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  2. Vanderbilt University - Wikipedia

    Vanderbilt University (informally Vandy or VU) is a private research university in Nashville, Tennessee.Founded in 1873, it was named in honor of shipping and rail magnate Cornelius Vanderbilt, who provided the school its initial $1-million endowment; Vanderbilt hoped that his gift and the greater work of the university would help to heal the sectional wounds inflicted by the Civil War.

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    Indigenous peoples have been intensely involved in struggles over their sovereign, legal, treaty, and human rights for centuries. This course looks at these efforts in the Americas from the people-to-people treaty making to the rise of local and transnational indigenous movements in the second half of the twentieth century.

  4. John Hinckley Jr. - Wikipedia

    John Warnock Hinckley Jr. was born in Ardmore, Oklahoma, [5] [6] and moved with his wealthy family to Dallas, Texas at the age of four. His father was John Warnock Hinckley (June 6, 1925 – January 29, 2008), chairman and president of the Vanderbilt Energy Corporation. His mother was Jo Ann Hinckley ( née Moore; December 7, 1925 – July 30 ...

  5. At-will employment - Wikipedia

    At-will employment. In United States labor law, at-will employment is an employer's ability to dismiss an employee for any reason (that is, without having to establish "just cause" for termination ), and without warning, as long as the reason is not illegal (e.g. firing because of the employee's race, religion or sexuality). When an employee is ...

  6. University of Memphis - Wikipedia

    The University of Memphis (UofM) is a public research university in Memphis, Tennessee.Founded in 1912, the university has an enrollment of more than 22,000 students. The university maintains The Herff College of Engineering, The Center for Earthquake Research and Information (CERI), The Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, the former Lambuth University campus in Jackson, Tennessee (now a branch ...

  7. Dansby Swanson - Wikipedia

    James Dansby Swanson [1] (born February 11, 1994) is an American professional baseball shortstop for the Atlanta Braves of Major League Baseball (MLB). The Arizona Diamondbacks selected him first overall in the 2015 MLB Draft . Born in Kennesaw, Georgia, to two former college athletes from Troy University, Swanson grew up supporting the Braves.

  8. James Madison University - Wikipedia

    James Madison University (JMU, Madison, or James Madison) is a public research university in Harrisonburg, Virginia.Founded in 1908 as the State Normal and Industrial School for Women at Harrisonburg, the institution was renamed Madison College in 1938 in honor of President James Madison and then James Madison University in 1977.

  9. Catholic University of America - Wikipedia

    The Catholic University of America (CUA) is a private Catholic university in Washington, D.C. It is a pontifical university of the Catholic Church in the United States and the only institution of higher education founded by U.S. Catholic bishops.