Van Jones at Vanderbilt University's Impact Symposium

Van at Vanderbilt!

Van Jones, Ezra Klein, Shaun King and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to headline Vanderbilt University’s Impact Symposium March 27-29

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Vanderbilt University’s Impact Symposium, one of the oldest university lecture series of its caliber in the nation, this year features CNN political correspondent and former Obama White House advisor Van Jones,  New York Daily News senior justice writer Shaun KingEzra Klein, founder and editor-in-chief of news website Vox.com, and six-time NBA champion Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. All will deliver public lectures at Vanderbilt March 27-29.

The theme of this year’s symposium is “The Time is Now: What Message Will We Send?” It is sponsored by the Vanderbilt University Speakers Committee, an organization of undergraduate students dedicated to enhancing the quality of student life and the Vanderbilt educational experience through attracting and presenting distinguished speakers to the university.

Jones will speak on Monday, March 27; King and Klein on Tuesday, March 28, and Abdul-Jabbar on Wednesday, March 29. The events all begin at 7 p.m. in Langford Auditorium.

Tickets for each night’s lecture are free for Vanderbilt students with a university ID (limit one per student), $5 for Vanderbilt faculty and staff with a university ID (limit two per person) and $10 for the general public. Tickets are available at the Sarratt Student Center box office. General public tickets also may be purchased at Ticketmaster online.

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WHEN
March 29, 2017 at 7pm - 10pm
WHERE
Langford Auditorium
2209 Garland Ave
Nashville, TN 37232
United States
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