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An unlikely spot in Lincoln Center acknowledges Rockefeller support of Vanderbilt

Jun. 25, 2018—The only public acknowledgement of the Rockefeller family's financial support of Vanderbilt is found in an unlikely venue: the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City. Read more from this story in the latest issue of 'Vanderbilt Magazine.'

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MFA alumna Tiana Clark is one of poetry’s most exciting new voices

Jun. 25, 2018—Before alumna Tiana Clark emerged as an electrifying new voice in poetry, before a flock of literary agents started calling, and before 'The New Yorker' magazine published her poem “Nashville” to acclaim last fall, she’d been stung so badly by rejection that she’d stopped writing for an entire year. Read more of the story from the latest issue of 'Vanderbilt Magazine.'

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New scholarship honors legacy of civil rights leader James Lawson

Jun. 25, 2018—The new Rev. James M. Lawson Jr. Scholarship provides need-based financial support for underrepresented minority students who demonstrate a commitment to civil rights and social justice.

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New VU Identity system is live; replaces AccessVU

Jun. 25, 2018—Vanderbilt University's new identity system, VU Identity, went live today. The tool replaces the previous system, AccessVU, which is now a VUMC toolset.

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UPDATE: Stevenson Center Lane to close July 6–8 for repaving

Jun. 23, 2018—Stevenson Center Lane will be closed for maintenance and repaving July 6–8. This is a change in the project's original schedule.

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School of Nursing issues progress report on new building

Jun. 21, 2018—Dean Linda Norman recently took a construction update tour of the School of Nursing's new expansion project. The nearly 30,000-square-foot addition is scheduled to open this fall.

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Peter Cummings to teach molecular simulations to grad students in Beijing

Jun. 20, 2018—In a one-week intensive course in June, engineering’s associate dean for research will teach molecular simulations to 44 graduate students in Beijing.

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Division of Communications wins national CASE award for eclipse social media campaign

Jun. 19, 2018—A coordinated social media campaign by Vanderbilt's Division of Communications to promote activities surrounding last August's historic solar eclipse and inform the public about Vanderbilt's experts in the field has won a national Bronze award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.

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New report: iZone schools show gains; ASD little improvement

Jun. 19, 2018—After five years of implementation, iZone schools continue to show positive gains on student achievement while the students in the Achievement School District did not gain more or less than comparison schools.

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School of Nursing buildings to close temporarily starting June 27

Jun. 18, 2018—The School of Nursing buildings at 461 21st Ave. S. will be closed 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, through 6 a.m. Thursday, July 5, due to a planned power outage for major electrical work. The school will remain open with faculty and staff working from off-campus locations.

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A look back: Peabody’s Knapp Farm was early experiment in sustainability

Jun. 18, 2018—When George Peabody College for Teachers first moved to its current location in 1914, across from Vanderbilt, no one talked about sustainability. Yet the idea became a centerpiece of the school’s mission to educate farmers, as well as to train the teachers who would educate the children of farmers. As a result, Peabody became the only teachers college in the United States to open a demonstration farm.

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Note change to Oracle Cloud sign-on screen

Jun. 17, 2018—The most recent Oracle Cloud maintenance was completed as of June 16, and users will now see a change to the screen that asks for login when a page expires due to inactivity.

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