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Senior Day with Tom Brokaw

May. 9, 2012—Watch video of newsman Tom Brokaw speaking at Senior Day May 10. He is the former anchor of NBC Nightly News and author of books including The Greatest Generation. Read a wrap-up of Senior Day.

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Community Connections: “Easy Container Herb Gardens”

May. 2, 2012—Watch video of Stacey Kendrick’s presentation, “Easy Container Herb Gardens”. Container gardens are great for small spaces, apartment dwellers or anyone that wants to dabble in gardening without too much work. Learn how to create a container herb garden that will supply you with lots of possibilities for healthy, tasty meals all summer long. This...

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VUCast Newscast: Sweet Sounds Lead to Vandy First!

Apr. 27, 2012—This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s online newscast: Sweet Sounds Lead to a Vanderbilt First! Gearing up for Graduation See Which Veteran News Anchor is Coming to Vanderbilt  

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Protests and Social Change: Anti-war Protests of the 60’s

Apr. 25, 2012—Watch video of Steve Cobb and Mike Murphy speaking at the Osher Lifelong Learning class, “Protests and Social Change: Anti-war Protests of the 60’s”. Today, protests seem to be a way of life. Have you ever wondered if protests really accomplish anything? During the past 150 years, protests have shifted from those focused on economic inequality...

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Protests and Social Change: The Sociology of Protests and the Tea Party

Apr. 25, 2012—Watch video of Steven Tepper, assistant professor of sociology, speaking at the Osher Lifelong Learning class, “Protests and Social Change: The Sociology of Protests and the Tea Party”. Today, protests seem to be a way of life. Have you ever wondered if protests really accomplish anything? During the past 150 years, protests have shifted from...

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InsideOut of the Lunch Box: “Appalachian Celebration”

Apr. 20, 2012—Watch video of the most recent presentation in the InsideOut of the Lunch Box series – Appalachian Celebration – which took place on April 19. Blair musicians demonstrated southern musical traditions as they explored the roots of one of America’s most popular folk art forms. This program featured the head of Blair School of Music’s fiddle department,...

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Lunch and Learn Event with John Geer

Apr. 19, 2012—Watch video from the April 18 Lunch and Learn Event featuring John Geer, chair of political science, speaking on “Why the Tea Party is Obama’s Ace in the Hole.” The typical view is that President Obama has been weakened by the strength of the Tea Party movement.  While the Tea Party is formidable force in American...

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Protests and Social Change: The Women’s Movement

Apr. 19, 2012—Watch video of Carole Bucy, Professor of History, Volunteer State Community College, speaking at the Osher Lifelong Learning class, “Protests and Social Change: The Women’s Movement”. Today, protests seem to be a way of life. Have you ever wondered if protests really accomplish anything? During the past 150 years, protests have shifted from those focused...

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VUCast Newscast: Teach Twice

Apr. 13, 2012—This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s online newscast: Teach Twice: A Vanderbilt senior’s big idea becomes a social enterprise business College Halls at Kissam: See the future big brother of the Ingram Commons Broccoli’s cancer-chopping benefits

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Gov. Alexander’s Early Swearing In: Was it the Right Thing To Do?

Apr. 10, 2012—Watch video of the panel discussion with U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander about his early swearing-in as Tennessee’s 45th governor. The event was hosted by Vanderbilt University’s Heard Libraries  and Law School on April 9. The panel was part of special programming scheduled in conjunction with the exhibit “Come on along: Lamar Alexander’s Journey as Governor,” an exhibit drawn...

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Early Spanish Modern Theater: “An Evening of Cervantes’ Theater”

Apr. 10, 2012—Watch video of “An Evening of Cervantes’ Theater”. This presentation took place on April 2 as part of the Early Modern Spanish Theater: Text and Performance Symposium. The event included the following: “The Cave of Salamanca: A Dramatic Interlude,” translated by Steven Wenz and presented by the Spanish literature students of Professor Paz Pintané. “Crossing the Line:...

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Early Modern Spanish Theater: Ana Caro’s “Valor, agravio y mujer”

Apr. 10, 2012—Watch video of Valor, agravio y mujer (closing scene): directed by Rosie Seagraves and presented by graduate students in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese This presentation took place on April 4 as part of the Early Modern Spanish Theater: Text and Performance Symposium.

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