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Mind the Gap: Traveling the world is life—and the experience has changed me

Nov. 21, 2017—Brian Jones, BA’02, writes about how traveling the world has changed his life.

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AVBA President: ‘Vanderbilt Is Our Home’

May. 29, 2017—After participating in the spring 2016 meeting of the Vanderbilt Alumni Association Board of Directors, Tamara Baynham, BE’93, set a personal goal to become engaged with the AVBA, the Association of Vanderbilt Black Alumni.

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Vanderbilt community to discuss origin, history, evolution of Memorial Hall

Aug. 26, 2015—The Vanderbilt community is invited to a panel discussion, “Memorial Hall: Its origin, history, evolution,” on Sunday, Aug. 30, at 6 p.m. at the Student Life Center ballroom. Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will kick off the event.

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Activist Angela Davis to deliver Vanderbilt University’s Walter Murray Commemorative Lecture Feb. 26

Feb. 13, 2015—Angela Davis, known internationally for her political activism, will deliver Vanderbilt University’s seventh annual Walter Murray Commemorative Lecture Thursday, Feb. 26, at 7 p.m.

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I had to be a Commodore

Mar. 4, 2013—Accessibility, inclusiveness and community made the difference for these students.

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MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry to speak at Vanderbilt

Feb. 5, 2013—Melissa Harris-Perry, host of her own show on MSNBC and a professor of political science at Tulane University, will discuss “Race, Health and Justice” Feb. 18 at Vanderbilt University's Langford Auditorium.

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Modern Slavery Museum to visit Vanderbilt University Oct. 18

Oct. 12, 2010—A special mobile museum will make a stop at Vanderbilt University’s campus during its tour of the Southeast to promote awareness of modern slavery. The museum is sponsored by the Florida-based Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW), a community-based organization of low-wage agricultural workers throughout Florida, particularly in the tomato and citrus industries. The museum will be parked...

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