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New scholarship honors legacy of civil rights leader James Lawson

Jun. 25, 2018—The new Rev. James M. Lawson Jr. Scholarship provides need-based financial support for underrepresented minority students who demonstrate a commitment to civil rights and social justice.

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Vanderbilt community sets new record on third annual Giving Day

Jun. 7, 2018—More than 7,000 members of the Vanderbilt community came together to raise nearly $6 million for the university and its students on Vanderbilt’s third annual Giving Day, setting a new record for giving participation in 24 hours.

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Alumni Association Board announces 2018 honorees

Jun. 5, 2018—The Vanderbilt Alumni Association Board announces its 2018 alumni award recipients.

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Faculty and staff—lead the way on Giving Day tomorrow

Jun. 4, 2018—Your gift of any size tomorrow will count toward our donor goal of 6,300 and help unlock challenge gifts of more than $1 million for Vanderbilt. Please plan to make a gift to the area of the university that means the most to you. Not only will your gift help us meet our record-breaking goal, but it also will count toward our Faculty-Staff Campaign totals. Learn more at vu.edu/givingday.

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Spread the #give4thegold spirit

May. 31, 2018—Giving Day is only four days away. Help us spread the word by posting on social media using #give4thgold, and be sure to make your gift on June 5.

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Alumna, BOT member with prominent estate jewelry business dies

May. 24, 2018—Camilla Dietz Bergeron, a Vanderbilt University alumna and emerita trustee whose passion for collecting jewelry led her to found a noted antique and estate jewelry firm, died May 20.

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Lend your voice to Giving Day June 5

May. 24, 2018—Are you ready to lend your voice and #give4thegold? A new video will help spread the word about Vanderbilt's Giving Day on June 5.

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Student body president, vice president reflect on Vanderbilt experiences for ‘Zeppos Report’

May. 17, 2018—Before Class of 2018 graduates Jami Cox and Ryan Connor walked across the Commencement stage May 11, they joined Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos for one last conversation as Vanderbilt undergrads.

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Emeritus English professor who wrote Jane Austen biography dies

May. 16, 2018—John W. Halperin, Centennial Professor of English, emeritus, died this spring at his home in La Jolla, California, from heart failure. He was 76.

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Class of 2018 leaves its mark through Senior Class Fund

May. 13, 2018—More than 1,360 members of the Class of 2018 participated in giving to this year’s Senior Class Fund, setting a new record. By reaching 85 percent class participation, this year’s seniors were the first to secure a $100,000 challenge donation issued by Vanderbilt Board of Trust member and student philanthropy advocate Alex Taylor, BS’97.

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Vanderbilt Giving Day set for June 5

May. 10, 2018—Vanderbilt’s third annual Giving Day is scheduled for June 5 and will offer the entire Vanderbilt community a chance to join together to “give for the gold” and make the university stronger.

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Philanthropy expert named Peabody College distinguished alumna

May. 8, 2018—Veteran nonprofit strategist and social venture entrepreneur Laura Ponte Chauvin will be honored with the 2018 Peabody College Distinguished Alumna Award during Commencement.

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