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Author: Jalen Blue

Annual showcase celebrating Native American Heritage Month set for Nov. 26

Nov. 19, 2018—The annual Art of Resistance showcase will celebrate Native American traditions through song, ceremonial dance, poetry and storytelling on Nov. 26 from 6:30 to 8 p.m in Sarratt Cinema.

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Vanderbilt writer-in-residence talks ‘Flags and Anthems’ at upcoming Sports and Society event

Nov. 19, 2018—Vanderbilt Writer-In-Residence Alice Randall, a best-selling author and award-winning songwriter, will lead a Sports and Society lecture on “Flags and Anthems" Thursday, Nov. 29.

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Town hall sparks important discussion about equity, diversity and inclusion at Vanderbilt

Nov. 16, 2018—Recruiting a more diverse staff and faculty, building authentic community and increasing connections with diverse businesses and suppliers were just a few of the many topics discussed at a town hall led by Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer James Page Jr. and Vice Provost for Inclusive Excellence Melissa Thomas-Hunt on Nov. 13.

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2018 Diwali Showcase features dance, music, food

Nov. 14, 2018—Hundreds of Vanderbilt and greater Nashville area community members gathered in Langford Auditorium for the 2018 Diwali Showcase, an annual program presented by Vanderbilt's South Asian Cultural Exchange that featured dances and performances by more than 300 students.

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Nominations open for Diversity Leadership Awards

Nov. 12, 2018—Nominations are open for the Diversity Leadership Awards, which recognize individual staff and teams who demonstrate exemplary leadership that manifests the ideals of equity, diversity and inclusion into practical action within the Vanderbilt University community.

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MLK Commemorative Series seeking proposals for teach-ins

Nov. 9, 2018—The MLK Commemorative Series planning committee invites Vanderbilt community members, including faculty, staff, postdocs and graduate and professional students, to submit proposals for teach-ins to take place on Martin Luther King Jr. Day in January 2019.

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Community invited to town halls on equity, diversity, inclusion and respect

Nov. 5, 2018—The Vanderbilt community is invited to a pair of upcoming town hall meetings with James Page Jr., vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion and chief diversity officer, and Melissa Thomas-Hunt, vice provost for inclusive excellence.

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Warm Welcome

Nov. 5, 2018—Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion James Page wants to make Vanderbilt inclusive for all.

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Kaufman discusses re-imagining disability for the 21st century during keynote address

Nov. 2, 2018—Jonathan Kaufman, a nationally recognized leader in the diversity and disability arena, discussed the importance of businesses, governments and education systems evolving to be more inclusive of people with disabilities during a recent Vanderbilt lecture.

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Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center celebrates 40th anniversary

Nov. 2, 2018—For four decades, the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center has been an advocate for equity, access and education at Vanderbilt, leading to a more inclusive and equitable environment for women at the university. On Nov. 1, the center marked its 40th anniversary with a celebration in honor of this significant milestone.

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Hundreds gather for candlelight vigil in honor of Tree of Life Synagogue victims

Oct. 31, 2018—Nearly 300 Vanderbilt students, faculty, staff and community members gathered Monday afternoon outside of Rand Hall to hold a candlelight vigil in honor of the victims of the recent shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh.

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K.C. Potter Center celebrates 10 years of educating and engaging the Vanderbilt community

Oct. 31, 2018—Last week students, faculty, staff and administrators gathered to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the K.C. Potter Center, home of the Office of LGBTQI Life.

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