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Commencement 2016

May. 12, 2016—Elizabeth Ennis, Graduate School, Gregory LaChaud, School of Medicine, and Amy Bonau, School of Nursing, are among those taking part in Commencement exercises on Friday, May 13.

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Your help needed to accommodate guests for Commencement parking

May. 5, 2016—University Central faculty and staff members are asked to do their part in helping create as many parking spaces as possible for Commencement guests next Friday, May 13.

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Re-launched Commencement website announces new features for 2016

Nov. 23, 2015—Preparations are underway for Commencement 2016, scheduled for May 11-13, and many details of the three-day event are available on the newly re-launched Commencement website.

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Godspeed

Jul. 31, 2015—The Commencement ceremony capped two days of activities for graduates and their guests, including the Senior Day speech by Walter Isaacson, author and former chairman and CEO of CNN. In all, the university awarded 1,644 undergraduate and 2,212 graduate and professional degrees this year.

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Commencement strawberries donated to Nashville Zoo and Walden’s Puddle

May. 13, 2015—Animals at the Nashville Zoo and Walden’s Puddle recently enjoyed a sweet treat, thanks to Vanderbilt’s Office of the Chancellor and Commencement Office.

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VUCast Extra: #myVanderbilt Commencement 2015

May. 8, 2015—See highlights from Commencement, and learn how the Class of 2015 celebrated its special day.

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Chancellor, author Walter Isaacson to address Vanderbilt seniors

May. 1, 2015—Senior Day and Commencement are May 7-8 at Vanderbilt University, with a full slate of activities set to mark the graduation of the Class of 2015.

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Gottfried stepping down as Commencement’s university faculty marshal

Apr. 3, 2015—Professor of English Roy Gottfried is stepping down as Vanderbilt's faculty marshal after many years of service at Commencement.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Commencement events May 8-9 at Vanderbilt University

May. 7, 2014—PLEASE NOTE: Commencement has been moved to Memorial Gym due to inclement weather.

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VUCast: Students changing lives

Apr. 30, 2014—In the latest VUCast: Watch a senior erase stereotypes among young students in the Middle East; see how a senior is telling stories to change perceptions about disabilities; and learn how you can click your way to Commencement. All this and more in the latest VUCast, Vanderbilt's online newscast. Watch now.

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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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Former University of Minnesota president receives Peabody Distinguished Alumnus Award

May. 10, 2013—Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of education and human development bestowed its 2013 Distinguished Alumnus Award on educational psychologist Robert H. Bruininks during Commencement on May 10.

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