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Employees, families enjoy afternoon of fun at Employee Appreciation Day at Dyer event

Jun. 24, 2019—More than 200 Vanderbilt employees and their family members enjoyed wonderful weather and participated in fun activities at this year’s Employee Appreciation Day at Dyer event.

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Vanderbilt announces plan to demolish towers on West End Avenue

Jun. 24, 2019—Vanderbilt University will bring down one of its tallest campus buildings when it conducts a controlled implosion of the Carmichael West Tower 3 residence hall on Saturday, July 27. The removal of Carmichael Towers 3 and 4 this summer to make way for three new residential colleges in the West End Neighborhood aligns with Vanderbilt’s Academic Strategic Plan, a key pillar of which is to strengthen the undergraduate residential experience, as well as FutureVU, the university’s initiative to enhance the places on campus where community members live, work and learn.

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Fans invited to Hawkins Field for College World Series watch parties

Jun. 24, 2019—With the Vanderbilt baseball team advancing to the College World Series finals, Vanderbilt Athletics is hosting watch parties at Hawkins Field for each championship game. All events will be free to the public, and free t-shirts and food will be given to the first 500 fans. Gates open at 5:30 p.m.

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Vanderbilt reaches College World Series finals

Jun. 22, 2019—The Commodores staged a late rally to drop Louisville, 3-2, at the College World Series on Friday night, clinching a spot in the championship in Omaha. Vanderbilt will face off against Michigan in a best-of-three series for the NCAA title beginning Monday at 6 p.m.

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Vanderbilt among founders of EdPrepLab, new teacher and principal preparation initiative

Jun. 21, 2019—Vanderbilt University is among 15 institutions in the country to serve as a founding program partner of the Educator Preparation Laboratory (EdPrepLab),a new initiative by the Learning Policy Institute and Bank Street Graduate School of Education. EdPrepLab is intended to help educator preparation programs ensure that new teachers and leaders enter the classroom able to provide...

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Black men in same sex relationships seek church, internet, for support

Jun. 21, 2019—According to research by sociologist Sandra L. Barnes, many black men in same-sex relationships seek the church and online groups for spiritual support.

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Campus community invited to ceremony recognizing Vanderbilt for sustainable building practices

Jun. 21, 2019—Vanderbilt will be recognized for its sustainable building efforts on Tuesday, June 25, when the U.S. Green Building Council presents the university with a plaque designating the Engineering and Science Building and Eskind Biomedical Library with LEED Gold status. Vanderbilt Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will join Vice Chancellor for Administration Eric Kopstain for remarks beginning at 2 p.m.

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Our favorite #vandygram of the week

Jun. 21, 2019—As you know, we love celebrating the achievements of our wonderful community, which is why this week our favorite #vandygram goes to @put_city, who shared this shot from her graduation party! We love how this photo captures the happiness of completing such a big endeavor - congrats Dr. Putnam!

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Garland selected 5th by Cleveland in NBA draft

Jun. 20, 2019—Vanderbilt guard Darius Garland was selected fifth overall by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA draft Thursday night, becoming the eighth first-round selection and the second-highest pick in Commodore basketball history.

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Learn about the Consumer Driven Health Plan at upcoming HR workshops

Jun. 20, 2019—Human Resources will host five one-hour workshops throughout June, August and September focused on the Consumer Driven Health Plan and ways to use the Health Savings Account.

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Walking the red carpet at Cannes … for class credit!

Jun. 20, 2019—A group of Vanderbilt students from a diverse array of majors took part in “the experience of a lifetime” when they participated in a faculty-led Maymester class that took them across France, including a stop at the Cannes Film Festival. Rising junior Caroline Crawford reflects on the experience.

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Commodores outlast Bulldogs at College World Series

Jun. 19, 2019—Vanderbilt senior Stephen Scott crushed two home runs and right-handed freshman pitcher Kumar Rocker was elusive as the Commodores advanced with a 6-3 win against Mississippi State at TD Ameritrade Park on Wednesday, moving to within one win of the College World Series finals.

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