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Stars collide: How a Vanderbilt political scientist ended up on a Chinese reality show—and Vanderbilt found a star freshman

Mar. 21, 2018—Ten Chinese high school students competing for an invitation to apply to an English-speaking college. Five judges from elite universities. How a Vanderbilt professor discovered one amazing freshman.

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Vanderbilt researcher working to fight human trafficking, slavery

Feb. 3, 2015—Vanderbilt political scientist Cecilia Mo has won a $1 million grant from the Labor Department to fight human trafficking.

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World on Wednesday: Reducing HIV risk in China

Nov. 6, 2014—The World on Wednesday talk Nov. 12 will address “Reducing HIV Risk for Men Who Have Sex with Men in China.” Sten Vermund and Han-Zhu Qian of the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health will speak.

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World on Wednesdays to discuss Chinese philosophers, religion

Sep. 11, 2014—Learn more about the religions and philosophy of China.

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Gore honored by Zhejiang University

Feb. 13, 2014—John Gore, Ph.D., director of the Vanderbilt University Institute for Imaging Science, was named an honorary professor of Zhejiang University, China, during his recent visit to Zhejiang University School of Biomedical Engineering and Instrument Science.

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Renowned Chinese calligraphy expert to give Goldberg Lecture

Nov. 1, 2013—Amy McNair, professor of Chinese art at the University of Kansas, will present the Norman L. and Roselea J. Goldberg Lecture in Art History Nov. 7 at Vanderbilt University's Cohen Hall.

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Vanderbilt University joins Coursera Zone to expand online education access in China

Oct. 8, 2013—Vanderbilt University will promote its free online courses in China through a new partnership announced Oct. 8 between Coursera, a leading massive open online course (MOOC) platform, and NetEase, one of the largest Chinese Internet companies and a major distributor of open online education content.

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TN principals selected to partner with world’s top educators

Aug. 6, 2013—This fall more than a dozen high-achieving Tennessee school principals will begin a yearlong leadership development experience to collaborate with some of the world's top educational leaders.

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Tennessee statesman James Sasser donates papers to Vanderbilt

Jul. 1, 2013—James R. Sasser, a former three-term U.S. senator from Tennessee and ambassador to the People’s Republic of China, and his wife, Mary Sasser, have donated their papers to Vanderbilt University’s Special Collections.

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Appalachia meets China in free musical workshop at Student Life Center

Jan. 28, 2013—Old-time banjoist Abigail Washburn will lead the kung fu-meets Appalachia-meets indie folk band Wu Force in a musical workshop at Vanderbilt's Student Life Center Feb. 4.

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Vanderbilt Orchestra to tour China; will perform ‘farewell’ concert Dec. 23

Dec. 17, 2012—Members of the Nashville community will have a chance to hear the Vanderbilt Orchestra in concert before the group departs for a more than weeklong tour of China. The orchestra’s “farewell” concert is scheduled for 8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 23, in Ingram Hall. The event is free and open to the public. The performance will...

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Vanderbilt physicist promotes hands-on science research in the developing world

Aug. 23, 2012—Biophysicist Erin Rericha spent 12 days in Shanghai this summer demonstrating inexpensive methods for studying cell migration to graduate students and young faculty members from developing countries as part of an annual meeting organized by The Hands-on Research in Complex Systems School.

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