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February events at Vanderbilt celebrate, explore African American experience

Feb. 4, 2018—Events in February at Vanderbilt University are taking a look at the central role African Americans played in American history and their experiences today through art, discussion, lectures and portrayals in film.

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Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center announce support for mayor’s transit initiative

Jan. 29, 2018—Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center today jointly announced their official support for Mayor Megan Barry’s efforts to expand Nashville’s transit options.

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Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center announce support for mayor’s transit initiative

Jan. 29, 2018—Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center today jointly announced their official support for Mayor Megan Barry’s efforts to expand Nashville’s transit options.

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Vanderbilt launches new Title IX and Student Discrimination, Student Access Services, Equal Employment Opportunity offices

Jan. 15, 2018—Vanderbilt officially launched today its new offices that offer specialized services in three priority areas. Title IX and Student Discrimination, Student Access Services and Equal Employment Opportunity will replace the former Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action and Disability Services.

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Vanderbilt University to launch Center for Sports and Society

Jan. 11, 2018—As sports continues to serve as an important venue for spotlighting societal issues, Vanderbilt University Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos has unveiled plans for a new academic center to explore the intersection of sports, race, gender and culture in society.

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Vanderbilt redesigns equal employment, student accessibility and Title IX services

Jan. 8, 2018—Vanderbilt University’s Division of Administration on Jan. 15 will launch a new design for Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action and Disability Services.

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Statement on the passing of Perry Wallace

Dec. 1, 2017—"Vanderbilt, the sports world, and the entire country lost a civil rights icon today. We are deeply saddened by the passing of Perry Wallace, who through quiet strength and courage blazed a trail that still serves as a lesson in resilience and perseverance in the face of incredible obstacles," said Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos Friday.

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Vanderbilt continues to oppose ‘travel ban,’ support international students, scholars

Nov. 30, 2017—Vanderbilt continues to voice its opposition to President Trump’s “travel ban” and has signed on to two additional amicus briefs in support of individuals from around the globe being able to continue to enter the United States to share their unique skills and perspectives.

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International human rights lawyer Amal Clooney to deliver Senior Day address

Nov. 30, 2017—British human rights lawyer Amal Clooney will receive Vanderbilt's prestigious Nichols-Chancellor’s Medal in May 2018, when she will address graduating seniors and their families during Senior Day.

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Vanderbilt recognizes trailblazers, marks 50th anniversary of SEC basketball integration

Nov. 28, 2017—Vanderbilt is honoring the legacies of the two players who integrated Vanderbilt athletics, Perry Wallace and Godfrey Dillard, with a series of activities and events this academic year.

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Vanderbilt students get sneak preview of film honoring Vanderbilt civil rights pioneer

Nov. 9, 2017—Vanderbilt students got a sneak preview of the documentary film "Triumph: The Untold Story of Perry Wallace" on Nov. 8, when Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos welcomed the students and others to the Wednesday night showing at the Belcourt Theatre near campus.

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Vanderbilt joins other top universities in supporting DACA suit

Nov. 2, 2017—Vanderbilt University has joined 18 of the nation’s other top universities to express their support for plaintiffs who have filed suit to defend the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

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