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Divinity dean ‘passes baton’ at baccalaureate service

May. 13, 2013—James Hudnut-Beumler, who is stepping down as dean of Vanderbilt Divinity School after 13 years, presented to his successor two gifts during an emotional celebration service.

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Be authentic, Chancellor Zeppos tells Vanderbilt graduates

May. 10, 2013—Vanderbilt graduates should cling to their integrity and authenticity, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos told the class of 2013 during his Commencement address.

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Faith, family help Peabody Founder’s Medalist overcome cancer

May. 10, 2013—Jesse Neugebauer, who graduates from Vanderbilt May 10 with Peabody College’s top undergraduate honor, the Founder’s Medal, knows what it’s like to overcome tough circumstances. His experience will serve him well as he prepares to work with students facing challenges of their own.

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Vanderbilt University honors 36 as emeriti faculty

May. 10, 2013—Thirty-six retiring faculty members were recognized during Vanderbilt’s Commencement ceremony May 10, when the university honored their years of service and bestowed on them the title of emeritus or emerita faculty.

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Vanderbilt honors top graduates during Commencement

May. 10, 2013—Vanderbilt University Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos presented Founder’s Medals to the university’s top scholars during Commencement on May 10.

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Commencement ceremony moved to Memorial Gym

May. 10, 2013—Commencement is being moved to Memorial Gym located on campus at 25th Avenue South because of severe weather conditions.

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Novelist Morrison tells grads to embrace interconnectedness

May. 9, 2013—The bloody and warlike history of the world is all the more reason to be caring citizens going forward, Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Toni Morrison advised graduates during Senior Day festivities at Vanderbilt University.

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Vanderbilt, country superstar Tim McGraw share important message regarding dangers of distracted driving

May. 9, 2013—Vanderbilt University Medical Center is raising awareness of the dangers associated with distracted driving through the newly released video for “Highway Don’t Care,” performed by Tim McGraw and featuring Taylor Swift and Keith Urban.

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Vanderbilt art professor noted for experimental pieces dies

May. 9, 2013—Donald H. Evans, a Vanderbilt University professor of art and art history, emeritus, who developed a national reputation for ambitious and interdisciplinary work that often included epic-scaled events, died May 6.

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John Bingham, former dean and professor emeritus, has died

May. 9, 2013—Longtime Vanderbilt Spanish professor and administrator John L. Bingham died May 2 at 93.

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Get moving on National Employee Health and Fitness Day May 15

May. 8, 2013—Join the celebration as Vanderbilt recognizes National Employee Health and Fitness Day. This annual event occurs the third Wednesday every May and is dedicated to promoting physical activity in the workplace.

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Follow the fun of Commencement as it unfolds on social media

May. 8, 2013—Commencement and the excitement leading up to it is a fun time at Vanderbilt. We'll be sharing your Commencement photos, Tweets, Facebook posts and more over the next few days.

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