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Video: David Loy on “Healing Ecology: A ‘New’ Spiritual Perspective on the Challenge of Consumerism”

Mar. 19, 2008—Buddhist scholar David Loy discussed how the Buddhist religious tradition offers a fresh spiritual perspective on consumerism and ecology during a lecture at Vanderbilt University.

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Video: "Human Rights: Agendas and Institutions"

Mar. 19, 2008—The Responsibility and Global Justice class presents David Reidy, associate professor of philosophy at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, speaking on "Human Rights: Agendas and Institutions."

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Video: “Human Rights: Agendas and Institutions”

Mar. 19, 2008—The Responsibility and Global Justice class presents David Reidy, associate professor of philosophy at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, speaking on "Human Rights: Agendas and Institutions."

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Vanderbilt Heart Lebanon Hosts Open House

Mar. 19, 2008—Vanderbilt Heart Lebanon will host an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday, March 26, at 4 p.m. The clinic, which opened in February, is located at 1420 W. Baddour Pkwy., across the street from University Medical Center.

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Researcher: Genetic screening morally acceptable in faith-based communities

Mar. 18, 2008—In a lecture that will kick off a conference on Religion and Genomics at Vanderbilt University, a leading historian of genetics will explain how faith-based communities have come to terms, ethically, with genetic screening - even when the screening is mandated and even when the communities are opposed to abortion.

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Nobel laureate to speak on future of science education

Mar. 18, 2008—Carl E. Wieman from the University of British Columbia who shared the 2001 Nobel Prize in physics for the creation of a new state of matter will give a free public lecture on the future of science education.

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Op-Ed: In politics, negativity can be positive

Mar. 17, 2008—An op-ed co-authored by Vanderbilt political scientist John Geer arguing that "talking about the bad as well as the good in campaigns helps voters make choices."

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National Center on School Choice researcher wins top dissertation award

Mar. 17, 2008—Marisa Cannata, a post-doctoral fellow at Vanderbilt University\'s Peabody College of education and human development, has been awarded the American Educational Research Association, Division L (Education Policy and Politics) Outstanding Dissertation of the Year.

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Star organizational consultant to headline summer institute for HR professionals; Applications now being accepted

Mar. 17, 2008—Internationally recognized organizational consultant Jean Lipman-Blumen will headline an intensive four-day course for human relations professionals July 21-25 at Vanderbilt\'s Peabody College of education and human development.

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Free concert series Nashville in Our Living Room offers sneak preview of Vanderbilt University’s new undergraduate experience

Mar. 14, 2008—Ever wanted to have a concert right in the comfort of your own living room? Some Vanderbilt University students did and now they are inviting the Vanderbilt and Nashville communities to come on over.

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Peabody’s John Braxton named editor of top higher education journal

Mar. 14, 2008—Vanderbilt Peabody College\'s John M. Braxton has been appointed editor of the Journal of College Student Development. The journal is one of the leaders in the field of higher education research.

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Video and performance artist Amelia Winger-Bearskin to speak at Vanderbilt; Public lecture set for March 24

Mar. 14, 2008—Amelia Winger-Bearskin, an Austin, Texas-based artist who creates performance art and digital video, will speak about her recent work at Vanderbilt University.

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Senate confirms Vanderbilt professor Carol Swain’s appointment to NEH Council on the Humanities

Mar. 14, 2008—The U.S. Senate early this morning confirmed the nomination of Carol M. Swain, Vanderbilt professor of political science and law, to the National Council on the Humanities. The appointment is for a six-year term.

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Vanderbilt optimizes its Web site for iPhone

Mar. 14, 2008—Vanderbilt University has released a version of its homepage specially designed for the iPhone. Visitors can view the site by going to www.vanderbilt.edu on an iPhone or to www.vanderbilt.edu/iphone on a traditional Web browser.

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TIPSHEET: National Mathematics Advisory Panel vice chair available to discuss panel’s final report

Mar. 14, 2008—Camilla P. Benbow, vice chair of President Bush\'s National Mathematics Advisory Panel, is available to discuss the panel\'s final report, which was presented to the president and U.S. Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings March 13.

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