holiday celebrating the life and legacy of the Rev. Martin
Luther King Jr. is Jan. 17. Activities being planned for the
day at Vanderbilt include the Nashville MLK Day March,
community service volunteer projects, “teach-ins” by faculty
on themes related to the life and work of King, roundtable
lunch discussions, a candlelight vigil and much
innovative center that links the study of medicine to other
disciplines will be headed by Dr. Jonathan M. Metzl, an expert
in American culture, psychiatry and medical
free international film series begins Jan. 17 with a screening
of the classic civil rights movement documentary Eyes on the
Prize and will feature two midnight movies among a
lineup of films from Hong Kong, Germany, the United States and
energy consumption in January can be very high due to the
cold, making conservation important.
Roger Gregory’s talk, titled “Until Justice Rolls Down Like
Waters,” is in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and is
free and open to the public.
Dillehay, internationally recognized for ground-breaking and
highly interdisciplinary scientific research, is the first
holder of the chair established by Spence Lee Wilson and his
wife, Rebecca Webb Wilson.
a winetasting and “unique to Vanderbilt” silent auction
benefiting the Ada Bell Stapleton/Blanche Henry Weaver
Vanderbilt Community has come together to raise awareness and
funds for the more than 20 million Pakistani flood victims.
The floods may have happened months ago, but the support is
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