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Hip-hop, presidential election and youth vote discussed Sept. 25 at Vanderbilt University

Sep. 23, 2008—Community leaders, educators and a hip-hop artist will gather at Vanderbilt University to discuss hip-hop, the presidential election and the youth vote Thursday, Sept. 25, at 6 p.m. in the multi-purpose room at The Commons Center.

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VUCast: It’s move-in, move-in

Aug. 29, 2008—Watch history in the making as the Class of 2012 move-in and become the first students to experience living and learning at The Commons.

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A Founders Walk welcome

Aug. 29, 2008—They walk past our founder Cornelius Vanderbilt as faculty, students and staff cheer. Watch Founders Walk, a Vanderbilt tradition for first-year and transfer students.

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Campaign expert and political scientist John Geer speaks to students in the run-up to the Nov. presidential election

Aug. 25, 2008—Distinguished Professor of Political Science John Geer speaks on the dynamic relationship of teaching and learning at Vanderbilt, through the lens of his perspective on Election 2008.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Traffic near Vanderbilt University will increase Aug. 16 for student move-in

Aug. 15, 2008—First-year students will move in to The Commons, Vanderbilt University's new living-learning community on Saturday, Aug. 16, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Vanderbilt University’s new Commons a major transformation in living and learning for first-year students

Aug. 12, 2008—The undergraduate experience at Vanderbilt University is undergoing its most significant transformation with its new campus within a campus for first-year students, The Commons, opening Saturday, Aug. 16.

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Vanderbilt University goes for the gold and wins for ‘green’ building efforts

Jun. 16, 2008—Vanderbilt University is the first university in the state to receive Gold level certification for its environmentally friendly construction from the U.S. Green Building Council\'s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System.

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Dean of The Commons moves to campus (2:23)

Jun. 11, 2008—Students will be next-door neighbors with faculty at The Commons, Vanderbilt's new community for first-year students opening in August. VUCast's Princine Lewis has more on move in day for the dean of The Commons.

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