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O‘Connor Retirement: Vanderbilt Experts

Jul. 1, 2005— Vanderbilt professors Suzanna Sherry and Stefanie Lindquist are available to discuss the effects of Sandra Day O‘Connor‘s announced retirement from the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Golf Tournament to benefit Vanderbilt Kennedy Center

Jun. 7, 2005— The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development will be the beneficiary of this year‘s annual Waddell & Reed Financial Services Charity Golf Tournament on June 17. This will be the third year for Waddell & Reed to support the Kennedy Center in its efforts to raise awareness. The event will take place at the Vanderbilt Legends Golf Club in Franklin.

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Vanderbilt‘s Christie named executive editor of Financial Management journal

May. 9, 2005— William G. Christie, Frances Hampton Currey Professor of Finance and professor of law at Vanderbilt University, has been named executive editor of Financial Management, the flagship journal of the Financial Management Association (FMA) and a leading scholarly publication, effective January 2006.

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Articles by Margaret Blair, Randall Thomas and Bob Thompson among ‘Top 10 Corporate and Securities Articles of 2004‘

May. 4, 2005— Articles by three Vanderbilt University Law School professors have been selected among the "Top 10 Corporate and Securities Articles of 2004" by Corporate Practice Commentator, a quarterly journal that reprints the year‘s top scholarly articles in the field of corporate and securities law.

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Goldberg named associate dean for research at Vanderbilt Law School

Apr. 27, 2005— Professor of Law John Goldberg has been named associate dean for research, a new position at Vanderbilt University Law School.

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Vanderbilt graduate and professional programs make strong showing in latest U.S. News & World Report rankings

Apr. 1, 2005— Vanderbilt Law School maintained its No. 17 ranking in the nation for the fifth consecutive year, while Peabody College saw seven of its programs ranked in the top 10 by U.S. News & World Report in its annual ranking of the leading graduate and professional schools. Peabody‘s Special Education program was ranked first in the nation for the third straight year.

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Understanding biological foundation of human behavior critical to improving laws

Mar. 14, 2005— Laws and public policy will often miss their mark until they incorporate an understanding of why, biologically, humans behave as they do, scholars from Vanderbilt and Yale universities argue in the March issue of Columbia Law Review.

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“Islam and Social Policy” to be focus of Vanderbilt panel discussion

Feb. 15, 2005— A collection of essays addressing the "profound misunderstandings" between Islamic cultures and the Western world will be signed and discussed Wednesday, Feb. 16, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Vanderbilt. The book is edited by Steven Heyneman, professor of international education policy in the Vanderbilt University Department of Leadership, Policy and Organizations.

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Rogow discusses “First Amendment Life” at Vanderbilt

Jan. 19, 2005— Bruce Rogow will relate his 40 years‘ experience practicing First Amendment law in the South to the role of the First Amendment in contemporary life during an upcoming Vanderbilt University address.

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New Vanderbilt Law School dean to build on success

Jan. 10, 2005— Edward Rubin of the University of Pennsylvania Law School has been named John Wade-Kent Syverud Professor of Law and dean of Vanderbilt University Law School effective July 1, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Nicholas Zeppos announced today.

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New chair at Vanderbilt Law School is second to honor alumnus Milton Underwood

Nov. 15, 2004—A new chair at Vanderbilt University Law School, the second at the school to honor alumnus Milton Underwood, has been awarded to one of the nation's leading bankruptcy scholars. The Milton Underwood Chair in Law will be awarded formally to Robert Rasmussen in a ceremony on Feb. 23, 2005. Rasmussen, former associate dean for academic affairs, also holds the FedEx Research Professorship and directs the law and economics program.

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Vanderbilt expert: Hamm will likely keep gold medal

Sep. 27, 2004—The likelihood is slim that Paul Hamm will be ordered to surrender his gold medal, despite an appeal by South Korean gymnast Yang Tae Young being heard by Court of Arbitration for Sport on Monday, Sept. 27.

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