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Learn more about Big Brothers Big Sisters June 27

Jun. 3, 2013—A representative from Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee will be at Vanderbilt for an informational lunch-and-learn event on Thursday, June 27. The meeting is scheduled from noon to 1 p.m. in Sarratt 325/327. A free lunch will be provided for the first 20 people who RSVP and attend the meeting. Big Brothers Big Sisters is the leader...

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Chancellor to be featured at Parnassus Books event

May. 31, 2013—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will be the guest speaker at Parnassus Books' monthly "Let's Talk Books" series on June 4.

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Medical students help reunite family

May. 16, 2013—Medical students at the free, student-run Shade Tree Clinic may have saved a patient’s life, but not using traditional medicine. The man had become distraught and even suicidal when his wife and son became stranded in Mexico without a visa, and were told they might not be able to return for ten years. Through a...

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Free concert series continues through June

May. 15, 2013—Vanderbilt is a sponsor of the sixth annual Dragon Music Sundays, a series of free concerts held each Sunday from May 19 to June 23 at Dragon Park (Fannie Mae Dees Park) in Nashville. The music begins at 4 p.m. with Centennial Jambands, followed by the headlining act. May 19 – David Olney and The...

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Meet the Titans at Mayor’s Field Day; Vanderbilt volunteers needed

Apr. 24, 2013—Learn fun, new ways to be active at the 2013 Mayor's Field Day, a free event May 4 at LP Field.

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Mayor Dean engages with Divinity students on community service

Apr. 11, 2013—The strong value placed on community volunteerism is among the reasons Nashville has received extensive national press for its enviable quality of life, Nashville Mayor Karl Dean recently told Vanderbilt Divinity students.

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Recent religious trends topic of Vanderbilt Divinity breakfast

Apr. 5, 2013—James Hudnut-Beumler, who will step down this summer as dean of the Vanderbilt Divinity School, will reflect on American religious trends during his school leadership at an April 9 community breakfast.

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Celebrated poet of religion topic of Vanderbilt Divinity class

Mar. 6, 2013—Vanderbilt University Divinity School will offer a community class on Jesuit priest and poet Gerard Manley Hopkins March 16 as part of its continuing Relevant Religion series.

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5K run/walk will support military veterans

Feb. 26, 2013—The inaugural Run for Our Veterans 5K Run/Walk is scheduled for Saturday, March 23, in the Music Row area of Nashville.

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Emancipation Proclamation panel explores document’s meaning for today

Feb. 13, 2013—Vanderbilt Chaplain Mark Forrester moderated a lively panel discussion in War Memorial Auditorium Feb. 12 about the Emancipation Proclamation’s meaning and legacy as the document went on view at the Tennessee State Museum nearby.

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Mayor’s Walk 100 Miles finale set for Jan. 26

Jan. 19, 2013—Nashville Mayor Karl Dean will host a community walk at Centennial Park beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26. The event is the finale to the mayor's Walk 100 Miles challenge.

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Maiello shares passion for music history with students in Blair precollege program

Jan. 11, 2013—For James Maiello, assistant professor of musicology and ethnomusicology at the Blair School of Music, teaching and research are two sides of the same coin.

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