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Author: Alexandra Valnoski

Vanderbilt announces plan to build graduate housing development in Midtown

May. 17, 2019—The university will begin work later this year on its graduate and professional student housing village, starting with an approximately 600-bed project to be located on Broadway between Lyle and 20th avenues.

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Nairon graduates as TICUA fellow

May. 15, 2019—Laura Nairon, associate vice chancellor for business services in the Division of Administration, graduated as a 2019 fellow of the Tennessee Independent Colleges and Universities Association’s Pressnell Executive Leadership Institute.

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Reusable water bottles and hydration stations to reduce plastic waste at Commencement

May. 7, 2019—As part of its sustainability initiative, Vanderbilt University will distribute 2,000 reusable water bottles and offer hydration stations for guests to fill their own reusable containers at its main Commencement ceremony on Friday, May 10.

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Vanderbilt outlines major plans to reduce environmental footprint

Apr. 22, 2019—Vanderbilt University unveiled a comprehensive long-term strategy to significantly reduce its environmental footprint in part by powering its campus entirely through renewable energy, putting the university on track to be carbon neutral by 2050.

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Vanderbilt University named one of America’s top 100 employers by ‘Forbes’

Apr. 17, 2019—Vanderbilt University is ranked 85th among the nation’s top 100 employers by "Forbes" on the magazine’s 2019 “America’s Best Employers” list.

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Join Team Vanderbilt in Nashville Commuter Challenge through May 3

Apr. 15, 2019—The challenge invites Vanderbilt faculty, staff and students to try one new transportation mode other than driving alone during the week.

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Wellcast: ‘Understanding Heart Disease in Women’

Apr. 5, 2019—Sharmin Basher, Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and physician at the Vanderbilt Women’s Heart Program, talks about important differences in heart disease in women as compared to men. Read more information on the Vanderbilt Women’s Heart Program.

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Degrafinreid named associate vice chancellor for community relations

Mar. 29, 2019—Alfred Degrafinreid II, a seasoned public administrator and community leader, will join Vanderbilt University as associate vice chancellor for community relations with the Division of Government and Community Relations.

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FutureVU survey focuses on two key issues: child care and commuting

Mar. 21, 2019—The Division of Administration launched a FutureVU-focused survey for faculty, staff and students on Monday, March 18, to provide feedback on two separate topics: child care needs and commuting habits.

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Survey series will seek feedback from campus community on key issues

Mar. 11, 2019—University administrators and faculty and staff committees are launching a series of surveys to seek feedback from Vanderbilt’s campus community with the goal of informing policy and programming decisions.

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Campus collaboration inspires children to create sustainable art

Mar. 8, 2019—The Sustainability and Environmental Management Office partnered with the Vanderbilt Child and Family Center to judge an “upcycled" art contest for VCFC students ages 1 through 5. 

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First edition of FutureVU Peabody neighborhood newsletter released

Mar. 1, 2019—The university has established a Peabody neighborhood newsletter for interested community members with updates on upcoming construction milestones, progress pictures and more.

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