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A Center of Their Own: The Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center marks 40 years of interaction and change

Feb. 19, 2019—Tthe Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center, which celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2018, is taking a look at its origins through an oral history project and a documentary exhibit.

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From Conspiracy to Conservation: Television News Archive marks 50th anniversary

Nov. 19, 2018—Although legal and copyright issues continue to hinder access, the Vanderbilt Television News Archive—a repository of television news recordings from the past 50 years—is a national archival treasure.

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Design competition makes Vanderbilt libraries more meaningful for students

Feb. 13, 2018—Developing a formal plan to bring more librarians' expertise into the undergraduate research experience was among the winning ideas in the Wild Bunch Library Design Challenge for Vanderbilt students.

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Writer of ‘Best Book of the Year’ to speak at Central Library Oct. 17

Oct. 12, 2017—Martin Seay, author of the acclaimed novel "The Mirror Thief," will discuss the future of reading at the Central Library Oct. 17.

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Vanderbilt Student Media Hall of Fame 2017 class named

Aug. 18, 2017—An Emmy-winning writer for 'The Daily Show,' three journalists whose careers have been shaped by innovation, and a woman judge who blazed new trails have been named to the Student Media Hall of Fame.

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Speak Up: MLK, Strom Thurmond and Others Put Impact on the Map 50 Years Ago

May. 29, 2017—Vanderbilt celebrates the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Impact Symposium, an event that will always be remembered as one of the signature moments in the university’s history.

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International exhibit unites students, faculty and staff in celebrating mapping technology

May. 22, 2017—Vanderbilt's recent hosting of the "Places & Spaces: Mapping Science" exhibition proved to be not only intellectually enriching, but also socially unifying, according to several leaders across campus.

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Unique exhibition will ‘map’ science and visualize data at four campus locations beginning Jan. 23

Jan. 6, 2017—"Places and Spaces: Mapping Science," an exhibition showcasing the visualization of complex data in innovative and eye-catching ways, will be on display at four campus locations beginning Jan. 23.

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Strong Inside: Courted by athletic powerhouses nationwide, Perry Wallace, BE’70, chose Vanderbilt—and made SEC history

Aug. 10, 2016—Each year Vanderbilt selects a book for all incoming first-year students to read during the summer before arriving on campus. This year’s selection is Strong Inside: Perry Wallace and the Collision of Race and Sports in the South by Andrew Maraniss, BA’92. Here we present an excerpt adapted from Strong Inside, which is currently being made into a documentary film and a children’s book.

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Vanderbilt alum pens biography of the ‘Jackie Robinson of the SEC’

Nov. 25, 2014—The new book "Strong Inside" tells the story of Vanderbilt basketball player Perry Wallace, the first black basketball player in the SEC.

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McDowell, former Vanderbilt administrator, dies

Jun. 5, 2014—Donald L. McDowell, a Vanderbilt University administrator during the tenure of Chancellor Alexander Heard, died May 27 in Yarmouth, Maine.

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Zeppos reflects on first five years as chancellor

Mar. 1, 2013—The One Vanderbilt transformation continues as Nicholas S. Zeppos marks five years as chancellor. Read the story and watch video of Zeppos discussing the opportunities and challenges facing Vanderbilt today.

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