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President Bush visits Vanderbilt students before candid, humorous lecture series appearance

Mar. 12, 2019—President George W. Bush surprised a Vanderbilt University history class and visited a student veterans club before enthralling a capacity crowd at Langford Auditorium on Monday, discussing economic policy, last year’s deaths of his famed parents, and his newly developed love, painting.

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Ticketing information announced for Abrams lecture

Mar. 11, 2019—On Tuesday, March 19, Stacey Abrams will visit campus for a full day of activities and a one-on-one moderated discussion with Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos scheduled for 6:30 p.m. in Langford Auditorium. Free tickets for the lecture will be available via TicketWeb starting at noon on Tuesday, March 12.

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Zeppos to welcome distinguished guests to campus for spring lectures

Feb. 20, 2019—A former United States president, groundbreaking political figures, and nationally renowned science advocates are among the speakers to be featured in the coming weeks of the Chancellor’s Lecture Series at Vanderbilt.

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President George W. Bush to visit for Chancellor’s Lecture March 11

Feb. 20, 2019—Vanderbilt University Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will welcome the 43rd president of the United States, George W. Bush, for a conversation on Monday, March 11. Those interested in tickets must fill out a form between noon today and noon Feb. 26 to be entered into a randomized drawing.

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‘The View’s’ Meghan McCain reflects on her father, civility at Chancellor’s Lecture

Feb. 20, 2019—During her Chancellor's Lecture Series appearance Tuesday evening, Meghan McCain, political analyst, best-selling author and co-host of "The View," said she loves visiting universities and talking to young people about politics because they’re more curious and open than older generations.

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The Innovation of Autism: The newly endowed Frist Center for Autism and Innovation seeks to unlock unique talents

Feb. 19, 2019—The Frist Center for Autism and Innovation seeks to transform workplaces by developing new technologies based on the specific skills and talents of people with autism, effectively inspiring advances that can lead to meaningful employment and a fuller life.

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Conscience of a Conservative: Former Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake speaks at Chancellor’s Lecture Series

Feb. 19, 2019—Former Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake drew a capacity crowd at Vanderbilt’s Langford Auditorium on Jan. 17 as part of the Chancellor’s Lecture Series, discussing shifts in the Republican Party, the midterm elections, and fiscal challenges facing the federal government.

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‘The View’ co-host, political analyst Meghan McCain to give Chancellor’s Lecture Feb. 19

Feb. 1, 2019—Author and co-host of "The View" Meghan McCain will join Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and Distinguished Visiting Professor Jon Meacham at Vanderbilt Feb. 19 for a wide-ranging discussion of the politics impacting American life in 2019.

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What’s On My Mind: Martin Luther King and the responsibility to speak up

Jan. 23, 2019—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos reflects on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Vanderbilt's history of encouraging open dialogue, which continues today, in this week's column.

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Flake calls for civility, tough leadership in Chancellor’s Lecture Series appearance

Jan. 18, 2019—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos, Sen. Jeff Flake, This American Life producer Zoe Chace and Carolyn T. and Robert M. Rogers Visiting Professor Jon Meacham engaged in thoughtful discussion that drew a capacity crowd to Langford Auditorium.

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Sen. Jeff Flake, ‘This American Life’ producer Zoe Chace are Chancellor’s Lecture Series guests Jan. 17

Jan. 7, 2019—Fresh from a term that included several highly publicized ideological clashes with the president, former Sen. Jeff Flake will visit Vanderbilt Jan. 17 to explain his hopes for American politics going forward.

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What’s On My Mind: The bright points of 2018

Dec. 21, 2018—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos reflects on Vanderbilt's work, progress and accomplishments over the past 12 months in his final column of 2018.

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