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Mars, Kissinger, jazz among rich topics for Vanderbilt Osher fall term

Aug. 17, 2018—The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt will offer fall classes about life on Mars, the 2018 midterms, American gun culture, and an Oz Arts production on human connections to the environment.

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Panel discussion on DACA set for Thursday at Vanderbilt

Sep. 12, 2017—A panel discussion about the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program will be held Thursday, Sept. 14, at Vanderbilt Law School.

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Class meets with United Nations officials during Maymester trip

May. 12, 2017—Vanderbilt students participating in a Maymester course taking place in Switzerland and Rome met with the United Nations high commissioner for human rights at the Palais Wilson building in Geneva.

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

Apr. 26, 2017—Read about the latest faculty, staff, student and alumni awards, appointments and achievements.

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Barsky to sign book at Barnes & Noble Feb. 1

Jan. 18, 2017—Robert Barsky, professor of French and comparative literature, will discuss and sign his book Undocumented Immigrants in an Era of Arbitrary Law: The Flight and Plight of People Deemed Illegal, now out in paperback, beginning at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1, at Barnes & Noble at Vanderbilt.

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Kudos: Read about faculty awards and achievements

Oct. 26, 2016—Read about the latest faculty awards and achievements.

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

Aug. 31, 2016—Read about the latest faculty and student awards, appointments and achievements.

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Vanderbilt’s W.T. Bandy Center new home for Verlaine Collection

Apr. 11, 2016—An extraordinary collection of works by and about Paul Verlaine, one of France's most celebrated poets of the late 19th century, has been acquired by Vanderbilt University's W.T. Bandy Center for Baudelaire and French Studies.

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Register now for Vanderbilt Osher spring 2016 classes

Mar. 4, 2016—Shakespeare, transitional justice in South Africa, the Nashville Ballet, and Judaism are among the diverse topics open to all adults 50 and older this spring through the Institute for Lifelong Learning at Vanderbilt.

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Open borders – not giant wall – is best solution for immigration issue

Sep. 16, 2015—Calling the notion of an immense wall between Mexico and the United States “nonsense,” a Vanderbilt professor in his new book makes the case for open borders between the two countries.

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Enjoy spring with new Vanderbilt Osher classes

Feb. 17, 2015—The 2015 Osher Lifelong Learning spring term at Vanderbilt, geared for those 50 and older, includes classes on religious beliefs and extraterrestrials, modern art, financial strategies, and diplomat Henry Kissinger.

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Sign up now for Vanderbilt Osher spring term

Feb. 17, 2014—Learning and memory, integrative medicine and the Salem witch hunts are a sampling of the spring 2014 class offerings available through the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt University.

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