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Jan. 24, 2018—A number of Vanderbilt University experts will be available to media in the days leading up to and after the State of the Union speech Jan. 30 to discuss a variety of topics that could be addressed during President Trump’s address next Tuesday. Will Trump “talk tough” about immigration? Vanessa Beasley, associate professor of communications...
Dec. 14, 2017—Internet technology has imbued the toy industry like never before. Yet along with those advances comes a new set of security risks.
Dec. 7, 2017—Congress has given itself until Dec. 22 to produce a new budget, but Bruce Oppenheimer, professor of political science, says that's not a guarantee that a deal will be made. Here's what he's going to be watching for.
Oct. 26, 2017—As college students prepare to head home for Thanksgiving, many of them are bracing for a question they may not be able to answer: “What do you want to do after you graduate?”
Sep. 21, 2017—The recent Equifax cyber-attack is leading to lots of class action lawsuits. Vanderbilt Law professor and class action expert Brian Fitzpatrick explains the pros and cons.
Sep. 13, 2017—A number of Vanderbilt professors can provide interviews about rethinking how and why we rebuild after disasters, designing policies to keep Americans safe and predicting extreme weather impacts.
Aug. 28, 2017—Understanding ISIS is the first step toward defeating it, says Vanderbilt professor David Wasserstein.
Vanderbilt anthropologist can discuss rising conflict between indigenous Bolivians and Morales administration over highway plans
Aug. 11, 2017—Carwil Bjork-James is an expert on indigenous environmental rights issues and conflicts that arise when governments seek to develop indigenous territories, and has studied this conflict since 2010.
Vanderbilt political scientist can discuss popularity of various health care reform proposals among Tennesseans
Jun. 22, 2017—With the release June 22 of the Senate Republicans’ health care bill, Vanderbilt political scientist John Geer is available to discuss how Tennesseans feel about a variety of health care proposals ranging from a complete repeal of the ACA to the implementation of a single-payer system, based on results of the most recent Vanderbilt Poll,...
Mar. 24, 2017—Law professor Ganesh Sitaraman: "Our Constitution wasn’t designed for a country with significant economic inequality."
Nov. 4, 2016—Overhaul of how political federal employees are appointed is urgently needed, says Vanderbilt Professor David Lewis
Oct. 26, 2016—Internet posts by white supremacists websites have spiked in concert with the presidential campaign.