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Author: Missy Pankake

Vanderbilt University honors 16 faculty members as emeriti

May. 13, 2011—Sixteen retiring faculty members were recognized during Vanderbilt’s May 13 Commencement ceremony when the university honored their years of service and bestowed on them the title of emeritus or emerita faculty. Robert W. Blanning, professor of management, emeritus Blanning’s global experience combines the worlds of academia and business. He came to the Owen Graduate School...

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VUMC taking steps, both big and small, to cut energy use

Mar. 25, 2011—by Leslie Hill in the VUMC Reporter Vanderbilt University Medical Center spends about $38 million per year on energy. That breaks down to $26 million on electricity, almost $9 million on steam and $3 million on water. As such a large consumer, and with Nashville Electric Service rates expected to rise 8 percent in October,...

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Portion of 21st Ave. to be closed on Oct. 16

Oct. 11, 2010—On Saturday, Oct 16, 21st Ave. S. will be closed to both vehicular and pedestrian traffic between Scarritt Place and Edgehill Ave. between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. Emergency vehicles will be exempt from the closure. Vanderbilt University will be doing helicopter air lifts of air conditioning equipment for the Vanderbilt Library from the University...

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Pulitzer Prize-winning author T.J. Stiles to speak at Vanderbilt University Sept. 29

Sep. 9, 2010—   Cornelius Vanderbilt, arguably the richest man in America when he died in 1877, played a major role in the development of the modern United States, according to historian and biographer T.J. Stiles. The author of the award-winning biography of Vanderbilt, The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt, Stiles will launch the 2010-2011...

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Two Vanderbilt University buildings recognized with Urban Land Institute award

Aug. 16, 2010—Two Vanderbilt projects, One Hundred Oaks and The Commons Center, recently earned Excellence in Development awards from the Urban Land Institute’s Nashville District Council. Winners were selected based on criteria considering various design factors, such as land use, contribution to the community, financial practicality and sensitivity to the environment. The Vanderbilt Health/One Hundred Oaks facility...

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Recent Stories from VUMC News and Communications Publications

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

Vanderbilt Medicine

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

VUMC campus

VUMC campus

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital with helipad

Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital with helipad

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