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Vanderbilt among 26 healthiest U.S. colleges

Sep. 20, 2016—Vanderbilt University appears on this list of the 26 healthiest colleges in the United States. The annual ranking looks at schools that go above and beyond to create an environment where students have access to not only healthy food, but also top-notch fitness facilities and robust medical and mental health services.

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Chancellor, provost mark opening of Center for Student Wellbeing

Aug. 31, 2016—A place to build community and well-being practices that lead to lifelong success is how university officials described the new Center for Student Wellbeing at its grand opening on Wednesday.

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Dean of Students expanding diversity, social justice and identity services

Aug. 18, 2016—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos has approved a reorganization and expansion of the Office of the Dean of Students to better support Vanderbilt’s rapidly changing student body.

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74 student-athletes named to SEC honor roll

Jun. 30, 2016—Seventy-four Vanderbilt student-athletes have been named to the Southeastern Conference’s spring honor roll, the SEC announced June 29.

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King named Pickering fellow

May. 17, 2016—Class of 2016 graduate Rachel E. King is a recipient of the Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship. Funded by the U.S. Department of State, the fellowship prepares students for foreign service careers.

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‘Lullabies in Arabic’ excerpt

May. 12, 2016—Rani Banjarian’s short story “Lullabies in Arabic” won the 2016 Dell Magazines Award for Undergraduate Excellence in Science Fiction and Fantasy Writing. The award is given annually to the best short story written in the science fiction or fantasy genres by a full-time undergraduate college student. Asimov’s Science Fiction magazine will publish the story in...

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Class of 2016: Deya Maldas merges her passions for service and music

May. 9, 2016—When Deya Maldas signed up to be a tutor at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee, she didn’t know she was about to have the most transformative experience of her freshman year.

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Class of 2016: Sam Reilly turns his love of fine coffee into a social media app

May. 9, 2016—Sam Reilly does some of his best thinking when he’s out for a run with his Vanderbilt cross-country teammates. It is one of the rare moments in his busy schedule when he can stretch his mind along with his legs.

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Class of 2016: Sam Hoskins finds identity and purpose in mentoring first-year students

May. 5, 2016—Sam Hoskins has spent the last four years living on The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons. From his introduction to the residential community as a first-year student in Gillette House to his last three years as a resident adviser in North House, Hoskins says The Ingram Commons has played a significant role in his journey of self-discovery.

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Class of 2016: Michaela Novakovic mixes music and science

May. 5, 2016—Michaela Novakovic’s majors take her from the grand to the microscopic on a daily basis. The Sorrento, Florida, native and Blair School of Music senior is a double major in harp and molecular and cellular biology.

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Winner of Hamblet Award, top student art prize, named for 2016

May. 4, 2016—Vibhuti Krishna, a senior from Solon, Ohio, is the recipient of the Department of Art’s Margaret Stonewall Wooldridge Hamblet Award for 2016. As this year’s Hamblet winner, she will receive $25,000 for a year of art research and travel culminating in a solo show at Vanderbilt in one year.

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Class of 2016: Connor D. Henderson advocates for human rights and the arts

May. 4, 2016—In his four years at Vanderbilt, Connor D. Henderson has become a strong advocate for expanded campus space and resources for student productions. Some of his favorite memories are of cultural showcases by the Vanderbilt performing arts community filled with music, dance and food.

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