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Nov. 12, 2015—From a new product to combat childhood malnutrition in Guatemala to a low-cost capsule for stomach cancer screenings to preserving the history of slave societies, Vanderbilt is helping find solutions, making discoveries and changing lives.
Nov. 4, 2015—In a series of talks at the Frist, Vanderbilt and Parnassus Books, Quinones will discuss the heroin trade and the effects of drug-related violence.
Oct. 16, 2015—In the latest VUCast: Hear from Ebola survivors helping a Vanderbilt researcher fight the deadly virus; see the high-tech way an art exhibit is bringing VU students face to face with people across the world; and find out which country music star shot his latest video with Mr. Commodore! Watch now.
Sep. 22, 2015—The history of U.S.-Cuban relations will be the focus of Frank Robinson's talk at the Williamson County Public Library Sept. 25.
Sep. 11, 2015—A custom-designed gold shipping container at The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons will become the "Vanderbilt Portal to Mexico City" Sept. 18 through Oct. 12 for the Nashville community to engage across cultures with one-on-one conversations.
May. 1, 2015—"City in Progress," a photography exhibition resulting from a yearlong Vanderbilt student project exploring modernist architecture and its legacy in Nashville, is on display April 21-May 22 at the Nashville Civic Design Center.
Apr. 21, 2015—Vanderbilt mourns the death of J. León Helguera, who taught history for 28 years and donated a treasure trove of books and other writings from Colombia to the university's library.
Mar. 23, 2015—The InDigital Latin American Conference: Indigenous Engagement with Digital and Electronic Media will cover indigenous filmmaking as well as indigenous engagement with radio, television, DVDs, photography, social media and more.
Feb. 2, 2015—The Vanderbilt Institute for Coffee Research will bring together a panel of experts to discuss the Third Wave coffee revolution and its impact on fair trade and other issues for workers.
Dec. 11, 2014—A Vanderbilt doctoral student in Brazilian history and a staff member with the Center for Latin American Studies had a memorable day as drivers for President Obama's Dec. 9 visit to Nashville.
Nov. 14, 2014—A new collaboration between the Center for Latin American Studies and Nashville Opera will expand programming around the first opera in Spanish to be presented in Nashville.