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Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates to speak at Vanderbilt April 24

Apr. 12, 2018—Vanderbilt Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will host a discussion on Tuesday, April 24, featuring former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Vanderbilt Distinguished Visiting Professor and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham.

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Biden’s conversation with chancellor calls for bipartisanship, optimism

Apr. 10, 2018—Former Vice President Joe Biden’s message to a packed Langford Auditorium on Tuesday revolved around two themes: a call for bipartisanship and a plea for Americans to remember who they are.

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Overflow viewing for Chancellor’s Lecture Series with Vice President Joe Biden April 10

Apr. 9, 2018—A live video stream of the Chancellor’s Lecture Series event featuring Vice President Joe Biden will be displayed at the Vanderbilt Rec Center Multipurpose Facility beginning at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 10.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Friday, April 6, deadline for Biden event RSVPs

Apr. 4, 2018—WHAT: Due to security measures and limited space for former Vice President Joe Biden’s 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, appearance for the Chancellor’s Lecture Series at Vanderbilt University, media who plan to attend must RSVP interest by noon Friday, April 6. Outlets will be informed Monday whether they have a slot, based on space and...

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Chris Matthews walks through 50 years of politics on ‘The Zeppos Report’

Apr. 2, 2018—Best-selling author and political commentator Chris Matthews joins Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos for the latest edition of "The Zeppos Report" podcast.

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Chancellor’s Lecture with Vice President Joe Biden sold out; overflow viewing options announced

Mar. 30, 2018—Free tickets to the April 10 Chancellor’s Lecture with Vice President Joe Biden in Langford Auditorium sold out almost instantly when they were released March 28. To provide more members of the Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center communities with an opportunity to view the event live, the university has established two overflow viewing options.

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Matthews plays ‘Hardball’ on Trump, Democrats, others

Mar. 28, 2018—Chris Matthews didn’t disappoint “Hardball” fans in his Vanderbilt appearance March 27, criticizing Democrats, evangelicals and candidates from both major political parties.

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What’s On My Mind: Changing the discussion around mental health and wellbeing

Mar. 22, 2018—Mental illness and wellbeing concern all of us, but the surrounding stigma can prevent people from reaching out and getting help. It's time to change, says Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos in his column this week.

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Vice President Joe Biden to speak at Vanderbilt University April 10

Mar. 19, 2018—Vanderbilt University Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will welcome former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden in conversation on Tuesday, April 10. The talk is free and open to the public.

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Silence, denial keeps America steeped in opioid addiction, Kennedy says

Mar. 14, 2018—Former U.S. Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy advocated for better treatment of mental health issues and spoke candidly about his struggles during a Chancellor's Lecture Series discussion on Tuesday.

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Fiorina shares thoughts on leadership, civil society on ‘The Zeppos Report’

Mar. 12, 2018—Former Hewlett-Packard CEO and 2016 GOP presidential candidate Carly Fiorina talks about her career, new foundation and what may be next for her on the latest episode of "The Zeppos Report" podcast.

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Kennedy, Zeppos to discuss mental health and addiction advocacy March 13

Feb. 28, 2018—Vanderbilt Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will host a discussion with former U.S. Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy on Tuesday, March 13. “A Common Struggle: Making Mental Health Essential Health” will begin at 6:30 p.m. in Langford Auditorium.

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