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Author: Princine Lewis

Chancellor, provost mark opening of Center for Student Wellbeing

Aug. 31, 2016—A place to build community and well-being practices that lead to lifelong success is how university officials described the new Center for Student Wellbeing at its grand opening on Wednesday.

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Blasting for new Vanderbilt Barnard residential college begins Sept. 12

Aug. 26, 2016—Construction crews working at the site of the university’s new Vanderbilt Barnard residential college will begin blasting at the location on Monday, Sept. 12.

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Chancellor to officially open Center for Student Wellbeing Aug. 31 at Vanderbilt University

Aug. 24, 2016—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will officially open Vanderbilt University’s new Center for Student Wellbeing Wednesday, Aug. 31. The center is a further investment in student wellness resources—including those that address the needs of students of varying backgrounds.

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Reading, interactive technology gives students insight to African American athletics pioneer

Aug. 24, 2016—Faculty and staff at The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons are kicking off the newly revised Vanderbilt Visions curriculum for first-year students with an interactive activity that will give students, faculty, staff and visitors to campus an opportunity to learn more about African American athletics pioneer and Vanderbilt alumnus Perry Wallace.

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Vanderbilt University students return to campus Aug. 20

Aug. 18, 2016—Students return Aug. 20 for move-in weekend at Vanderbilt University.

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Chancellor announces new committee to provide ongoing recommendations regarding university policing

Aug. 15, 2016—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos today announced the creation of the Community Oriented Result and Expectation (CORE) Committee—a group that primarily will comprise Vanderbilt University community members who will meet regularly to make recommendations to the university’s police department regarding safety and security on campus.

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Vanderbilt Police accredited by International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators

Jul. 18, 2016—The International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators has re-accredited Vanderbilt University’s police department. Vanderbilt is one of two campus law enforcement agencies in the state to hold IACLEA accreditation.

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Burr named Vanderbilt University assistant police chief

Jun. 30, 2016—Rick Burr, a major with the Vanderbilt University Police Department, will take on a larger role at VUPD as its new assistant police chief, effective July 1.

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Vanderbilt’s prohibition of guns on campus not changed by new state law

Jun. 28, 2016—As a private institution, Vanderbilt University is not subject to a new state law that takes effect Friday, July 1, for public colleges and universities.

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Chancellor shares thoughts on Orlando mass shooting; campus remembrance events planned

Jun. 12, 2016—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos shares his thoughts on Sunday's mass shooting in Orlando. Vanderbilt community members who wish to come together to remember the victims of the tragedy may do so at events held this week at the K.C. Potter Center and Benton Chapel.

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Efforts to enhance pedestrian safety at Vanderbilt continue

Jun. 3, 2016—Campus safety and planning officials as well as representatives of Metro Nashville Public Works are proactively addressing pedestrian and traffic safety concerns at Vanderbilt.

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Founder’s Medalists honored at Vanderbilt Commencement

May. 13, 2016—Vanderbilt Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos awarded the top scholars from each of the university’s undergraduate and professional schools Friday, May 13.

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