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Alumnus Peede nominated National Endowment for the Humanities chair

Mar. 15, 2018—President Donald Trump has nominated Jon Parrish Peede, BS’91, to serve as the 11th chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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Volunteer Leadership Weekend brings 200 alumni and parent volunteers to campus

Mar. 14, 2018—Volunteers play an important role in Vanderbilt’s success, and that involvement was praised during the university’s inaugural Volunteer Leadership Weekend held Feb. 23–24.

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Madelynne Grace Myers advocates for gender equality in STEM at United Nations

Mar. 14, 2018—Madelynne Grace Myers, BA’17, advocates for gender equality in the STEM fields during the UN International Women and Girls in Science Forum.

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Vanderbilt advocates for humanities funding

Mar. 13, 2018—Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities Executive Director Mona Frederick and Assistant Vice Chancellor for Federal Relations Christina West met with congressional delegates at the National Humanities Alliance’s recent annual meeting and advocacy day in Washington, D.C.

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11 students chosen as newest class of Ingram Scholars

Mar. 8, 2018—Eleven incoming first-year students have been selected from among more than 1,600 applicants as the newest members of the Ingram Scholars Program.

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Vanderbilt alumna finalist for inaugural Knight-Hennessy Scholarship

Mar. 7, 2018—Vanderbilt University alumna Lisa Muloma was a finalist for the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program, a new prestigious scholarship that fully funds graduate-level work in any field at Stanford University.

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Vanderbilt Libraries acquire three of Spinoza’s book treasures

Mar. 2, 2018—Vanderbilt has acquired three rare 17th-century volumes by famed philosopher Baruch Spinoza, thanks to the Provost's Library Collective Initiative. They will be on public display March 12.

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Venture capitalist Bruce Evans shares entrepreneurial fundraising advice at Engineering’s Chambers Lecture

Mar. 1, 2018—School of Engineering alumnus Bruce Evans discussed his journey from Vanderbilt to the venture capital industry and offered some fundraising advice during the Spring 2018 Chambers Lecture.

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Celtic Celebration at Blair launches Music City Irishfest

Feb. 28, 2018—Fiddlers, pipers and dancers, including Blair faculty and top-level guest performers, will pay tribute to their Irish and Scottish musical roots Saturday, March 3, at the Celtic Celebration.

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Seven alumni named to 2018 Nashville Business Journal ’40 Under 40′

Feb. 26, 2018—The "Nashville Business Journal" recently released its 2018 “40 Under 40” honorees. The list includes seven Vanderbilt alumni.

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Vanderbilt and civil rights pioneer Perry Wallace’s remarkable life celebrated Feb. 19

Feb. 22, 2018—The extraordinary courage that Distinguished Alumnus Perry Wallace displayed as the SEC's first African American basketball player was remembered during a celebration of life service Feb. 19.

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New Vanderbilt basketball scholarship pays tribute to civil rights pioneer Perry Wallace

Feb. 19, 2018—Vanderbilt alumnus and civil rights trailblazer Perry Wallace has been honored with a new scholarship that will provide support for student-athletes at the university.

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