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Rocking Gender: Stereotype and Subversion Among Female Pop Musicians

May. 19, 2010— Watch videos from Commencement 2010 Week’s Faculty Seminars.

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Robotics: New Possibilities in Prosthetic Limbs

May. 19, 2010— Watch videos from Commencement 2010 Week’s Faculty Seminars.

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VUCast Commencement Special

May. 18, 2010— Our VUCast crews catch graduates, families and friends celebrating Commencement 2010.

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Vanderbilt awards nearly 3,500 degrees at Commencement

May. 14, 2010— Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos urged Vanderbilt University’s newest graduates to work hard, be passionate and always reserve time for learning.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Commencement set for May 14 at Vanderbilt University

May. 13, 2010— Tradition and technology will each be a part of Vanderbilt University’s annual Commencement on Friday, May 14. Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will deliver the traditional Commencement address in a ceremony beginning 9 a.m. on Alumni Lawn. Undergraduates will receive their degrees after the chancellor’s address, while graduate and professional students will adjourn for their own 10:30 a.m. degree ceremonies. Vanderbilt is granting about 3,500 degrees this year, 1,600 to undergraduates and 1,900 to graduate and professional students. About 3,100 graduates are expected to attend the ceremony. Undergraduates will stay on Alumni Lawn to receive their degrees.

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Senior Day speaker Khaled Hosseini

May. 13, 2010— Watch video of Senior Day speaker Khaled Hosseini.

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Kite Runner author tells grads to continue learning, give back to community

May. 13, 2010— Novelist Khaled Hosseini wished Vanderbilt graduates "prosperity" in their post-college lives, but suggested they stay connected to suffering in the world by tithing 5 percent of their time or money to those less fortunate.

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TIPSHEET: Two students at Vanderbilt Commencement May 14

May. 12, 2010— More than 3,400 students will receive degrees during Vanderbilt’s Commencement ceremonies beginning 9 a.m. May 14 on Alumni Lawn. Here are two of the many extraordinary students in the Class of 2010.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Kite Runner author to speak during Vanderbilt University’s Senior Day May 13

May. 11, 2010— Khaled Hosseini, author of bestselling books The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns, will receive Vanderbilt University’s prestigious Nichols-Chancellor’s Medal Thursday, May 13, when he will address graduating seniors and their families during Senior Day.

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Vanderbilt University adds more green elements to Commencement

May. 11, 2010— Green printing, paper recycling, reducing plastic bottles and a reusable lunch bag are among the new green initiatives being implemented this year for Vanderbilt University’s Commencement activities.

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Tommie Morton-Young to receive Vanderbilt Peabody Distinguished Alumna Award

May. 11, 2010— Nashville activist, scholar and author Tommie Morton-Young will receive the Distinguished Alumna Award from Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of education and human development during Commencement ceremonies on Friday, May 14.

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