9/11

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    Chancellor Diermeier reflects on 9/11, 20 years later

    Chancellor Daniel Diermeier reflects on the 20th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, in a video message to the Vanderbilt community. Read More

    Sep. 11, 2021

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    Vanderbilt to mark 9/11 anniversary with memorials, opportunities for reflection

    Vanderbilt University will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the United States with a memorial event planned for Alumni Lawn on Sept. 10 and an opportunity for reflection at Benton Chapel on Sept. 11. Read More

    Sep. 8, 2021

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    Sept. 11 remembrance scheduled for noon Tuesday

    At noon on Tuesday, Sept. 11, four chimes will sound from the bell tower of Kirkland Hall symbolizing the four crash sites and solemnizing both the tragedy and the extraordinary heroism that define Sept. 11, 2001, as a day of both loss and unity. Read More

    Sep. 9, 2018

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    Sept. 11 remembrance scheduled for noon Monday

    At noon on Monday, Sept. 11, four chimes will sound from the bell tower of Kirkland Hall symbolizing the four crash sites and solemnizing both the tragedy and the extraordinary heroism that define Sept. 11, 2001, as a day of both loss and unity. Read More

    Sep. 8, 2017

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    Student Interfaith Council commemorates 15th anniversary of 9/11 at Vanderbilt University

    The Interfaith Council, a leadership organization comprising Vanderbilt University students dedicated to interfaith relations , will commemorate the 15th anniversary of 9/11. Read More

    Sep. 9, 2016

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    Sept. 11 remembrance scheduled for noon Friday

    At noon on Friday, four chimes will sound from the bell tower of Kirkland Hall symbolizing the four crash sites and solemnizing both the tragedy and the extraordinary heroism that define Sept. 11, 2001, as a day of both loss and unity. Read More

    Sep. 9, 2015

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    Kirkland bells to mark 9/11

    The Kirkland Hall bells will ring in a special pattern at noon on Thursday to mark the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States. Read More

    Sep. 8, 2014

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    Photo: Vanderbilt flight paramedic among first responders honored by state officials

    From left to right, Bill Gibbons, Jason Deal, Mark Cate. Photo courtesy of the State of Tennessee. Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam’s Chief of Staff Mark Cate and Safety and Homeland Security Commissioner Bill Gibbons were among several state officials to honor 24 individuals from across the state… Read More

    Sep. 14, 2012

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    9/11 remembrance held on Alumni Lawn

    Members of Vanderbilt ROTC, local fire and police and VUPD joined faculty, staff and students on Alumni Lawn for the 9/11 service. (Joe Howell/Vanderbilt) Members of the Vanderbilt community gathered for a moment of silence, prayers and reflection on the 11th anniversary of the tragic events of… Read More

    Sep. 12, 2012

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    9/11 survivor shares story virtually with high school students

    Former Navy Commander Paul Gonzales visited the Vanderbilt Virtual School to share his personal survival story. (John Russell/Vanderbilt) by Joan Brasher At Vanderbilt’s Virtual School, 9/11 was marked a day early with emotional presentations by a survivor of the terrorist attack on the Pentagon. Paul Gonzales, a… Read More

    Sep. 11, 2012

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    Gather for a Sept. 11 ceremony of remembrance

    The Vanderbilt community created a remembrance tree on Alumni Lawn in the days following the tragedy of 9/11. (Vanderbilt) Gather on Sept. 11 to share in the remembrance of the tragedy eleven years ago. Meet at noon at the flagpole on Alumni Lawn. There will be an interfaith prayer,… Read More

    Sep. 6, 2012

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    Vanderbilt student service efforts recognized

    (Vanderbilt University) Vanderbilt University has been named a member with distinction to the 2012 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service. The Honor Roll “recognizes higher education institutions that reflect the values of exemplary community service and achieve meaningful… Read More

    Mar. 19, 2012

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    VUCast: Future diabetes vaccine?

    Vanderbilt leads the nation in a breakthrough drug study that may prevent type-1 diabetes! Plus, how studying the brain could impact criminal law. And a special tribute on the anniversary of 9/11. [vucastblurb]… Read More

    Sep. 12, 2011

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    Campus commemorates 9/11

    An interfaith service of prayer, hope and remembrance was held at Benton Chapel Sunday afternoon. The event mirrored a service held 10 years ago on the evening of Sept. 11, 2001, following terrorist attacks in New York City, Washington, D.C., and Pennsylvania. Read More

    Sep. 12, 2011

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    Join campus community for 9/11 service Sept. 12 at noon

    LifeFlight will do a fly-over pending weather and its availability. Read More

    Sep. 9, 2011

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    Panel will discuss ‘Would America be Different Without 9/11?’

    Richard McGregor, associate professor of religious studies, Dana Nelson, the Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of English and American Studies, and Thomas Schwartz, professor of history, will examine “The 10-Year Shadow of 9/11: How Would America be Different Without It?” during a roundtable discussion Sept. 13. Read More

    Sep. 9, 2011

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    Where Were You on 9/11?

    It has been a decade since the 9/11 terrorists attacks, in which more than 3,000 people died at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and in Pennsylvania. But time has not fully healed the wound: Don’t we all remember where we were that day? The View invited members of the Vanderbilt community to share their stories, and we have captured a few of them here. Read More

    Sep. 9, 2011

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    Talking to children about 9/11

    “There is no ‘one size fits all’ approach for talking to your kids about this or any other catastrophic event,” says Vanderbilt professor of psychology Tedra Walden. Read More

    Sep. 8, 2011

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    Bring in sweets Sept. 9 for Vanderbilt’s first responders

    Donate baked goods to be delivered to LifeFlight crews and others in honor of 9/11 Read More

    Sep. 8, 2011

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    Fall 2011 International Lens schedule announced

    The eighth season of International Lens opens Sept. 7 with Musica Campesina, a feature film directed by Alberto Fuguet while he was a visiting professor on campus in 2009. Read More

    Sep. 7, 2011