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Sitaraman named Carnegie Fellow to support research into democracy

Apr. 25, 2018—Law professor Ganesh Sitaraman was named an Andrew Carnegie Fellow—the university’s third in four years—and awarded $200,000 to support his research. Thirty-one fellows were named nationally.

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Initiative stresses importance of advance directives

Apr. 12, 2018—While many might prefer to not think about dying, healthcare professionals throughout the United States are encouraging patients and their families to do just that during a national awareness campaign April 16-22 that promotes the importance of completing an advance directive for healthcare.

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‘Democracy Under Attack: Race, Rights and Resistance’ April 5

Apr. 4, 2018—Please join the George Barrett Social Justice Program in welcoming Kristen Clarke for the 2018 George Barrett Social Justice Lecture “Democracy Under Attack: Race, Rights and Resistance” at noon Thursday, April 5, at Vanderbilt Law School's Flynn Auditorium.

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Vanderbilt graduate schools among the nation’s best

Mar. 20, 2018—Vanderbilt University’s graduate schools remain among the nation’s best, according to the latest "U.S. News & World Report" rankings.

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Mixing hard science and humanities focus of visiting scholar’s talk

Mar. 9, 2018—A Swarthmore biology professor who is working to bridge the gap between science and humanities will speak at Vanderbilt Law School March 15.

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Symposium suggests ways to make environmental regulations more palatable

Mar. 7, 2018—A March 12 panel of law and environmental experts will discuss making environmental regulations more palatable to conservatives by limiting where they’re enforced and moving responsibility from the federal level to state and local governments.

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African American history ‘transcribe-a-thon’ honors Frederick Douglass

Feb. 14, 2018—Vanderbilt students and faculty came together to transcribe digitized handwritten records from the 19th century about African American history Feb. 14 at the Center for Digital Humanities.

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Provost’s Open Dore On Location at Law School Feb. 19

Feb. 13, 2018—The next Open Dore On Location is scheduled for 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 19, at Vanderbilt Law School, Room 105. All faculty and staff are invited to attend this informal discussion session with Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente.

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Design competition makes Vanderbilt libraries more meaningful for students

Feb. 13, 2018—Developing a formal plan to bring more librarians' expertise into the undergraduate research experience was among the winning ideas in the Wild Bunch Library Design Challenge for Vanderbilt students.

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Beyond Politics: Private industry needs to step up on climate change

Dec. 5, 2017—Two Vanderbilt experts say evidence shows that progress can continue to be made on environmental issues regardless of what the government is doing.

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Celebration honors 11 new endowed chair holders

Dec. 5, 2017—Eleven Vanderbilt University faculty members named to endowed chairs were recognized for their outstanding scholarship and research during a celebration at the Student Life Center Nov. 29.

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Vanderbilt law alumna to clerk for Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor

Dec. 1, 2017—Samiyyah Ali, JD’16, will clerk for Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor beginning in October 2018.

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