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University partners with local organizations to salvage Manuel House architecture

Aug. 14, 2019—Vanderbilt University partnered with Nashville organizations Preservation Station and Project Return in its efforts to preserve a part of Nashville’s vibrant cultural history, the Manuel House.

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Learn about progress in West End Neighborhood in August newsletter

Aug. 2, 2019—Over the summer months rapid progress was made in the West End Neighborhood. Read about upcoming milestones, student move-in plan, events and more.

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Fallen trees from summer storms given new life across campus

Jul. 30, 2019—In a partnership between FutureVU and Plant Operations, fallen and removed trees on campus are being given a second life for projects throughout campus.

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Implosion marks new chapter for Vanderbilt campus

Jul. 28, 2019—Thousands viewed the university’s livestream of the event which marked a significant—and dramatic—shift in the effort to transform traditional residence halls into state-of-the-art residential colleges.

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Speed limits lowered across campus to enhance pedestrian safety

Jul. 24, 2019—Speed limits across Vanderbilt’s campus have been lowered as part of the university’s ongoing commitment to pedestrian safety. Signage illustrating the updated speed limits was installed in early July, and the updated limits were painted on the pavement of each of the affected roadways.

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Watch Nashville firefighters train in Vanderbilt’s Carmichael Tower 4

Jul. 18, 2019—Nashville firefighters deployed hoses, operated ladders, forced open doors and practiced search-and-rescue tactics when they took part in a unique training opportunity at Vanderbilt's 14-story Carmichael Tower 4 residence hall in June.

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Vanderbilt Child and Family Center to celebrate World Breastfeeding Week with tea party Aug. 7

Jul. 15, 2019—Join the Vanderbilt Child and Family Center during "Spill the Tea," a tea party for the campus community to honor breastfeeding caregivers. The event is scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 7, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Living Room of the Godchaux Nursing Annex.

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Vanderbilt named a top employer for women for second year in a row

Jul. 2, 2019—"Forbes" has named Vanderbilt University one of the best employers for women in the United States for the second consecutive year. The rankings are based on an independent national survey of more than 60,000 employees who work in organizations that employ at least 1,000 workers.

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Learn about progress in West End Neighborhood in June newsletter

Jun. 27, 2019—Summer 2019 is an exciting time for the university and its students, faculty, staff and alumni, as rapid progress is being made in the West End Neighborhood. Read about upcoming milestones including the Carmichael Tower 3 implosion, fall move-in and more.

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Vanderbilt recognized for social media engagement during city’s Commuter Challenge

May. 28, 2019—Vanderbilt University was recognized for its social media engagement during Nashville Connector’s Commuter Challenge with an award presented by Mayor David Briley on May 21.

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Vanderbilt announces plan to build graduate housing development in Midtown

May. 17, 2019—The university will begin work later this year on its graduate and professional student housing village, starting with an approximately 600-bed project to be located on Broadway between Lyle and 20th avenues.

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Nairon graduates as TICUA fellow

May. 15, 2019—Laura Nairon, associate vice chancellor for business services in the Division of Administration, graduated as a 2019 fellow of the Tennessee Independent Colleges and Universities Association’s Pressnell Executive Leadership Institute.

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