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Welcome reception for Vice Chancellor James Page set for Sept. 27

Sep. 20, 2018—A welcome reception for new Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer James E. Page Jr. is scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, in the Kirkland Hall second-floor lobby.

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Black athletes are cultural leaders, says Bryant in Sports and Society talk

Sep. 13, 2018—Vanderbilt’s Sports and Society Initiative hosted best-selling author Howard Bryant for a lecture at the McGugin Center Sept. 11. Bryant’s talk centered on the heritage of the black athlete and the intersection of politics and patriotism from the perspective of black athletes.

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Best-selling author, higher ed thought leader Beverly Daniel Tatum to give Crawford Lecture

Sep. 13, 2018—Beverly Daniel Tatum, a best-selling author and president, emerita, of Spelman College, will deliver the fifth annual Crawford Lecture on Thursday, Sept. 20. Her talk will explore the importance of leading through the lens of inclusion.

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University leaders partnering on efforts to support women

Sep. 12, 2018—Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion James. E. Page and Vice Chancellor for Administration Eric Kopstain are establishing an integrated and collaborative approach to study and address key issues facing the broad array of women staff at Vanderbilt University.

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Five questions with Marvel Comics writer Gabby Rivera ahead of VU visit

Sep. 4, 2018—Gabby Rivera, the award-winning writer of "Juliet Takes a Breath" and the Marvel Comics series "America," will visit the Vanderbilt community Sept. 24-25 for a keynote and Q&A, meet and greet and writer’s workshop presented by the Office for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.

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‘ESPN The Magazine’ writer, best-selling author to visit Vanderbilt

Aug. 28, 2018—The Vanderbilt University Sports and Society Initiative will host best-selling author Howard Bryant on Tuesday, Sept. 11, as part of its new series, “A World of Possibilities: Examining the Olympics from Diverse Angles.”

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Women’s Center kicks off series of events in honor of 40th anniversary

Aug. 28, 2018—The Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center is kicking off a series of events Thursday, Sept. 6, to mark its 40th anniversary this year, culminating in a birthday celebration on Nov. 1.

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Diverse ’Dores Day set for Sept. 4

Aug. 23, 2018—This year’s event, “Dores Without Borders,” provides an opportunity for both new and returning students to learn about some of the identity spaces and support services on campus.

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New exhibit opens exploring history of women at Vanderbilt

Aug. 21, 2018—The Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries will open “From Listeners to Leaders: A History of Women at Vanderbilt” on Tuesday, Aug. 28, featuring documents, books, photos, newspaper articles and oral histories about women's experiences on campus in the 1960s, '70s and '80s.

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Sports and Society Initiative launches new series examining Olympics from diverse angles

Aug. 16, 2018—“A World of Possibilities: Examining the Olympics from Diverse Angles” encompasses 14 thought-provoking, educational and entertaining events, including film screenings, panel discussions and presentations by scholars, journalists and authors.

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Diversity leader James E. Page Jr. named vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion

Aug. 13, 2018—James E. Page Jr., a nationally recognized leader in institutional diversity, has been appointed as Vanderbilt University’s vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion and chief diversity officer, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos announced today.

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Vanderbilt Summer Science Academy holds 16th annual Student Research Symposium

Aug. 6, 2018—The Office of Biomedical Research Education and Training hosted the 16th annual Student Research Symposium, the culmination of more than 100 undergraduate students’ summer research experiences as part of the elite Vanderbilt Summer Science Academy.

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