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Geology walk with Molly Miller, Mayor Dean rescheduled for Feb. 18

Feb. 10, 2012—Earth and environmental sciences professor Molly Miller and Anne Choquette, a hydrologist with the U.S. Geological Survey, will lead a one-mile walk through Percy Warner Park’s Mossy Ridge Trail beginning at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18. Mayor Karl Dean will join the walk. The event is re-scheduled from its previous date of Feb. 4. Participants will...

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Feb. 4 geology walk POSTPONED

Feb. 3, 2012—The geology walk through Percy Warner Park’s Mossy Ridge Trail scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 4, has been POSTPONED due to a forecast of inclement weather. The walk was to feature Vanderbilt Earth and Environmental Sciences Professor Molly Miller; Anne Choquette, a hydrologist with the U.S. Geological Survey; and Nashville Mayor Karl Dean. The walk will be...

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POSTPONED: Geology walk with environmental sciences professor and Mayor Dean

Jan. 26, 2012—NOTE: The geology walk planned for Feb. 4 has been POSTPONED due to a forecast of inclement weather. The event will be rescheduled for a later date. Earth and environmental sciences professor Molly Miller and Anne Choquette, a hydrologist with the U.S. Geological Survey, will lead a one-mile walk through Percy Warner Park’s Mossy Ridge...

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Mayor Dean addresses campus group

Jan. 11, 2012—Nashville Mayor Karl Dean was the guest speaker at the Division of Public Affairs’ bimonthly staff meeting held at Sarratt Student Center Jan. 11. The mayor, now in his second term, spoke at length about several of his focuses since taking office, including improving education, physical health, security and public transportation in Nashville and the...

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Music Makes Us turns up volume on music education in public schools

Dec. 8, 2011—Give to the Nashville Public Education Foundation and support the Music Makes Us program and other community initiatives Starting as early as fall 2012, Metro Nashville Public Schools students will experience music education in a whole new way. At a recent press conference at the Ryman Auditorium, Nashville Mayor Karl Dean announced the launch of...

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Two hundred-plus staff and faculty participate in Mayor’s 5K Run/Walk Challenge

Nov. 18, 2011—On Nov. 13, the Vanderbilt community joined thousands of other Nashvillians to support Mayor Karl Dean’s ongoing initiative to improve health by participating in the Mayor’s 5K Run/Walk Challenge. Nearly 200 Vanderbilt faculty and staff logged training activities for several months leading up to the event and received Vanderbilt team t-shirts as a reward, which...

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Benefits of physical activity celebrated at Senior Leader Walk

Oct. 26, 2011—Participating faculty and staff had great fall weather for the Senior Leader Walk Tuesday, Oct. 25. From five starting points, employees walked across the Vanderbilt campus to Health Plus. The walk was led in part by Vice Chancellor for Administration Jerry Fife, Executive Chief Nursing Officer Marilyn Dubree and Nashville Mayor Karl Dean. On the...

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Walk with senior leaders, get free lunch Oct. 25

Oct. 21, 2011—Join Vice Chancellor of Administration Jerry Fife, Executive Chief Nursing Officer Marilyn Dubree, other senior leaders and Nashville’s Mayor Karl Dean for a campus walk beginning at five locations, and ending at Health Plus on Oct. 25.

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MTA wants Vanderbilt employee feedback

Aug. 9, 2011—The Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) is holding a third round of community conversations Aug. 24-25 to gain feedback from the public regarding ideas for improving the city’s transit investments along the Broadway/West End Corridor. The community conversations are scheduled to take place at the East Park Community Center on Aug. 24 from 11 a.m....

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Large turnout at Meet the Candidates Community Picnic

Jul. 13, 2011—Vanderbilt’s Meet the Candidates Community Picnic on July 13 drew approximately 60 local candidates running on the upcoming ballot including Nashville Mayor Karl Dean, Vice Mayor Diane Neighbors and many citizens who are running in the council district and at-large races.

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Mayor lauds Center for Science Outreach

May. 11, 2011—Mayor Karl Dean (Vanderbilt)   Mayor Karl Dean of Nashville presented Vanderbilt’s Center for Science Outreach with a prestigious award. The center, which is dedicated to enhancing science literacy through partnerships between Vanderbilt scientists, K-12 educators and students and the local and global science community, was presented with the Mayor’s Award for Outstanding System-wide Partnership...

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Vanderbilt students create online directory to help Nashville immigrants

Sep. 30, 2010—Editor’s note: The website described in this archived article is no longer live. Updated Aug. 6, 2013 An online directory designed to help connect Nashville immigrants to resources for English instruction and other services has been launched by students at Vanderbilt University. The website went online on Sept. 30. Designed for use by agencies who...

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