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West End Neighborhood

Learn about progress in West End Neighborhood in April newsletter

Apr. 11, 2019—This month's issue features information about ongoing construction activity in the neighborhood and plans for the upcoming end-of-year events such as finals, Commencement and move-out.  

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Learn about progress in West End Neighborhood in March newsletter

Mar. 14, 2019—Check out the live construction camera, download the VandySafe app, and get updates on construction, parking and mobility in the March issue of the West End Neighborhood e-newsletter.

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Learn about progress in West End Neighborhood in January newsletter

Jan. 7, 2019—Check out the live construction camera, download the VandySafe app, and get updates on construction, parking and mobility in the January 2019 issue of the West End Neighborhood e-newsletter.

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Learn about faculty roles in residential colleges at Dec. 4 event

Nov. 30, 2018—Faculty who are interested in serving in residential or programmatic roles within the university’s residential college system are invited to an open house Dec. 4 at the dean’s residence on The Ingram Commons.

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Parking and roadways to close in West End Neighborhood

Nov. 30, 2018—Many parking lots within the West End Neighborhood will close permanently over winter break, including fraternity and sorority lots, as the area transforms to become more accessible and pedestrian-centric.

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Road closure at Vanderbilt Place and 24th Avenue South

Nov. 13, 2018—Ongoing construction and utility work in the West End Neighborhood will close Vanderbilt Place at the 24th Avenue South intersection. The closure is scheduled to begin on Monday, Nov. 19.

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Provost-appointed committee releases programmatic vision for residential colleges

May. 7, 2018—A renewed programmatic vision for Vanderbilt's residential college system broadens and enriches the residential education experience for students, faculty and staff.

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Expedited construction timeline for Greek Row modifies West End Neighborhood project

Mar. 19, 2018—The West End Neighborhood project has accelerated its timeline by a year and a half for construction of five houses and a community event house.

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Blasting for new residential college begins Feb. 12; will affect traffic on West End Avenue

Feb. 11, 2018—Construction crews working at the site of the new residential college in the West End neighborhood will begin blasting on Monday, Feb. 12. Blasting is expected to continue through the end of March.

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What’s On My Mind: Our commitment to residential colleges

Jan. 25, 2018—In this week’s column, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos talks about Vanderbilt’s investment in residential colleges and how our brand of 24/7 immersive learning will shape students into America’s future leaders. “The Tennessean” also ran an op-ed by the chancellor this week on the university’s commitment to residential colleges.

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West End neighborhood beautification efforts previewed by pop-up park

Nov. 14, 2017—The FutureVU team turned a portion of Kensington Place into a park for Vanderbilt community members to enjoy last week in advance of beautification efforts slated to begin in mid-December.

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Parking changes to start Dec. 18 to accommodate West End neighborhood utility work

Nov. 10, 2017—Members of the Vanderbilt community who park near the West End neighborhood will likely see changes beginning Dec. 18 due to construction and utility work.

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