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Lecture: Chancellor’s Lecture Series presents Edward Albee

Nov. 29, 2007—Watch video of Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning playwright Edward Albee speaking at Vanderbilt Nov. 27. The event was part of the Chancellor's Lecture Series.

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Vanderbilt studio arts students to show off work on Dec. 7; Open House at E. Bronson Ingram Studio Arts Center

Nov. 28, 2007—A film retrospective and open house will highlight end of the semester activities for the studio arts department at Vanderbilt University. All activities are free and the public is invited.

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CNN/YouTube debate more like a talent show, says VU debate expert

Nov. 27, 2007—While the Republican CNN/YouTube debate is likely to generate increased excitement among younger voters, there are deeply troubling aspects of this new genre, according to a Vanderbilt communication studies professor.

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Vanderbilt doctors warn against “Merry Christmas Coronary”

Nov. 27, 2007—Some studies indicate that death rates from heart attacks and stroke as well as non-heart-related causes spike during the holiday season. Researchers have coined this phenomenon "Merry Christmas Coronary and Happy New Year Heart Attack."

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TIPSHEET: ‘Tis the (holiday retail) season! Vanderbilt marketing experts available

Nov. 26, 2007—With the holiday shopping season here, marketing experts from the Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management are available to discuss a range of retail business and consumer issues.

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Join 200 children and their families to celebrate Holidays Around the World

Nov. 26, 2007—The public is invited to join over 200 children and their families at the Susan Gray School‘s annual Holidays Around the World celebration Dec. 1.

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The real cost of cigarettes to smokers: $222 a pack; Vanderbilt professors estimate the economic effect smoking has on smokers

Nov. 26, 2007—How much does a pack of cigarettes really cost a smoker? While past studies have focused on the cost of cigarette smoking to society, a new report by two Vanderbilt University professors looks at the cost of smoking per pack in terms of the value of the risks to the smoker‘s life.

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Future of American culture discussed in new book; Ivey and Tepper of Vanderbilt’s Curb Center edit Engaging Art: The Next Great Transformation of America’s Cultural Life

Nov. 26, 2007—Two classes of Americans are developing based on their access to and expertise with technology, according to a new book edited by Bill Ivey and Steven Tepper at Vanderbilt University‘s Curb Center for Art, Enterprise and Public Policy.

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Bioclocks work by controlling chromosome coiling

Nov. 21, 2007—There is a new twist on the question of how biological clocks work. In recent years, scientists have discovered that biological clocks help organize a dizzying array of biochemical processes in the body. Despite a number of hypotheses, exactly how the microscopic pacemakers in every cell in the body exert such a widespread influence has remained a mystery.

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Vanderbilt receives grant from Nasdaq Stock Market; Owen Graduate School of Management will study financial markets

Nov. 21, 2007—The Nasdaq Stock Market Educational Foundation Inc. has awarded the Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management a $45,000 grant to support Owen‘s Financial Markets Research Center (FMRC).

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Vanderbilt University’s changing relationship with Nashville discussed Dec. 4

Nov. 20, 2007—Vanderbilt University leaders will discuss the school‘s storied, and sometimes complicated, relationship with the Nashville community at a public event, Tuesday, Dec. 4, at 4 p.m.

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Robert Rowe, former School of Engineering dean, dies

Nov. 19, 2007—Robert S. Rowe, who guided the Vanderbilt School of Engineering in the 1960s from a mostly technical training unit to one that offered graduate degrees and whose faculty engaged in advance research, died Nov. 3, in Sebring, Fla. He was 87.

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Vanderbilt University receives 11 MidSouth Regional Emmy Nominations

Nov. 19, 2007—Vanderbilt University received 11 MidSouth Regional Emmy nominations in the Advanced Media categories, marking the first time the university has been recognized in the competition for the highest honor in television.

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Op-Ed: Was Gov. Bredesen’s trade trip to China a good idea? Yes!

Nov. 16, 2007—Governor Bredesen has received both praise and criticism for his recent trade mission to China. China is certainly not without its problems, including its human rights record, questionable trade practices and one-party government. But as governor, Bredesen must do what is best for Tennessee.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: 18th District neighbors to celebrate on the 18th

Nov. 16, 2007—Residents in Metropolitan Nashville‘s 18th District will celebrate on Nov. 18 longtime successful efforts to preserve and revitalize the area‘s urban neighborhoods.

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