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Muskie Program expands international influence at Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College

Jan. 14, 2003—A highly competitive graduate-level fellowship program established to encourage economic and democratic growth in Eurasia is bringing a more international flair to the student body at Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of education and human development.

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Vanderbilt engineering student receives Marshall Scholarship

Jan. 13, 2003—David Brogan, a Vanderbilt biomedical engineering senior who combines his studies with cross-country competition and community involvement, has been chosen to receive one of the prestigious Marshall Scholarships.

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Colors of Justice the theme of events at Vanderbilt University Jan. 14-24 celebrating legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Jan. 6, 2003—A sneak preview of an award-winning documentary on whites’ and African-Americans’ views about the brutal, racially motivated murder of James Byrd Jr. in Jasper, Texas, and a look at racial health disparities by former U.S. Surgeon General David Satcher are just some of the highlights Jan. 14-24 during Vanderbilt University’s 2003 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Series – “Colors of Justice.”

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Students board buses for a weekend of football and volunteerism

Sep. 16, 2002— About 150 students and the chancellors of Vanderbilt University and the University of Mississippi will set aside their team loyalty and join together in Oxford, Miss., on Sept. 20 to kick off “Sports and Service: A Winning Tradition.”

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Don’t fight hate with hate, student government president urges

Sep. 12, 2002— Vanderbilt’s first Arab-American Muslim student body president urged her fellow students and other members of the University community to “not fight hate with hate” in response to the events of Sept. 11, 2001.

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Bell, flame, drums, horns mark Vanderbilt’s early-morning remembrance of Sept. 11

Sep. 11, 2002— With the bell of Kirkland Hall chiming, students, faculty, staff, administrators and others paused on Vanderbilt’s Alumni Lawn this morning as they began their day to remember the lives lost a year ago in the terrorist attacks on America.

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Arab-American Muslim elected SGA president at Vanderbilt: Will speak at 9/11 commemorative ceremony

Sep. 10, 2002— Students at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn. elected its first Arab-American Muslim as Student Government Association (SGA) president this year. Samar Ali spoke at Vanderbilt’s “Come Together” ceremony two days after Sept. 11, and she was elected SGA president a few months later.

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Vanderbilt University students, faculty and staff plan “A Day of Hope and Remembrance” to mark Sept. 11

Sep. 9, 2002— Vanderbilt University’s first Arab-American Muslim Student Government Association president, Samar Ali, will join members of the campus community for “A Day of Hope and Remembrance” to commemorate Sept. 11.

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