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Research that ruled in 2016: Readers’ favorite stories

Dec. 16, 2016—Artificial kidneys, gay-straight alliances and junkyard batteries captured readers' attention in 2016.

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Vanderbilt Poll: Tennesseans optimistic as Trump era begins

Dec. 8, 2016—Residents of Tennessee are optimistic as they wait for the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, according to the latest Vanderbilt Poll.

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Statewide voter attitudes to be revealed at Dec. 8 news conference

Dec. 2, 2016—Data from the new Vanderbilt Poll will be released Dec. 8. Subjects range from Donald Trump to gun laws.

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Election 2016: Making Some Sense of the 2016 Presidential Election

Nov. 2, 2016—This Osher Lifelong Learning course will examine the upcoming 2016 elections from every angle. We will look at the effects of political advertising as well as the changing art of political polling in an era when people avoid taking surveys. We will examine the potentially historic effects this election might have on the U.S. Congress...

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Corker addresses undergraduate, professional students during Vanderbilt visit

Oct. 27, 2016—Sen. Bob Corker addressed students and faculty from Vanderbilt Law School and the Owen Graduate School of Management as well as students in an undergraduate political science class during his visit to campus Oct. 25.

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New Faculty Development and Diversity website, mentoring program launched

Oct. 26, 2016—The Provost’s Office of Academic and Faculty Affairs has launched a new website and a new mentoring program to support faculty development and diversity.

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Post-Election 2016: Beyond the headlines

Oct. 20, 2016—Vanderbilt professors John Geer, Efrén Pérez and Tracy Sharpley-Whiting discuss the 2016 presidential election.

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Election 2016: Second presidential debate reviewed

Oct. 11, 2016—Professor of Political Science John Geer, a leading expert on presidential elections, takes a look at the volatile second presidential debate between Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton.

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Two working groups appointed to analyze new faculty survey data

Oct. 6, 2016—Provost Susan R. Wente and Vice Chancellor George C. Hill have appointed a new faculty working group charged with analyzing and assessing the results of a faculty survey conducted last spring. The provost also has appointed a second working group charged with providing insights for each of the deans and their faculty.

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Trump has sizable and stable lead in Tennessee: Vanderbilt Poll

Oct. 6, 2016—Barring a "cataclysmic event," Tennessee voters will pick Donald Trump to be the next president on Election Day, according to the new Vanderbilt Poll.

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Find out Oct. 6 how Clinton and Trump are faring in Tennessee

Sep. 29, 2016—A new Vanderbilt Poll will be released Oct. 6 to show how the race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump is shaping up in Tennessee.

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Search committee named for vice provost for equity, diversity and inclusion

Sep. 29, 2016—Provost Susan R. Wente has charged a search committee comprising students and faculty from a range of disciplines to identify the university’s first vice provost for equity, diversity and inclusion.

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