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Sheryll Cashin to give fresh take on affirmative action Sept. 4 at Vanderbilt

Aug. 15, 2014—Georgetown University law professor and Vanderbilt alumna Sheryll Cashin will discuss her new book on affirmative action Sept. 4 in the first Chancellor's Lecture of the academic year.

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Vanderbilt Sociology celebrates 80 years

Mar. 6, 2014—Vanderbilt’s Department of Sociology celebrated its 80th anniversary Feb. 17 and 18 with visits from a civil rights lawyer and historian, and two prominent sociologists.

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Supreme Court wrap up: Constitutional expert explains why the Court ‘got the law right’

Jul. 1, 2013—One of the nation’s top scholars on constitutional law, Vanderbilt law school professor Suzanna Sherry, the Herman O. Loewenstein Professor of Law, explains why she thinks the Supreme Court successfully followed the law.

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Vanderbilt legal, education experts: Not the end of affirmative action

Jun. 26, 2013—Law and education experts from Vanderbilt comment on the long-awaited Supreme Court affirmative action decision.

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Vanderbilt expert available for comment on Supreme Court’s college affirmative action decision

May. 16, 2013—Peabody's Stella Flores is available for comment on the much-anticipated Supreme Court decision on Fisher v. University of Texas, a case that could alter the way universities consider race in the admissions process.

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New committee will increase veteran outreach for jobs at Vanderbilt

Nov. 12, 2012—With the start of 2013, Vanderbilt’s Talent Acquisition team will be reaching out to more veterans and military spouses. This move is a result of a new task force led by Human Resources and Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action and Disability (EAD) Services. The Veteran Employment Transition and Support (VETS) committee will work to increase outreach...

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Vanderbilt expert available for comment on Supreme Court affirmative action case

Oct. 8, 2012—Vanderbilt’s Stella Flores, whose research shows institutions would lose diversity under race-neutral admissions policies, is available for comment on the upcoming U.S. Supreme Court affirmative action case.

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Peabody’s Flores co-develops brief for U.S. Supreme Court in support of University of Texas diversity policies

Aug. 13, 2012—Vanderbilt University’s Stella Flores was one of 21 researchers nationwide who developed an amicus brief summarizing key research on affirmative action in anticipation of the case, Fisher v. University of Texas, scheduled to go before the U.S. Supreme Court in October.

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TIPSHEET: Experts on affirmative action Supreme Court case

Feb. 22, 2012—The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear a case this fall that could put new limits on the ability of colleges and universities to use race as a factor in admissions decisions. Legal and African American Studies experts from Vanderbilt are available to speak with media about these issues.

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