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    Unity Project to host Salam Al-Marayati, president of Muslim Public Affairs Council, on April 22

    Al-Marayati and Samar Ali, Unity Project co-chair, will explore the shared experiences of Muslim and Arab Americans and the ongoing crisis in Gaza in a timely and insightful conversation at noon on Monday, April 22, at the John Seigenthaler Center. This in-person event is limited to Vanderbilt students, faculty and staff members; you must register using your Vanderbilt email address. Read More

    Apr 9, 2024

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    Education journalist to discuss partisan politics’ increasing influence on public schools April 9

    National education reporter Laura Pappano will discuss her latest book, School Moms: Parent Activism, Partisan Politics, and the Battle for Public Education (Beacon Press, 2024), at the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries on Tuesday, April 9. In her book, Pappano draws on archival research as well as on-the-ground reporting to offer a nuanced view of how schools across the country have become lightning rods in the culture wars. Read More

    Mar 22, 2024

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    Dialogue Vanderbilt and the Unity Project host Ukrainian ambassador on March 19

    A conversation between Oksana Markarova, Ukrainian ambassador to the United States, and Morgan Ortagus, former spokesperson for the U.S. Department of State, will be Tuesday, March 19, at 4 p.m. CT at the John Seigenthaler Center. Markarova’s participation will provide attendees with an invaluable opportunity to learn about Ukraine’s challenges and geopolitical stance.   Read More

    Mar 7, 2024

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    Applebaum, Meacham to discuss rise of autocracy in ‘Open Dialogue’ event

    Pulitzer Prize–winning author and propaganda expert Anne Applebaum will visit Vanderbilt on March 5 for a discussion of the rise of autocracy in today’s geopolitical climate.  Read More

    Feb 16, 2024

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    Student Centers event reservation requests open for fall 2024, spring 2025

    Beginning Monday, Feb. 5, the Student Centers team is taking reservation requests for fall 2024 and spring 2025. These requests are for large-scale signature events hosted by university departments in large event spaces. Read More

    Feb 5, 2024

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    Feb. 1 online seminar offers key insights for ARPA-H proposal submissions

    Join online seminar on Feb. 1, from noon to 1 p.m., to learn essential administrative details for submitting successful proposals to the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health. The session is a vital resource for grant managers navigating ARPA-H’s submission and funding models. Read More

    Jan 29, 2024

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    REGISTER: “Defending Our Democracy”: Exclusive conversation between Liz Cheney and Jon Meacham on democracy, the presidency and Jan. 6, 2021

    On Tuesday, Feb. 6, former U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney will share her views on the state of American democracy and the presidency, as well as her first-hand perspective on the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol and the ensuing Congressional investigation, in a compelling, exclusive conversation with Jon Meacham, Carolyn T. and Robert M. Rogers Chair, Distinguished Visiting Professor of Political Science and Pulitzer Prize–winning historian. Read More

    Jan 12, 2024

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    A Conversation with Rabbi David J. Wolpe on Jan. 18

    Rabbi David Wolpe, whom Newsweek called “the most influential rabbi in America,” will visit Vanderbilt, joining Divinity School Dean Yolanda Pierce for a fireside conversation centered around Vanderbilt’s commitment to free expression, constructive dialogue and mutual respect. The free event, which is a part of the Dialogue Vanderbilt initiative, is open to Vanderbilt students, faculty and staff and will be at 5 p.m., Jan. 18; registration is required. Read More

    Jan 8, 2024

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    Hoy Lecture Series: ‘Bringing Robotics to the Ophthalmology Clinic’ Nov. 7

    The Vanderbilt Eye Institute and the Department of Biomedical Engineering present the Hoy Lecture Series: “Bringing Robotics to the Ophthalmology Clinic: The Challenges, Considerations, and Rewards of Introducing the General Public to Engineering Research Prototypes.” The presentation, featuring Ryan McNabb, Ph.D. and Anthony Kuo, M.D., will discuss the challenges, considerations and rewards of translating a robotic imaging system from the controlled environment of the engineering lab to interacting with the diverse population of the ophthalmology clinic. Read More

