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Vanderbilt community gathers for vigil following Easter terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka

Apr. 24, 2019—More than 100 people gathered at Rand Wall on Monday to honor the victims of last Sunday's terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka.

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Vigil at noon today for victims of Sri Lanka attacks

Apr. 22, 2019—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente and Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer James E. Page Jr. will host a vigil for the Vanderbilt community for the victims of the attacks in Sri Lanka. The vigil will begin at noon today on the grassy area near the Rand Wall.

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Vigil honors victims of Al Noor, Linwood mosque attacks in New Zealand

Mar. 19, 2019—Hundreds of members of the Vanderbilt community gathered near Rand Hall on Monday afternoon to remember the victims of last week’s shootings at the Al Noor and Linwood mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.

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Vigil today for victims of New Zealand terrorist attacks

Mar. 18, 2019—The Muslim Students Association and the Office of the University Chaplain and Religious Life invite the Vanderbilt community to come together today for a vigil to stand in solidarity for the victims of the New Zealand terrorist attacks and their families. The event begins at 3:30 p.m. at the wall outside Rand Hall.

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Hundreds gather for candlelight vigil in honor of Tree of Life Synagogue victims

Oct. 31, 2018—Nearly 300 Vanderbilt students, faculty, staff and community members gathered Monday afternoon outside of Rand Hall to hold a candlelight vigil in honor of the victims of the recent shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh.

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Vigil Oct. 29 in remembrance of Tree of Life Synagogue victims

Oct. 29, 2018—All members of the Vanderbilt community are invited to a vigil today, Oct. 29, at 3:30 p.m. in remembrance of those who died, those who remain in jeopardy, and those who are recovering from their injuries after the shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh.

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Peabody College to host vigil Sept. 6

Aug. 30, 2017—Peabody College will host a vigil beginning at 12:15 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6, with the theme of “celebrating our shared humanity.” All members of the Vanderbilt community are invited to attend.

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Vigil Volunteers program expanding to Medical ICU

Jan. 12, 2017—After a successful 2016 pilot in the 16-bed Palliative Care Unit, the Vanderbilt Vigil Volunteers (V3) program — which pairs a volunteer with dying patients who either have no known family or friends, or whose family and friends are unable to be with them — is expanding into the Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) in early 2017.

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New initiative pairs volunteers with palliative care patients

Aug. 4, 2016—As a nurse working with critically ill patients with orders to not resuscitate, Rebecca Hixson, R.N., has often lingered in a patient’s room to complete her routine charting if she felt they were nearing death and no family or friends were around. But Hixson now hopes a new volunteer program at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) will mean these patients will always have someone by their side at the end of life.

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Vanderbilt community honors terror victims

Nov. 20, 2015—Members of the Vanderbilt community gathered on Alumni Lawn Nov. 19 for a vigil to remember the victims of recent terror attacks in France, Lebanon and Iraq.

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