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Osher Lifelong Learning Fall Kickoff

Sep. 9, 2014—Watch a video of the kickoff to the Osher Lifelong Learning’s fall programming. The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute is an organization that offers non-credit courses which allow students to benefit from invigorating lectures and discussions in an informal, supportive and relaxed environment.     

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New faculty: Melinda Buntin is helping shape health care policy

Oct. 7, 2013—As the nation’s health care system undergoes unprecedented challenges, Melinda Buntin’s appointment as chair of Vanderbilt’s new Department of Health Policy couldn’t come at a better time.

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One dominant debate not enough to put Romney over: Vanderbilt/YouGov

Oct. 10, 2012—Despite Mitt Romney’s dominant performance in the first presidential debate, President Obama’s favorability rating has been hovering around 50 percent, not enough deterioration to turn the election around for the challenger.

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End of the Beginning

May. 1, 2012—The Ingram Commons’ first class graduates On a bright spring day four years ago, Jeremy Williams had a choice to make. His college decision had come down to two schools – Vanderbilt or Harvard – and he was stepping onto the former’s Nashville campus for the first time. “My mom and I visited some of...

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A Way With Words

May. 1, 2012—Senior Nate Marshall’s passion for poetry helped him find his voice – and his calling Nate Marshall is all about the words. He started writing poetry in grammar school, and in the eighth grade, when a poem he wrote got him detention, Marshall realized two things: His words could have an impact, and he’d have...

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Making the Moment Last

May. 1, 2012—Video of Senior Day with Tom Brokaw and of Commencement will be streamed live on the Vanderbilt homepage. Three days of activities enrich the Commencement experience For many graduating seniors, Commencement passes in a blur of gowns and camera flashes and choreography. Add emotional parents, excitement – and not a little trepidation – about the...

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Idea Guy

May. 1, 2012—The Owen Graduate School of Management’s David Owens examines why some great innovations fail “Creative people must be stopped!”  We may not actually hear these words spoken aloud in the weekly staff meeting, but sometimes it feels like an underlying corporate message. In many work groups, innovative ideas are aggressively shot down, quietly undermined or...

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Editor’s Note

May. 1, 2012—The other day, my friend Kelly mentioned something about attending her son’s graduation before she and her family leave for summer vacation. I did a double take. Graduation? Our sons are the same age. They’re in kindergarten. Kindergarten. It never occurred to me that parents might formally celebrate the completion of their child’s first year...

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Kudos

May. 1, 2012—Mark Abkowitz, professor of civil and environmental engineering, has received the Vanderbilt Alumni Association’s Alumni Education Award, given annually to a faculty member who has contributed significantly to Vanderbilt Alumni Association education programs. Kimberly Bess, assistant professor of human and organizational development, has received the 2012 Harold Love Outstanding Community Involvement Award for significant public...

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Looking Back

May. 1, 2012—Sarratt Student Center, undergoing its first major renovation in more than a decade, has been a hub of campus activity since it opened in 1974. Perhaps unknown to today’s students is the man for whom it was named. When Madison Sarratt came to Vanderbilt as an assistant professor of mathematics in 1916, Chancellor James Kirkland...

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Rocky Alvey, What’s Your Story?

May. 1, 2012—Around the time Rocky Alvey turned 52, he decided he was going to write one song per week for a year. So he did. Mostly in his truck. Commuting usually isn’t the most rewarding part of anyone’s day, but Alvey’s journey between home and Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory, where he serves as director, has proven to...

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Changing Landscape

Apr. 5, 2012—College Halls at Kissam is building a better campus learning environment Updated June 1: Scroll down to watch video of the first dorm being demolished. Vanderbilt’s Commencement, scheduled this year for May 11, marks the traditional end of the academic year. But come the following Monday, things will really get started on campus. That’s when...

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