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Girl in red dress with jean jacket walks outside the Project Safe Center

Federal Title IX changes redefine sexual harassment, prompts discussions about how to handle future cases

May 11, 2020

The Department of Education’s new regulations, released May 6, to combat and examine cases of sexual misconduct and harassment in schools will go into effect Aug. 14.

Dr. BethAnn McLaughlin, pictured with #MeToo creator Tarana Burke, received MIT Media Lab’s 2018 Disobedience Award

#MeTooSTEM founder leaves Vanderbilt

July 12, 2019

Following months of a public fight for tenure, Dr. BethAnn McLaughlin left Vanderbilt on July 8.  The pharmacology and neurology professor, who rose to prominence for her role in founding the #M...

Students write letters to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on Monday, September 11, 2017 regarding her Title IX speech.

Opinion: Vanderbilt needs to push back against the proposed Title IX changes

December 2, 2018

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos recently released her proposed changes to Title IX, the federal law pr...

Under proposed Title IX changes, uncertainty and caution color campus conversation

Under proposed Title IX changes, uncertainty and caution color campus conversation

November 29, 2018

With universities around the country continuing to fight sexual misconduct and decrease the stigma surroun...

Victims in Plain Sight: The Importance of Sharing Your #MeToo Story

April 26, 2018

Content warning: sexual violence, dating violence “They force you to shut down, then judge you for not opening up...

Determining responsibility: the Vanderbilt sexual assault reporting process

Determining responsibility: the Vanderbilt sexual assault reporting process

April 19, 2018

A sexual assault survivor describes her experience with the Title IX reporting process and the support she received from Project Safe along the way

Vanderbilt faces $25 million lawsuit brought by student expelled on sexual assault allegations

Vanderbilt faces $25 million lawsuit brought by student expelled on sexual assault allegations

April 9, 2018

Editor’s Note: None of Veronica Norris’ comments are intended as legal advice, nor commentary on...