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Sept. 11 remembrance scheduled for noon Monday

Sep. 8, 2017—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.

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

Sep. 9, 2016—The Interfaith Council, a leadership organization comprising Vanderbilt University students dedicated to interfaith relations , will commemorate the 15th anniversary of 9/11.

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Sept. 11 remembrance scheduled for noon Friday

Sep. 9, 2015—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.

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Kirkland bells to mark 9/11

Sep. 8, 2014—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.

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

Sep. 14, 2012—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 for their service as emergency first responders. Among those honored was Vanderbilt flight paramedic Jason Deal. The First Responder Awards Ceremony, held at the Tennessee...

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9/11 remembrance held on Alumni Lawn

Sep. 12, 2012—Members of the Vanderbilt community gathered for a moment of silence, prayers and reflection on the 11th anniversary of the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001. In attendance were students, staff and faculty, as well as members of the Vanderbilt University Police Department, Vanderbilt’s Reserve Officers Training Corp, the Metro Nashville Fire Department and others....

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9/11 survivor shares story virtually with high school students

Sep. 11, 2012—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 retired Navy commander, visited the Virtual School studio at 2007 Terrace Place where he shared his harrowing story with 14 high school classrooms from New Jersey...

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Gather for a Sept. 11 ceremony of remembrance

Sep. 6, 2012—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, a moment of silence and a few words delivered in remembrance of the day. At 7 p.m. that evening, in Ballroom A of the Student...

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VUCast: Future diabetes vaccine?

Sep. 12, 2011—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.

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Campus commemorates 9/11

Sep. 12, 2011—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.

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

Sep. 9, 2011—LifeFlight will do a fly-over pending weather and its availability.

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

Sep. 9, 2011—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.

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