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Emilie M. Townes reappointed as dean of Vanderbilt Divinity School

May. 7, 2018—Emilie M. Townes, E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Professor of Womanist Ethics and Society, has been reappointed as dean of the Vanderbilt University Divinity School.

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Career Center hosts sessions on competitive student scholarships, fellowships

Mar. 8, 2018—The Career Center will present several informational sessions and workshops throughout March and April for students interested in applying for competitive national honors scholarships and fellowships.

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VU Divinity School named a Seminary that Changes the World

Nov. 1, 2017—Vanderbilt Divinity School is among a select group of seminaries and divinity schools named a Seminary that Changes the World for 2017-18 by The Center for Faith and Service.

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Limited submission opportunity: Henry Luce Foundation Advancing Public Scholarship on Religion and Theology

Oct. 23, 2017—Vanderbilt may submit one application to the The Henry Luce Foundation Advancing Public Scholarship on Religion and Theology program. The program aims to support collaborative, experimental, and field-shaping initiatives that enliven the practice of public scholarship.

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Vanderbilt Divinity School racial justice initiative to launch

Sep. 25, 2017—Vanderbilt Divinity School invites the community to help launch its new Luce Foundation-funded Public Theology and Racial Justice Collaborative from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Ruby.

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Smallwood joins Public Theology and Racial Justice Collaborative

Jul. 11, 2017—Teresa Smallwood, a public theologian and attorney with a strong commitment to scholarship and activism, is the new associate director of the Public Theology and Racial Justice Collaborative.

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China conference gets virtual greeting from chancellor

Nov. 16, 2011—Vanderbilt scholars gathered with colleagues in the People‚Äôs Republic of China recently to discuss folklore and build relationships within the Southeast provinces. The conference, the First China-U.S. Forum on Intangible Cultural Heritage: Comparative Policies, took place on Nov. 6 and 7 at a conference center about 30 miles outside Guangzhou. The discussions centered on comparative...

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In Conversation with … James Hudnut-Beumler

May. 5, 2011—Vanderbilt Divinity School Dean James Hudnut-Beumler takes heart in the fact that when times are tough, his graduates offer comfort and guidance to an ailing world.

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Divinity school’s Lim named as Henry Luce III Fellow in theology

Apr. 12, 2011—Paul Lim, a historian at Vanderbilt University Divinity School, is one of seven scholars of religion named as a Henry Luce III Fellow in Theology for 2011-2012.

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