What led to the U.S. Capitol insurrection: Vanderbilt political scientists examine social, psychological, legal foundations of Jan. 6 riot
Feb. 24, 2021—A panel of Vanderbilt political science faculty explored the factors that led to the Jan. 6 riot in a virtual event, “Dissent, Disorder and Democracy: What Led to the U.S. Capitol Insurrection.” Hosted by the Vanderbilt Project on Unity and American Democracy, the panel also engaged with the event’s serious implications for the strength of the nation's democracy.
Feb 23: Vanderbilt experts on U.S., global politics discuss what led to Jan. 6 insurrection at U.S. Capitol
Feb. 12, 2021—A panel of political science faculty will examine the social, legal and psychological causes and consequences of the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol during a live virtual conversation hosted by The Vanderbilt Project on Unity and American Democracy on Tuesday, Feb. 23.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jun. 22, 2015—Two Vanderbilt experts can comment on the pope's recent statement about the environment.
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.
Aug. 26, 2014—Everybody hates being caught up in bureaucracy. Ed Rubin at Vanderbilt Law School says things could work a lot better.
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...
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.