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Vanderbilt’s PARK(ing) Day entry recognized by Nashville Civic Design Center

Sep. 28, 2017—Vanderbilt took home top honors in the “Wow Factor” category at the Sept. 27 Golden Cone Awards, which celebrated the best community “parklets” from Nashville’s 2017 PARK(ing) Day celebration.

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Vote for Vanderbilt’s entry to the PARK(ing) Day 2017 People’s Choice Award

Sep. 25, 2017—Vote now on the Nashville Civic Design Center Facebook page for Vanderbilt's entry to the PARK(ing) Day 2017 People's Choice Award. Voting ends on Wednesday.

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Vanderbilt celebrates PARK(ing) Day

Sep. 17, 2017—Faculty, staff and students participated in PARK(ing) Day—an internationally recognized event that features parking spaces turned into “pocket parks”—on Sept. 15.

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Campus community invited to enjoy PARK(ing) Day on Sept. 15

Sep. 11, 2017—The Vanderbilt community is invited to attend PARK(ing) Day, a pop-up space presented by FutureVU, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 15, at parking lot 5A near the Baker Building.

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FutureVU launches new website, expands reach across campus

Sep. 7, 2017—FutureVU, Vanderbilt's land-use planning initiative, has launched a new website. Accessibility, transportation and overall campus visibility have emerged as focal points for the initiative this fall.

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Students to create temporary park for Park(ing) Day Sept. 21

Sep. 19, 2012—Park(ing) Day, an annual worldwide event in which designers and citizens transform metered parking spots into temporary public parks, is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 21. In 2011, 975 parks were created in 162 cities in 35 countries on 6 continents. Organizers hope to top those numbers this year. Vanderbilt students with Design for America, an...

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