Ann Marie Deer Owens

  • Vanderbilt University

    Video: Thomas E. Mann on the 2010 Midterm Elections

    Noted congressional scholar Thomas E. Mann spoke at Vanderbilt University Oct. 28 about the outlook for the 2010 midterm elections. The public lecture was sponsored by Vanderbilt’s Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions. Mann, the W. Averell Harriman Chair and senior fellow in Governance Studies at The Brookings Institution,… Read More

    Nov 4, 2010

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    Video: Health care reform in the community

    Dr. Bill Paul, Metro Nashville’s director of public health, discusses “health care reform in the community” with the Healthcare Delivery Systems course taught by Sharon Shields, professor of the practice of health promotion and education. Media Contact: Ann Marie Deer Owens, (615) 322-NEWS… Read More

    Nov 4, 2010

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    Analysis of 2010 midterm elections: Vanderbilt experts

    [Vanderbilt has a 24/7 video and audio studio with a dedicated fiber optic line and ISDN line. Use of the TV studio with Vanderbilt experts is free, except for reserving fiber time.] Voters didn’t always look at incumbents’ political records: The continued weak economy, widespread public distrust and massive spending… Read More

    Nov 3, 2010

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    Listen: Vanderbilt center seeks to inform policy debate

    Vanderbilt’s Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions has a strong community outreach component that seeks to help citizens understand contemporary public policy issues and debates. Political scientists John Geer and David Lewis are among the four co-directors of the center that is housed within the Department of… Read More

    Oct 29, 2010

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    Guatemalan ambassador to keynote workshop at First Amendment Center

    Francisco Villagrán de León, ambassador of Guatemala, will speak at the First Amendment Center The Guatemalan ambassador to the United States, Francisco Villagrán de León, will speak at the First Amendment Center 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 29. The ambassador’s talk, “Challenges to Development in Guatemala,” is free and open… Read More

    Oct 28, 2010

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    “Sixties at 50” exhibition opens new gallery space in renovated Vanderbilt Library

    “The Sixties at 50,” an exhibition of unique video, photographs and other treasures from one of society’s most significant decades, is now open at the Vanderbilt University Central Library and Special Collections. Read More

    Oct 27, 2010

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    Listen: VU competes in EPA Game Day recycling challenge

    Vanderbilt is one of 89 colleges and universities taking the EPA Game Day recycling challenge for Homecoming. Volunteers will assist the Commodore Nation in scoring off the field in the challenge that is taking place across the country. Read More

    Oct 25, 2010

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    Brookings scholar lecture marks official opening of new Vanderbilt center

    Noted congressional scholar Thomas E. Mann will speak at Vanderbilt University on Oct. 28 about the outlook for the 2010 midterm elections. The public lecture marks the official launch of the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions, which is housed within Vanderbilt’s Department of Political Science. Read More

    Oct 20, 2010

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    Listen: WRVU co-founder remembers early days of campus radio

    Dr. Raphael Smith's 1955 Commodore photo Dr. Raphael Smith, one of the co-founders of WRVU, is one of six Vanderbilt alumni who will be inducted into the Vanderbilt Student Media Hall of Fame on Oct. 22. Smith, who is now a Vanderbilt University professor of medicine, emeritus, provided most of… Read More

    Oct 11, 2010

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    Vanderbilt political scientist assists NBC News with midterm election analysis

    Joshua Clinton Vanderbilt University political scientist Joshua D. Clinton has been named an election analyst for NBC News and will assist the network with its coverage of the 2010 midterm elections. The associate professor of political science will use his strong research-based expertise in congressional politics, campaigns, elections, polling… Read More

    Oct 4, 2010

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    More shake-ups for Obama’s team of rivals, says Vanderbilt political scientist

    President Barack Obama’s declining approval ratings increase the challenges of keeping his once-lauded “team of rivals” in place through 2012, according to David E. Lewis, professor of political science at Vanderbilt University. Read More

    Sep 30, 2010

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    Public/private partnerships key to maximizing Nashville’s sports potential: VU study

    Nashville should seek new public/private partnerships that generate additional revenue sources if the city wants to maximize its economic potential as a sports city, according to a report prepared by the Vanderbilt Center for Nashville Studies. Read More

    Sep 27, 2010

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    China and U.S. security subject of Vanderbilt panel discussion

    Ret. Adm. Joseph Wilson Prueher Retired admiral and former ambassador to China to moderate event An Oct. 22 panel discussion at Vanderbilt University led by retired Adm. Joseph Wilson Prueher will focus on China’s role on the world’s stage and its implications for U.S. security policy. The second annual… Read More

    Sep 23, 2010

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    Old-fashioned politicking at Vanderbilt candidates’ picnic

    Vanderbilt University will host a candidates’ picnic in the style of a small-town political rally with live Dixieland jazz on Sept. 16. All statewide candidates for public office and candidates from the 13-county standard metropolitan statistical area have been invited to the event on Olin Lawn from 11:30 a.m. to… Read More

    Sep 10, 2010

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    Immigration in a time of crisis focus of Vanderbilt roundtable discussion

    Mexican immigration to the United States and the effects of the economic crisis and increased border security on U.S.-Mexico relations will be the subject of a Sept. 7 roundtable discussion at the Freedom Forum First Amendment Center at Vanderbilt University. Vanderbilt’s Center for Latin American Studies, Conexión Américas and… Read More

    Sep 3, 2010

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    Vanderbilt Center for Latin American Studies receives $2 million federal grant

    Vanderbilt University’s Center for Latin American Studies will expand its collaborations in Tennessee and beyond through world-class research, teaching and community service – thanks to a $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education. Read More

    Sep 2, 2010

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    Black and gold attire encouraged on College Colors Day

    All Commodore fans are encouraged to show their team spirit by wearing black and gold on College Colors Day, Friday, Sept. 3. The Vanderbilt Bookstore is helping to promote this four-year-old campus tradition by offering fans the chance to win a $200 prize package of Vanderbilt merchandise. Read More

    Aug 26, 2010

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    Older adults gear up for fall classes with Vanderbilt’s Osher Lifelong Learning

    Media regulation in an ultra-wired society, the neurology of sleep, the Vietnam War, and great singers and their songs are among the diverse topics included in the fall term of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt. All older adults with an interest in lifelong learning can sign up… Read More

    Aug 4, 2010

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    New benefit for Vanderbilt alumni targets new grads

    Vanderbilt University hopes to make the post-college transition a little easier for those recent graduates and other alumni who are without health insurance by offering a new short-term plan for them called GradMed. “Commencement can be a joyous but stressful time for new alumni who are in… Read More

    Jul 20, 2010

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    Listen: Implicit bias against Latinos affects all immigrants, Vanderbilt research shows

    Research by political scientist Efren Perez offers insight into the intense opposition among many voters to passing any type of immigration reform. He conducted an original survey-experiment to demonstrate that the participants had an automatic negative attitude toward Latino immigrants that shaped their immigration judgments in general. Listen to That’s… Read More

    Jul 15, 2010