VUToday: Gun violence and mental health in weekly roundup of VU news

University News and Communications publishes “VUToday,” a compilation of Vanderbilt mentions in the media, twice weekly. Read a selection of Vanderbilt news stories for the week of Oct. 2.

Nashville Post: VU announces $125M program for graduate scholarships
Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and Susan R. Wente, provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs, are quoted.

USA Today: The gun debate isn’t about what you think
Jonathan Metzl, professor of medicine, health and society, is quoted.

Mic: How gun violence affects mental health — even for those who didn’t experience it firsthand
Jonathan Metzl,
Frederick B. Rentschler II Professor of Sociology and Medicine, Health and Society, is quoted.

Vox: The science behind why fake news is so hard to wipe out
Lisa Fazio, assistant professor of psychology, is quoted.

NSF’s Science 360: Discovering the complexity of cellular wound healing
The news website features research led by Shane Hutson, professor of physics and biological sciences, and Andrea Page-McCaw, associate professor of cell and developmental biology, about the surprisingly complex process of cell signals that trigger wound healing. Related stories were posted by Futurity and Lab Manager Magazine.

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