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Author: Princine Lewis

MEDIA ADVISORY: Commencement events May 8-9 at Vanderbilt University

May. 7, 2014—PLEASE NOTE: Commencement has been moved to Memorial Gym due to inclement weather.

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Vanderbilt University names two Keegan Traveling Fellows

Apr. 28, 2014—Vanderbilt University has awarded its 2014 Michael B. Keegan Traveling Fellowship to graduating seniors David Sanchez and Emily Yount. The goal of the fellowship is to develop future leaders through world travel and experiential learning.

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Construction of new Engineering and Science Building at Vanderbilt set to begin May 2014

Apr. 28, 2014—Vanderbilt University’s Board of Trust has approved the construction of a seven-story tower on campus as part of an effort to further strengthen the institution’s growing reputation as a major producer of intellectual leaders, entrepreneurs and innovators.

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Athletics Director David Williams, Coach Derek Mason team up with YWCA on new initiative to reduce violence against women

Apr. 4, 2014—Vanderbilt is a sponsor of a free, inaugural event that will bring together coaches and others who mentor boys and young men to address the important role they play in developing young men of character and reducing violence against women and girls.

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Dr. Drew final speaker in 2013-14 Project Dialogue series at Vanderbilt

Mar. 18, 2014—Physician Drew Pinsky, host of the nightly show "Dr. Drew On Call" on cable television network HLN, will deliver a talk, “When Painkillers Become Dangerous,” Thursday, March 20, at Vanderbilt's Student Life Center ballroom.

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Vanderbilt adopts new honor code statement for 10 schools

Mar. 11, 2014—Vanderbilt has adopted a new statement of its honor code designed to continue the tradition of preserving and promoting academic integrity.

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Author Courtney E. Martin to discuss best-selling book ‘Perfect Girls, Starving Daughters’ March 25

Mar. 5, 2014—Award-winning author Courtney E. Martin will deliver the 2014 Cuninggim Lecture on Women in Culture and Society at Vanderbilt University March 25. Her talk, “Perfect Girls: A Generation of Young Women Were Told We Could Do Anything and Somehow Heard that We had to be Everything,” is free and open to the public.

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Vanderbilt’s Impact Symposium marks 50th anniversary; Colin Powell headlines

Feb. 26, 2014—Vanderbilt's Impact Symposium marks its 50th anniversary this year with a slate of speakers that includes former Secretary of State Gen. Colin Powell, former U.S. Sen. Olympia Snowe and former U.S. Rep. Barney Frank.

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New center to help prevent sexual violence, provide support for survivors

Feb. 24, 2014—Project Safe, a Vanderbilt University program committed to preventing sexual assault as well as other forms of power-based personal violence, is being expanded into a free-standing center on campus.

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Severe weather at Vanderbilt – do you know what to do?

Feb. 14, 2014—Severe Weather Awareness Week in Tennessee, Feb. 16-22, is a good time to revisit what to do in the event severe weather threatens the Vanderbilt community.

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Watch a video sneak peek of Warren and Moore colleges

Jan. 27, 2014—Construction on Warren and Moore colleges, which expand Vanderbilt’s residential college model to central campus, is nearing completion.

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Actor and activist Danny Glover, candlelight vigil part of MLK celebration at Vanderbilt

Jan. 9, 2014—Danny Glover will headline Vanderbilt University’s MLK Day celebration Monday, Jan. 20, at “An Evening with Danny Glover.” The theme for Vanderbilt’s commemoration is “Do Justice.”

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