Wangari Maathai

  • Vanderbilt University

    2011 Senior Day speaker Wangari Maathai dies

    Wangari Maathai and Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos on May 12, 2011. (John Russell/Vanderbilt) Wangari Maathai, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize who spoke as part of Vanderbilt’s Senior Day activities in May, has died following a battle with cancer. She was 71. Maathai founded the Green Belt… Read More

    Sep. 26, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    Senior Day Speaker Wangari Maathai

    Wangari Maathai and Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos on May 12, 2011. (John Russell/Vanderbilt) Wangari Maathai, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize who spoke as part of Vanderbilt’s Senior Day activities in May, has died following a battle with cancer. She was 71. Maathai founded the Green Belt… Read More

    May. 16, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    VUCast Extra: Be Agents of Change!

    Wangari Maathai and Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos on May 12, 2011. (John Russell/Vanderbilt) Wangari Maathai, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize who spoke as part of Vanderbilt’s Senior Day activities in May, has died following a battle with cancer. She was 71. Maathai founded the Green Belt… Read More

    May. 13, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    Nobel prize-winner tells seniors to be agents of change

    A Vanderbilt University graduate is a “potential great change agent,” Nobel Peace Prize-winner Wangari Maathai told seniors the day before their Commencement ceremony. Read More

    May. 12, 2011

  • Wangari Maathai

    MEDIA ADVISORY: Nobel Peace Prize winner to speak during Vanderbilt’s Senior Day May 12

    Wangari Maathai, the 2004 recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize and founder of the environmentally conscious Green Belt Movement, will receive Vanderbilt University’s prestigious Nichols-Chancellor’s Medal Thursday, May 12, when she will address graduating seniors and their families during Senior Day. Read More

    May. 10, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    VUCast: Celebrate, celebrate…amazing seniors

    Wangari Maathai and Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos on May 12, 2011. (John Russell/Vanderbilt) Wangari Maathai, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize who spoke as part of Vanderbilt’s Senior Day activities in May, has died following a battle with cancer. She was 71. Maathai founded the Green Belt… Read More

    May. 6, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    Chancellor, Nobel Peace Prize winner to address Vanderbilt grads

    Vanderbilt University’s class of 2011 will be advised and inspired by Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and Nobel Peace Prize recipient Wangari Maathai during Commencement and Senior Day activities May 12-13. Read More

    May. 2, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    Nobel Peace Prize winner to deliver Senior Day address during Vanderbilt University’s Commencement

    Wangari Maathai, the 2004 recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize and founder of the environmentally conscious Green Belt Movement, will receive Vanderbilt University’s prestigious Nichols-Chancellor’s Medal in May 2011 when she will address graduating seniors and their families during Senior Day. Read More

    Dec. 3, 2010