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Enabling Innovation Initiative: ‘David Black, Accidental Entrepreneur’ Feb. 2

Jan. 25, 2018—The Enabling Innovation Initiative will host David L. Black, clinical associate professor of immunology, microbiology, pathology and pharmacology and founder of Aegis Sciences Corporation, on Friday, Feb. 2, at 3 p.m. in Light Hall, Room 214. Black will present "Accidental Entrepreneur: From Scientist to Businessman in 20 Short Years.”

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Johns Hopkins’ Dionna Williams to give Emerging Scholars Lecture Feb. 1

Jan. 24, 2018—Dionna Williams of the Department of Molecular and Comparative Pathobiology at Johns Hopkins University will speak at 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1, in Light Hall, Room 512.

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Women’s Center presents Work-Life Workshop on workplace nutrition Jan. 31

Jan. 24, 2018—The Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center launches its spring schedule of Work-Life Workshops for faculty, staff and graduate students on Wednesday, Jan. 31, with “Nutrition 101: Developing Healthy Workplace Habits."

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African American history spotlighted at Central Library

Jan. 23, 2018—A lecture related to little-known African American sports history on Feb. 7 will lead off a series of events celebrating African American History Month at the Central Library.

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Tour manager for Bob Dylan to speak at Law School about internet monopolies

Jan. 23, 2018—Jon Taplin, director emeritus of the USC Annenberg Innovation Lab, will discuss how monopolization of the internet threatens the future of artistic creativity in music, film and journalism Wednesday, Jan. 24, at Vanderbilt Law School.

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‘My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me: A Black Woman Discovers Her Family’s Nazi Past’ Jan. 26

Jan. 22, 2018—Jennifer Teege will discuss her international best-selling memoir Friday, Jan. 26, in Benton Chapel as part of the Holocaust Lecture Series.

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Art department, the Wond’ry present symposium about Black Mountain College’s immersive teaching Feb. 1–2

Jan. 19, 2018—The art department and the Wond'ry present a two-day interdisciplinary symposium Feb. 1–2 to examine the contemporary relevance of Black Mountain College's unique pedagogical approach to art, design and education.

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Oliver Hart, Nobel laureate in economics, to deliver Steine Lecture Jan. 29

Jan. 18, 2018—Oliver Hart, the Andrew E. Furer Professor of Economics at Harvard University and the 2016 Nobel laureate in economics, will give the Steine Lecture in Economics on Jan. 29.

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Cobb looks to King’s legacy for insight on race, politics

Jan. 18, 2018—Jelani Cobb, a Columbia University professor who has written extensively on race and injustice, spoke at Vanderbilt Jan. 17 on the deep significance of Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy for those seeking to understand and respond to recent divisive political developments.

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Vanderbilt marks MLK Day with march, teach-ins, keynote, more

Jan. 17, 2018—Vanderbilt University celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a series of events on and off campus Jan. 15. The theme of the university’s 2018 commemoration was “Justice Through Collective Action: Fighting Oppression Without Suppression.”

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Vanderbilt MLK Day celebration explores ‘Justice Through Collective Action’

Jan. 15, 2018—Vanderbilt University's 2018 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Series will explore "Justice Through Collective Action: Fighting Oppression Without Suppression" and feature a keynote address by Michael Eric Dyson beginning at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 15 in Langford Auditorium. Other activities planned for the day include the Nashville Freedom March, freedom rides and teach-ins. See the full schedule of events.

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Rabbi David Dalin discusses, signs recent book Jan. 25 at bookstore

Jan. 11, 2018—Barnes and Noble at Vanderbilt presents historian and rabbi David Dalin, who will discuss and sign his recent book, 'Jewish Justices of the Supreme Court: From Brandeis to Kagan,' in the bookstore Thursday, Jan. 25, at 7 p.m.

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