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Impact Symposium: Leymah Gbowee

Apr. 2, 2013—Watch Leymah Gbowee, a 2011 Nobel laureate, speak at Vanderbilt's Impact Symposium March 19, 2013.

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Three peace leaders to speak at Impact; Ehud Barak appearance POSTPONED

Feb. 20, 2013—Ehud Barak’s appearance at Vanderbilt’s 2013 Impact Symposium has been postponed until Sunday, April 7. The March 18 event will now be a conversation with former Sen. George Mitchell, moderated by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Maraniss.

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Kudos: Read about faculty, staff and alumni awards, appointments and achievements

Sep. 12, 2012—Robert Barsky, professor of French and Italian and professor of English, will deliver “The Changing Role of the Public Intellectual: From the Buildup Toward World War II to the Occupy Movement,” the 10th Annual Elizabeth Killam Rodgers and Constance Killam Distinguished Public Lecture, as part of the fall orientation program for Killam Fellows and American...

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VUCast Extra: Be Agents of Change!

May. 13, 2011—Nobel Prize winner, Green Belt Movement founder, and this year’s recipient of the Nichols-Chancellor’s medal Wangari Maathai gave students an inspirational call to action at Senior Day. Hear from Maathai and the graduates. Read more >>  

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Nobel prize-winner tells seniors to be agents of change

May. 12, 2011—A Vanderbilt University graduate is a “potential great change agent,” Nobel Peace Prize-winner Wangari Maathai told seniors the day before their Commencement ceremony.

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VUCast: Celebrate, celebrate…amazing seniors

May. 6, 2011—Meet several impressive Vanderbilt graduates who took their bold ideas outside of the classroom. Plus, high tech changes are coming to the Commencement ceremony and hear from the real life “Mother Earth.”              

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