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Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center

A Center of Their Own: The Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center marks 40 years of interaction and change

Feb. 19, 2019—Tthe Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center, which celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2018, is taking a look at its origins through an oral history project and a documentary exhibit.

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Passages: Nancy Ransom, Champion of Women

Jun. 8, 2018—Nancy Ransom, MAT’71, EdD’88, founding director of the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center at Vanderbilt and a champion of women’s rights, education and gender equality, died March 19 in Wilmington, Delaware, from complications of ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. She was 89. From 1978 to 1997, Ransom guided the women’s center through projects such...

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Picture (IM)Perfect: Brené Brown Helps Launch New Mental Health Initiative

Mar. 2, 2016—Vanderbilt’s new [IM]Perfection Project—a joint initiative of the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center and the Office of Wellness Programs & Alcohol Education designed to address mental health issues around the fear of failure—brought the perfect speaker to campus in February to help launch the effort: best-selling author and researcher Brené Brown.

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In Wake of Assault, Focus Turns to Prevention, Bystander Intervention

Mar. 23, 2015—Preventing sexual misconduct and encouraging all members of the Vanderbilt community to stand up, not stand by, when they see someone at risk are the aims of programs underway across Vanderbilt.

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