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Expanded, Earth-friendly donation and recycling options offered for Move Out

Apr. 28, 2017—Just in time for student move-out and spring cleaning, Earth-friendly donation and recycling locations on campus are being expanded April 20 through May 13.

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Free ‘Hidden Figures’ screening and discussion March 19

Mar. 7, 2017—Vanderbilt will host a screening of the Academy Award-nominated film Hidden Figures on Sunday, March 19, in Sarratt Cinema. The screening will begin at 2 p.m. and will be followed by a discussion led by Nicole Joseph, assistant professor of mathematics education.

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No injuries in fire at Carmichael Towers

Mar. 3, 2017—Update, 10:37 p.m.: All buildings in the Carmichael Towers complex have been cleared by the fire marshal and have been determined to be environmentally safe for occupancy. While there are no health or safety concerns, the conditions in Towers 2, where the fire occurred in the basement, are not optimal. Residents in Towers 2 will...

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Vanderbilt issues call for residential faculty

Feb. 6, 2017—As Vanderbilt University moves forward with the expansion of the College Halls, it anticipates an increase in the need for new and replacement residential faculty members.

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Thanksgiving Potluck is Nov. 22

Nov. 16, 2016—Join Vanderbilt undergraduate and graduate students, scholars, and campus and community partners for delicious food and conversation on Tuesday, Nov. 22.

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Chancellor to officially open Center for Student Wellbeing Aug. 31 at Vanderbilt University

Aug. 24, 2016—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will officially open Vanderbilt University’s new Center for Student Wellbeing Wednesday, Aug. 31. The center is a further investment in student wellness resources—including those that address the needs of students of varying backgrounds.

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Sexual misconduct policy updated; Project Safe’s limited confidential status takes effect

Aug. 22, 2016—Vanderbilt University has updated its policy on sexual misconduct and intimate partner violence. In addition, the Project Safe Center now operates as a limited confidential resource for students.

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Chancellor announces new committee to provide ongoing recommendations regarding university policing

Aug. 15, 2016—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos today announced the creation of the Community Oriented Result and Expectation (CORE) Committee—a group that primarily will comprise Vanderbilt University community members who will meet regularly to make recommendations to the university’s police department regarding safety and security on campus.

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WalkBike Vanderbilt promotes safe campus travel, plans walking tour

Feb. 25, 2016—Vanderbilt is now home to a new organization, WalkBike Vanderbilt, which is working to promote a more walkable and bikeable campus.

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Winter weather cancels classes, but gears up campus services

Jan. 22, 2016—When Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan Wente emailed students early Friday morning to inform them that classes had been cancelled for the day, many of them no doubt took it as a signal to sleep in or to begin their weekends early. But for a team of dedicated staff and administrators, the work of dealing with the winter weather had just begun.

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Vanderbilt designated a Bicycle Friendly University

Nov. 5, 2015—The League of American Bicyclists has named Vanderbilt University and Medical Center a Bicycle Friendly University for its efforts to create safe and convenient places for the Vanderbilt and Nashville communities to ride and park bikes.

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Unclaimed campus bikes donated to neighborhood youth organization

Jun. 2, 2015—Youth in a neighborhood near Vanderbilt will benefit from a donation of campus bicycles that went unclaimed last academic year.

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