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Musicologist Jim Lovensheimer will discuss the scholarly attributes of musicals at Vanderbilt University Sept. 6

Aug. 18, 2011—The first lecture of the 2011-12 Chancellor’s Lecture Series will recognize the research of Associate Professor of Musicology Jim Lovensheimer, who will present “Why Musicals Matter” on Sept. 6. The lecture will take place at 5:30 p.m. in Turner Hall at the Blair School of Music.

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Michael Burry: “Inside the Doomsday Machine with the Outsider who Predicted and Profited from America’s Financial Armageddon”

Apr. 13, 2011—Read a transcript of this talk » Watch video of Michael Burry speaking April 5 on “Missteps to Mayhem: Inside the Doomsday Machine with the Outsider who Predicted and Profited from America’s Financial Armageddon,” as part of the 2010-2011 Chancellor’s Lecture Series. Burry, a Vanderbilt University School of Medicine alumnus profiled in author Michael Lewis’ bestselling...

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Transcript of Michael Burry’s talk, “Missteps to Mayhem: Inside the Doomsday Machine with the Outsider who Predicted and Profited from America’s Financial Armageddon”

Apr. 13, 2011—Michael Burry spoke April 5, 2011 on “Missteps to Mayhem: Inside the Doomsday Machine with the Outsider who Predicted and Profited from America’s Financial Armageddon,” as part of the Chancellor’s Lecture Series Burry, a Vanderbilt University School of Medicine alumnus profiled in author Michael Lewis’ bestselling book “The Big Short,” is best-known as the first financial...

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First analyst to predict the financial collapse to speak at Vanderbilt University April 5

Mar. 24, 2011—Alumnus Michael Burry, the first analyst to predict the 2008 financial collapse, will be at Vanderbilt April 5 as part of this year's Chancellor's Lecture Series.

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“Prevention of Global HIV/AIDS: Old Challenges and New Paradigms”

Mar. 23, 2011—Watch video of the March 22 Chancellor’s Lecture Series talk. Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health Director Sten Vermund presents “Prevention of Global HIV/AIDS: Old Challenges and New Paradigms” as part of the 2010-2011 Chancellor’s Lecture Series. HIV/AIDS continues to be a global medical emergency of unprecedented proportions with multiple challenges in prevention, care and treatment,...

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Vermund to address prevention of global HIV/AIDS March 22

Mar. 3, 2011—Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health Director Sten Vermund will present “Prevention of Global HIV/AIDS: Old Challenges and New Paradigms” on March 22 at Vanderbilt University as part of the 2010-2011 Chancellor’s Lecture Series. HIV/AIDS continues to be a global medical emergency of unprecedented proportions with multiple challenges in prevention, care and treatment, research, infrastructure and...

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Video: “The Commodore’s Patriotism”

Sep. 30, 2010—Watch video of Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian T.J. Stiles speaking on “The Commodore’s Patriotism: Cornelius Vanderbilt’s Path to the Founding of Vanderbilt University.” Cornelius Vanderbilt, arguably the richest man in America when he died in 1877, played a major role in the development of the modern United States, according to historian and biographer T.J. Stiles....

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