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Gerstle featured in PBS documentary series ‘Latino Americans’

Sep. 20, 2013—Vanderbilt history and political science professor Gary Gerstle was interviewed extensively for a landmark PBS documentary series on the experience of Latino Americans in the United States.

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Kudos: Read about faculty, staff and alumni awards, appointments and achievements

Sep. 16, 2013—Read about faculty, staff and alumni awards, appointments and achievements.

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Tom Schwartz on the crisis in Syria: Domestic politics as foreign policy

Sep. 5, 2013—“From a historical perspective, which looks at the American presidency since the end of World War II, Obama’s decision reflects a turning point, the clear triumph of domestic political considerations over foreign policy priorities,” according to Thomas Schwartz, a professor of history and political science at Vanderbilt.

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Fulbright winner James Crimmins to research at Vanderbilt

Aug. 20, 2013—A leading scholar of political theory is using his Fulbright Visiting Research Chair at Vanderbilt to research the relationship between rights and utility in American political and philosophical thought since 1776.

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The New Yorker: A useful corner of the world: Guantánamo

Aug. 1, 2013—Each time Gitmo’s relevance was called into question—by Cuban opponents, and by Americans worried about the base’s diminishing returns, the trouble of running it and the toll it took on global goodwill—new purposes had been found with unfailing ingenuity, writes Paul Kramer, associate professor of history.

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Kudos: Read about faculty, staff and alumni awards, appointments and achievements

Jul. 12, 2013—Read about faculty, staff and alumni awards, appointments and achievements.

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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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Can a torturer and killer live an honorable life?

Jun. 12, 2013—In the bygone era brought to life in a Vanderbilt history professor's new book, spending years in prison was considered excessively cruel and unusual while breaking every bone in a criminal's body while keeping him alive was reasonable punishment.

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Five in history department recognized

Mar. 25, 2013—Faculty in the Department of History have received a variety of prestigious research awards and fellowships in recent months.

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VUCast Newscast: How Opportunity Vanderbilt helps so many students afford college. Take a virtual visit of campus! Vandy goes Potter!

Mar. 15, 2013—This week on Vanderbilt's online newscast: Learn how Opportunity Vanderbilt is helping many students afford college; tour campus from your computer; and Expecto Patronum! - Vandy goes Potter.

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Kudos: Read about faculty, staff, student and alumni awards, appointments and achievements

Feb. 26, 2013—Read about faculty, staff, student and alumni awards, appointments and achievements.

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Sign up for Vanderbilt’s Osher Lifelong Learning spring term

Feb. 5, 2013—Important Supreme Court decisions, the Nashville Ballet, and a “behind-the-scenes” look at special law enforcement agents are among the varied topics offered by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt this spring.

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