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Safe VU is getting an upgrade; new app available July 1

May. 21, 2018—The existing SafeVU app will expire on June 30. The new-and-improved app will be available on July 1 and will require existing SafeVU users to delete the old app and download the new one.

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Save the date: Vanderbilt Family Night with the Nashville Symphony is June 7

May. 18, 2018—The 2018 Vanderbilt Family Night with the Nashville Symphony is set for Thursday, June 7. Family activities begin at 5 p.m., with the performance scheduled to begin at 7:30.

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Beasley to lead new residential college organization

May. 17, 2018—Vanessa Beasley, dean of The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons, has been promoted to a new role leading a redesigned residential college organization aimed at more fully enriching the student experience.

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Class of 2018 leaves its mark through Senior Class Fund

May. 13, 2018—More than 1,360 members of the Class of 2018 participated in giving to this year’s Senior Class Fund, setting a new record. By reaching 85 percent class participation, this year’s seniors were the first to secure a $100,000 challenge donation issued by Vanderbilt Board of Trust member and student philanthropy advocate Alex Taylor, BS’97.

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Vanderbilt University honors 22 as emeriti faculty

May. 11, 2018—Twenty-two retiring faculty members were recognized during Vanderbilt’s Commencement ceremony May 11, when the university honored their years of service and bestowed on them the title of emeritus or emerita faculty.

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Philanthropy expert named Peabody College distinguished alumna

May. 8, 2018—Veteran nonprofit strategist and social venture entrepreneur Laura Ponte Chauvin will be honored with the 2018 Peabody College Distinguished Alumna Award during Commencement.

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Crowd honors eight new endowed chair recipients

Apr. 27, 2018—Colleagues, friends and family gathered April 25 to honor eight Vanderbilt University faculty named to endowed chairs.

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Fun and games featured at Employee Appreciation Picnic May 15

Apr. 27, 2018—This year's Vanderbilt University Employee Appreciation Picnic will feature lots of fun and games to enjoy with colleagues.

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E. Bronson Ingram College’s two halls named for distinguished alumni

Apr. 26, 2018—Astronomer Edward Emerson “E.E.” Barnard and journalist Christine Sadler Coe will be memorialized on campus as the halls of the new E. Bronson Ingram College are named in their honor.

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Nashville charities benefit from Vanderbilt philanthropy class

Apr. 25, 2018—Vanderbilt Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos helped undergraduates distribute donation checks totaling $59,000 to four Nashville charities as part of a unique class that teaches undergraduates the importance and value of philanthropy.

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Women’s tennis wins SEC Championship for second consecutive year

Apr. 23, 2018—Make more room in the trophy case—the Vanderbilt women's tennis team is the back-to-back Southeastern Conference Tournament champions. Vanderbilt proved victorious in dominant fashion, securing a 4-0 sweep over No. 9 Florida for the Commodores' third conference championship in program history.

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Bowling claims 2018 national title

Apr. 15, 2018—In a drama-filled title game, Vanderbilt Bowling rallied from an early deficit to top defending national champion McKendree University four games to three and claim the 2018 NCAA Bowling Championship in St. Louis on Saturday night.

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