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Foundation chair, former U.S. Ambassador Andrew Young to speak at MLK celebration at Vanderbilt University

Jan. 12, 2015—Civil rights leader and former U.S. ambassador Andrew Young will deliver the keynote address at Vanderbilt’s MLK Day celebration Monday, Jan. 19. The theme for this year's commemoration is “Dismantling Segregation: Race, Poverty and Privilege.”

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Area leaders host community forum on poor health and effects on quality of life, economy

Jan. 6, 2015—Leading business, health care and civic officials will hold a Nashville Community Health Forum at Vanderbilt on Jan. 14 focused on the chronically poor health condition of Davidson County and Tennessee residents.

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Vanderbilt students pledge ‘It’s On Us’ to end sexual violence

Nov. 25, 2014—About 300 Vanderbilt students recently turned out to sign an online pledge and declare “It’s On Us” to end power-based personal violence on campus.

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Vanderbilt University names Women’s Center director

Oct. 22, 2014—Rory Dicker will assume the role of director of the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center at Vanderbilt University beginning January 2015.

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Vanderbilt marks African American milestones

Oct. 8, 2014—It's been 50 years since eight African American students first enrolled as undergraduates at Vanderbilt. The university is marking this and other milestones with a new website and with banners displayed in a central location on campus.

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Panel discussion highlights life and legacy of Bishop Joseph Johnson

Oct. 2, 2014—An esteemed group of panelists will reflect on Bishop Joseph A. Johnson Jr. as a scholar, a bishop and a civil rights activist in honor of the 100th anniversary of his birth and the 60th anniversary of his graduation as Vanderbilt’s first African American student.

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Annual reports on crime statistics, security and fire safety available Oct. 1

Sep. 26, 2014—In compliance with the law, Vanderbilt publishes an annual report to provide information on security-related services offered by the university.

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U.S. military leader to discuss what’s next for Afghanistan

Sep. 19, 2014—Retired U.S. Army Lieutenant General Keith Huber, who exercised oversight and control of U.S. detention operations in Afghanistan, will be the keynote speaker for Vanderbilt Naval ROTC's sixth annual National Security Symposium Friday, Oct. 10.

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Renowned physicist to discuss limits of science and the search for meaning

Sep. 19, 2014—Renowned theoretical physicist Marcelo Gleiser will discuss his latest book, "The Island of Knowledge: The Limits of Science and the Search for Meaning," at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, at Vanderbilt University’s Benton Chapel.

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Vanderbilt’s Project Dialogue marks 25 years with concert by Matisyahu

Aug. 27, 2014—Project Dialogue is marking its 25th anniversary with a concert by Matisyahu, an artist who blends Orthodox Judaism themes with reggae, rock and hip hop.

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Open houses set for Warren and Moore Colleges

Jun. 16, 2014—Vanderbilt faculty, staff and students will have the opportunity to get a firsthand look at Warren and Moore colleges at a series of open houses scheduled in June and July.

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Founder’s Medals awarded at Vanderbilt Commencement

May. 9, 2014—Top scholars from Vanderbilt's undergraduate and professional schools were honored with Founder’s Medals May 9, 2014.

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