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Libraries, dining halls modify hours over Fall Break Oct. 10-13

Oct. 9, 2013—You might notice students with bags in hand, packing car trunks or hopping cabs over the next few days. The Vanderbilt campus will be a bit quieter as students enjoy a fall break from classes Oct. 10-13. All residence halls will remain open throughout the weekend. However, Vanderbilt libraries and Campus Dining will observe special...

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Wikipedia editor to speak at VU during Open Access Week

Oct. 8, 2013—Richard Knipel, an editor and administrator for Wikipedia, will speak at Vanderbilt University Oct. 23 as part of its libraries' celebration of Open Access Week.

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Jon Meacham: ‘Thomas Jefferson and His Books’

Oct. 4, 2013—Jon Meacham, author of Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power, and Mark Dimunation, who directed the reconstruction of Thomas Jefferson’s Collection at the Library of Congress, came together Sept. 30 at Vanderbilt University’s Central Library for a discussion moderated by John Seigenthaler.

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New lunchtime series will explore how to teach writing

Sep. 6, 2013—“Teaching. Writing. Learning," a monthly lunchtime conversation series, is open to anyone who teaches writing at Vanderbilt.

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VUCast: Life-changing surgery before birth – through mom’s womb!

Jul. 17, 2013—In this week’s VUCast: See a baby’s life-changing surgery before he’s even born! A former senator and Vandy grad shares important pieces of history. See a hot weather homerun All this and more in this week’s VUCast, Vanderbilt’s online newscast. Watch now.

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Tennessee statesman James Sasser donates papers to Vanderbilt

Jul. 1, 2013—James R. Sasser, a former three-term U.S. senator from Tennessee and ambassador to the People’s Republic of China, and his wife, Mary Sasser, have donated their papers to Vanderbilt University’s Special Collections.

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Rare Toni Morrison books on display at Vanderbilt library

May. 3, 2013—An exhibition drawn from more than 50 volumes in Vanderbilt University Special Collections that are by or about 2013 Senior Day speaker Toni Morrison are on display in the Central Library.

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Smooch a Pooch is win-win event for stressed students and dogs

Apr. 24, 2013—Vanderbilt Libraries and two student groups that help adoptable dogs seeking permanent homes teamed up for the perfect study break Tuesday.

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VUCast Newscast: Chancellor Zeppos’ vision for Vanderbilt’s future and Vandy does the Harlem Shake!

Mar. 7, 2013—This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s online newscast: Chancellor Zeppos’ reflects on his first five years as chancellor and discusses his vision for Vanderbilt’s future 5-year anniversary; new tool puts engineering students ahead of the competition; and Vandy does the Harlem Shake.

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Civil War historian to discuss best-selling book at Vanderbilt

Mar. 7, 2013—Award-winning historian, essayist and journalist Adam Goodheart will discuss his book "1861: The Civil War Awakening" on March 21 at Vanderbilt University.

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James Lawson donates papers to Vanderbilt

Feb. 19, 2013—The Rev. James M. Lawson Jr., who has played key roles in the Civil Rights Movement and Vanderbilt University’s history, has donated a significant portion of his papers to Vanderbilt Libraries’ Special Collections.

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Romance is the theme of library outdoor exhibit

Feb. 14, 2013—For your viewing pleasure today, romance-themed images from two of the many collections housed in Vanderbilt Libraries' Special Collections are featured in the outdoor electronic exhibit that faces 21st Avenue South.

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