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Lachs to lecture on death and self-importance

Apr. 10, 2017—This year's Berry Lecture is April 20 and features Vanderbilt philosopher John Lachs.

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Statement from Chancellor Zeppos regarding the death of Pat Summitt

Jun. 28, 2016—Vanderbilt Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos remarks on the death of former University of Tennessee women's basketball coach Pat Summitt.

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Vanderbilt mourns the loss of Donny Everett

Jun. 6, 2016—The Vanderbilt University community is mourning the death of Donny Everett, a rising sophomore and pitcher on the Commodore baseball team, following a drowning accident June 2 in Coffee County, Tennessee. Funeral services for Everett are scheduled for Tuesday in Clarksville, Tennessee.

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Vanderbilt biologist David McCauley has died

Nov. 4, 2015—Vanderbilt mourns the death of biologist, researcher and teacher David E. McCauley, who is remembered as an "inspiring, genuine and incredibly intelligent scientist."

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Vanderbilt art professor noted for experimental pieces dies

May. 9, 2013—Donald H. Evans, a Vanderbilt University professor of art and art history, emeritus, who developed a national reputation for ambitious and interdisciplinary work that often included epic-scaled events, died May 6.

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John Bingham, former dean and professor emeritus, has died

May. 9, 2013—Longtime Vanderbilt Spanish professor and administrator John L. Bingham died May 2 at 93.

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W. James Booth: “Can the Dead Be Harmed?”

Mar. 27, 2013—W. James Booth, professor of political science and philosophy, examines our obligations toward the dead.

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