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Commencement parking update

May. 11, 2011—Faculty and staff are asked to help make as many parking spaces available for visitors during Commencement on May 13. Here’s how you can help, by zone: Zone 3 Parkers Please do not park in the 25th Avenue Garage. Please use the available Zone 3 surface lots and the “F” lots for this day only. ...

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Nobel Peace Prize winner to speak during Vanderbilt’s Senior Day May 12

May. 10, 2011—Wangari Maathai, the 2004 recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize and founder of the environmentally conscious Green Belt Movement, will receive Vanderbilt University’s prestigious Nichols-Chancellor’s Medal Thursday, May 12, when she will address graduating seniors and their families during Senior Day.

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Three Stories

May. 5, 2011—Graduates Shannon Hoffman, Nehal Mehta and Karen White come from different backgrounds and have different interests, but each will use their significant talents and valuable lessons learned at Vanderbilt to affect change in the world.

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Editor’s Note

May. 5, 2011—"View" Editor Joan Brasher reflects on Vanderbilt’s symbols of strength and constancy.

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2011 Commencement parking update

May. 4, 2011—University Central faculty and staff are asked to alter their usual parking practices on Commencement day, May 13.

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Chancellor, Nobel Peace Prize winner to address Vanderbilt grads

May. 2, 2011—Vanderbilt University’s class of 2011 will be advised and inspired by Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and Nobel Peace Prize recipient Wangari Maathai during Commencement and Senior Day activities May 12-13.

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Volunteer to be part of one of the biggest events on campus: Commencement

Apr. 5, 2011—    For many of our students, Commencement is one of the most important days of their lives. Be part of the excitement and festivities by volunteering. Volunteers are an important and indispensable part of what makes Commencement a successful and memorable event each year. We encourage those that have participated in the past to...

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Stylish Send-off

Apr. 4, 2011—This year’s Commencement will incorporate cool technology, sleek branding and armchair viewing Tricky names should ring out more accurately at Vanderbilt’s Commencement exercises this year. Finding a comfortable place to watch the festivities also will be easier. Innovative new technology to correctly announce graduates’ names will free up Vanderbilt’s deans for more enjoyable tasks, while...

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Nobel Peace Prize winner to deliver Senior Day address during Vanderbilt University’s Commencement

Dec. 3, 2010—Wangari Maathai, the 2004 recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize and founder of the environmentally conscious Green Belt Movement, will receive Vanderbilt University’s prestigious Nichols-Chancellor’s Medal in May 2011 when she will address graduating seniors and their families during Senior Day.

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Commencement 2010: Student interviews

May. 24, 2010— Vanderbilt interviewed graduating students about their time at the university; this video played at the beginning of the Commencement ceremony May 14, 2010.

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Senior Day special: Look Beyond Yourself

May. 20, 2010— VUCast Extra: Hear the bold challenge author of The Kite Runner Khaled Hosseini makes in this year’s Senior Day address. Listen to what graduates and parents have to say about it.

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Obama after 16 months

May. 19, 2010— Watch videos from Commencement 2010 Week’s Faculty Seminars.

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