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Outstanding Vanderbilt seniors available for Commencement stories

May. 2, 2012—Four Vanderbilt University standout graduating seniors are available to speak with reporters covering May 11 Commencement ceremonies at Vanderbilt University.

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Next Steps at Vanderbilt holds spring commencement

Apr. 30, 2012—Second class graduates from Next Steps at Vanderbilt, a two-year certificate program for young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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Two Vanderbilt humanities professors named Guggenheim fellows

Apr. 24, 2012—Two humanities professors in Vanderbilt University’s College of Arts and Science have been named 2012 Fellows by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.

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Colin Dayan named to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Apr. 18, 2012—Colin Dayan, the Robert Penn Warren Professor in the Humanities at Vanderbilt University, has been named to a distinguished class of leaders from academia, business, public affairs, humanities and the arts, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences announced April 17.

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Vanderbilt Kennedy Center to hold free forum on autism research April 21

Apr. 13, 2012—The Vanderbilt Kennedy will host a free community forum on autism Saturday, April 21.

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Programs for Talented Youth receives grant to aid low-income gifted students

Apr. 6, 2012—A grant for Programs for Talented Youth will fund scholarships for low-income gifted students.

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Chancellor: Vanderbilt faring well in difficult economic climate

Mar. 29, 2012—Increases in regulatory burdens combined with reductions in federal support will likely add considerable cost to doing business for research universities, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos told the Spring Faculty Assembly.

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James Brown biographer to speak April 6 at Vanderbilt

Mar. 28, 2012—The author of a biography of singer James Brown will speak April 6 at Vanderbilt University. RJ Smith, author of "The One: The Life and Music of James Brown," will talk about the book 9 a.m. Friday, April 6, at Vanderbilt’s First Amendment Center.

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Journalist Cokie Roberts gives free, public lecture March 28

Mar. 22, 2012—Cokie Roberts, ABC News political analyst and National Public Radio senior news analyst, will give a talk March 28 as part of Vanderbilt's Project Dialogue series.

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U.S. Attorney General Holder exhorts Vanderbilt students to seek liberty and learning

Mar. 16, 2012—U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. opened the Cecil Sims Lecture at the Vanderbilt University Law School March 16 by congratulating Vanderbilt on its academic – and recent athletic – accomplishments.

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Peabody again ranked top graduate education school

Mar. 13, 2012—For the fourth straight year, Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development is ranked No. 1 in the U.S. News & World Report poll of graduate education schools. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is ranked No. 14 among research medical centers.

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Five-part series to explore the Arab Spring

Mar. 12, 2012—A series of events at Vanderbilt will provide cross-disciplinary perspectives on the Arab Spring.

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