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Global tennis champion Venus Williams to deliver Senior Day address

Nov. 30, 2018—Venus Williams—an international tennis champion, entrepreneur and author—will receive the Nichols-Chancellor’s Medal in May 2019, when she addresses graduating seniors at Vanderbilt and their families.

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Nichols Humanitarian Fund celebrates 10th anniversary Oct. 20

Oct. 13, 2016—The Office of Active Citizenship and Service, in collaboration with The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons, will celebrate the milestone and recognize founders Edward and Janice Nichols at the annual Nichols Humanitarian Fund Reception on Oct. 20.

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Chancellor, Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning author to address graduating seniors at Vanderbilt University May 9-10

May. 6, 2013—Vanderbilt University seniors will close their chapters as undergraduates with words from Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Toni Morrison who will deliver the Senior Day address Thursday, May 9, followed by Commencement ceremonies on Friday, May 10.

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Toni Morrison to be Senior Day Speaker at Vanderbilt

Nov. 12, 2012—Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Toni Morrison will be the 2013 Senior Day speaker at Vanderbilt University. Her address will be streamed live on the Vanderbilt News website May 9.

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Chancellor, Nobel Peace Prize winner to address Vanderbilt grads

May. 2, 2011—Vanderbilt University’s class of 2011 will be advised and inspired by Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and Nobel Peace Prize recipient Wangari Maathai during Commencement and Senior Day activities May 12-13.

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