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WilSkills named 2017 football ‘Greenest Group on Campus’

Nov. 10, 2017—WilSkills, Vanderbilt’s student-led wilderness skills course, was named winner of the 2017 Vanderbilt Football Sustainability Competition. The group celebrated its title of “Greenest Group on Campus” at the home football game Nov. 4.

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Football partnering with Medals of Honor

Nov. 8, 2017—Through a special partnership with Medals of Honor, Vanderbilt’s Deep Water uniforms will feature names of fallen soldiers on the back with the soldiers’ military branch patch on the front of the jersey. The Commodores’ coaching staff will wear special Salute to Service sweatshirts with names of fallen soldiers on the front and their branch patches...

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Commodore Giving: Donate tickets for final three home football games to Nashville youth

Oct. 30, 2017—Following a successful first year of giving the next generation of Commodore fans the opportunity to experience Vanderbilt game day, the athletic department is continuing the program for our final three home games this season against Western Kentucky on Nov. 4, Kentucky on Nov. 11, and Missouri on Nov. 18.

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Vanderbilt statement regarding potential use of Major League Soccer stadium for university events

Sep. 27, 2017—Vanderbilt University today issued the following statement regarding efforts to bring a Major League Soccer team to Nashville and the potential use of a new stadium for university events.

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Employee Tailgate this Saturday has new SEC clear-bag policy

Sep. 13, 2017—If you’ve registered to attend the Vanderbilt University tailgate this Saturday, Sept. 16, beginning at 3:30 p.m. and the Vanderbilt vs. Kansas State football game that follows at 6:30 p.m., you’ll want to pay close attention to the new SEC clear-bag policy.

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Impact Player: Football places Oren Burks in position to tackle pressing questions

Jul. 20, 2017—Vanderbilt student-athlete Oren Burks graces the summer 2017 cover of "Champion," the magazine of the NCAA. Read the feature story.

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Dore Jam scheduled for Aug. 5

Jul. 12, 2017—Dore Jam, Vanderbilt's annual Fan Day activity, is moving to an early Saturday date in August and will include several new activities.

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‘Commodore Insider’: Former wide receiver previews charity event, reflects on VU career

Jun. 28, 2017—Jordan Matthews was an All-American wide receiver at Vanderbilt from 2010-13 who concluded his college career as the most prolific pass-catcher in SEC history. Now the current Philadelphia Eagles star is giving back to the Nashville community.

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Class of 2017: Jacob Schultz, former walk-on snapper, heads to medical school on Navy scholarship

May. 8, 2017—When Jacob Schultz learned the U.S. Navy had awarded him a prestigious Health Professions Scholarship to medical school, he didn’t tell his family—at least not immediately. Four days later, Schultz, a senior snapper on Vanderbilt’s football team, also learned he’d been accepted into Vanderbilt’s School of Medicine.

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Class of 2017: Oren Burks is a leader on and off the field

Apr. 28, 2017—Oren Burks is not afraid to step up when called upon, even when stepping up requires stepping out of his comfort zone.

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Former football player, engineering alumnus receives National Science Foundation award

Apr. 19, 2017—Bara Cola, who went from equipment manager to starting fullback as a Vanderbilt undergraduate, has distinguished himself among the nation's top young engineers and researchers since his Commodore playing days. Last week, the National Science Foundation named Cola as an Alan T. Waterman Award recipient.

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Two football seniors receive national scholar-athlete recognition

Apr. 5, 2017—Seniors Will Holden and Jacob Schultz from Vanderbilt’s Camping World Independence Bowl squad have received national recognition as scholar-athletes.

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