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Author: Ann Marie Deer Owens

Vanderbilt’s libraries host design competition to improve user experience

Jan. 26, 2018—Starting Feb. 3, the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries will co-host a student competition that promotes the application of design thinking to improve the library user's experience.

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Whiting honored for research

Jan. 24, 2018—Associate Professor of African American and Diaspora Studies Gilman Whiting recently was honored with two prestigious awards.

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African American history spotlighted at Central Library

Jan. 23, 2018—A lecture related to little-known African American sports history on Feb. 7 will lead off a series of events celebrating African American History Month at the Central Library.

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Griffith receives national recognition for health behavior research

Jan. 23, 2018—Derek M. Griffith, director of the Center for Research on Men's Health, has been selected for the newest fellows class of the American Association of Health Behavior.

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Vanderbilt alumnus who founded Bain & Company dies

Jan. 22, 2018—William W. Bain Jr., a Vanderbilt alumnus and emeritus member of the Board of Trust who founded Bain and Company, a global corporate consulting firm, died Jan. 16.

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Cobb looks to King’s legacy for insight on race, politics

Jan. 18, 2018—Jelani Cobb, a Columbia University professor who has written extensively on race and injustice, spoke at Vanderbilt Jan. 17 on the deep significance of Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy for those seeking to understand and respond to recent divisive political developments.

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Bruce Morrill to discuss vital role of music in worship rituals

Jan. 12, 2018—Key findings on the bodily effects of music during the shared human action of divine worship will be explored during a noon Religion in the Arts talk by Bruce Morrill Jan. 18.

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Noted musical couple to perform all-Schubert program @blairschool

Jan. 10, 2018—Baritone Nathan Gunn and pianist Julie Gunn will open the Blair School's 2018 spring concert series with an all-Schubert program Jan. 16 in Ingram Hall.

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Children’s Bible storybook has Vanderbilt Divinity ‘voices’

Jan. 4, 2018—Creating a children's Bible storybook that reflects excellence in biblical scholarship and diversity in families were among goals for a new publication with many Divinity School 'voices.'

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Buchanan gift to endow Vanderbilt Library Fellowship Program @VandyLibraries

Jan. 3, 2018—A program that creates in-depth learning experiences for undergraduate students with diverse library resources has been endowed with a $1 million gift by alumni Poppy and Richard Buchanan.

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Teenage boys of color invited to ‘Why We Can’t Wait’ film seminar

Dec. 13, 2017—"Why We Can't Wait," a weeklong film seminar intended for teenage boys of color, will be led by Professor Gilman Whiting at the Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center Dec. 18-21.

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Nashville historical marker honors VU graduate’s LGBT activism

Dec. 12, 2017—Community leaders, family and friends of the late Penny Campbell, a Vanderbilt graduate and LGBT activist, came together to celebrate a Nashville historical marker being placed in her honor Dec. 8.

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