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Bloomberg Business Week: Making the most of B-school
In this article that offers advice on how to make the most of the two years comprising most business school programs, M. Eric Johnson, the new dean of the Owen Graduate School of Management, is quoted.
U.S. News and World Report: 10 national universities where most students live on campus
Vanderbilt is listed as No. 10 among national universities where most students live on campus, with 86 percent of undergraduates living in on-campus housing.
Reuters: Opinion: The Great Debate: What does Apple really owe taxpayers? A lot, actually
Even as Apple sizzles in the Senate hot seat for alleged tax evasion and finds itself the object of a Justice Department investigation into price-fixing e-books, the company still enjoys a vast reservoir of good faith with the American people. But if Apple doesn’t re-examine its relationship to those who made its success possible, that could one day run dry. Congressional testimony made in 2008 by Margaret Blair, Milton R. Underwood Chair in Free Enterprise, is referenced in this opinion piece.
Newsweek and The Daily Beast: Nostalgia act: The great Sarah Palin revival tour of 2013
John Geer, Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of Political Science, is quoted in this blog post by author Nick Gillespie on how Sarah Palin is now trying to present herself as a libertarian.
The Atlantic: America’s teacher training programs aren’t good enough
A new report from the National Council on Teacher Quality finds “fundamental flaws and weaknesses”—but critics have raised questions about its methods. Peabody College of education and human development is mentioned as being one of the four top-ranked schools in the report. Related stories ran in the Clarksville (Tenn.) Leaf Chronicle, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Washington Monthly, Memphis Commercial Appeal, The Columbus Dispatch and in an editorial in The Tennessean.
Chemical and Engineering News: Small molecule turns on ion channels and controls seizures in mice
The neurological disease epilepsy afflicts about 50 million people worldwide and is difficult to treat. Current treatments leave around 30 percent of patients with inadequate control of their seizures, according to the World Health Organization. A new drug that activates a type of potassium channel in the brain may offer a novel way to treat the seizure disorder and other conditions linked to the channel. C. David Weaver, assistant professor of pharmacology, is quoted.
Cherokee One Feather: Three EBCI students attending Aspirnaut Program at Vandy
Seven students from the USET region, including three EBCI tribal members, are at Vanderbilt University Medical Center this summer working on research projects during the six week Aspirnaut program.
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