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Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center announce support for mayor’s transit initiative

Jan. 29, 2018—Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center today jointly announced their official support for Mayor Megan Barry’s efforts to expand Nashville’s transit options.

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Technology change freeze in place from Oct. 1 to Feb. 28

Sep. 18, 2017—VUMC and VU leadership will institute a change freeze to support the Medical Center's migration to Epic and the university's replacement of financial and HR systems with Oracle Cloud applications.

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Seventh cohort of Vanderbilt Leadership Academy convenes

Sep. 12, 2017—The seventh cohort of the Vanderbilt Leadership Academy commenced Sept. 11. Established by Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos in 2011, VLA is a nine-month learning journey for high-performing leaders from academic and administrative areas at both Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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Wireless network changes coming to Medical Center buildings Sept. 5

Aug. 2, 2017—Beginning Sept. 5, the university’s wireless network, vuNet, will no longer be available in Vanderbilt University Medical Center buildings.

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New Medical Center visitor wireless network now available

Apr. 26, 2017—Vanderbilt University Medical Center unveiled its new guest wireless network, VUMCGuest, May 1.

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Twelve faculty members selected as 2017 Chancellor Faculty Fellows

Feb. 6, 2017—The 2017 class of Chancellor Faculty Fellows comprises highly accomplished, recently tenured faculty from across the university.

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Vanderbilt University gets AAA bond rating from Fitch

Oct. 19, 2016—Vanderbilt University's bond rating has been upgraded to AAA—the highest level— by a leading credit agency.

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Vanderbilt Translational Research Forum set for Oct. 14

Aug. 26, 2016—Vanderbilt's annual Translational Research Forum will feature early career VU and VUMC researchers presenting their recently funded translational science. Guest speaker Dr. Richard Platt of Harvard Medical School will give the keynote speech.

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New webpage answers FAQs about research collaborations post-separation

Aug. 24, 2016—A new Frequently Asked Questions page on the Sponsored Programs Administration website will help answer questions that faculty participating in trans-institutional research collaborations may have following the financial separation of Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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New center will examine addiction at molecular level, develop treatments

Aug. 17, 2016—Vanderbilt University researchers from diverse scientific disciplines are joining forces to help crack the stubborn mysteries of addiction through the new Vanderbilt Center for Addiction Research.

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S&P upgrades Vanderbilt University’s credit outlook to ‘positive’

Aug. 3, 2016—Standard and Poor’s on Tuesday revised its credit outlook for Vanderbilt University to positive from the current stable position, based on the institution’s overall financial health.

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Additional officers bolster police presence, security at VUMC

Jun. 16, 2016—To bolster an already visible presence, Vanderbilt University Police Department, a Vanderbilt University unit that provides safety and security services to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, recently recruited and has deployed an additional 30 new Community Service Officers, who are now serving in strategically identified locations throughout the Medical Center’s 21st Avenue campus.

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