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New Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center to open in January 2014

Sep. 26, 2013—Vanderbilt faculty and staff will have a new resource for reaching their fitness goals—and a new way to “Go for the Gold”—when the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center opens to the campus community in January 2014.

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Vanderbilt named No. 17 national university by ‘U.S. News & World Report’

Sep. 10, 2013—"U.S. News & World Report" ranked Vanderbilt's undergraduate experience No. 17 among national universities. Vanderbilt jumped five spots, moving from 16th to 11th in the “great school at a great price” category.

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Zeppos: Faculty discussions happening now will set university’s course

Aug. 22, 2013—Chancellor Zeppos addressed faculty and presented annual awards at the Fall Faculty Assembly.

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VU rolls out new business travel, expense system

Jul. 25, 2013—Vanderbilt’s ubiquitous green travel forms will go the way of eight-track tapes when the new travel system rolls out across the institution.

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Vanderbilt to launch new flexible paid time off system for employees

Jul. 23, 2013—In order to more effectively meet the broadly diverse work/life needs across employees’ life phases, Vanderbilt is moving to a modernized benefits plan called flexPTO.

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Getting ready to use the new travel system: Step 2 — Complete your personal profile

Jul. 22, 2013—All Vanderbilt business travelers, travel assistants and expense report delegates must complete profiles in the new travel system online.

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Chancellor joins Tennessee leaders to press for federal research funding

Jun. 17, 2013—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and other state leaders met with members of Tennessee’s congressional delegation in Washington, D.C., to urge support for sustained federal investments in science and engineering research.

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Norman named dean of School of Nursing

Jun. 7, 2013—Linda Norman, DSN, R.N., who for 22 years has spearheaded curricular innovations at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN), will become the school’s new dean pending Board of Trust approval, effective July 1.

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Retiring Vanderbilt University School of Nursing dean honored for her service

May. 24, 2013—Friends, supporters and colleagues gathered to honor retiring dean Colleen Conway-Welch for her visionary leadership of the Vanderbilt School of Nursing.

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Boston Marathoner reflects on experience; tragedy prompts response from Vanderbilt community

Apr. 17, 2013—Amanda Hachey had just crossed the finish line at Monday's Boston Marathon when she heard the first of two loud explosions. She reflects on her experience, while other members of the Vanderbilt community respond to the tragedy.

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Lutz named Vanderbilt University’s first vice chancellor for information technology

Apr. 12, 2013—John M. Lutz, an information technology and financial management expert who most recently served as president of IBM Canada, has been named vice chancellor for information technology for Vanderbilt University.

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Chancellor: Four ideas will define Vanderbilt’s destiny

Apr. 3, 2013—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos announced four foundational ideas that will guide Vanderbilt as it defines itself in a new century during a speech April 3 at Spring Faculty Assembly.

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Recent Stories from VUMC News and Communications Publications

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer.  Don’t hesitate. Do it.

Momentum

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer. Don’t hesitate. Do it.

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

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