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Message from Vanderbilt Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos regarding Hurricane Harvey

Aug. 28, 2017—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos offers comfort and support to Vanderbilt students, faculty, staff and their families affected by the catastrophic flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey in Texas, Louisiana and other parts of the Gulf Coast.

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Pregame employee tailgate party and Kansas State football game is Sept. 16

Aug. 25, 2017—Vanderbilt University employees and their families are invited to an exclusive pregame tailgate party and the Vanderbilt vs. Kansas State football game Sept. 16.

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Vanderbilt now home to extraordinary gaming collection

Aug. 25, 2017—Vanderbilt has acquired the George Clulow and U.S. Playing Card Co. Gaming Collection—one of the world's premiere collections of books about card games, games of chance, playing cards and chess.

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$2 million investment establishes Turner Family Community Enterprise Clinic at Vanderbilt Law School

Aug. 22, 2017—A $2 million investment in Vanderbilt Law School by Cal Turner Jr., BA’62, will provide legal support to entrepreneurs on shoestring budgets to help them get up and running.

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Chancellor offers welcome for the 2017-18 academic year

Aug. 21, 2017—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos discusses Monday's "remarkable" total solar eclipse as well as the university's shared values and encourages unity in his welcome message to the Vanderbilt community.

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Vanderbilt launches Library Collections Initiative

Aug. 21, 2017—The Jean and Alexander Heard Library’s special and permanent collections will be strategically expanded this year via a new one-year program called the Library Collections Initiative.

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Provost releases annual diversity, equity and inclusion report

Aug. 21, 2017—The Office of the Provost has released its second annual report focused on equity, diversity and inclusivity efforts at Vanderbilt University.

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Statement from Chancellor Zeppos in response to the events in Charlottesville, VA

Aug. 14, 2017—In response to the recent tragic events in Charlottesville, Virginia, Vanderbilt University Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos issued the following statement.

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‘Open Dore’: Affirming our values and welcoming all to a new academic year

Aug. 14, 2017—Vanderbilt stands with its colleagues and friends at the University of Virginia and in Charlottesville and reaffirms its deep and unwavering commitment to diversity, inclusion, mutual respect and civility, writes Provost Susan R. Wente in the August issue of "The Open Dore."

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Melissa Thomas-Hunt named vice provost for inclusive excellence

Aug. 14, 2017—In this role, Thomas-Hunt will help advance equity, diversity and inclusion in the trans-institutional research and educational missions of the university, building on the numerous efforts currently underway in the provost’s office and across academic affairs to create a welcoming environment for students, faculty and academic staff.

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Check out these tips for an Earth-friendly Move-In experience

Aug. 11, 2017—Check out these tips for minimizing waste and recycling during Move-In.

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Fall Faculty Assembly is Aug. 24

Aug. 10, 2017—Professor Ebony O. McGee will open the 2017 Fall Faculty Assembly with a presentation, and Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will deliver his bi-annual address and present several of the university’s highest honors to faculty.

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