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Nicholas Kristof on “The World’s Women”: Jan 31, 5:30pm

Nicholas Kristof, Pulitizer Prize-Winning New York Times journalist and co-author of Half the Sky, Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, will present “The World’s Women: Fighting Poverty & Repression by Empowering Women & Girls.” Based on the book, Half the Sky, co-authored with wife and fellow Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, Sheryl WuDunn, Kristof will...... KEEP READING

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International Education Week Kicks off Nov. 5

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Posted on Sunday, November 4th, 2012 in news | Comments Off


Biology, Race and Politics Explored in upcoming Chancellor’s Lecture

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Posted on Wednesday, October 24th, 2012 in news | Comments Off


Iron Ladies of Liberia film screening, Oct. 25

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Posted on Monday, October 22nd, 2012 in news | Comments Off


The Debut of Women’s Olympic Boxing, presentation on Oct. 23

Multimedia Presentation by Dr. Christy Halbert, Olympic Boxing Coach October 23, 7pm in The Commons Multipurpose Room The Debut of Women’s Olympic Boxing—Multi-media presentation by Dr. Christy Halbert, Olympic boxing coach The 2012 London Olympics marked the first time all sporting events included women. Over half the U.S. Olympic team were women; and for the...... KEEP READING

Posted on Monday, October 22nd, 2012 in news | Comments Off


Vanderbilt Celebrates Coming Out Week

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Posted on Thursday, October 11th, 2012 in news | Comments Off


Identity Sculptures Project Seeks Submissions

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Posted on Thursday, October 11th, 2012 in news | Comments Off


VUCast features Half the Sky and Human Identities

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Posted on Monday, October 1st, 2012 in news | Comments Off


Sheryl WuDunn speaks Sept. 24, 7pm, Langford Auditorium

Co-author of Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, Sheryl WuDunn will present the sixth annual Lawson Lecture at Vanderbilt on Monday, Sept. 24, at 7pm in Langford Auditorium.  This event is free and open to the public.  Biography Sheryl WuDunn, the first Asian-American to win a Pulitzer Prize, is a business...... KEEP READING

Posted on Friday, September 21st, 2012 in news | Comments Off


Week Foregrounds Women’s Labor Movements

Background Vanderbilt has the distinct privilege of hosting three leaders in global women’s labor movements from September 12 through 19, with a wide array of events open to all. Major Events Please visit our online calendar for a full list of opportunities to visit with the panelists. The Power of Women’s Activism, Locally and Transnationally:...... KEEP READING

Posted on Wednesday, September 12th, 2012 in news | Comments Off