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Author: Princine Lewis

Take part in 9/11 commemorative events

Sep. 6, 2011—Vanderbilt University will observe the tenth anniversary of 9/11 with several public events including musical performances, an interfaith service and a talk by Lawrence Wright. Events are free and open to the public.

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VU students to do service work over 9/11 weekend

Sep. 2, 2011—Vanderbilt students will participate in more than 50 service projects in the Nashville community during their second annual 9/11 Weekend of Service.

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Vanderbilt students return to campus Aug. 20, move-in will be green

Aug. 19, 2011—Vanderbilt University will begin welcoming first-year students to campus first thing Saturday morning, Aug. 20, when move-in begins at 7 a.m. at The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons, Vanderbilt’s first-year student community.

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NCAA certifies Vanderbilt Athletics

Aug. 18, 2011—Vanderbilt University has been certified by the NCAA Division I Committee on Athletics Certification. The NCAA announced Aug. 18 that Vanderbilt is among 28 member institutions in this latest cycle of the division’s athletics certification process.

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9/11 Anniversary: How will you observe?

Aug. 11, 2011—Is your Vanderbilt organization or department planning to observe the anniversary in a formal way? Please let us know.

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Jess Neely Drive to close for Baseball Super Regional

Jun. 8, 2011—To accommodate media trucks from ESPN for the nationally televised Super Regional round of the NCAA Baseball Tournament, Jess Neely Drive will be closed to through traffic June 9 and 10.

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Assistant dean elected president of Association for Student Conduct Administration

May. 23, 2011—Daniel Swinton, Vanderbilt University assistant dean of students and director of the Office of Student Conduct and Academic Integrity, has been elected president of the Association of Student Conduct Administration, an organization of about 1,700 student conduct professionals representing more than 700 colleges and universities around the country. He will serve as president until February...

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Vanderbilt University receives national recognition for community service

May. 18, 2011—Vanderbilt University has been named to the 2010 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for its support of volunteering, service learning and civic engagement.

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Vanderbilt University honors top students during Commencement

May. 13, 2011—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos presented the Founder’s Medals to the top scholars from Vanderbilt University’s undergraduate and professional schools during Commencement on Friday, May 13.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Commencement set for May 13 at Vanderbilt University

May. 12, 2011—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will deliver the traditional Commencement address at Vanderbilt University in a ceremony beginning 9 a.m. on Alumni Lawn.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Nobel Peace Prize winner to speak during Vanderbilt’s Senior Day May 12

May. 10, 2011—Wangari Maathai, the 2004 recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize and founder of the environmentally conscious Green Belt Movement, will receive Vanderbilt University’s prestigious Nichols-Chancellor’s Medal Thursday, May 12, when she will address graduating seniors and their families during Senior Day.

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Vanderbilt moves forward with College Halls

May. 5, 2011—The university will break ground in May 2012 on Kissam College Halls, two colleges that will each house about 330 upperclass students--a mixture of sophomores, juniors and seniors--and be led by faculty directors in residence.

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