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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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Upcoming Sports and Society Initiative program to explore role of media in the Olympics

Oct. 30, 2018—The Sports and Society Initiative will provide a behind-the-scenes look at media coverage of the Olympics on Thursday, Nov. 15, at the First Amendment Center.

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Smith named associate vice chancellor for strategic initiatives for Development and Alumni Relations

Oct. 29, 2018—Highly seasoned higher education administrator Tina L. Smith will join Development and Alumni Relations as associate vice chancellor for strategic initiatives beginning Nov. 1.

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Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center to celebrate 40th anniversary Nov. 1

Oct. 24, 2018—The Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center will mark its 40th anniversary on Nov. 1 with a celebration from noon to 2 pm. The entire Vanderbilt community is invited to attend.

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Office for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion presents ‘Everyday Bias: A Cook-Ross Training’; first session Oct. 23

Oct. 19, 2018—The Office for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion is launching its "Everyday Bias: A Cook-Ross Training” as part of an effort to support and equip the university community with tools to recognize their personal biases and how they can influence behaviors.

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Former White House policy adviser on diversity and disability to speak at Vanderbilt Oct. 25

Oct. 17, 2018—Jonathan Kaufman will deliver a keynote talk on Oct. 25 as part of Vanderbilt’s InclusAbility campaign kickoff and Disability Awareness Month.

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K.C. Potter Center to celebrate 10th anniversary Oct. 24

Oct. 17, 2018—The K.C. Potter Center, home of the Office of LGBTQI Life, will mark its 10th anniversary Oct. 24 with a celebration open to the entire Vanderbilt community.

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‘Undocumented’ author Dan-el Padilla Peralta to deliver Hispanic Heritage Month lecture Oct. 15

Oct. 15, 2018—Dan-el Padilla Peralta, author of the memoir "Undocumented: A Dominican Boy’s Odyssey from a Homeless Shelter to the Ivy League," will deliver a Hispanic Heritage Month lecture at 7 p.m. Oct. 15 in Sarratt Cinema.

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