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Prof. Lijun Song, among 15 Faculty who were awarded Seeding Success Grants in inaugural funding round

Jul. 14, 2021—Prof. Lijun Song, among 15 Faculty who were awarded Seeding Success Grants in inaugural funding round.  

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Article by Senior Lecturer, Laurie Woods: “Defund the police? Actually, police salaries are rising in departments across the United States”

Jul. 7, 2021—Article by Senior Lecturer, Laurie Woods: “Defund the police? Actually, police salaries are rising in departments across the United States” A big driver of rising police pay across the United States is overtime for managing protests, political rallies and other public events. Kamil Krzaczynski/AFP via Getty  

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Prof. Alexandre Frenette quoted in The Information: “The Rise of Influencer-Led Courses; How One YouTuber Makes $25,0000 a Month”

Jul. 6, 2021—Prof. Alexandre Frenette quoted in The Information: The Rise of Influencer-Led Courses; How One YouTuber Makes $25,0000 a Month  

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Article by Assistant Professor of Sociology, Patrick Greiner: “How colonialism’s legacy makes it harder for countries to escape poverty and fossil fuels today”

Jun. 29, 2021—Article by Assistant Professor of Sociology, Patrick Greiner: “How colonialism’s legacy makes it harder for countries to escape poverty and fossil fuels today” https://theconversation.com/how-colonialisms-legacy-makes-it-harder-for-countries-to-escape-poverty-and-fossil-fuels-today-159807?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=bylinetwitterbutton How colonialism’s legacy makes it harder for countries to escape poverty and fossil fuels today The fact that nearly half the world’s population is still struggling to escape poverty while global...

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Professor of Sociology, Daniel Cornfield, quoted: “Why the Teamsters union drive at Amazon could succeed where Bessemer failed”

Jun. 29, 2021—Professor of Sociology, Daniel Cornfield, quoted: “Why the Teamsters union drive at Amazon could succeed where Bessemer failed” https://finance.yahoo.com/news/teamsters-union-drive-at-amazon-could-succeed-where-bessemer-faltered-210610262.html?soc_src=social-sh&soc_trk=tw&tsrc=twtr Why the Teamsters union drive at Amazon could succeed where Bessemer faltered The Teamsters, which represents more than a million U.S. workers, could succeed where the Bessemer campaign faltered because it boasts size and deep pockets...

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Prof. Amy Cooter quoted in article: “Why Militias Are So Hard To Stop”

Jun. 3, 2021—Prof. Amy Cooter quoted in article: “Why Militias Are So Hard To Stop”

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Vanderbilt bestows emeritus and emerita titles, honoring 41 retiring faculty members, including our own Professor of Sociology, George Becker

May. 17, 2021—Vanderbilt bestows emeritus and emerita titles, honoring 41 retiring faculty members, including our own Professor of Sociology, George Becker! Click here: https://news.vanderbilt.edu/2021/05/15/vanderbilt-bestows-emeritus-and-emerita-titles-honoring-41-retiring-faculty-members/

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Dr. André Christie-Mizell among 11 faculty members to be recently endowed chair by the University

May. 12, 2021—Dr. André Christie-Mizell among 11 faculty members to be recently endowed chair by the University.

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Prof. Shaul Kelner helps organize COVID protocol-compliant Live music concert at Ingram Hall

Apr. 15, 2021—Students and faculty from Vanderbilt Blair School of Music and a Jewish studies class hosted a COVID protocol-compliant Live music concert at Ingram Hall.

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