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Nancy Andreasen Receives First Annual Vanderbilt Prize

Apr. 28, 2006—Nancy Andreasen, M.D., Ph.D., a professor of Psychiatry at the University of Iowa, has been selected as the first recipient of the "Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science."

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New book argues for 1999 Seattle protests as cultural dividing line; What Democracy Looks Like co-edited by Cecelia Tichi of Vanderbilt

Apr. 26, 2006—1999 protests in Seattle against world trade policies were a dividing line in our culture, and humanities educators need to adjust their approaches or risk irrelevancy, say professors from Vanderbilt and Syracuse universities in a provocative new book.

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Girls have big advantage over boys on timed tests; Findings offer new insight into how to close boys’ achievement gap

Apr. 25, 2006—New research attempting to shed light on the evergreen question√≥just how do male and female brains differ?√≥has found that timing is everything.

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Vanderbilt Medical Center Opposes Repeal of State’s Motorcycle Helmet Law

Apr. 25, 2006—Tennessee's Legislature is again seriously considering a repeal of the state's mandatory motorcycle helmet law for adults.

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Vanderbilt psychologist elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Apr. 25, 2006—Vanderbilt psychologist Randolph Blake has been named to a distinguished class of scientists, politicians, authors, artists and others, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences announced April 24.

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Eleven Vanderbilt students named recipients of prestigious Fulbright Scholarships

Apr. 25, 2006—Eleven Vanderbilt students have been named Fulbright Scholars for 2006-07 and another is an alternate.

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Lecture: "Information infrastructure and its orphans"

Apr. 21, 2006—"Information Infrastructure and Its Orphans", lecture by Geoffrey C. Bowker, Executive Director, Regis and Dianne McKenna Professor for the Center for Science, Technology and Society, Santa Clara University. The lecture focuses on decisions which determine what is captured or represented by search engines and information systems, and, what is left out.

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Lecture: “Information infrastructure and its orphans”

Apr. 21, 2006—"Information Infrastructure and Its Orphans", lecture by Geoffrey C. Bowker, Executive Director, Regis and Dianne McKenna Professor for the Center for Science, Technology and Society, Santa Clara University. The lecture focuses on decisions which determine what is captured or represented by search engines and information systems, and, what is left out.

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Bluebird on the Mountain concert series begins 2006 season

Apr. 21, 2006—The popular Bluebird on the Mountain concert series returns for its second season at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 13, at Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory with a show featuring top singer-songwriters Gary Nicholson and "Big Al" Anderson along with multitalented performer Kenny White.

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First Lady Laura Bush to speak at Vanderbilt’s Senior Day May 11

Apr. 21, 2006—Laura Bush, First Lady of the United States, will be the keynote speaker at Vanderbilt University's Senior Class Day on Thursday, May 11, at 9 a.m. on Alumni Lawn.

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Vanderbilt Celebrates National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week

Apr. 21, 2006—Vanderbilt Medical Center laboratories will be joining the many laboratories across the country that observe and celebrate National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week (NMLPW).

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Educational software developed at Vanderbilt sold, will be used nationwide

Apr. 20, 2006—An education assessment company founded by Vanderbilt University's Peabody College has been purchased by a major producer of digital video-based learning products. Discovery Education, of Silver Spring, Md., announced the purchase of Nashville-based ThinkLink Learning on April 3.

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Two Vanderbilt juniors selected as Goldwater Scholars

Apr. 20, 2006—Two Vanderbilt undergraduates have won prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Media preview set for Friday for groundbreaking Vanderbilt art exhibit

Apr. 20, 2006—Media are invited Friday, April 21, to be among the first to experience a Vanderbilt art exhibit that could "nudge the contemporary art scene in Nashville forward a step or two," according to the Nashville Scene.

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Vanderbilt graduate student honored with Robert Wood Johnson fellowship

Apr. 19, 2006—A Vanderbilt University doctoral student whose research has examined the relationship between Head Start and its long-term impact on participants' health has been named a Robert Wood Johnson Scholar in Health Policy Research.

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