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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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Registration open for Sarratt Art Studios fall classes

Jul. 21, 2016—Online registration is now open for fall classes at Vanderbilt's Sarratt Art Studios.

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2016 Commodore Quake artists announced; tickets on sale July 29

Jul. 21, 2016—The 15th Annual Commodore Quake will feature hip hop recording artists Big Sean and A$AP Ferg on Friday, Oct. 21, in Memorial Gym. Ticket sales are scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. Friday, July 29.

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Restructuring to reflect scope of Vanderbilt communications and public affairs

Jul. 21, 2016—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos today announced that the Division of Public Affairs will restructure to better address the increasing needs and demands of a global university that is deeply rooted in Nashville and the state of Tennessee.

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HR moves to Baker Building July 28

Jul. 21, 2016—On Thursday, July 28, all university HR departments will relocate to the 10th floor of the Baker Building, at the corner of 21st Avenue South and Terrace Place.

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Churchwell named chief diversity officer for VUMC

Jul. 15, 2016—Dr. Andre Churchwell has been named to the newly created role of chief diversity officer for Vanderbilt University Medical Center. In this role, he will continue to oversee the Office for Diversity Affairs in the School of Medicine while also engaging with other leaders across VUMC to create new opportunities for increasing diversity and inclusion.

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USAC to host campus-wide blood drive July 29

Jul. 13, 2016—The University Staff Advisory Council will team with the American Red Cross to sponsor a blood drive on Friday, July 29. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Sarratt Student Center, Room 216/220.

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Vanderbilt again named one of state’s healthier workplaces

Jul. 7, 2016—Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center have been recognized for the third year in a row as a Healthier Tennessee Workplace by the Governor’s Foundation for Health and Wellness.

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VIDL awards funding to enhance teaching, learning through digital technology

Jul. 1, 2016—The Vanderbilt Institute for Digital Learning (VIDL) distributed more than $46,000 in grants and awards this spring as part of its Innovation Programs initiative.

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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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Girl’s dual heart, kidney transplants a VUMC first

Jun. 23, 2016—Vanderbilt University Medical Center recently performed its first pediatric dual heart/kidney transplant on a 13-year-old girl from Chattanooga.

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Nashville Farmers’ Market at VUMC opens June 9

Jun. 8, 2016—After an unexpected delay of its scheduled launch on June 2, the 2016 Nashville Farmer’s Market at Vanderbilt University Medical Center will open this Thursday, June 9. Visit the market on Thursdays from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Medical Center plaza near Eskind Library.

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