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Insights about Bush 41 shared during Presidents Day forum

Feb. 17, 2016—George H.W. Bush was the subject of a Presidents Day Chancellor's Lecture Series event featuring Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos, Sen. Lamar Alexander and Bush biographer Jon Meacham.

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U.S.-Cuban relations topic of Williamson County Library talk

Sep. 22, 2015—The history of U.S.-Cuban relations will be the focus of Frank Robinson's talk at the Williamson County Public Library Sept. 25.

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VKC debuts interdisciplinary research lecture series Sept. 3

Aug. 28, 2014—The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center is launching is a new educational series that will focus on the complexities of conducting interdisciplinary research and clinical trials that involve behavioral, environmental and pharmaceutical interventions.

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Frontiers in Biochemistry lecture series starts Aug. 22

Aug. 7, 2014—The Vanderbilt University community is invited to attend “Frontiers in Biochemistry,” a new seminar series that will be held at noon on Fridays in 214 Light Hall beginning this month.

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Political Scientist Alan E. Wiseman to speak at Vanderbilt Sept. 22

Sep. 16, 2011—Vanderbilt will commemorate U.S. Constitution Day on Thursday, Sept. 22, with a free lecture by Alan E. Wiseman at Flynn Auditorium at Vanderbilt Law School. Wiseman, associate professor of political science and co-director of the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions, will examine the Commerce Clause of the U.S. Constitution.

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How old is the universe? (part 2)

Mar. 31, 2011—Watch video of Vanderbilt Professor David A. Weintraub speaking March 30 on “How Old is the Universe?” as part of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. David A. Weintraub is professor of astronomy, director of the Communication of Science & Technology program, and director of Undergraduate Studies for Department of Physics & Astronomy at Vanderbilt University....

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First analyst to predict the financial collapse to speak at Vanderbilt University April 5

Mar. 24, 2011—Alumnus Michael Burry, the first analyst to predict the 2008 financial collapse, will be at Vanderbilt April 5 as part of this year's Chancellor's Lecture Series.

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Perspectives on Obama, Palin and more at Saturday University

Feb. 17, 2011—Public invited to lecture series on American politics Political experts John Geer, Dave Lewis and Alan Wiseman will speak during the spring Saturday University lecture series at Vanderbilt University. Saturday University, designed to fill the niche between the single lecture and a full degree program, offers a lecture each Saturday morning for four weeks organized...

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Brookings scholar lecture marks official opening of new Vanderbilt center

Oct. 20, 2010—Noted congressional scholar Thomas E. Mann will speak at Vanderbilt University on Oct. 28 about the outlook for the 2010 midterm elections. The public lecture marks the official launch of the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions, which is housed within Vanderbilt’s Department of Political Science.

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Holocaust Lecture Series features music, film, lectures

Oct. 6, 2010—Music and film will play a strong role in the annual Holocaust Lecture Series at Vanderbilt University, which this year takes the theme of “Different Speaking, Indifferent Listening.”

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Senior Day special: Look Beyond Yourself

May. 20, 2010— VUCast Extra: Hear the bold challenge author of The Kite Runner Khaled Hosseini makes in this year’s Senior Day address. Listen to what graduates and parents have to say about it.

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Obama after 16 months

May. 19, 2010— Watch videos from Commencement 2010 Week’s Faculty Seminars.

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