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Sandoz recognized by debate community

Sep. 23, 2016—Vanderbilt's debate team guru, M.L. Sandoz, has been honored for encouraging public debate by students of all ages.

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Founder’s Medals awarded at Vanderbilt Commencement

May. 9, 2014—Top scholars from Vanderbilt's undergraduate and professional schools were honored with Founder’s Medals May 9, 2014.

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Debate team hosts junior debaters

May. 6, 2013—Young debaters from John Early Middle School and Henry Maxwell Elementary School were named the champions of the Metro Elementary Debate League after a debate held at Vanderbilt University. The debate, judged and coached by members of the Vanderbilt Debate Team, was held May 3 in Calhoun Hall on the Vanderbilt campus. It was the...

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Sandoz awarded Chancellor’s Cup

Oct. 24, 2012—M.L. Sandoz, senior lecturer in communication studies and director of Vanderbilt’s debate team, received an unexpected visitor Oct. 24. Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos interrupted her lecture in Calhoun Hall to present her with the 2012-13 Chancellor’s Cup, which is given annually for “the greatest contribution outside the classroom to undergraduate student-faculty relationships in the recent...

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Debate team ends year on high note

Mar. 27, 2012—The Vanderbilt debate team ended its year with some notable victories. At the 2012 American Debate Association (ADA) National Championship, the team of sophomore Saad Rehman and first-year student Xin (Malia) Zhan took home the championship in the JV Division, with Rehman also taking the Top Speaker Award in that division. “Going in as the...

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See Vanderbilt’s national champion debaters in action Oct. 14

Oct. 12, 2011—Members of the community will have a chance to see two of Vanderbilt’s top debaters in action Friday afternoon in Buttrick Hall. Vanderbilt sophomores Saad Rehman and Karl Gressly, last year’s American Debate Association national champions in novice debate, will square off against a University of Georgia team in a public exhibition set for 2-3...

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