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What’s going on at Vanderbilt on Monday, March 7, 2016

Zeppos: Vanderbilt clears students’ financial pathway

Vanderbilt has led a national drive to ensure that academic achievements, community service and hard work—not ability to pay—determine a student’s path to higher education, writes Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos in an opinion piece published in “The Tennessean” March 5.

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Hill to convene Vice Chancellor’s Advisory Council on diversity, equity and inclusion

Eleven faculty members from across campus have been invited to serve on the Vice Chancellor’s Advisory Council, which will provide input to George Hill, vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion and chief diversity offer.

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Vanderbilt mourns former Graduate School dean Russell Hamilton

The first African American dean of a Vanderbilt school or college has died. Russell G. Hamilton was 81.

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Renowned education technologist to speak at Vanderbilt

Robbie K. Melton will discuss and showcase some of the latest smart technologies transforming education when the award-winning TSU professor and administrator speaks at Central Library March 16.

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Let NetBenefits help you get on track for retirement

Are you on track for retirement? Do you need assistance planning for the future? Fidelity NetBenefits can help.

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Next Steps students celebrate courage and dreams

The students of Next Steps at Vanderbilt are this year’s recipient of the Perry Wallace Courage Award.

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Picture (IM)Perfect: Brené Brown helps launch new mental health initiative

Vanderbilt’s new [IM]Perfection Project—a joint initiative of the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center and the Office of Wellness Programs and Alcohol Education designed to address mental health issues around the fear of failure—brought the perfect speaker to campus in February to help launch the effort: best-selling author and researcher Brené Brown.

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Photos from the Arab Spring to support cross-cultural discussions at Vanderbilt

The Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery is pleased to announce a recent gift from the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation of two photographs by Shirin Neshat that are intended to spark cross-cultural dialogue about international issues and religious and political divides and to facilitate collaboration between academic departments at Vanderbilt and the gallery.

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Bill Nye, ‘The Science Guy,’ to sign latest book on campus March 31

Barnes & Noble at Vanderbilt welcomes science educator, TV personality, comedian and political commentator Bill Nye to the store March 31 for a signing of his latest best-seller.

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Julia Serano presents ‘Making Feminist and Queer Movements More Inclusive’ March 22

The 2016 Cuninggim Lecture on Women in Culture and Society—presented March 22 by the Margaret Cuninggim Women's Center at Vanderbilt—will feature writer, performer, activist, musician and biologist Julia Serano.

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Diverse perspectives on abstract art focus of exhibition March 17-May 26

“Close Readings: American Abstract Art from the Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery Collection” will feature the unique interpretations of more than 35 faculty and students from disciplines across the university, providing fresh, new insights into how we look at art.

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Register now for Vanderbilt Osher spring 2016 classes

Shakespeare, transitional justice in South Africa, the Nashville Ballet, and Judaism are among the diverse topics open to all adults 50 and older this spring through the Institute for Lifelong Learning at Vanderbilt.

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Our favorite #vandygram photos of the week

Check out our favorite #vandygram photos of the week on the Get Social website. Have a great photo for us? Tag it #vandygram.

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What’s your story? Meet the student behind #halfthestory

A Vanderbilt University student and entrepreneur is spearheading a social media campaign aimed at helping people be more authentic. Meet Larissa May and #halfthestory.

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Team Vanderbilt Spring Walk Fair

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