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University Courses program wraps up successful first year

May. 1, 2017—Students participating in the first University Courses gave the initiative high marks, noting that the cross-campus curriculum created unique opportunities for students to tackle important subjects.

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Spring 2017 University Courses to examine health policy, mass incarceration and mobile cloud computing

Oct. 21, 2016—Enrollment opens Oct. 31 for three University Courses being offered this spring to tackle significant societal and technological issues from an interdisciplinary perspective.

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Climate Change Literature: A New Fictional Genre about a Real Problem 2.18.16

Feb. 18, 2016—Watch video of The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt’s winter class – “Climate Change Literature: A New Fictional Genre about a Real Problem” on February 18th with Ed Rubin.

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Listen: Register now for Vanderbilt Osher winter 2016 classes

Dec. 14, 2015—Learn how to play the steel drums, watch a performance of "King Lear," and much more during the Vanderbilt Osher Lifelong Learning winter classes, open to all adults 50 and older.

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TIPSHEET: Pope Francis’ climate change encyclical problematic for some political conservatives

Jun. 22, 2015—Two Vanderbilt experts can comment on the pope's recent statement about the environment.

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Expert: Stop complaining about the moral decline of Western society

Apr. 3, 2015—Morality is not declining in the modern world, says Edward Rubin, University Professor of Law and Political Science, in a new book. Instead, a new morality is replacing the previous one.

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Fighting bureaucracy by improving it

Aug. 26, 2014—Everybody hates being caught up in bureaucracy. Ed Rubin at Vanderbilt Law School says things could work a lot better.

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Two Vanderbilt faculty participate in international conference

Jun. 21, 2013—Robert Barsky, professor of French and comparative literature and director of the W.T. Bandy Center at Vanderbilt, will co-host the international conference “Shifting Attitudes: Radical Upheaval and its Legacies” at the Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse, France, on June 28. The daylong conference will explore changing attitudes from an array of perspectives in relation...

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Constitutionality of Constitution Day debated at forum

Sep. 22, 2005—When Vanderbilt\'s administration contacted Law School Dean Ed Rubin about a new federal requirement requiring that every educational institution receiving federal funds celebrate Constitution Day, Rubin initially considered submitting a list of constitutional law classes currently in session.

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