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John Geer

‘A Post-Truth Nation’ panel to be hosted Feb. 22 by Vanderbilt Libraries

Feb. 16, 2017—Vanderbilt Central Library will host a panel discussion on the current state of news, fake news, propaganda and more to be moderated by political scientist John Geer Feb. 22.

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Second set of University Courses announced

Feb. 13, 2017—Six new courses, ranging from the impact of African music on politics to the interdisciplinary applications of virtual reality to big data methods for smart city development, are among the second set of University Courses to be offered at Vanderbilt University.

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Twelve faculty members selected as 2017 Chancellor Faculty Fellows

Feb. 6, 2017—The 2017 class of Chancellor Faculty Fellows comprises highly accomplished, recently tenured faculty from across the university.

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Vanderbilt chancellor launches ‘The Zeppos Report’ podcast

Feb. 6, 2017—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos has launched a new podcast, "The Zeppos Report," during which he will interview a wide variety of experts to provide meaningful insights on current issues and trends.

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Vanderbilt experts can talk about inauguration and transition

Jan. 12, 2017—President-elect Donald Trump will be inaugurated Jan. 20. Several Vanderbilt professors have opinions about the inauguration and transition.

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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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