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Author: Kate Derrick

Vanderbilt Libraries feature sweet literary puns at second annual Edible Books Festival

Apr. 5, 2019—Book lovers and baking enthusiasts alike gathered on Monday for the second annual Edible Books Festival hosted by the Vanderbilt Libraries.

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Graduate student condenses energy research to take top prize at Three Minute Thesis competition

Apr. 5, 2019—For the seventh straight year, Vanderbilt graduate students competed March 29 to summarize years of research and discovery into a clear three-minute presentation as part of the annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition.

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Provost’s steering committee on women announces four areas of focus

Mar. 6, 2019—The Provost’s Steering Committee for Initiatives Focusing on the Status of Women has established four subcommittees to focus on key thematic pillars: institutionalized professional practice; campus climate; pay equity; and parental leave, childcare and family-friendly policies.

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Chancellor’s Faculty Town Hall Feb. 22 to focus on priorities for upcoming capital campaign

Feb. 18, 2019—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will host a second town hall with faculty members on Friday, Feb. 22, to discuss the fundraising priorities that should drive the university’s next capital campaign.

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Perry Wallace documentary ‘Triumph’ available for screenings

Jan. 30, 2019—"Triumph: The Untold Story of Perry Wallace," the documentary that tells the story of the first African American varsity basketball player in the SEC, is now available for educational screenings.

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‘Between the World and Me’ selected for Feb. 27 Chancellor’s Book Club

Jan. 28, 2019—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will lead a discussion on Ta-Nehisi Coates’ "Between the World and Me" on Wednesday, Feb. 27. The Chancellor’s Book Club will meet at 3:30 p.m. in the Fireside Lounge of The Commons Center.

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Chancellor’s Book Club to meet Nov. 29 to discuss ‘The Great Alone’

Nov. 26, 2018—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will host a gathering of his book club on Thursday, Nov. 29, to discuss Kristin Hannah’s "The Great Alone." Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend the free event.

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Chancellor joins students on campus for early Thanksgiving dinner

Nov. 21, 2018—Nearly 150 students joined Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos Monday evening for an early Thanksgiving celebration at the Student Life Center. Zeppos hosts the annual dinner for students who are remaining on campus during the Thanksgiving break.

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Chancellor to host screening of ‘Triumph: The Untold Story of Perry Wallace’ Dec. 6

Nov. 16, 2018—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will host a screening of "Triumph: The Untold Story of Perry Wallace" on Thursday, Dec. 6, in Memorial Gym. The event is free and open to faculty, staff and students as well as their friends and family.

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Ingram Scholars celebrate 25th anniversary, reaffirm program’s vision

Nov. 7, 2018—Alumni of the Ingram Scholars Program celebrated its 25th anniversary with a weekend of events on campus reflecting on the program's history and discussing its future.

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Chancellor announces November book club selection; VU community invited to discussions Nov. 12, 29

Nov. 7, 2018—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will host a gathering of the recently launched Chancellor’s Book Club on Monday, Nov. 12, to discuss “A Place for Us” by Fatima Mirza. The November book, “The Great Alone” by Kristin Hannah, is the topic for a Thursday, Nov. 29, discussion.

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