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10 Commodore programs finish with perfect Graduation Success Rate

Nov. 14, 2018—Vanderbilt Athletics finished with an overall Graduation Success Rate of 97 during the 2017-18 academic year, the best among Southeastern Conference institutions.

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Vanderbilt greenhouse gas emissions drop 12 percent, new sustainability report shows

Nov. 14, 2018—Vanderbilt leaders in the Sustainability and Environmental Management Office and the Division of Administration are aligning sustainability efforts with the guiding principles of FutureVU, the university's land use planning initiative.

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Grandin, advocate on autism, to give conference keynote, Chancellor’s Lecture Nov. 29

Nov. 12, 2018—Temple Grandin, a world-renowned author, inventor and spokesperson about the autism spectrum, will participate in a daylong conference in Nashville on Nov. 29, capped off with a keynote and conversation with Vanderbilt University Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos as part of the Chancellor’s Lecture Series.

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Chancellor presents Heart and Soul Awards to Bell and Roberts

Nov. 2, 2018—Janet Roberts, facilities manager for Peabody College, and Sandra Bell, human resources technician for Army ROTC, are the latest recipients of the Chancellor’s Heart and Soul Staff Appreciation Award.

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What’s On My Mind: Your feedback on our AD search

Oct. 31, 2018—At its heart, the search for a new athletics director is about finding a leader who has a bold vision for the future that continues to put student-athletes first, writes Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos in this week's column.

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Vanderbilt invests $25M, issues challenge to establish faculty fellowships, directorships

Oct. 29, 2018—Vanderbilt is inviting alumni and donors to play a key role in expanding support for faculty throughout their careers with the launch of the Faculty Fellowship Challenge.

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Vanderbilt ranked 21st among top ‘green’ colleges and universities

Oct. 24, 2018—Vanderbilt University has been named one of the most environmentally responsible colleges by The Princeton Review.

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A college student’s guide to voting in Nashville

Oct. 23, 2018—Are you a student and not sure how to vote in Nashville? This chart provided by the office of Congressman Jim Cooper can help.

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Zeppos elected chair of Association of American Universities board of directors

Oct. 23, 2018—The Association of American Universities has elected Vanderbilt University Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos as chair of its board of directors.

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The Next Challenge

Oct. 22, 2018—John Geer takes the helm as dean of the College of Arts and Science.

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Soccer team crowned SEC regular season champs

Oct. 22, 2018—Vanderbilt defeated Kentucky 4-1 on Sunday to clinch the SEC regular season championship for the first time since 1994. The Commodores improved their unbeaten streak to 16 games, which is the highest in program history.

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Chancellor announces ‘A Place for Us’ as choice for October book club

Oct. 18, 2018—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will host a gathering of the recently launched Chancellor’s Book Club on Tuesday, Oct. 30, to discuss "A Place for Us" by Fatima Mirza. Free copies of the book are available for up to 50 students, faculty and staff who plan to attend the event.

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