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VUToday: New Center for Sports and Society in weekly roundup of VU news

Jan. 19, 2018, 5:01 PM

The Vanderbilt University Division of Communications publishes “VUToday,” a compilation of Vanderbilt mentions in the media, each weekday. Read a selection of Vanderbilt news stories for the week of Jan. 15.

 

The Tennessean: New Vanderbilt facility to focus on social activism, race and gender in sports
Vanderbilt
announced its plans to launch the Center for Sports and Society in Washington, D.C., last Wednesday. Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos is quoted.

 

The New York Times: Wielding data, women force a reckoning over bias in the economics field
Peter Rousseau, professor of economics, is quoted.

 

U.S. News: Trump move on healthcare religious freedom prompts discrimination fears
James Blumstein, University Professor of Constitutional Law and Health Law and Policy, is quoted.

 

Time: Children have pretty flexible ideas about gender identity
Peabody research by doctoral candidate Sara Beck is featured.

 

Newsweek: Here are the proposed laws that could protect legal pot in 2018
Robert Mikos
, professor of law, is quoted on the legalization of marijuana.

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