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Zeppos, Randall, Diggs reflect on election, lessons drawn from Hamilton

Nov. 10, 2016—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and Writer-in-residence Alice Randall gathered in Langford Auditorium Wednesday evening to discuss Alexander Hamilton's influence on contemporary American politics, but it was the previous day’s momentous presidential election that pervaded the conversation. Daveed Diggs, a Tony winner for the hit Broadway musical "Hamilton," participated in a separate discussion as part of the event.

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Daveed Diggs, Tony winner for ‘Hamilton,’ to speak at Vanderbilt Nov. 9

Oct. 31, 2016—Grammy and Tony Award-winning performer Daveed Diggs, who starred in the original Broadway cast of the hit musical "Hamilton," will speak at Vanderbilt Nov. 9. Preceding Diggs’ talk, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and Writer-in-residence Alice Randall will participate in a roundtable discussion providing insight into Alexander Hamilton, the statesman’s—and "Hamilton," the musical’s—influences on contemporary American politics.

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Class of 2015: Nora Pertz follows her musical passions abroad

Apr. 23, 2015—At 14, Nora Pertz began pestering her mother to let her study abroad. And ever since her high school piano teacher found the program in Vienna, Austria, in which Pertz studied piano the summer before starting Vanderbilt, she has never looked back.

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Alumni Association honors Jim Lovensheimer for educational contributions

Apr. 23, 2015—Jim Lovensheimer, associate professor of musicology, is the recipient of the 2015 Vanderbilt Alumni Education Award.

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Vanderbilt faculty name their favorite reading this year

Dec. 15, 2014—MyVU asked a handful of Vanderbilt faculty members to name the book that left a lasting impression on them this year. Their diverse recommendations span fiction, nonfiction, history, thriller, biography, memoir and more.

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Living and learning at Warren and Moore colleges

Oct. 21, 2014—Warren and Moore colleges, opened in August, continue Vanderbilt’s commitment of creating faculty-led living and learning communities. See photos of how faculty and students are collaborating to shape the undergraduate residential experience.

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Powwow dance performance highlights Constitution and Citizenship Day

Sep. 23, 2014—Vanderbilt observed Constitution and Citizenship Day with an exhibition of pottery from the Catawba Indian Nation, a panel discussion on Indian sovereignty, and a powwow dance performance on Currey Field.

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Open houses set for Warren and Moore Colleges

Jun. 16, 2014—Vanderbilt faculty, staff and students will have the opportunity to get a firsthand look at Warren and Moore colleges at a series of open houses scheduled in June and July.

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Watch a video sneak peek of Warren and Moore colleges

Jan. 27, 2014—Construction on Warren and Moore colleges, which expand Vanderbilt’s residential college model to central campus, is nearing completion.

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Faculty directors named for new College Halls

Apr. 22, 2013—As Moore and Warren Colleges take shape at the corner of West End and 21st avenues, two award-winning faculty members have been named to lead the new residential colleges that are part of the College Halls at Vanderbilt system.

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Curb Center names Creative Campus grant recipients

Sep. 14, 2012—Creativity. Innovation. Change. The Curb Center at Vanderbilt is pleased to announce the winners of its signature Creative Campus Innovation Grant Program, which provides Vanderbilt faculty, staff and students the opportunity to produce original ideas, experiment and innovate in the classroom, and harness their creativity as a force for positive social change. In 2012-13, the...

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A Vanderbilt First!

Apr. 30, 2012—Besides fulfilling a life-long dream, Blair School of Music senior Ryan Korell is doing something no other Vanderbilt student has ever done.

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