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Paralympian, disability rights scholar to speak at South Korean conference

Jan. 26, 2018—Forber-Pratt is an elite wheelchair racer who earned two bronze medals at the Paralympic Games.

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Vanderbilt disability rights activist named to ‘Emerging Scholars’ list

Jan. 25, 2018—Diverse: Issues in Higher Education has selected Vanderbilt professor Anjali Forber-Pratt for its 2018 Emerging Scholars issue.

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FutureVU begins spring semester by continuing efforts to engage campus community

Jan. 25, 2018—The FutureVU team is providing key project updates to kick off a busy spring semester.

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University of Chicago’s Manasi Deshpande presents Emerging Scholars Lecture Nov. 6

Oct. 20, 2017—Manasi Deshpande, assistant professor of economics at the University of Chicago, will present the College of Arts and Science Emerging Scholars Lecture Nov. 6.

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Zeppos engages campus community about FutureVU core values, next steps

Oct. 19, 2017—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos hosted a town hall meeting Tuesday featuring key updates about FutureVU. The topics of accessibility, mobility and transportation, and sustainability were highlighted.

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Chancellor’s Town Hall focusing on campus accessibility, transportation and mobility, and sustainability set for Oct. 17

Oct. 9, 2017—The campus community is invited to a town hall meeting about prominent updates regarding FutureVU. This will take place Oct. 17 in the Student Life Center BOT Room.

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‘Dismantling Ableism’ to feature panel of disability advocates Oct. 26

Oct. 4, 2017—Disability advocates will share their personal and professional journeys and discuss how to dismantle ableism.

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VKC workshops to discuss disability resources related to health care, HS transition, accessing services

Jan. 25, 2017—Disability resources related to health care, transition from high school, and accessing disability service information will be the focus of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center’s Spring 2017 Britt Henderson Training Series.

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Professor, Paralympian chosen to evaluate Reeve Foundation’s Paralysis Resource Center

Sep. 29, 2016—Vanderbilt's Anjali Forber-Pratt has been awarded a grant to evaluate and bolster spinal cord injury resources.

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For women re-entering workforce, sharing personal information may get you hired

May. 19, 2016—New first-of-its-kind research from two Vanderbilt Law School economists contradicts conventional wisdom and finds a female applicant strongly raises her chances of getting hired if she gives personal information clarifying her resume gaps.

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Participants wanted for Disability Mentoring Day Oct. 21

Sep. 15, 2015—Disability Mentoring Day at Vanderbilt is scheduled for Oct. 21 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center, Room 241.

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Vanderbilt study on spinal cord injuries will guide interventions

Jun. 25, 2015—Traumatic spinal cord injuries are increasing with the population, and incidence is higher in older patients, according to a Vanderbilt study that was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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