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USA Today: Fewer than half in USA get flu shots, CDC says
The CDC announced fewer than half of Americans are being vaccinated against the flu, which kills an average of more than 30,000 people a year. William Schaffner, professor of preventive medicine and health policy, is quoted. A related story was published by Healthline News.
CNN: It’s time to get your flu shot
The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are sending this message to every American older than 6 months: flu season is about to begin, so get your flu shot now. William Schaffner, professor of preventive medicine and health policy, is quoted.
AZOCleanTech: USGBC awards LEED Gold Certification to Vanderbilt’s new Warren and Moore Colleges
The new Warren and Moore Colleges has received a LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. Andrea George, director of Vanderbilt’s Sustainability and Environmental Management Office, Bob Grummon, Warren and Moore’s project manager, and Judson Newbern, deputy vice chancellor for facilities and environmental affairs, are quoted.
Music Row: Industry ink: Sam Hunt goes gold, Jason Isbell, SAE Nashville, Taryn Pray
A roundtable discussion about U.S. copyright law held at Vanderbilt University Law School is mentioned.
Nashville Public Radio: Haslam’s invitation-only education summit aims to moderate tone for legislative session
At an invitation-only education summit organized by Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, the governor asked participants, who ranged from politicians to education officials, to be open to reforms that may surface in the upcoming legislative session. Co-presenter Ron Zimmer, associate professor of public policy and education, is quoted. A related story was posted by Chalkbeat Tennessee.
The Tennessean: Nashville’s millennial growth among nation’s fastest
A new study has found that Nashville has one of the nation’s highest growth rates for the millennial generation. Vanderbilt University graduate student Donika Ross is featured in an accompanying slideshow.
The Tennessean: Toast of Music City People & Places winners
Vanderbilt University is ranked as number one in the category of best college or university in the 2014 list of winners, which features favorite people, places and businesses that are nominated by the Nashville community.
The Tennessean: ‘Radnor Lake Rambo’ causes stir at Vanderbilt, Hillsboro High
On Wednesday, the man known as the “Radnor Lake Rambo” was spotted walking around the Vanderbilt University campus before moving on to Hillsboro High School. The man well-known in the Nashville area for his provocative actions on gun rights was demonstrating his right to carry arms by parading around the periphery of campus with a rifle and Second Amendment pamphlets.
Nashville Post: Laden with potential
Vanderbilt is listed as one of the factors that are drawing the millennial population to the Eighth Avenue South corridor.
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