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‘Half the Sky’ author Nicholas Kristof to speak at Vanderbilt

Jan. 3, 2013—Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times journalist Nicholas Kristof will speak at Vanderbilt University Thursday, Jan. 31. Along with his wife, journalist Sheryl WuDunn, Kristof is author of the 2009 book "Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide."

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Documentary ‘Half the Sky’ to screen Nov. 5, 7

Nov. 2, 2012—Half the Sky, a documentary film inspired by the acclaimed book Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, will be screened in two parts Monday, Nov. 5, and Wednesday, Nov. 7, in conjunction with the International Lens Film Series at Sarratt Cinema. The screenings will begin...

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VUCast: Gators Give Researchers Clues

Sep. 28, 2012—This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s online newscast: What these “sensitive” alligators have in common with humans.  Brainy bugs! Why ants are smarter than the average bug.  And a worldwide “girl power” movement comes to Vanderbilt.

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Human Identities: Vanderbilt to explore gender and sexuality through campuswide initiative

Sep. 5, 2012—A tradition among first-year students to read and discuss a common text has inspired a campuswide initiative called “Human Identities: Global, Local, Personal,” designed to raise nuanced dialogue about gender and sexuality across the Vanderbilt community.

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