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Nashville charities benefit from Vanderbilt philanthropy class

Apr. 25, 2018—Vanderbilt Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos helped undergraduates distribute donation checks totaling $59,000 to four Nashville charities as part of a unique class that teaches undergraduates the importance and value of philanthropy.

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Endowed chair holder celebration honors 11 professors

Sep. 8, 2017—Eleven Vanderbilt faculty members named to endowed chairs were recognized for their exemplary achievements during a celebration Sept. 6 at the Student Life Center.

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Vanderbilt students cap off philanthropy class with $75,000 gift to local charities

May. 5, 2017—Nearly 30 Vanderbilt students took part in Philanthropy and Social Problem Solving, a Peabody College course offered as part of the human and organizational development major. The class capped off the semester by giving $75,000 to five charities.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Chemo Ducks program among recipients of $75,000 donation from VU students

Apr. 27, 2017—A unique Vanderbilt class focusing on philanthropy will end the semester with students presenting checks totaling $75,000 to service organizations tomorrow.

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Study: Homebuyer course attendees less likely to face foreclosure

Sep. 2, 2016—Odd of foreclosure were 42 percent lower among those who completed the homebuyer class.

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Chancellor presents top prizes, including new award for excellence in equity, diversity and inclusion research, at fall assembly

Aug. 25, 2016—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos presented seven faculty research awards, including two new awards for efforts that advance understanding of diversity, at the Fall Faculty Assembly Aug. 25.

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Vanderbilt class donates $60,000 to area nonprofits

Apr. 29, 2016—Vanderbilt students gave $60,000 to three Nashville charities on April 25, the final day of a spring semester class on philanthropy.

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Homeless advocates gather to discuss new housing study

Aug. 28, 2015—Housing vouchers work best, but landlords often are unwilling to accept them in Nashville's strong rental market.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Homeless panel and Twitter chat this week

Aug. 17, 2015—Vanderbilt researcher Marybeth Shinn will discuss the Family Options Study, an 18-month evaluation of federal homeless housing programs.

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Find out which homeless housing programs work best at Aug. 21 forum

Aug. 12, 2015—Nashville's homeless services community is invited to participate in a discussion of important new findings that could have policy implications close to home.

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VU researcher hosts Twitter dialogue on homelessness Aug. 18

Aug. 11, 2015—Vanderbilt University researcher Marybeth Shinn has studied homelessness interventions and policy for more than 30 years.

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Report: Homeless families fare better with housing vouchers

Jul. 7, 2015—A new HUD study conducted in partnership with Vanderbilt found that housing choice vouchers were more effective for homeless families than other options.

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