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Public Affairs renamed Government and Community Relations to better reflect role and impact

Mar. 26, 2019—The Vanderbilt University Division of Public Affairs has been renamed the Division of Government and Community Relations to better describe its role in leading the university’s advocacy and partnership work with all branches of government and the Nashville and broader Middle Tennessee communities.

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Barney Frank, Bob Kaiser to join Zeppos, Meacham for April 10 lecture

Mar. 26, 2019—The Chancellor's Lecture Series is partnering with The Center for Effective Lawmaking to bring former congressman Barney Frank and journalist Bob Kaiser to campus for an in-depth discussion about the U.S. legislative process on Wednesday, April 10.

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Blasingame, Quah honored by higher education publication

Mar. 25, 2019—Vanderbilt football graduate student-athlete Khari Blasingame has been selected as the 2019 Arthur Ashe Jr. Male Athlete of the Year, and senior Kristin Quah earned recognition as the winner for women's bowling, the publication "Diverse: Issues in Higher Education" announced on Monday.

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Vanderbilt Giving Day set for April 4

Mar. 22, 2019—Vanderbilt’s fourth annual Giving Day is scheduled for April 4 and offers the entire Vanderbilt community a chance to join together to “give for the gold” and make the university stronger.

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Spring Faculty Assembly is April 4

Mar. 21, 2019—All faculty are encouraged to attend the annual Spring Faculty Assembly, scheduled for Thursday, April 4, at 4:10 p.m. in the Student Life Center Ballroom.

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Melissa S. Gresalfi named dean of The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons

Mar. 13, 2019—Melissa Gresalfi, an innovator in examining and designing equitable classroom practices in learning environments, has been named the next dean of The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons, effective July 1.

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President Bush visits Vanderbilt students before candid, humorous lecture series appearance

Mar. 12, 2019—President George W. Bush surprised a Vanderbilt University history class and visited a student veterans club before enthralling a capacity crowd at Langford Auditorium on Monday, discussing economic policy, last year’s deaths of his famed parents, and his newly developed love, painting.

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Vanderbilt’s nursing school shines in ‘U.S. News’ rankings

Mar. 12, 2019—Vanderbilt continues to earn high marks in the "U.S. News & World Report" best graduate schools rankings.

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Award-winning director Ava DuVernay, American soccer icon Abby Wambach, best-selling author Ta-Nehisi Coates headline Impact Symposium March 25-27

Mar. 11, 2019—Vanderbilt's 2019 Impact Symposium will feature Ava DuVernay, whose directorial work includes the Oscar-winning historical drama "Selma" and the Oscar-nominated "13th"; Abby Wambach, Olympic gold medalist and World Cup soccer champion; and Ta-Nehisi Coates, author of the best-selling "Between the World and Me," which won the National Book Award in 2015.

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Vanderbilt Marshall Scholar meets with Duchess of Sussex

Mar. 11, 2019—Vanderbilt Class of 2018 graduate Logan Brown can add a new highlight to her year of learning through the Marshall Scholarship program—meeting a member of the British royal family.

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Commons Reading announced for 2019-20

Mar. 11, 2019—The Commons Reading for the 2019-20 academic year will be "The Lies That Bind: Rethinking Identity" by Kwame Anthony Appiah.

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Women’s History Month kickoff March 11 at Sarratt Promenade; more events to follow

Mar. 6, 2019—The Vanderbilt community is invited to attend a Women's History Month kickoff event at Sarratt Promenade on March 11 featuring food, music, trivia, prizes and more, and the university will host a full calendar of events, film screenings, interactive workshops, lectures and panel discussions throughout March.

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