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What’s On My Mind: Lessons that sports teach our society

Jan. 11, 2018—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos looks at sports as a gateway to social change in this week's edition of "What's On My Mind."

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Cobb, staff writer for ‘The New Yorker,’ to discuss racial protest in America Jan. 17

Jan. 4, 2018—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will host a discussion on Wednesday, Jan. 17, featuring Jelani Cobb, the Ira A. Lipman Professor of Journalism at Columbia University and a staff writer for "The New Yorker" magazine. Cobb's talk is titled “From Louis Armstrong to the NFL: Racial Protest in America.”

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What’s On My Mind: Looking ahead at 2018

Jan. 4, 2018—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos welcomes the campus community to 2018 and looks to the opportunities that the new year brings in the latest edition of "What's On My Mind."

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What’s On My Mind: Year-end reflections

Dec. 21, 2017—This semester, the Vanderbilt community committed to going big and bold for its shared mission, and rose to meet the myriad challenges facing the university and higher education, reflects Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos in this week's edition of "What's On My Mind."

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What’s On My Mind: Tax reform

Dec. 14, 2017—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos explores some key points of the effects of proposed tax reform legislation on higher education, students and families in this week's edition of "What's On My Mind."

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Former U.S. attorney general reflects on his journey of service for ‘The Zeppos Report’

Dec. 12, 2017—Former U.S. Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales joins fellow legal scholar Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos in conversation for the latest episode of "The Zeppos Report."

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What’s On My Mind: A Legacy of Courage

Dec. 7, 2017—Chancellor Zeppos' debut MyVU column talks about the lessons we learned — and continue to learn — from Perry Wallace and Godfrey Dillard, and the university's advocacy efforts to protect scholarships and research in the tax bills advancing in Congress.

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Zeppos: Don’t reform taxes on the backs of students

Nov. 29, 2017—Tax reform legislation currently proposed by the U.S. House and Senate will undercut financial aid efforts at universities around the country, while provisions to the House legislation will make it more expensive for students to pursue post-secondary education and eliminate a provision allowing universities to provide tax-free tuition reimbursements for dependents of employees, writes Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos in the "Tennessean."

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Writer-in-residence Andrew Maraniss shares the story of Perry Wallace on ‘The Zeppos Report’

Nov. 27, 2017—On the latest episode of "The Zeppos Report," Vanderbilt writer-in-residence Andrew Maraniss tells Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos about his personal journey to Vanderbilt and how it led him to write Perry Wallace's biography.

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Chancellor celebrates an early Thanksgiving with students staying for break

Nov. 22, 2017—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos hosted students for a traditional Thanksgiving feast at the Student Life Center Nov. 20.

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Campus Dining’s Ebanks recognized with Chancellor’s Heart and Soul Award

Nov. 16, 2017—Maxine Ebanks is known among her colleagues for the warmth and care she shows for Vanderbilt students, including hosting an annual Thanksgiving meal in her home for those who can’t leave town for the holiday. Ebanks, a 42-year employee of Campus Dining, was recognized Wednesday by Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos for going above and beyond her workplace duties.

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Creating opportunities for a world-class education #ActivateTalent

Nov. 14, 2017—Vanderbilt is working with other top-performing universities to #ActivateTalent in every community and ensure that every talented student has access to a world-class education.

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