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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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State Legislature honors Vanderbilt athlete, civil rights pioneer Perry Wallace

Apr. 11, 2018—The Tennessee General Assembly unanimously passed a joint resolution honoring the memory of Vanderbilt alumnus Perry Wallace on April 11. Wallace, who grew up in North Nashville, integrated Vanderbilt varsity basketball in 1966 and made history on Dec. 2, 1967, as the first African American basketball player to compete in a varsity game in the Southeastern Conference.

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Six academic leaders honored at Spring Faculty Assembly

Apr. 9, 2018—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos honored six Vanderbilt academic leaders at the Spring Faculty Assembly with awards recognizing their teaching, research, service and commitment to diversity.

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Three Vanderbilt A&S professors awarded 2018 Guggenheim Fellowships

Apr. 5, 2018—College of Arts and Science professors Joel Harrington, Antonis Rokas and Edward Wright-Rios have been awarded highly prestigious 2018 Guggenheim Fellowships for their research.

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Portraits capture path-forging power of Vanderbilt Pioneers

Apr. 4, 2018—The Vanderbilt Pioneers program is devoted to keeping a historical record of women and minorities who were the first in leadership roles at the university.

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Candid conversation with Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor inspires students

Apr. 4, 2018—The U.S. Supreme Court is the most powerful court in the nation. But Justice Sonia Sotomayor turned a lecture at Vanderbilt Law School on Tuesday into an intimate and inspirational chat.

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Kathleen Gould wins SEC Faculty Achievement Award

Apr. 2, 2018—Kathleen Gould, Louise B. McGavock Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, is Vanderbilt’s winner of the 2018 Southeastern Conference Faculty Achievement Award.

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Chancellor’s Lecture with Vice President Joe Biden sold out; overflow viewing options announced

Mar. 30, 2018—Free tickets to the April 10 Chancellor’s Lecture with Vice President Joe Biden in Langford Auditorium sold out almost instantly when they were released March 28. To provide more members of the Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center communities with an opportunity to view the event live, the university has established two overflow viewing options.

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