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Vanderbilt’s chief information security officer Security Professional of the Year

Mar. 12, 2009—The Information Systems Security Association has honored Mark Johnson, chief information security officer for Vanderbilt University, with its Security Professional of the Year award for 2008.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, former Israeli legislator Natan Sharansky available to media prior to Impact Symposium March 17-18

Mar. 12, 2009—Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and former Israeli legislator Natan Sharansky will deliver public lectures at Vanderbilt University March 17-18 as part of the university's annual Impact Symposium.

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Video: VUCast: Calling all robots and bricks for a good cause

Mar. 12, 2009—Helping others, robot geek mania and bricks for a good cause. Those stories and more in this week's VUCast. (4:19)

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The law market: shopping for legal systems that benefit you the most

Mar. 12, 2009—Working in a global economy means a lot more than where a business builds or sends its products. Today, a business owner may operate a shipping business in Florida, have the business incorporated in Delaware, maintain the company's assets in an offshore bank account in the Cayman Islands and specify that any legal disputes be litigated in the United Kingdom. And this is all perfectly legal.

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Video: The law market: shopping for legal systems that benefit you the most

Mar. 12, 2009—Vanderbilt researcher examines the implications of businesses choosing their laws.

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Video: Steine Lecture Series with John B. Taylor

Mar. 12, 2009—Watch video of a March 10 talk by John B. Taylor.

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Video: How Many Ultimate Realities Are There? Religious Diversity and the Trinity

Mar. 12, 2009—Watch video of a March 10 talk by John Thatamanil.

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Premiere of documentary about Black Europe to be held March 18 at Vanderbilt University

Mar. 12, 2009—The racially motivated riots in France during the fall of 2005 proved that despite its homogenous image, racial tensions are alive and well in Europe. The newly emerging field of Black European Studies is beginning to examine these racial tensions by studying the history and the current experience of blacks in the culture of Europe.

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Sen. Bill Frist to speak on leadership at Vanderbilt event

Mar. 11, 2009—Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist will speak about leadership at a March 26 breakfast sponsored by the Cal Turner Program for Moral Leadership in the Professions at Vanderbilt Divinity School.

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Rubin to step down as dean of Vanderbilt Law School

Mar. 10, 2009—Edward L. Rubin announced that he is stepping down from his position as dean of Vanderbilt University Law School effective June 30. Rubin said he will continue to teach and write as a member of the faculty.

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Video: “Pathways Out of Poverty, and Toward the American Dream: The Case of Nashville”

Mar. 6, 2009—Watch video of Professor of Sociology Dan Cornfield speaking at the Thinking Out of the Lunchbox program.

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Annual Vanderbilt lecture to explore violence against women

Mar. 6, 2009—Christian beliefs have been used to support the myths that promote violence against women and to counter those myths, says theologian Rev. Traci C. West. During the annual Antoinette Brown Lecture at Vanderbilt University on March 26, West will address how Christian theology and activism can be used to make the world safer for women.

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VUCast Extra: A new health care policy center at Meharry

Mar. 5, 2009—VUCast EXTRA: Vanderbilt partners with Meharry Medical College to create a new health care policy center at Meharry. Watch the March 5 announcement. (18:09)

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Video: University insider’s guide to financial aid

Mar. 5, 2009—Watch video of Vanderbilt's associate provost for enrollment and dean of admissions giving practical advice on financial aid questions. (15:31)

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Returning to campus dream come true for dean of libraries

Mar. 4, 2009—Connie Vinita Dowell, a Vanderbilt University graduate with three decades of experience working in academic libraries, includiing two senior leadership positions, is the university\'s new dean of libraries.

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