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University seeks appropriate bargaining unit for non-tenured track faculty

Mar. 6, 2017—Read the following information about a petition filed by the Service Employees International Union Local 205 seeking an election to represent a disparate group of non-tenure track Vanderbilt faculty.

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No injuries in fire at Carmichael Towers

Mar. 3, 2017—Update, 10:37 p.m.: All buildings in the Carmichael Towers complex have been cleared by the fire marshal and have been determined to be environmentally safe for occupancy. While there are no health or safety concerns, the conditions in Towers 2, where the fire occurred in the basement, are not optimal. Residents in Towers 2 will...

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Listening sessions seeking feedback on mental health, well-being continue

Feb. 17, 2017—The Chancellor’s Strategic Planning Committee on Mental Health and Wellbeing invites staff, faculty and students to share their thoughts at a series of targeted town hall-style listening sessions in February and March focusing on how the university can create a holistic and inclusive approach to supporting mental health and well-being at Vanderbilt.

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Civil rights activist, sports sociologist Harry Edwards to give annual Walter Murray Lecture Feb. 19

Feb. 14, 2017—Renowned sports sociologist and activist Harry Edwards will give Vanderbilt University’s annual Walter Murray Lecture Sunday, Feb. 19, at 7 p.m. at the Student Life Center.

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Chancellor’s committee seeks feedback regarding mental health, well-being

Feb. 8, 2017—The Chancellor’s Strategic Planning Committee on Mental Health and Wellbeing invites staff, faculty and students to share their thoughts at a series of targeted town hall-style listening sessions in February and March focusing on how the university can create a holistic and inclusive approach to supporting mental health and well-being at Vanderbilt.

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Vanderbilt kicks off ‘GO THERE’ campaign around mental health and well-being

Feb. 2, 2017—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente joined more than 500 students, faculty and staff to kick off the university’s campuswide campaign “GO THERE: Break the silence. Break the stigma” on Jan. 27 at the Student Life Center.

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Chancellor holds campus discussion on mental health, well-being

Jan. 30, 2017—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos told students, faculty and staff gathered Jan. 26 for a town hall meeting on mental health and well-being, “Our community needs to talk about people who need help, attention, love and support.”

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Training around issues of diversity and inclusion offered to Vanderbilt community

Jan. 20, 2017—The university’s Office of Inclusion Initiatives and Cultural Competence is offering a series of training sessions around issues of diversity and inclusion for members of the Vanderbilt community during the spring semester.

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Chancellor invites campus community to series of January events promoting mental health and well-being

Jan. 12, 2017—Vanderbilt faculty, staff and students are invited to attend a series of January events designed to further conversations around healthy help-seeking behavior and creating a culture in which the stigma of seeking support can be eradicated.

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Vanderbilt University explores theme of justice and democracy during annual MLK Day Commemoration Jan. 13-17

Jan. 6, 2017—The theme for this year’s commemoration is “Justice and Democracy? Revolutionizing our American Myths.”

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Award-winning documentarian Ken Burns to deliver Senior Day address during 2017 VU Commencement

Dec. 12, 2016—Critically acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns, who has produced some of the most-watched documentaries on public television, will address graduating seniors and their families during Senior Day.

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Over 350 college students team up for weekend of hacking Nov. 11-13 at Vanderbilt

Nov. 8, 2016—Students from Vanderbilt and schools such as Purdue, Georgia Tech and the University of Illinois will work around the clock during VandyHacks, a hackathon, or invention marathon, Nov. 11-13.

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