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Author: Ann Marie Deer Owens

University observes moment of silence for 9/11 victims

Sep. 14, 2011—About 100 individuals gathered on Library Lawn at noon Sept. 12 for a moment of silence in memory of the 9/11 victims. Luke Billet, a senior in the School of Engineering and member of the Dodecaphonics, sang the national anthem. Vanderbilt ROTC provided a flag detail for the gathering, which was organized by the University...

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Join campus community for 9/11 service Sept. 12 at noon

Sep. 9, 2011—LifeFlight will do a fly-over pending weather and its availability.

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Fall 2011 International Lens schedule announced

Sep. 7, 2011—The eighth season of International Lens opens Sept. 7 with Musica Campesina, a feature film directed by Alberto Fuguet while he was a visiting professor on campus in 2009.

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Vanderbilt exhibits explore how books and art inspire each other

Sep. 1, 2011—A joint opening reception for “The Book as Art: Beautiful Books” and “Reading Pictures: Text and Image in Contemporary Art” is scheduled Sept. 8 from 5 to 7 p.m. in two different campus locations.

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Lamar Alexander donates pre-Senate papers to Vanderbilt

Aug. 22, 2011—U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander and his wife, Honey Alexander, have donated their pre-Senate papers to Vanderbilt University Library’s Special Collections.

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It’s back to school for older adults with Vanderbilt’s Osher Institute

Aug. 10, 2011—New fall classes for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, which is geared toward older adults, include the changing Arab world, challenges for U.S. tax policy, world architecture and the Civil War.

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Political Science relocates to Ingram Commons

Aug. 9, 2011—Unpacking  what seems like an endless number of boxes has kept political science professors and staff busy the past week. The entire department has relocated to the Commons Center after completion of the 19,000-square-foot project to build out the three-year-old building’s third floor. The College of Arts and Science project enables, for the first time,...

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Why tech-savvy political candidates still need old-fashioned yard signs

Jul. 25, 2011—A Vanderbilt political science study offers fairly conclusive evidence that, in low-information races, a candidate’s name recognition alone positively affects voter support.

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Large turnout at Meet the Candidates Community Picnic

Jul. 13, 2011—Vanderbilt’s Meet the Candidates Community Picnic on July 13 drew approximately 60 local candidates running on the upcoming ballot including Nashville Mayor Karl Dean, Vice Mayor Diane Neighbors and many citizens who are running in the council district and at-large races.

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Meet the Candidates Community Picnic is July 13

Jul. 7, 2011—Vanderbilt University will host the 2011 Meet the Candidates Community Picnic on July 13 to connect voters with candidates running in the upcoming Davidson County election.

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Student Media Hall of Fame 2011 class named

Jun. 15, 2011—Five Vanderbilt University alumni who made their mark as student journalists and distinguished themselves through professions that include author, baseball writer, legal counsel, publisher and radio executive will be inducted Oct. 21 into the Vanderbilt Student Media Hall of Fame.

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Religious bias still hurdle for presidential candidates, study shows

Jun. 2, 2011—Research by Vanderbilt and Claremont political scientists show a significant number of American voters remain biased against Mormons and other religious minorities.

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