    Nov 2, 2023

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    Student Care Network hosts annual Wellbeing Fair Oct. 26

    Student Care Network offices, campus partners and student organizations will be in attendance Oct. 26 from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. to share information about services, engage students in activities and hand out swag. There will be free food, gentle yoga/sound meditation, chair massages and more. This event is open to all Vanderbilt students, faculty and staff. Read More

    Oct 16, 2023

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    Allison Orr, choreographer and founder of Forklift Danceworks, in residence at the Curb Center

    Choreographer Allison Orr is visiting Vanderbilt for a weeklong residency at the Curb Center, during which she will be speaking to several classes and leading a community dance workshop in partnership with dance nonprofit New Dialect. Additionally, Orr will offer a public talk on her new book, DanceWorks: Stories of Creative Collaboration at Central Library on Thursday, Oct. 12 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Read More

    Oct 9, 2023

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    Vanderbilt University’s Quantum Potential unveiled: Meet the minds shaping our future

    Quantum Potential is a collection of wild but precise portraits of the scholars, scientists and students at Vanderbilt who are finding new ways to understand the world—and change it. A premiere event will take place Oct. 11 at 6 p.m., including a screening of two short films, behind-the-scenes discussions and an immersive performance. The event is open the general public; registration is required. Read More

    Oct 6, 2023

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    Celebrating LGBTQI+ History Month: The Music of Ned Rorem

    To kick off LGBTQI+ History Month, the Blair School of Music faculty presents a concert of works written by and for composer and author Ned Rorem. Known for both his breadth of output for both vocal and instrumental forces, Rorem entered gay icon status through the publication of his diaries over forty years, beginning in 1966. In addition to a selection of works by Rorem, a new work by Blair composer Russell Platt—writing in honor of Rorem—will be performed. Read More

    Oct 2, 2023

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    Symposium on AI, Free Speech and Human Rights is Oct. 12–13

    The Future of Free Speech Project, in partnership with Vanderbilt University, will host an event to explore the dynamic intersection of generative AI, free speech and human rights within the rapidly evolving landscape of artificial intelligence advancements. Read More

    Sep 29, 2023

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    Celebrate innovation, collaboration, creativity and curiosity at 2023 TN Maker Fest

    The Wond’ry will host TN Maker Fest on Saturday, Oct. 7, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This free, family-friendly event will feature an incredible gathering of “makers” who will show off their hobbies, projects, experiments and creations. Read More

    Sep 28, 2023

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    Celebrate Diverse ‘Dores Day Sept. 20

    Diverse ’Dores Day, which allows students, staff, faculty and postdoctoral scholars to learn more about support and services offered to Vanderbilt’s diverse population, is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 20, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The event will end at Alumni Lawn with music, giveaways, treats from local restaurants and custom-made shirts. Read More

    Sep 14, 2023

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    Political historian Eli Merritt to discuss book on American Revolution’s ‘perilous politics’ Sept. 9

    Eli Merritt, research assistant professor of political science, will discuss his new book, Disunion Among Ourselves: The Perilous Politics of the American Revolution, at the Vanderbilt Bookstore from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 9. Co-sponsored by the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries, the event will include a book signing following the discussion. Books will be available for purchase. Read More

    Aug 28, 2023

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    PHOTOS: Welcome Week celebrates new and returning students

    Welcome Week fun! See how the university, along with its numerous support centers, groups and organizations, rolled out the black-and-gold carpet to help new and returning students experience how valued they are to the Vanderbilt community. Read More

    Aug 28, 2023

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    Study Abroad and Passport Fair set for Aug. 29

    Visit the Office of Experiential Learning and Immersion Vanderbilt’s Study Abroad and Passport Fair to learn more about program options directly from study abroad organizations. You can hear from recent study abroad alumni, chat with study abroad advisers and connect with campus partners. Read More

    Aug 22, 2023

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    Wond’ry Book Swap is Sept. 6

    To honor National Read a Book Day, the Wond’ry is hosting a book swap Sept. 6, from 4–6 p.m. Bring a book (or books!) that you’ve read and discover a new one to take home with you. Read More

    Aug 22, 2023