Martin Luther King Jr. Day Archives
Jan. 19, 2017—David Gordon, M.D., dean of the University of Akron College of Health Professions, gave the 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Lecture on Monday at Vanderbilt, touching on the theme of teamwork as it relates to health care diversity.
Jan. 19, 2016—The Vanderbilt community celebrated the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with a series of events Jan. 15-18, including lectures, service activities and participation in the Nashville Freedom March. See coverage on the Get Social website.
Jan. 15, 2015—James Forman Jr., a clinical professor of Law and supervising attorney at Yale Law School, is scheduled to deliver the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Lecture at Vanderbilt University Medical Center on Monday, Jan. 19.
Dec. 2, 2014—The annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award will be presented Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, to a faculty or staff member in the School of Medicine, School of Nursing or at Vanderbilt University Medical Center who emulates the principles of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through his or her work.
Jan. 23, 2014—Vanderbilt University Medical Center honored the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy with, among other events, a lecture by UCLA Nursing School Dean Courtney Lyder, N.D., Sc.D., and presentation of the annual Martin Luther King Jr. award.
Jan. 6, 2014—Author and Harvard University professor Kenneth W. Mack will deliver the 2014 Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture on Jan. 23 at Vanderbilt Law School.
Jan. 21, 2013—Watch video of legal scholar Michelle Alexander, author of “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness,” delivering the keynote address at Vanderbilt University’s annual event commemorating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Jan. 15, 2013—Legal scholar Michelle Alexander, author of "The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness," will deliver the keynote address Jan. 21 at Vanderbilt University’s annual event commemorating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.