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Vanderbilt observes Constitution Day with free speech concert, voter registration, reading

Sep. 16, 2019—Vanderbilt University will observe Constitution Day and Citizenship Day on Tuesday, Sept. 17, with a reading of the U.S. Constitution, a concert celebrating the First Amendment and opportunities to register to vote.

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Athletics seeks input from the VU community on strategic priorities

Sep. 9, 2019—Vanderbilt University Athletics is seeking input from the university community as it develops a new, long-range strategic plan to help bolster Commodore sports programs and ensure the success of student-athletes on and off the field.

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Posse Scholars program celebrates 30 years of impact at Vanderbilt

Sep. 6, 2019—More than 50 people attended the Aug. 30 event, which included fellowship, celebratory desserts and remarks given by several Posse scholars and mentors on their experiences as part of the program.

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Vanderbilt Divinity School expansion features water, wood and light

Sep. 6, 2019—Faculty, staff, students and friends gathered at the Vanderbilt Divinity School to witness the dedication and ribbon cutting for the school’s much-anticipated new expansion.

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Find community and support at 6th annual Diverse ‘Dores Day Sept. 3

Aug. 29, 2019—Vanderbilt’s sixth annual Diverse ‘Dores Day will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 3, from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Sarratt Student Center Promenade.

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Student-athlete: Jared Pinkney

Aug. 29, 2019—Jared Pinkney could have heard his name called on the second day of the NFL Draft. Graded a “second- to fourth-round prospect,” Vanderbilt’s star tight end had a decision to make: turn pro, or return to the university to finish out his senior season.

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University eliminates single-use plastic water and soda bottles in operations on campus

Aug. 28, 2019—As part of its ongoing sustainability efforts, Vanderbilt University announced today it will eliminate all single-use plastic water and soda bottles in its operations throughout dining facilities, markets and vending machines on campus, saving more than 430,000 plastic bottles per year and over 1.7 million bottles during a graduating class’s four-year experience.

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Wente charts path forward to build on university’s strengths at Fall Faculty Assembly

Aug. 23, 2019—Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente pledged to keep Vanderbilt on a strong path moving forward, with continued investments in faculty and the student experience, during her Fall Faculty Assembly address on Aug. 22.

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Portion of 25th Avenue South to be renamed ‘Perry Wallace Way’ in honor of civil rights trailblazer

Aug. 21, 2019—The portion of 25th Avenue South in front of Vanderbilt’s Memorial Gymnasium will be ceremonially renamed “Perry Wallace Way” in memory of the trailblazing Vanderbilt student-athlete who integrated SEC varsity basketball in 1967.

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See Global Education Office’s 2019 photo contest winners

Aug. 20, 2019—Vanderbilt’s Global Education Office, home of the undergraduate study abroad program, has announced the winners of its 2019 photo contest.

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Tickets for 2019 Commodore Quake featuring Megan Thee Stallion, Bren Joy on sale Aug. 23

Aug. 16, 2019—Vanderbilt’s 19th annual Commodore Quake will feature headliner Megan Thee Stallion and Bren Joy performing on Friday, Oct. 18, at 8 p.m. in Memorial Gym. Tickets for the event go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 23.

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The Legacy of Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos

Aug. 14, 2019—  Vanderbilt University is grateful to Chancellor Zeppos for his leadership and stewardship over the past 11 years. Vanderbilt’s eighth chancellor, Nicholas S. Zeppos, will step down on Aug. 15 after serving the university for more than 11 years in the role. Under Zeppos’ leadership, Vanderbilt’s achievements and reputation have soared as the university committed...

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