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Steinem encourages collaboration, cross-generational dialogue for modern feminists during Vanderbilt talk

Nov. 4, 2019—Feminist activist and award-winning writer Gloria Steinem is hopeful about the future of feminism and its critical role in shaping society and policy around the world, she told a full house of Vanderbilt community members gathered at Central Library on Nov. 1.

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Vanderbilt climate surveys on sexual assault and misconduct show informed and engaged campus community, challenges remaining

Oct. 15, 2019—Vanderbilt University released on Tuesday the findings of two surveys conducted earlier this year assessing student, postdoctoral fellow and faculty experiences with sexual assault and sexual misconduct.

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Women’s Center to host conversation with Gloria Steinem Nov. 1

Oct. 11, 2019—The Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center, in partnership with the Chancellor’s Lecture Series, will host Gloria Steinem, an award-winning writer, feminist activist and co-founder of "Ms." magazine, for a conversation on Nov. 1. Tickets for the event are available at the Sarratt Box Office to those with a Vanderbilt ID.

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Project Safe Center marks five years of education, advocacy and impact

Sep. 30, 2019—The Project Safe Center for Sexual Misconduct Prevention and Response marked its fifth anniversary earlier this month with a reception attended by students, faculty, staff and senior university leaders.

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University launches centralized gender harassment web portal

Sep. 6, 2019—A new gender harassment web portal, a cross-campus collaborative effort led by the Office of the Provost, is designed to advance Vanderbilt’s prevention of and response to gender harassment.

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Find community and support at 6th annual Diverse ‘Dores Day Sept. 3

Aug. 29, 2019—Vanderbilt’s sixth annual Diverse ‘Dores Day will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 3, from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Sarratt Student Center Promenade.

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Chancellor presents Heart and Soul awards to Bates, Hill and Maruszewski

Dec. 11, 2018—Cheryl Bates, Olivia Hill and Maxine Maruszewski are the latest recipients of the Chancellor’s Heart and Soul award, which recognizes staff who go far beyond their job expectations.

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U.S. Department of Education announces new regulations to address sexual misconduct

Nov. 16, 2018—Vanderbilt University will carefully consider proposed new regulations announced by U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to replace previous guidance on how allegations of sexual misconduct are handled at colleges and universities.

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‘Anita, Speaking Truth to Power’ documentary screening

Oct. 18, 2018—Prepare for Anita Hill's Oct. 28 visit to the Vanderbilt campus by viewing a documentary about her life and her testimony that challenged Clarence Thomas' nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court thus exposing the problem of sexual harassment to the world.

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Vanderbilt to participate in AAU’s 2019 Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Misconduct

Oct. 4, 2018—The Association of American Universities will launch a national Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Misconduct in spring 2019. Vanderbilt University is one of 33 institutions participating in the project.

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‘Language of Violence’ workshop Oct. 15

Sep. 30, 2018—Project Safe Center staff will offer a presentation Oct. 15 examining the ways in which language reflects and sometimes perpetuates violence in our culture.

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Project Safe Center dating violence workshop Oct. 9

Sep. 25, 2018—Staff from the Project Safe Center will lead a training about relationship violence for all Vanderbilt students, faculty and staff. The training is scheduled from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, at the Kissam Center, Room C216.

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