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Alumnus expands his chronicle of Freedom Riders with new portraits

Feb. 6, 2019—Lessons from the 1961 Freedom Rides and their relevance to today’s racial justice protests were discussed by alumnus and author Eric Etheridge and rider Rip Patten during a recent campus visit.

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Search committee named to find new director of VU Press

Oct. 11, 2018—A national search has been launched to find Vanderbilt University Press' next director, who will work closely with the press’ Editorial Committee and other key partners to implement a new strategic vision.

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Vanderbilt faculty, alumni to present at Southern Festival of Books

Oct. 11, 2018—Vanderbilt faculty and alumni are featured at the free Southern Festival of Books, happening this weekend at War Memorial Plaza and the downtown Nashville Public Library.

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Committee report on University Press recommends bold changes for future direction

Aug. 31, 2018—A new committee report recommends improvements to the University Press to better engage faculty and the Vanderbilt community and build on regional strengths, positioning the press for success.

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Elvis, Roy Orbison among subjects at Barnes & Nobles’ four book signings in June

May. 17, 2018—The Barnes and Noble at Vanderbilt bookstore announces four book-signing and discussion events in June at its 2501 West End Ave. location.

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Committee to study opportunities for Vanderbilt University Press

Sep. 18, 2017—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente has charged a new committee comprising authors, faculty and university leaders to make strategic recommendations for Vanderbilt University Press.

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Vanderbilt University Press spring titles include concentration camp diary, plans for a healthier Nashville

Apr. 25, 2016—Vanderbilt University Press has published several new books this spring, including "From Day to Day," a reissued World War II concentration camp diary previously out of print for more than half a century, as well as "Shaping the Healthy Community," which explores possibilities for a healthier Nashville.

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2015 Southern Festival of Books features Vanderbilt faculty

Oct. 7, 2015—The Vanderbilt community will be well-represented at the 2015 Southern Festival of Books, with several faculty and alumni discussing their work.

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Perry Wallace biography honored at RFK Book Awards

May. 26, 2015—Strong Inside: Perry Wallace and the Collision of Race and Sports in the South was honored at the Robert F. Kennedy Book Awards held May 21 at the Newseum.

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Popdose profiles alumnus Andrew Maraniss and his upcoming book about Perry Wallace

Sep. 19, 2014—Andrew Maraniss, BA’92, first wrote about SEC pioneer Perry Wallace, BE’72, as a sophomore history major. Nearly 25 years later, Vanderbilt University Press will release Strong Inside: Perry Wallace and the Collision of Race and Sports in the South in December. Popdose.com profiles Maraniss and his passion to tell Wallace’s inspiring story.

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‘Coup’ author will deliver Vanderbilt Chancellor’s Lecture

Sep. 3, 2013—Keel Hunt, author of "Coup," will be joined by U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander and Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos Sept. 20 for a Chancellor's Lecture titled "A Leadership Lesson for an Angry Age."

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Kudos

Feb. 1, 2012—Glenn Feldman, a Vanderbilt master’s graduate in political science, has authored Painting Dixie Red: When, Where, Why and How the South Became Republican, published by the University Press of Florida. Earl E. Fitz, professor of Portuguese, Spanish and comparative literature, spoke at The Americas Society in New York City to mark the launch of a...

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