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What’s going on at Vanderbilt on Monday, May 12, 2014

Zeppos to graduates: Consider ‘the value of opening doors of opportunity’

Vanderbilt graduating seniors got some parting advice from Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos on a rainy Friday as they prepared to get their degrees.

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Change the world, former surgeon general tells Vanderbilt seniors

Former surgeon general Regina M. Benjamin told Vanderbilt graduating seniors to change the world during her Senior Class Day address in Memorial Gym.

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After 50 years, Vanderbilt graduate walks stage at Commencement

In 1964, soon-to-be Vanderbilt graduate Katherine Gorham missed Commencement because she was in the hospital, recovering from having her first child. On Friday, she walked across the platform in cap and gown after her husband and the university arranged for her to participate in Commencement with the Class of 2014.

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Arne Duncan, Bill Haslam to address education writers at Vanderbilt

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will be featured at the Education Writers Association’s annual gathering at Vanderbilt in May.

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Vanderbilt University honors 20 as emeriti faculty

Twenty retiring faculty members were recognized during Vanderbilt’s Commencement ceremony May 9, when the university honored their years of service and bestowed on them the title of emeritus or emerita faculty.

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Founder’s Medals awarded at Vanderbilt Commencement

Top scholars from Vanderbilt's undergraduate and professional schools were honored with Founder’s Medals on May 9.

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Secret Service hero Jerry Parr honored by Vanderbilt

The Secret Service agent who saved President Reagan during an assassination attempt in 1981 was honored by Peabody College.

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VUCast Extra: Vanderbilt Commencement 2014

Watch as we celebrate the Vanderbilt Class of 2014 at Commencement.

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Take Note

» Get Macs, iPads at lowest price ever with VU discount plus bonus savings

» Register now for Bike Summit and Tour de Nash

» KISS legend to sign memoir at Barnes & Noble

» Telephone service will be interrupted May 18

» Vanderbilt Kennedy Center revamps website

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HR News

» Know Your Numbers and be entered for a prize May 19-23

» Wellcast: ‘Mindfulness Minute’

» Vanderbilt Health Plan members may be selected for audit

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May 12 — 9 a.m.
Collector's Book Sale at Eskind Library starts today

May 15 — noon
Vandy Cooks with Stacey Kendrick

May 15 — 4 p.m.
Flexner Discovery Lecture: "Vanderbilt Cutting-edge Discovery - From Populations to Policy"

May 15 — 7 p.m.
Martha Ingram to speak at Barnes & Noble at Vanderbilt

May 16 — 11 a.m.
Nutrition Minute: Healthy Picnics

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