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Bill targeting Vanderbilt police on hold in legislature

Mar. 27, 2013—State legislators are holding off taking action on a bill that threatens the standing of Vanderbilt University Police Department to protect the Vanderbilt campus.

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Zeppos urges Congress to prioritize research universities and academic medical centers

Feb. 14, 2013—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos spent Feb. 12 and 13 in Washington, D.C., meeting with congressional leaders and making the case for federal investments in science and engineering research and education.

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Vanderbilt’s statewide impact focus of annual Day on the Hill

Jan. 30, 2013—Vanderbilt’s 12th annual Day on the Hill highlighted the university and medical center’s contributions to all 95 counties in Tennessee and offered the opportunity for conversations between Vanderbilt officials and state lawmakers.

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Zeppos welcomes Tennessee legislators; lawmakers praise Vanderbilt’s impact on state

Jan. 10, 2013—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos officially welcomed the 108th Tennessee General Assembly, including 50 new lawmakers, at a special reception held at the Tennessee State Museum Jan. 9.

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Mayor leads campus walk with faculty and staff

Dec. 10, 2012—Nashville Mayor Karl Dean (foreground, second from left) was at Vanderbilt Dec. 6 to participate in a two-mile campus walk with faculty and staff. The event was part of the Walk 100 Miles with the Mayor initiative for 2012. Vice Chancellor for Public Affairs Beth Fortune, Vice Chancellor for Administration Jerry Fife and Metro Council member...

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Mayor Dean’s ‘Walk 100 Miles’ challenge comes to Vanderbilt

Dec. 4, 2012—Nashville Mayor Karl Dean will help lead a two-mile walk around the Vanderbilt University campus Thursday, Dec. 6, as part of the Walk 100 Miles with the Mayor initiative in 2012.

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Take a campus walk with Mayor Karl Dean Dec. 6

Nov. 30, 2012—Vanderbilt is stepping up to Nashville Mayor Karl Dean’s Challenge to Walk 100 Miles. From noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, Mayor Dean will be joined by Vice Chancellor for Public Affairs Beth Fortune, Vice Chancellor for Administration Jerry Fife and Metro Councilmember Burkley Allen for a two-mile walk beginning and ending on Terrace...

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Take a campus walk with Mayor Karl Dean

Nov. 27, 2012—Vanderbilt is stepping up to Nashville Mayor Karl Dean’s Challenge to Walk 100 Miles. From noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, Mayor Dean will be joined by Vice Chancellor for Public Affairs Beth Fortune, Vice Chancellor for Administration Jerry Fife and Metro Councilmember Burkley Allen for a two-mile walk beginning and ending on Terrace...

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Vanderbilt experts discuss election dynamics, fallout at Federal Forum

Oct. 16, 2012—Negative ads, excessive campaign spending, and the agenda of the “lame duck” Congress were topics of discussion at the Oct. 15 Federal Forum panel held at The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons at Vanderbilt multipurpose room. The event, hosted by Vanderbilt’s Office of Federal Relations and the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions, featured four...

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Video: Panel discussion: Election 2012 and the Congressional “Lame Duck”: What’s at Stake?

Oct. 15, 2012—Watch video of a lunchtime panel discussion on “Election 2012 and the Congressional ‘Lame Duck’: What’s at Stake?”. The panel, hosted by Vanderbilt’s Office of Federal Relations and the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions, will be moderated by Beth Fortune, vice chancellor for public affairs, and will feature: John Geer, Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of Political Science, professor...

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Public Affairs builds Integrated Communications team

Oct. 4, 2012—The Division of Public Affairs has formed a new Integrated Communications team, drawing together staff with editorial, Web and social media expertise to provide strategic communications support to Vanderbilt’s colleges and schools.

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Oct. 15 panel will discuss possible effects of 2012 election

Oct. 3, 2012—Vanderbilt’s Office of Federal Relations and the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions will host a lunchtime panel discussing “Election 2012 and the Congressional ‘Lame Duck’: What’s at Stake?” on Monday, Oct. 15. The event is scheduled from noon to 1:30 p.m. at The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons, Multipurpose Room 235. Lunch will be...

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