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Nicholas Zeppos Archives

Voice your opinion about College Halls at Vanderbilt

Nov. 22, 2011—Vanderbilt is set to begin construction of the next phase of its residential college system – College Halls at Vanderbilt – and a special provost’s task force is seeking feedback from the Vanderbilt community. The College Halls Task Force recently completed a series of meetings with members of the Vanderbilt community and drafted a set...

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China conference gets virtual greeting from chancellor

Nov. 16, 2011—Vanderbilt scholars gathered with colleagues in the People’s Republic of China recently to discuss folklore and build relationships within the Southeast provinces. The conference, the First China-U.S. Forum on Intangible Cultural Heritage: Comparative Policies, took place on Nov. 6 and 7 at a conference center about 30 miles outside Guangzhou. The discussions centered on comparative...

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Zeppos receives Jack C. Massey Leadership Award

Nov. 2, 2011—The Mental Health Association of Middle Tennessee honored Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos with the 2011 Jack C. Massey Leadership Award at an awards dinner Nov. 1. The award is presented biennially in recognition of outstanding community leadership and considerable contributions to numerous causes that improve the lives of Middle Tennessee citizens. Zeppos has been a...

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New Bookstore Opens

Nov. 1, 2011—Barnes & Noble at Vanderbilt celebrates grand opening Nov. 11 After months of planning and hard work, the bookstore has set up shop in a highly visible new location that will serve not only the Vanderbilt community, but its neighbors as well. Formerly tucked away in Rand Hall, the bookstore has long served Vanderbilt students...

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Barnes & Noble at Vanderbilt University grand opening event Nov. 11

Oct. 27, 2011—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos, football coach James Franklin, basketball coach Melanie Balcolmb, and singer, songwriter and author Marshall Chapman, will be appearing at the grand opening event of the new Barnes & Noble at Vanderbilt University Friday, Nov. 11.

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Vanderbilt Gives website will coordinate employee giving

Sep. 26, 2011—A new website will serve as the central location to coordinate charitable giving by Vanderbilt faculty and staff to the university, to Vanderbilt University Medical Center and to the Nashville community, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos announced Sept. 22. Vanderbilt Gives consolidates the annual Community Giving, Faculty-Staff and Partners in Health campaigns into one online location....

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A message from Chancellor Zeppos about giving to Vanderbilt and the community

Sep. 22, 2011—Dear Colleagues, Vanderbilt is a “giving” institution. Through providing access to a distinctive educational experience to many talented young students, through discovery that gives meaning to life and through research that leads to cures for human maladies, we serve humanity and seek to respond to its most basic and complex needs. We also give generously...

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Concert to honor Ingram Sept. 18

Sep. 15, 2011—Martha Rivers Ingram, longtime patron of the Blair School of Music, will be honored for her 16 years of dedicated service and stewardship on the organization’s Board of Directors with a special concert. The program, which will include both new and long-beloved faculty artists and ensembles, will be performed Sunday, Sept.18 at 3 p.m. at...

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Vanderbilt No. 17 for third straight year in U.S. News poll

Sep. 13, 2011—Vanderbilt University was named the 17th best national university in the United States by U.S. News & World Report, the third consecutive year it has held that position.

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VUCast Extra: Commodores – a culture of success

Sep. 9, 2011—What does it take to build a culture of success at Vanderbilt in athletics? It starts with a journey filled with passion down the right road to success. Check out this inspirational VUCast Extra.

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VUCast Extra: Walking welcome for new ‘Dores

Aug. 26, 2011—Music and cheerleaders and new ‘Dores – oh my! Check out Founders Walk – a tradition that welcomes new students and gets them in step with the Vanderbilt experience.

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Chancellor: University getting greener, needs to be less dependent on federal dollars

Aug. 25, 2011—Vanderbilt must continue to develop new revenue streams to ensure its financial health in the face of federal budget deficits that are likely to impact government grants and awards, said Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos at Fall Faculty Assembly.

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