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2017 Southern Festival of Books, C-SPAN to feature Vanderbilt authors

Oct. 12, 2017—Two Vanderbilt Law School professors who are among featured authors at the Southern Festival of Books: A Celebration of the Written Word will be on panels to be broadcast live on C-SPAN Oct. 14.

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Can America be reinvented in the Donald Trump era?

Dec. 1, 2016—Will the Trump era be one of despair or hope? Vanderbilt professors will discuss it Dec. 7 at Nashville's downtown public library.

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Library talk: Is the democratic process working?

Oct. 21, 2016—As Election Day approaches, members of the community are invited to discuss the future of democracy at the downtown Nashville Public Library Nov. 2.

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Kudos: Read about faculty and staff awards, appointments and achievements

Mar. 31, 2016—Read about the latest faculty and staff awards, appointments and achievements.

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Next library lunch talk is about deception

Feb. 29, 2016—The topic will be lying at the next Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box talk at the downtown Nashville library March 9.

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Vanderbilt alumni elected to Metro government Sept. 10

Sep. 16, 2015—Two candidates with close ties to Vanderbilt University were elected to office within the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County on Sept. 10.

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Tensions between religion and secular society explored in new class

Mar. 13, 2015—A professor of Hebrew Bible and Jewish studies has created a cross-disciplinary course on secularism with the help of 29 faculty across eight schools.

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Members named to Academic Strategic Plan committees

Oct. 27, 2014—Two committees tasked with fleshing out key initiatives in Vanderbilt’s Academic Strategic Plan are now staffed and ready to begin work.

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Get motivated and stay motivated: Eight keys for pursuing long-term goals

Aug. 16, 2012—Setting a goal—and sticking to it—can be difficult for anyone. A new study co-authored by Vanderbilt management and sociology professor Bruce Barry examines how certain types of professionals sustain their motivation and enthusiasm over very long periods.

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Tipsheet: Outlook for 2010 midterm elections: Vanderbilt experts

Oct. 18, 2010—Expect the campaign rhetoric to sizzle the last two weeks before the 2010 midterms, says John Geer, chair and Distinguished Professor of Political Science.

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