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Listen: Class uses mapping technology to trace African American presence in country music

Dec. 31, 2015—In a new class taught by writer-in-residence Alice Randall, students were surprised to learn the deep historical African American influence on country music from its earliest roots to today.

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Listen: Register now for Vanderbilt Osher winter 2016 classes

Dec. 14, 2015—Learn how to play the steel drums, watch a performance of "King Lear," and much more during the Vanderbilt Osher Lifelong Learning winter classes, open to all adults 50 and older.

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‘A People’s Guide to Nashville’ launches at Curb Center event

Dec. 2, 2015—"A People’s Guide to Nashville" – an alternative guide to the city celebrating people and places too often veiled, forgotten or ignored – will launch Dec. 11 at Vanderbilt’s Curb Center. The public is invited to attend.

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Listen: Vanderbilt Portal to Mexico City bridges cultures with video technology

Sep. 11, 2015—A custom-designed gold shipping container at The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons will become the "Vanderbilt Portal to Mexico City" Sept. 18 through Oct. 12 for the Nashville community to engage across cultures with one-on-one conversations.

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TIPSHEET: Pope Francis’ values to impact U.S. trip, says Vanderbilt professor

Sep. 2, 2015—Vanderbilt Divinity Professor Bruce Morrill, who is a Jesuit priest, can discuss expectations surrounding the highly anticipated U.S. visit of Pope Francis Sept. 22-27.

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Listen: Vanderbilt Divinity partnership addresses affordable housing need

Aug. 10, 2015—Vanderbilt Divinity School is a partner in a new Nashville affordable housing initiative in which students and young adults with intellectual disabilities form friendships and share activities together.

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Tennessee higher ed alliance honors VU communications

Jun. 2, 2015—Vanderbilt received 13 awards at a statewide conference of Tennessee higher education public relations professionals.

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Tensions between religion and secular society explored in new class

Mar. 13, 2015—A professor of Hebrew Bible and Jewish studies has created a cross-disciplinary course on secularism with the help of 29 faculty across eight schools.

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Listen: Renowned scholar of Hebrew Bible and ancient Near East retires from teaching

Jan. 12, 2015—The founding director of Vanderbilt's Program in Jewish Studies will focus on his renowned research in Hebrew Bible and the ancient Near East after teaching his last class at the Divinity School.

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Stimulate your brain with Vanderbilt Osher winter classes

Dec. 5, 2014—Sign up now for Vanderbilt's Osher Lifelong Learning winter 2015 non-credit classes, which include contemporary international films, Irish comedy, and relationships between science and science fiction.

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Listen: Elders save and share wisdom in Vanderbilt interdisciplinary study

Sep. 18, 2014—Life-changing lessons learned from seniors in the Wisdom of the Elders program will be on display at Sarratt Student Center Sept. 26.

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Listen: Earley’s new stories bring the extraordinary to aging characters

Aug. 22, 2014—Tony Earley describes his new short story collection, "Mr. Tall," as "more grown up" than some of his previous writings.

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