vanderbilt University Speakers Committee organizes the annual IMPACT Symposium, which has been a tradition at Vanderbilt since 1964. This annual multi-day symposium engages speakers who discuss...

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