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Hinton, unlawfully imprisoned for 30 years, to speak at Vanderbilt Feb. 19

Feb. 5, 2019—Author and prison reform advocate Anthony Ray Hinton, who spent 30 years on death row in Alabama as an innocent man, will speak at Vanderbilt on Feb. 19.

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VU Divinity School named a Seminary that Changes the World

Nov. 1, 2017—Vanderbilt Divinity School is among a select group of seminaries and divinity schools named a Seminary that Changes the World for 2017-18 by The Center for Faith and Service.

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Women’s Center Work-Life Workshops: ‘Developing Moral Leadership’ Nov. 16

Nov. 10, 2016—Kat Baker, associate director of Vanderbilt's Cal Turner Program for Moral Leadership in the Professions, will be featured in the next installment of the Margaret Cuninggim Women's Center's Work-Life Workshops. Baker will discuss "Developing Moral Leadership" on Wednesday, Nov. 16.

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Divinity School makes list of ‘Seminaries that Change the World’

Sep. 16, 2016—Vanderbilt Divinity School is included on a short list of "Seminaries that Change the World" for its programs and opportunities for students to engage in social justice and service work.

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Ties between Nashville art and activism subject of conference

Apr. 14, 2016—Artists and social justice activists will come together at Vanderbilt Divinity School for an April 22–23 public conference to consider best practices and performances to create equitable change in Nashville.

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Vanderbilt to host Thomas Merton Centenary Celebration

Nov. 13, 2015—Thomas Merton's legacy as an influential Catholic author, artist and advocate for peace and civil rights will be celebrated at Vanderbilt the first week of December with events that include jazz and poetry performances.

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Noted prison reform experts to share insights at Turner conference

Mar. 11, 2015—"Re-Visioning Justice in America," an April 17-19 public conference on prison reform sponsored by Vanderbilt Divinity School's Cal Turner Program, will feature keynote talks by Michelle Alexander, Bryan Stevenson and Howard Zehr.

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Focus is on creative process at VU immigration reform symposium

Feb. 14, 2014—"Art, Advocacy and Action," a symposium on immigration reform, will be co-presented by Vanderbilt University Divinity School and the Cal Turner Program for Moral Leadership in the Professions Feb. 20-21.

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Cal Turner Program Lecture: Canon Andrew White

Oct. 8, 2013—Cal Turner Program Lecture: Canon Andrew White

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Roger Thurow “The Last Hunger Season”

Oct. 8, 2013—Roger Thurow, whose reporting on famine in Africa has received international accolades, spoke at Vanderbilt University Divinity School Sept. 18. Thurow’s talk is part of the Cal Turner Program Lecture Series. Thurow is a senior fellow for global agriculture and food policy at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, which he joined in 2010 after...

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Global hunger activist and expert to speak at Vanderbilt

Sep. 16, 2013—Roger Thurow, whose reporting on famine in Africa has received international accolades, will speak at the Divinity School as part of the Cal Turner Lecture Series Sept. 18.

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‘Vicar of Baghdad’ to speak at VU on extraordinary ministry

Sep. 5, 2013—Canon Andrew White, pastor of one of the largest churches in Iraq, will discuss "Faith and Leadership Under Fire in the Middle East" Sept. 12 at Vanderbilt University Divinity School as part of the Cal Turner Program Lecture Series.

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