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Women’s Center and American Studies Program partner to amplify thought leadership among women and underrepresented groups

May. 24, 2019—The Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center and the American Studies Program recently partnered to host the OpEd Project, a social venture and leadership organization with a focus on increasing the number of women and underrepresented experts contributing to key commentary forums in their respective fields.

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Chancellor announces next round of Vanderbilt trailblazers to be honored with portraits

Apr. 26, 2019—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos announced today the second series of portraits honoring five Vanderbilt trailblazers. Zeppos has commissioned paintings of Dorothy Wingfield Phillips, K.C. Potter, David Williams II, Kate Lupton and Muhammad Yunus.

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Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center presents annual awards to four Vanderbilt women

Mar. 29, 2019—Four campus women dedicated to advancing the cause of gender equity at Vanderbilt were recognized on Tuesday at the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center's annual awards ceremony.

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Provost’s steering committee announced for initiative on status of women

Nov. 16, 2018—Political science professor Cindy Kam will lead a new steering committee to guide actions and areas for study for an initiative focusing on women students, faculty and postdocs, announced earlier by Provost Susan R. Wente.

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Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center celebrates 40th anniversary

Nov. 2, 2018—For four decades, the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center has been an advocate for equity, access and education at Vanderbilt, leading to a more inclusive and equitable environment for women at the university. On Nov. 1, the center marked its 40th anniversary with a celebration in honor of this significant milestone.

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Women’s Center kicks off series of events in honor of 40th anniversary

Aug. 28, 2018—The Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center is kicking off a series of events Thursday, Sept. 6, to mark its 40th anniversary this year, culminating in a birthday celebration on Nov. 1.

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New exhibit opens exploring history of women at Vanderbilt

Aug. 21, 2018—The Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries will open “From Listeners to Leaders: A History of Women at Vanderbilt” on Tuesday, Aug. 28, featuring documents, books, photos, newspaper articles and oral histories about women's experiences on campus in the 1960s, '70s and '80s.

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Nancy Ransom, first director of Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center, has died

Apr. 11, 2018—Nancy Ransom, founding director of the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center at Vanderbilt and a champion of women’s rights, education and gender equality, died recently in Wilmington, Delaware, from complications of ALS. She was 89.

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Five honored by Women’s Center with annual awards

Mar. 28, 2018—Five individuals from the Vanderbilt community were recognized for their leadership, mentoring and contributions to the advancement of women during a lunch held at the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center March 27.

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Listen: Astronomy, jazz and politics among VU Osher fall classes

Aug. 19, 2016—Renowned Vanderbilt professors and other experts will teach classes this fall on the 2016 elections, astronomy, prisons and more for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt.

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Reception for women faculty set for Sept. 3

Aug. 21, 2015—The Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center and the Women’s and Gender Studies program will host an open house on Thursday, Sept. 3, for all Vanderbilt faculty who identify as women.

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Vanderbilt University names Women’s Center director

Oct. 22, 2014—Rory Dicker will assume the role of director of the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center at Vanderbilt University beginning January 2015.

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