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Consumer decisions influenced by parenting stereotypes, even among non-parents

Jun. 6, 2018—New research from Vanderbilt University Marketing Professor Kelly Haws explains how “caretaker” and “breadwinner” roles affect consumer decision-making.

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Love and changing gender roles explored in VU Theatre production

Feb. 14, 2018—'Orlando,' an adaptation of a novel by Virginia Woolf that explores love and changing gender roles, will be performed by Vanderbilt University Theatre Feb. 16–24 at Neely Auditorium.

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Gender, pain and dementia

Oct. 16, 2017—Understanding sex differences in pain perception could lead to more targeted and effective pain assessment and management strategies in older adults with Alzheimer’s disease.

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You are what you eat – and who you know

Mar. 6, 2017—New research shows being surrounded by high-status people may help you stay slim – but only if you're a woman.

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Holocaust Lecture Series ends Nov. 3 with panel on genocide and sexual violence

Oct. 29, 2015—Vanderbilt's 38th Annual Holocaust Lecture Series ends Tuesday, Nov. 3, with a panel discussion about genocide and sexual violence.

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‘Re-imagining Gender Within the Church’ Nov. 20

Nov. 13, 2014—Alex McNeill, executive director of More Light Presbyterians, a national organization devoted to advocacy, education and support for LGBTQ people and issues within the church an beyond, will speak at a lunchtime event on Thursday, Nov. 20, at Vanderbilt Divinity School.

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LGBTQI Life offering Safe Zone workshop Nov. 13

Nov. 7, 2013—The Safe Zone workshop is a three-hour interactive workshop that encourages student, faculty and staff to explore their personal identities, cultural identities, privilege and what it means to be an Ally.

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Gender, Sexuality and Race

Oct. 8, 2013—Moderator Charles E. Scott, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, Emeritus; Director of the Warren Center, 1987-1993 Jean Feerick, English, John Carroll University; Warren Center Fellow, 2005-2006 Gilbert Herdt, Sexuality Studies, San Francisco State University; Warren Center Fellow 1997-1998 Richard King, History, University of Nottingham; Warren Center Fellow 2001-2002 Benita Roth, Sociology, Binghamton University; Warren Center Fellow...

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Vanderbilt hires new directors of Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center and Office of LGBTQI Life

Aug. 21, 2013—Adale Sholock is the new director of the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center, while Chris Purcell joins Vanderbilt as director of the Office of LGBTQI Life.

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Year in Review: Vanderbilt’s top stories, images, Tweets and shares of 2012

Dec. 17, 2012—The top news stories, Tweets, Facebook posts, photos and videos of the year.

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Latin American theologian with ecofeminist perspective visits VU

Mar. 23, 2011—Latin American theologian Ivone Gebara will be part of a March 28 panel discussion on "Ecology, Gender and Liberation in Brazil."

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‘Glass ceiling’ exists for women surgeons

Feb. 21, 2011—Less than a third of surgeons who advance to senior ranks in the U.S. are women, and it's not because they're less qualified or less productive than their male counterparts, new research finds.

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