Jan. 22, 2020—Vanderbilt students, faculty, staff and postdoctoral fellows honored the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. through programs, lectures, interactive teach-ins, community service projects and more as part of the university’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Series.
Trailblazers and Pioneers: Portrait projects honor Vanderbilt community members who have worked for diversity
Feb. 19, 2019—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos unveiled four portraits during Reunion weekend in October that are part of a new Vanderbilt Trailblazers portrait series honoring members of the Vanderbilt community who broke barriers at the university and in society at large. The portraits depict Vanderbilt alumni Bishop Joseph Johnson, BDiv’54, PhD’58; the Rev. James Lawson, ’71; the...
Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center unveils Legacy Pioneers Portraits and newly renovated Legacy Lounge
Oct. 12, 2018—The Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center unveiled its first class of Legacy Pioneer portraits. The 10 portraits, which were painted by James Threalkill, BS’79, will hang in the Study Lounge inside the Black Cultural Center.
May. 13, 2016—Nashville’s growing pains expressed through the arts This spring Vanderbilt’s Curb Center for Art, Enterprise and Public Policy and Vanderbilt University Theatre both used the arts to explore how Nashville’s recent growing pains are affecting local residents. Vanderbilt’s Department of Theatre, in partnership with Sojourn Theatre and the Center for Performance and Civic Practice, challenged...