Author: Princine Lewis
Jun. 25, 2015—K.C. Potter, Vanderbilt dean of residential and judicial affairs, emeritus, is among those featured in "A Secret only God Knows," a documentary film chronicling the lives of gay, transgender and bisexual residents who reflect on life in Middle Tennessee before 1970, and how homosexuality was viewed in the larger community.
May. 8, 2015—Vanderbilt awarded Founder’s Medals to its top scholars at Commencement, May 8.
Apr. 21, 2015—The Vanderbilt University Police Department is seeking feedback from the community members it serves as the department pursues re-accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc.
Mar. 26, 2015—Rites of Spring music festival has new policies in place regarding alcohol use of attendees.
Mar. 25, 2015—Vanderbilt Student Government is partnering with students, student organizations and the Office of Housing and Residential Education to launch “Talk to Me,” a campaign designed to engage members of the community in diverse conversation.
Anti-sex trafficking activist Rachel Lloyd to deliver Cuninggim Lecture on Women in Culture and Society March 24
Mar. 20, 2015—Rachel Lloyd, founder of Girls Educational and Mentoring Services, one of the largest providers of services to sexually exploited and domestically trafficked youth in the United States, will give the 2015 Cuninggim Lecture on Women in Culture and Society March 24.
Feb. 16, 2015—Vanderbilt’s Impact Symposium is marking its 51st year with lectures by award-winning playwright and actress Anna Deavere Smith, "Washington Post" columnist Eugene Robinson, ESPN host Stephen A. Smith and former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani.
Activist Angela Davis to deliver Vanderbilt University’s Walter Murray Commemorative Lecture Feb. 26
Feb. 13, 2015—Angela Davis, known internationally for her political activism, will deliver Vanderbilt University’s seventh annual Walter Murray Commemorative Lecture Thursday, Feb. 26, at 7 p.m.
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.”
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.
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.
Oct. 22, 2014—Rory Dicker will assume the role of director of the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center at Vanderbilt University beginning January 2015.