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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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Endowed chair celebration honors nine Vanderbilt faculty

Jan. 21, 2013—The extraordinary academic achievements of nine Vanderbilt University endowed chair holders were recognized during a Jan. 17 ceremony at the Student Life Center.

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New faculty: David Blackbourn communes with the past

Nov. 28, 2012—Communicating with the departed is something David Blackbourn does on a daily basis. As a scholar of German history and the Cornelius Vanderbilt Distinguished Chair in History, he sees his life’s work as a way to “get into the heads of dead people.” “History is, in a way, communicating with the dead,” Blackbourn said. “I’m drawn to...

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Focus on the future topic of post-election (Lunch) Box talk

Oct. 30, 2012—Michael Bess and Mike Vandenbergh, two Vanderbilt University professors, and Samar Ali, a Vanderbilt alumna who works in the Haslam administration, will address “Visions of the Future” Nov. 7 at the Nashville Public Library, 615 Church St.

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‘Long Story Bit by Bit’ opens Oct. 12

Oct. 10, 2012—Long Story Bit by Bit: Liberia Retold, Photography by Tim Hetherington opens Friday, Oct. 12, at the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery and will be on view through Dec. 6. An opening reception is scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 12 at the gallery and is part of The Ingram Commons’ Fall for the Arts celebration. The exhibition entwines documentary photography,...

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Liberia retold through late documentarian’s work, film

Sep. 26, 2012—‘Long Story Bit by Bit’ opens Oct. 12 at Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery Long Story Bit by Bit: Liberia Retold, Photography by Tim Hetherington opens Friday, Oct. 12, at the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery and will be on view through Dec. 6. An opening reception is scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 12 at the...

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

Sep. 12, 2012—Robert Barsky, professor of French and Italian and professor of English, will deliver “The Changing Role of the Public Intellectual: From the Buildup Toward World War II to the Occupy Movement,” the 10th Annual Elizabeth Killam Rodgers and Constance Killam Distinguished Public Lecture, as part of the fall orientation program for Killam Fellows and American...

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Ten Fulbright honorees named at Vanderbilt

May. 7, 2012—Nine Vanderbilt University students and graduates have been offered scholarships through Fulbright-sponsored programs for research, teaching and study abroad in 2012-13.

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Significant Mexican capital investment in Tennessee, VU study shows

Nov. 16, 2011—A recent study by Vanderbilt’s Center for Latin American Studies suggests that a key to bringing more jobs to Tennessee might lie in recruiting investment from emerging markets such as Mexico.

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