Apr. 11, 2013—The Obama administration launched a “modest shot across the bow” with a call for a strategic review that includes consideration of a possible sale of the Tennessee Valley Authority, according to Bruce Oppenheimer, professor of public policy and education at Vanderbilt University.
Oct. 30, 2012—Famed writer David Maraniss will co-teach a course, Presidential Biographies, next semester, and also a Commons seminar for first-year students, Reading and Writing about Sports and American Life.
Sep. 13, 2012—Saturday University, designed to help adults rediscover the joy of education, will focus on the November elections during sessions Oct. 13 and 20.
Nov. 21, 2011—This week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s weekly newscast highlighting research, experts, students, sports and everything Vanderbilt: Six ways we kill innovation without even trying ElectionVU expert analyzes the GOP frontrunner Commodore baseball players show their best side
Nov. 3, 2011—The long list of Republican presidential candidates continue to duke it out in the debates. Soon they will be heading to the earlier than usual primaries in January 2012. Professor of Political Science Bruce Oppenheimer says things are still looking good for Mitt Romney. View 2012 election expertise information for Bruce Oppenheimer >> Visit ElectionVU...
Jan. 24, 2011—Vanderbilt experts are available to comment on the State of the Union address.
Nov. 3, 2010—[Vanderbilt has a 24/7 video and audio studio with a dedicated fiber optic line and ISDN line. Use of the TV studio with Vanderbilt experts is free, except for reserving fiber time.] Voters didn’t always look at incumbents’ political records: The continued weak economy, widespread public distrust and massive spending by special interest groups all...
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.
Jul. 9, 2010—Vanderbilt political science professors John Geer and Bruce Oppenheimer are available to speak about the Tennessee gubernatorial race.
Sep. 8, 2009—William Turner, former Obama health care advisor, Betts Chair and Professor of Education and Human Development, Peabody College of Education and Human Development, is among several Vanderbilt professors available to comment on health care reform.