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Vanderbilt ranks No. 1 for student satisfaction, best quality of life

Aug. 12, 2019—Vanderbilt is ranked No. 1 in the “Their Students Love These Colleges” category in The Princeton Review’s 2020 Best Colleges rankings. The university also took the top spot for “Best Quality of Life.”

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Show that your black and gold never fade on College Colors Day

Aug. 11, 2019—Vanderbilt will celebrate College Colors Day on Friday, Aug. 30, when faculty, staff and students don their black-and-gold apparel ahead of the Aug. 31 football season opener at Vanderbilt Stadium against the University of Georgia.

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School of Nursing named Center of Excellence

Aug. 8, 2019—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has been designated an NLN Center of Excellence by the National League for Nursing in recognition of its high standards of educational excellence and visionary leadership.

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Fall Faculty Assembly is Aug. 22 

Aug. 7, 2019—All faculty are invited to attend the Fall Faculty Assembly on Thursday, Aug. 22, as Interim Chancellor Susan R. Wente discusses goals and priorities for the 2019-20 academic year and presents the university’s highest honors.

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‘SEC Nation’ will kick off 2019 football season from Vanderbilt

Jul. 19, 2019—"SEC Nation," the SEC Network’s traveling pregame show, will kick off week 1 of the 2019 football season on the Vanderbilt campus Saturday, Aug. 31, when the Commodores plays host to the University of Georgia Bulldogs. The location of the SEC Network’s presence on campus will be announced at a later date.

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Watch Nashville firefighters train in Vanderbilt’s Carmichael Tower 4

Jul. 18, 2019—Nashville firefighters deployed hoses, operated ladders, forced open doors and practiced search-and-rescue tactics when they took part in a unique training opportunity at Vanderbilt's 14-story Carmichael Tower 4 residence hall in June.

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VIRG to become Office for Planning and Institutional Effectiveness

Jul. 17, 2019—A new office announced by the provost brings together data analysis and assessment skills into one central resource on campus.

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Learn about MLAS program at open house Aug. 15

Jul. 16, 2019—Vanderbilt's Master of Liberal Arts and Science program offers a flexible graduate degree for adult learners who wish to pursue their intellectual passions. Vanderbilt faculty and staff are eligible for a 70 percent discount on MLAS course tuition. 

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Our favorite #vandygram of the week

Jul. 12, 2019—We love it when our students meet up over the summer – that’s why this is our favorite #vandygram of the week! Where are your summer adventures taking you? Share your Vanderbilt connections by tagging them #vandygram. https://www.instagram.com/p/Bzx2RhsBov1/ For more pretty campus shots and student lifestyles, follow us on Instagram. And be sure to tag your...

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Vanderbilt named a top employer for women for second year in a row

Jul. 2, 2019—"Forbes" has named Vanderbilt University one of the best employers for women in the United States for the second consecutive year. The rankings are based on an independent national survey of more than 60,000 employees who work in organizations that employ at least 1,000 workers.

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Vanderbilt to partner with National Museum of African American Music

Jun. 27, 2019—Vanderbilt University has announced a long-term partnership with the National Museum of African American Music and a foundational gift to enrich the museum’s educational and research opportunities.

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Chancellor lauds Vandy Boys’ ‘character, integrity, intelligence’

Jun. 27, 2019—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos sent a special message to Vanderbilt baseball head coach Tim Corbin and team, lauding them for exemplifying “the Vanderbilt way” at the College World Series and beyond.

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