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Listen: Sign up online for 2014 Vanderbilt Osher winter classes

Nov. 25, 2013—Early 20th-century Nashville history, the French films behind American remakes, and key discoveries about physics are among the 2014 winter term offerings from the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt University.

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Listen: Vanderbilt professor studies image of dog in Jewish history

Jun. 18, 2013—A new book that explores the cultural manifestations of the relationship between dogs and Jews from ancient to contemporary times has been co-edited by Phillip Ackerman-Lieberman, assistant professor of Jewish studies and law at Vanderbilt.

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Cal Turner Fellows laid groundwork on Nashville housing fund

Jun. 10, 2013—A group of Cal Turner Fellows who brought renewed attention through a two-year research project to Nashville's dire need for more affordable housing help lay the foundation for Mayor Karl Dean’s recent announcement on a housing trust fund.

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Diane Sasson: “Yearning for the New Age: Laura Holloway-Langford and Late Victorian Spirituality”

Jul. 26, 2012—Listen to an interview with Diane Sasson, Lecturer in Theology and Women, about her new book Yearning for the New Age: Laura Holloway-Langford and Late Victorian Spirituality. Interviewed by Chris Benda, Divinity School librarian.

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Academic Minute: Nicotine and memory

May. 30, 2012—Paul Newhouse, Jim Turner Professor of Cognitive Disorders, is interviewed about his research showing that nicotine can help boost memory in people with mild cognitive impairment.

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Academic Minute: The neurology of alcohol addiction

Apr. 17, 2012—In this Academic Minute podcast, Danny Winder, associate professor of molecular physiology and biophysics, explains why the effects of alcohol can vary widely among individuals.

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