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Nancy Ransom, the Women’s Center’s first director, in her office in the late 1970s (Vanderbilt Special Collections and University Archive)

A Center of Their Own: The Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center marks 40 years of interaction and change

Tthe Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center, which celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2018, is taking a look at its origins through an oral history project and a documentary exhibit.

From Conspiracy to Conservation: Television News Archive marks 50th anniversary

From Conspiracy to Conservation: Television News Archive marks 50th anniversary

Although legal and copyright issues continue to hinder access, the Vanderbilt Television News Archive—a repository of television news recordings from the past 50 years—is a national archival treasure.

Nobel Peace Prize winner and civil rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (shown speaking to “black power” leader Stokely Carmichael)

Speak Up: MLK, Strom Thurmond and Others Put Impact on the Map 50 Years Ago

Vanderbilt celebrates the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Impact Symposium, an event that will always be remembered as one of the signature moments in the university’s history.

Strong Inside: Courted by athletic powerhouses nationwide, Perry Wallace, BE’70, chose Vanderbilt—and made SEC history

Strong Inside: Courted by athletic powerhouses nationwide, Perry Wallace, BE’70, chose Vanderbilt—and made SEC history

Each year Vanderbilt selects a book for all incoming first-year students to read during the summer before arriving on campus. This year’s selection is Strong Inside: Perry Wallace and the Collision of Race and Sports in the South by Andrew Maraniss, BA’92. Here we present an excerpt adapted from Strong Inside, which is currently being made into a documentary film and a children’s book.