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Aug. 28, 2018—As the only private institution in the Southeastern Conference, Vanderbilt is charged with competing at the highest level of collegiate athletics with student-athletes who also can thrive in the classrooms of a top-15 nationally ranked university.
Aug. 28, 2018—Vanderbilt will celebrate College Colors Day on Friday, Aug. 31, when faculty, staff and students don their black-and-gold apparel ahead of the Sept. 1 football season opener against Middle Tennessee.
Aug. 9, 2018—Vanderbilt football will host its annual open practice for university faculty and staff and Vanderbilt University Medical Center employees on Thursday, Aug. 16, from 4 to 5:45 p.m. Free hot dogs, hamburgers and drinks will be provided.
Jun. 26, 2018—Student-athlete Mo Hasan has started a nonprofit based in Miami called Second Spoon, which distributes unused food from local restaurants to local individuals suffering from hunger.
May. 2, 2018—Former Commodore All-SEC running back Zac Stacy will host the first annual Zac Stacy/National Down Syndrome Society All-Star Clinic on Saturday, May 5, at the Vanderbilt Recreation Center. The event will feature football drills and games, lunch and a photo and autograph session for children with Down syndrome and other disorders.
Mar. 8, 2018—Among this year's road games, the Commodores will take on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in South Bend. A limited number of tickets to the game are still available, and 2018 season ticket holders will receive priority seating. In addition, read Frequently Asked Questions regarding how the new tax law affects season ticket purchases.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
Sep. 7, 2017—Senior running back Ralph Webb is closing in on the goal line of ending his college career as the second-leading rusher in SEC history, behind Georgia’s Herschel Walker.