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Dr. William Petrie on Alzheimer’s disease

Jan. 19, 2012—Watch video of Dr. William Petrie speaking on Alzheimer’s disease. Petrie spoke Jan. 18 as part of the Osher Lifelong Learning class, “Medical Advances.” The course is presented by faculty of the Vanderbilt University Medical Center and focuses on what the future of medicine holds. Physicians are now able to use a patient’s DNA to select...

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John Geer: “Polarization and Public Opinion”

Jan. 19, 2012—Watch video of John Geer, the Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of Political Science, speaking at the Osher Lifelong Learning class, “Politics in a Polarized Polity.” The Jan. 18 class, “Polarization and Public Opinion,” focuses on the controversy of whether the American public is really polarized or is it just reflecting the polarized choices provided by...

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U.S. Congressman John Lewis delivers MLK Day keynote

Jan. 16, 2012—Civil rights legend U.S. Congressman John Lewis delivered the keynote address at Vanderbilt University’s commemoration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Jan. 16. The theme for Vanderbilt’s commemoration is “Fostering the Beloved Community,” which will carry through to Lewis’ address. Inspired by the activism surrounding the Montgomery bus boycott and the words...

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D’Army Bailey: Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture

Jan. 13, 2012—Judge D’Army Bailey, retired circuit court judge and one of the founders of the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, delivers the Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture at Vanderbilt Law School on Jan. 12, 2012.

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VUCast: Laughing Gas For Labor

Jan. 11, 2012—This week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s weekly newscast  highlighting  research, experts, students, sports and everything Vanderbilt: Laughing gas for labor Searching for alien planets What Vanderbilt WON at the Liberty Bowl

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VUCast: Four Stories to Inspire!

Dec. 16, 2011—This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s weekly newscast highlighting research, experts, students, sports and everything Vanderbilt: Next Steps: Redefining “team effort” A student’s mission to save lives becomes reality A surgeon teaches compassion through memories Rascal Flatts brings harmony to sick children

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Pasi Sahlberg: “Finnish Lessons: What can the world learn from educational change in Finland?”

Dec. 16, 2011—Watch video of Pasi Sahlberg speaking Dec. 9 on “Finnish Lessons: What can the world learn from educational change in Finland?” The talk is part of the Peabody Research Office (PRO) brown bag lunch lecture series. These are informal presentations featuring research innovations at Peabody or other areas in the university. Contact: PRO@Vanderbilt.edu

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BLACK…GOLD…ELVIS

Dec. 13, 2011—If the King is All IN, shouldn’t you be? Spend New Year’s Eve watching the Commodores in Elvis’s hometown — Memphis — at the AutoZone Liberty Bowl. It’s a win-win. Check out all the action at Bowl Central.  

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Iron Chef: Ingram Commons

Dec. 13, 2011—A group of undergrads are ready to take on chef masters in a food battle Iron Chef style! Come inside the Ingram Commons to see first year students battle it out with Vanderbilt dining’s best!

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Black and Gold

Dec. 13, 2011—Meet the soft-spoken member of the Vanderbilt a cappella group The Melodores who has taken on celebrity status at Vanderbilt for his remix of a popular Wiz Khalifa song into a Vanderbilt anthem. Get ready to have Nick Wells’ contagious hip hop remix “Black and Gold” running through your head all day.

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Green Bag Luncheon Series: Utility Savings at Home and at Work

Dec. 12, 2011—Watch the Sustainability and Environmental Management Office (SEMO) and the American Studies Sustainability Project‘s Dec. 7 installment of the Green Bag Luncheon Series. Dave Parker, green building consultant and LEED AP, discusses easy and efficient ways to save energy, water and money in both your home and office environments.

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VUCast Newscast: Do little kids learn from “educational” videos?

Dec. 9, 2011—This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s weekly newscast  highlighting  research, experts, students, sports and everything Vanderbilt: Do little kids learn from “educational” videos? New research gives answers. Why a Vanderbilt expert says the new Wal-Mart sex discrimination lawsuits will fail. Meet this year’s Commencement weekend speaker.

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