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Annual showcase celebrating Native American Heritage Month set for Nov. 26

Nov. 19, 2018—The annual Art of Resistance showcase will celebrate Native American traditions through song, ceremonial dance, poetry and storytelling on Nov. 26 from 6:30 to 8 p.m in Sarratt Cinema.

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Community invited to town halls on equity, diversity, inclusion and respect

Nov. 5, 2018—The Vanderbilt community is invited to a pair of upcoming town hall meetings with James Page Jr., vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion and chief diversity officer, and Melissa Thomas-Hunt, vice provost for inclusive excellence.

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Warm Welcome

Nov. 5, 2018—Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion James Page wants to make Vanderbilt inclusive for all.

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‘Disruptive Women Lead’ aims to close gap between women of color and boards they can help

Oct. 23, 2018—The Wond’ry is recruiting 25 women of color from Nashville-area universities to attend interactive workshops aimed at bridging the gap between organizations who want race and gender diversity in their boardrooms and management and the women who could fulfill those roles.

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Office for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion presents ‘Everyday Bias: A Cook-Ross Training’; first session Oct. 23

Oct. 19, 2018—The Office for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion is launching its "Everyday Bias: A Cook-Ross Training” as part of an effort to support and equip the university community with tools to recognize their personal biases and how they can influence behaviors.

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‘Undocumented’ author Dan-el Padilla Peralta to deliver Hispanic Heritage Month lecture Oct. 15

Oct. 15, 2018—Dan-el Padilla Peralta, author of the memoir "Undocumented: A Dominican Boy’s Odyssey from a Homeless Shelter to the Ivy League," will deliver a Hispanic Heritage Month lecture at 7 p.m. Oct. 15 in Sarratt Cinema.

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Next Steps program visits USAC

Oct. 11, 2018—At its October meeting, the University Staff Advisory Council welcomed Emilee Bauer, program coordinator for Next Steps at Vanderbilt, which serves students with intellectual disabilities who are interested in obtaining a college education.

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Rivera shares message on cultivating creativity, inclusivity and joy

Oct. 4, 2018—Award-winning writer Gabby Rivera visited the Vanderbilt campus last week to speak with staff, students and faculty about the importance of empowering people with diverse voices to tell their stories.

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Office for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion holds trainings for Facilities staff

Oct. 2, 2018—The Office for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion is partnering with the Division of Administration to host its second year of diversity trainings for Facilities staff at Vanderbilt.

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InclusAbility campaign to bring awareness, more inclusive lens to disability identities

Sep. 28, 2018—Ensuring that all students, faculty and staff with disabilities, both visible and invisible, are provided with equal opportunities to fully avail themselves of all that Vanderbilt has to offer is the aim of a new campaign. The effort kicks off with a celebration Oct. 4.

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Nursing taps Rolanda Johnson as new assistant dean for diversity, inclusion

Sep. 24, 2018—Rolanda Johnson, assistant dean for academics and associate professor of nursing, has been named assistant dean for diversity and inclusion for the School of Nursing.

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Welcome reception for Vice Chancellor James Page set for Sept. 27

Sep. 20, 2018—A welcome reception for new Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer James E. Page Jr. is scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, in the Kirkland Hall second-floor lobby.

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