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Washington Office in the News

Below is a list of news articles related to regulations and policies that affect Vanderbilt University.

Articles from 2023

Articles from 2022

Articles from 2021

Past articles (2015-2020)

DCbrief (Washington Updates)

DCbrief is a news service of Vanderbilt's Office of Federal Relations intended to provide members of the Vanderbilt community with a timely summary of developments in the nation's capital that relate to the higher education community.

Today's DCbrief 
View regular updates on federal developments of interest to the Vanderbilt community.

DCbrief Archive 
View back issues of DCbrief.

Please feel free to contact us with comments and suggestions, and to forward this to your colleagues at Vanderbilt. To subscribe/unsubscribe, email Collier Roberts at

VUbrief (Campus Updates)

VUbrief is a weekly service of Vanderbilt's Office of Federal Relations. This report is intended to provide key members of the Washington, D.C., community with a timely summary of developments at the university.

This week's VUbrief 
View regular updates on developments at Vanderbilt University.

VUbrief Archive 
View current and back issues of VUbrief.

Please feel free to contact the Office of Federal Relations at with comments or suggestions and to forward this to colleagues. We will be glad to add names to (or remove them from) our distribution list.

AAU Updates

The Association of American Universities (AAU) is an association of 63 leading public and private research universities. AAU focuses on issues important to research-intensive institutions, such as funding for research, research policy issues, and graduate and undergraduate education. AAU member universities are on the leading edge of innovation, scholarship, and solutions that contribute to our nation’s economy, security, and well-being.

AAU provides its Council on Federal Relations with weekly updates on federal issues affecting the higher education community.

For more information about AAU, please click here.

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