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Amp would increase alternative transportation options to and from campus

Dec. 13, 2013—The Vanderbilt community may soon have a new transit option for traveling to and from campus. The proposed bus rapid transit system, called the Amp, would increase the number of alternative transportation modes already available to staff, faculty and students.

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Photo: Senior Leader Walk

Nov. 7, 2013—Nashville Mayor Karl Dean, right, and Jeff Balser, M.D., Ph.D., were among those who took part in last week’s Senior Leader Walk on the Vanderbilt campus.

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Help cheer on kids participating in Mayor’s Challenge 5K

Nov. 1, 2013—Volunteers are needed for Kids’ Fun Run, a 0.75-mile course for children 12 years of age and under.

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Ann Patchett, Mayor Dean speak at Vanderbilt Nov. 4

Oct. 30, 2013—Acclaimed novelist and essayist Ann Patchett will speak at the Blair School at 6:15 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 4, with a special announcement by Mayor Karl Dean.

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Baby Boomer Business Conference Aug. 23

Jul. 31, 2013—Interested in doing business with the largest segment of the American population? Then join Mayor Karl Dean and Vice Mayor Diane Neighbors to gain the tools to empower your business to tap into the expanding needs of the Baby Boomer generation. Vanderbilt University is a sponsor of the Aug. 23 event.

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Cal Turner Fellows laid groundwork on Nashville housing fund

Jun. 10, 2013—A group of Cal Turner Fellows who brought renewed attention through a two-year research project to Nashville's dire need for more affordable housing help lay the foundation for Mayor Karl Dean’s recent announcement on a housing trust fund.

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Nashville B-Cycle program discussed May 16

May. 14, 2013—Laurel Creech from Mayor Karl Dean’s office will discuss Nashville’s B-Cycle program, the 25 greenways located throughout the city and the importance of bike safety on Thursday, May 16, from noon to 1 p.m. The talk will take place in Light Hall, Room 439. The discussion is part of the Life Phase Presentation Series sponsored...

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Tour de Nash is May 18

May. 13, 2013—Tour de Nash, Nashville’s largest tour of bikeways and greenways, will be held Saturday, May 18. The event will begin at 7 a.m. at 30th Avenue South and Dudley Avenue, near Vanderbilt Stadium. Tours include eight-, 30- or 60-mile rides. The event will include: A ride with American Picker’s Mike Wolfe for the eight-mile family...

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Nashville Dancin’ to benefit Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt

May. 2, 2013—On April 23, Nashville Mayor Karl Dean announced the return of popular music series, “Nashville Dancin’ presented by Dollar General.” The free event, formerly known as Dancin’ in the District, will host local and national talent Thursday nights throughout the summer kicking off June 13 and continuing through Aug. 1 on Nashville’s Riverfront Park. Monroe...

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Meet the Titans at Mayor’s Field Day; Vanderbilt volunteers needed

Apr. 24, 2013—Learn fun, new ways to be active at the 2013 Mayor's Field Day, a free event May 4 at LP Field.

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Mayor Dean engages with Divinity students on community service

Apr. 11, 2013—The strong value placed on community volunteerism is among the reasons Nashville has received extensive national press for its enviable quality of life, Nashville Mayor Karl Dean recently told Vanderbilt Divinity students.

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Watch video of panel celebrating Metro Nashville’s 50th anniversary

Feb. 28, 2013—Vanderbilt Law School recorded a panel discussion Feb. 15 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the consolidation of Nashville city and Davidson County governments in 1963, featuring former Tennessean publisher John Seigenthaler and Metro Nashville Mayor Karl Dean.

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