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Lectures & Events

Chancellor’s Lecture panelists Little, Pinker and Zimmer explore why divisions persist in an age of abundant data

Dec. 6, 2019—Amanda Little, Steven Pinker and Carl Zimmer joined moderator Jon Meacham for the final Chancellor’s Lecture Series of 2019. The panel discussed how expanded access to data has changed human approaches to every part of our lives.

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Little, Pinker and Zimmer to discuss global challenges at Chancellor’s Lecture

Nov. 20, 2019—Amanda Little, Steven Pinker and Carl Zimmer will discuss with moderator Jon Meacham "2020 and Beyond: Tackling Global Issues in the Decades to Come" at the Dec. 3 Chancellor's Lecture Series event.

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Tipper Gore to speak at Peabody Library 100th anniversary celebration

Oct. 31, 2019—Peabody College alumna Tipper Gore will speak at the Peabody Library on Friday, Nov. 8, when she takes part in its centennial celebration.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Women in STEM panel seeks to define, overcome challenges

Mar. 17, 2017—Alumna Kimberly Bryant, founder of Black Girls Code, will discuss the underrepresentation of women in STEM fields with Vanderbilt professors Alyssa Hasty, Bonnie Miller and Nicole Joseph.

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Roundtable: ‘Trade and Migration with Mexico: Facts Versus Rhetoric’ Monday, Feb. 27

Feb. 22, 2017—A discussion centered around issues of trade and migration with Mexico will be held on Monday, Feb. 27, at the First Amendment Center.

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Panel discussion on border walls Monday, Feb. 13

Feb. 10, 2017—“The Impact of Walls: Experiencing Borders in East/West Germany, Israel/Palestine, and U.S./Mexico,” will be moderated by Ted Fischer, director of the Center for Latin American Studies.

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Plan your child’s perfect summer at the 2017 Summer Camp Fair

Feb. 9, 2017—The Vanderbilt Child & Family Center will host its 11th annual Summer Camp Fair on Friday, Feb. 24.

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Learn to balance caring for others and yourself at Feb. 15 lunch and learn

Feb. 9, 2017—Katherine Y. Brown will provide an approach to caring for others while also caring for one's self at February's Boomers, Elders and More session.

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Mezzo-soprano Coote and pianist Drake present Schubert’s ‘Winterreise’

Feb. 3, 2017—World-renowned mezzo-soprano Alice Coote joins master pianist Julius Drake for a performance of Schubert’s 'Winterreise' Feb. 7 at the Blair School of Music.

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Hoop it up with women’s basketball at Feb. 19 Employee Appreciation game and Fan Fest

Jan. 30, 2017—Vanderbilt University employees and their families are invited to cheer on the women’s basketball team as they take on Ole Miss Sunday, Feb. 19, and enjoy a free Employee Appreciation event.

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Art department presents Cusomato’s ‘Frontier’ exhibit Feb. 16–March 17

Jan. 26, 2017—The Department of Arts presents 'Frontier,' an exhibit of paintings by Vanderbilt Senior Lecturer of Art Farrar Hood Cusomato, Feb. 16–March 17.

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Get the lowdown on Nashville’s Food Waste Initiative Feb. 1

Jan. 26, 2017—A citywide effort to feed hungry people with food that otherwise would be wasted will be explained Feb. 1 at the downtown Nashville Public Library.

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