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Noble named director of Black Cultural Center, faculty head of Stambaugh House

Mar. 30, 2017—Sociology lecturer Rosevelt Noble has been named director of the Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center and a faculty head on The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons.

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Black girlhood as a theological problem focus of Antoinette Brown Lecture

Mar. 21, 2017—Eboni Marshall Turman, a womanist scholar with a strong passion for helping black women rise above gender bias and racism, will deliver the Antoinette Brown Lecture March 23.

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Jones, Klein, King, Abdul-Jabbar to headline Vanderbilt’s Impact Symposium March 27-29

Mar. 16, 2017—Van Jones, Ezra Klein, Shaun King and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will headline Vanderbilt University’s Impact Symposium March 27-29.

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‘Driving While Black’ focus of Vanderbilt Divinity breakfast

Mar. 8, 2017—HIghlights from "Driving While Black: A Report on Racial Profiling in Metro Nashville Police Department Traffic Stops" will be discussed at a March 14 Vanderbilt Divinity School Community Breakfast.

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Graduate School builds California connections to increase diversity

Mar. 2, 2017—Directors from the Office of Undergraduate Research at Cal Poly Pomona visited Vanderbilt last week to discuss research and education partnerships.

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Zeppos honored by Les Gemmes for community efforts

Feb. 27, 2017—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos was honored Saturday as part of the Les Gemmes 10th annual Literary Luncheon for his efforts as a community leader.

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Hortense Spillers to receive lifetime achievement award

Feb. 17, 2017—The Caribbean Philosophical Association will honor English professor Hortense Spillers with a lifetime achievement award at its June conference.

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Civil rights activist, sports sociologist Harry Edwards to give annual Walter Murray Lecture Feb. 19

Feb. 14, 2017—Renowned sports sociologist and activist Harry Edwards will give Vanderbilt University’s annual Walter Murray Lecture Sunday, Feb. 19, at 7 p.m. at the Student Life Center.

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EDI office launches new webpage on unconscious bias

Feb. 9, 2017—Vanderbilt's Office for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion has launched a new webpage and series of workshops to support a campuswide initiative to combat unconscious bias.

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Sealy named to VUSM diversity leadership role

Jan. 26, 2017—Linda Sealy, Ph.D., has been named associate dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for Basic Sciences at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.

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Author Ibram X. Kendi to discuss racism at Vanderbilt forum

Jan. 26, 2017—The author of the 2016 National Book Award for Nonfiction will speak at Vanderbilt Feb. 1.

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Training around issues of diversity and inclusion offered to Vanderbilt community

Jan. 20, 2017—The university’s Office of Inclusion Initiatives and Cultural Competence is offering a series of training sessions around issues of diversity and inclusion for members of the Vanderbilt community during the spring semester.

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