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Jeff Carr, major force at Vanderbilt and in the community for three decades, dies

Apr. 12, 2016—A longtime vice chancellor and general counsel who cared deeply about Vanderbilt's integrity and reputation has died at the age of 75.

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

Mar. 31, 2016—Read about the latest faculty and staff awards, appointments and achievements.

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Kudos: Colin Dayan in conversation with writer Philip Hoare during London book tour

Mar. 17, 2016—Colin Dayan's new book "Dogs at the Edge of Life" was featured at the London Review Bookshop, where she recently held a conversation with award-winning writer Philip Hoare.

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Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management jumps five spots in ‘U.S. News’ rankings

Mar. 16, 2016—Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management jumped five spots to No. 22 to score its highest ranking yet on a list of top graduate business schools in the nation compiled by "U.S. News & World Report."

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Law school to host conference with top minds in artificial intelligence

Mar. 1, 2016—Vanderbilt Law School will host a conference on the role of artificial intelligence in the legal profession April 13-14.

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Guantanamo Bay closure plan to be discussed at Vanderbilt

Feb. 24, 2016—President Obama's plan to close the Guantanamo Bay detention center will be the topic of a Vanderbilt Law School forum on Feb. 25.

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Paris Climate Agreement subject of public lecture, roundtable at Vanderbilt Wednesday, Jan. 13

Jan. 8, 2016—The Paris Climate Agreement is the subject of a lecture by a Columbia University law professor and a roundtable discussion to be introduced by Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos. Both events will be held at Vanderbilt Law School Jan. 13.

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State of the Union address – Vanderbilt experts available

Jan. 7, 2016—President Obama is set to talk to the nation on Jan. 12 for his final State of the Union address. Vanderbilt has an array of experts available.

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Renegade states redefining stodgy trust fund, saving millions for the very rich

Dec. 1, 2015—A handful of opportunistic states are luring banking business to their economies with relaxed trust fund rules more favorable and flexible for wealthy customers seeking to safeguard their assets for future generations.

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Fred Thompson dies at age 73

Nov. 2, 2015—Fred Thompson, who began an illustrious legal and political career after graduating from Vanderbilt Law School in 1967, died Nov. 1. He was 73.

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John Jay Hooker event at Vanderbilt Law School postponed

Oct. 27, 2015—An event at Vanderbilt Law School featuring John Jay Hooker scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 27, has been postponed. A new date has not been set.

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New faculty: Joe Fishman studies law at the intersection of entertainment, technology

Oct. 20, 2015—Intellectual property law is undergoing enormous shifts, with the creative community and attorneys striving to catch up to the digital revolution. New Assistant Professor of Law Joe Fishman says this "keeps things exciting and fresh.”

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