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State commends tennessine discoverers

Mar. 29, 2017—On March 27, Tennessee state Sen. Ken Yager presented a resolution commending physicists from Vanderbilt, Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the University of Tennessee-Knoxville for discovering a new element and naming it tennessine.

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Vanderbilt injects $9.5 billion into Tennessee economy, report says

Mar. 27, 2017—Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center together contributed $9.5 billion to Tennessee’s economy during 2015–16, according to a biennial independent analysis.

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Nashville is strong, but feeling growing pains: Vanderbilt Poll

Mar. 26, 2017—Davidson County residents give high marks to Mayor Megan Barry, but are concerned about the pace of Nashville’s growth and want to improve public transportation.

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Jones, Klein, King, Abdul-Jabbar to headline Vanderbilt’s Impact Symposium March 27-29

Mar. 16, 2017—Van Jones, Ezra Klein, Shaun King and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will headline Vanderbilt University’s Impact Symposium March 27-29.

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Message from the Chancellor on March 6 Executive Order

Mar. 8, 2017—Read a message to the Vanderbilt community from Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos regarding the March 6 Executive Order.

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Graduate School builds California connections to increase diversity

Mar. 2, 2017—Directors from the Office of Undergraduate Research at Cal Poly Pomona visited Vanderbilt last week to discuss research and education partnerships.

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Vanderbilt athletics honors civil rights leaders during Equality Weekend

Feb. 27, 2017—Vanderbilt recently celebrated Equality Weekend, a two-day event that honored 21 of Nashville’s civil rights leaders and marked the 50th anniversary of Vanderbilt breaking the SEC’s color barrier with men’s basketball players Perry Wallace and Godfrey Dillard. The 21 leaders were honored at the Commodores’ men’s basketball game on Feb. 18 and the women’s game on Feb. 19—both Vanderbilt victories.

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Enroll in Vanderbilt Osher spring 2017 classes

Feb. 24, 2017—The August total solar eclipse, digital humanities and moral intelligence are among the diverse topics covered during the spring term of Vanderbilt's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.

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Nathan Green named Vanderbilt interim vice chancellor for public affairs

Feb. 16, 2017—Vanderbilt University announced today that Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos has appointed Nathan Green as interim vice chancellor for public affairs.

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Vanderbilt, peer institutions file amicus brief opposing travel ban

Feb. 13, 2017—Vanderbilt University and 16 of the nation’s other top universities have filed a joint amicus brief urging that the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington’s Feb. 3 stay of the Jan. 27 Executive Order regarding immigration and refugees be upheld.

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Vanderbilt’s Wond’ry receives grant to bolster entrepreneur education program

Feb. 9, 2017—Vanderbilt University’s innovation center, the Wond’ry, has received a $30,000 grant from VentureWell for one of its flagship entrepreneur education programs.

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Vanderbilt University appoints new vice chancellor for communications

Feb. 9, 2017—Vanderbilt University Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos today announced the appointment of Steve Ertel as the university’s vice chancellor for communications.

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