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Farmers’ Market on VUMC plaza every Thursday through October

Jun. 7, 2018—The Nashville Farmers’ Market at Vanderbilt University Medical Center returns Thursday, June 7 and will be held every Thursday from 1:30 to 5 p.m. through Oct. 25. Vendors will be located on the north end of the Medical Center Plaza. “The Nashville Farmers’ Market at Vanderbilt helps support our faculty, staff, students and visitors by...

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Vanderbilt community sets new record on third annual Giving Day

Jun. 7, 2018—More than 7,000 members of the Vanderbilt community came together to raise nearly $6 million for the university and its students on Vanderbilt’s third annual Giving Day, setting a new record for giving participation in 24 hours.

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Vanderbilt baseball to host Super Regionals

Jun. 6, 2018—For the fourth time in program history, Vanderbilt will host the NCAA Super Regionals with a trip to the College World Series on the line, the NCAA Division I Baseball Committee announced Tuesday. The Commodores take on Mississippi State in a best two-of-three series, beginning Friday at 7 p.m. from Hawkins Field.

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Women’s rowing team wins national championship

May. 30, 2018—The Vanderbilt women’s rowing team took home the 2018 National Championship title in the Women’s Varsity 4+ event at the American Collegiate Rowing Association finals May 28 in Gainesville, Georgia.

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First-year students to see Beyoncé, Jay-Z as their class party

May. 27, 2018—Vanderbilt’s annual class party to welcome its 1,600 first-year students will be even more memorable this year because of Beyoncé and Jay-Z.

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SafeVU 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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