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MLK Weekend of Service

Chancellor charges students to live out King’s legacy during MLK Day of Service

Jan. 16, 2017—Standing on the dais from which Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once spoke, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos charged college students gathered Saturday at Fisk University to live out the civil rights leader's legacy.

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Foundation chair, former U.S. Ambassador Andrew Young to speak at MLK celebration at Vanderbilt University

Jan. 12, 2015—Civil rights leader and former U.S. ambassador Andrew Young will deliver the keynote address at Vanderbilt’s MLK Day celebration Monday, Jan. 19. The theme for this year's commemoration is “Dismantling Segregation: Race, Poverty and Privilege.”

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Our favorite Tweets and images of the week, Jan. 18-25: MLK Day edition

Jan. 25, 2013—This week, our favorite Tweets and Instagrams are all about Vanderbilt’s annual celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Events included a weekend of service, an art exhibit, a keynote address by Michelle Alexander, and much more. Below are a few highlights. Join the conversation: follow us on Twitter and...

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Register now for MLK Weekend of Service

Nov. 27, 2012—Join students, staff and faculty from across the Vanderbilt campus by participating in a diverse array of community service projects during MLK Weekend, Friday, Jan. 18, and Saturday, Jan. 19. Various group leaders will develop projects that address community needs and foster community engagement through service and action. Not only will we be asking “Where...

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