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Video: Managing risk in an increasingly hazardous world

May. 1, 2008—Watch video of Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Mark Abkowitz discussing risk and his book, "Operational Risk Management."

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Admission insider’s guide to getting into college;

Oct. 31, 2007—Douglas Christiansen is Vanderbilt University's associate provost for enrollment and dean of admissions. He's spent the last 20 years in admissions leadership roles in both public and private universities. Now he‘s using his expertise to give students practical advice on what they can do to get into the right college, in hopes of clearing some of the mystery and misconceptions surrounding the admissions process.

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Supreme Court ruling on negative ads to affect presidential race: Vanderbilt expert

Jun. 27, 2007—Today's U.S. Supreme Court ruling to allow issues ads funded by corporations and labor unions to air close to an election has major implications for the 2008 presidential campaign, according to Vanderbilt University political scientist John Geer.

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