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Daymond John from ‘Shark Tank’ to speak Oct. 8

Oct. 5, 2018—“An Evening with Daymond John” is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 8, from 7 to 8 p.m. in Langford Auditorium.

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NROTC Alumni Association hosts 10th annual National Security Symposium

Oct. 4, 2018—The Vanderbilt NROTC Alumni Association will host its 10th annual National Security Symposium on Friday, Oct. 12. ADM (Ret) William Gortney will discuss “The Strategic Landscape.”

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Chaplain’s Speaker Series hosts Jim Wallis Oct. 9

Oct. 2, 2018—Jim Wallis, a "New York Times" best-selling author and the founder of "Sojourners Magazine," will speak at Vanderbilt University Oct. 9 as part of the Chaplain’s Speaker Series.

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Barrett Lecture: ‘Challenging Family Separation in the Courts’ Oct. 5

Sep. 27, 2018—Lee Gelernt, deputy director of the ACLU’s Immigrants’ Rights Project and director of the project’s Access to the Courts Program, will give Vanderbilt Law School's 2018-19 George Barrett Lecture on Friday, Oct. 5.

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Former ‘Teen Vogue’ editor-in-chief to give Cuninggim Lecture Oct. 4

Sep. 25, 2018—The 2018 Cuninggim Lecture on Women in Culture and Society—presented Thursday, Oct. 4—will feature Elaine Welteroth, former editor-in-chief of Teen Vogue, who was responsible for the magazine’s increased focus on politics and social justice issues.

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Seigenthaler Series looks at impact of building ‘The Wall’

Sep. 20, 2018—Three "USA Today" journalists who won a Pulitzer Prize for their reporting on the impact of building a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico will speak Oct. 3 at the John Seigenthaler Center.

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National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute director to give annual Levi Watkins Jr., M.D. Lecture

Sep. 13, 2018—Gary H. Gibbons, director of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health, will present "Shaping the Science and Health of the Future" at noon Tuesday, Oct. 9, in Light Hall, Room 208. Gibbons' talk is the 17th annual Levi Watkins Jr., M.D. Lecture sponsored by the School of Medicine's Office for Diversity Affairs.

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Black athletes are cultural leaders, says Bryant in Sports and Society talk

Sep. 13, 2018—Vanderbilt’s Sports and Society Initiative hosted best-selling author Howard Bryant for a lecture at the McGugin Center Sept. 11. Bryant’s talk centered on the heritage of the black athlete and the intersection of politics and patriotism from the perspective of black athletes.

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Best-selling author, higher ed thought leader Beverly Daniel Tatum to give Crawford Lecture

Sep. 13, 2018—Beverly Daniel Tatum, a best-selling author and president, emerita, of Spelman College, will deliver the fifth annual Crawford Lecture on Thursday, Sept. 20. Her talk will explore the importance of leading through the lens of inclusion.

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Data Science Institute hosts ‘Visual Trumpery’ seminar and workshop

Sep. 9, 2018—Alberto Cairo, Knight Chair in Visual Journalism at the University of Miami, will bring his "Visual Trumpery" national tour to Vanderbilt Sept. 20-21.

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Panel discussing ‘I AM’ exhibit scheduled for Sept. 12

Sep. 9, 2018—Programming for "I AM: Middle Eastern Women Artists and the Quest to Build Peace" continues with a discussion about the influential role of Middle Eastern women in the global arts community.

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Five questions with Marvel Comics writer Gabby Rivera ahead of VU visit

Sep. 4, 2018—Gabby Rivera, the award-winning writer of "Juliet Takes a Breath" and the Marvel Comics series "America," will visit the Vanderbilt community Sept. 24-25 for a keynote and Q&A, meet and greet and writer’s workshop presented by the Office for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.

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