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A conversation with Faculty Senate Chair Paul Lim

Oct. 22, 2014—The Faculty Senate will play a key role in setting priorities and identifying resources in support of the university's Academic Strategic Plan, among other initiatives, according to Paul Lim, senate chair for 2014-15.

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Search launched for dean of The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons

Oct. 2, 2014—The Office of the Provost is launching a search for the new dean of The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons at Vanderbilt.

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First-Year Students Move In

Sep. 26, 2014—The VU Move Crew and VUceptors helped first-year students get settled into their resident halls on The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons in August—the same month The Princeton Review ranked Vanderbilt’s students as the happiest in all the land.

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Wcislo stepping down as dean of The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons

Sep. 11, 2014—Francis Wcislo, the dean who launched The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons at Vanderbilt University in 2006, has announced plans to step down from that role at the end of his current contract, June 30, 2015.

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Ferrato to unveil ‘I Am Unbeatable’ exhibition at Vanderbilt

Aug. 26, 2014—Photographer Donna Ferrato's premiere gallery presentation of "I Am Unbeatable" will open Sept. 12 at Vanderbilt University.

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VUIT launches Tech Hub pilot for walk-up support

Apr. 28, 2014—Vanderbilt IT is piloting a new service called the Tech Hub, modeled after Apple’s Genius Bar, designed to provide walk-up tech support for Vanderbilt students, staff and faculty.

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The Kefi Project is taking art to unexpected places

Apr. 18, 2014—Can art help define our public spaces? A student-led initiative has explored that question through a series of campus art installations this year.

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Watch a video sneak peek of Warren and Moore colleges

Jan. 27, 2014—Construction on Warren and Moore colleges, which expand Vanderbilt’s residential college model to central campus, is nearing completion.

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Growing up on The Commons

Nov. 21, 2013—A framed photograph, roughly 3 feet wide, hangs above the couches in the Lims’ living room. Within the frame, more than 1,000 tiny figures clad in light yellow T-shirts stand in a formation resembling the number 2012 — the graduating year of The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons’ inaugural class. The smallest of these figures, rounding...

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Green Lights program will monitor Commons’ energy use

Sep. 3, 2013—New Green Lights screens at The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons will display real-time energy use for each residence hall and tell students if the building is meeting its pre-determined energy savings goal.

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Dance, panel discussion mark Constitution Day at Vanderbilt

Aug. 27, 2013—Constitution Day events will be held Sept. 17 at Vanderbilt. The public is invited to the free dance and panel discussion.

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Vanderbilt University marks important Civil Rights milestones Aug. 28, Sept. 5

Aug. 23, 2013—Vanderbilt will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington with a midday event Aug. 28. On the evening of Sept. 5, the Rev. Carolyn McKinstry will speak at a free public event in Benton Chapel.

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