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Vanderbilt’s Henderson Teacher Training Series to conclude with poster session and reception

Apr. 23, 2002— Teachers from Metro Public Schools and the Westminster School of Nashville who have taken part in the Britt Henderson Teacher Training Series at Vanderbilt University’s John F. Kennedy Center will present the results of their use of research-based strategies for assessment, reading, and behavior management, Thursday, April 25, 4 p.m.

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Professor Ed Martin remembered as strong advocate for children and youth

Feb. 26, 2002— Edward A. Martin, a coaching legend who also fulfilled the roles of outstanding community leader, Vanderbilt professor and mentor to Nashville’s youth, died Feb. 25 at Centennial Medical Center from complications following back surgery. Martin, 75, was an associate professor of human and organizational development, emeritus, at Peabody College.

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The battle over civil liberties, post 9-11

Feb. 25, 2002— ACLU President Nadine Strossen will discuss current threats to civil liberties in the American fight against terrorism Feb. 28 in Benton Chapel at Vanderbilt University.

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Middle East, news media among topics for Retirement Learning at VU spring term

Feb. 22, 2002— A comprehensive study of the Middle East including the role of Islam in its history and politics is among nine courses being offered during the spring term of Retirement Learning at Vanderbilt. “America and the Middle East” was developed in response to the events of last Sept. 11, according to Charles Hambrick, professor of religious studies, emeritus, at Vanderbilt.

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Six teams of MBA students present strategies on future of interactive TV in premier MBA case competition at Vanderbilt; Indiana University takes top honors

Feb. 21, 2002— Six teams of MBA students from top business schools competed last weekend in the third annual Owen@Vanderbilt eStrategy Contest at the Owen Graduate School of Managementat Vanderbilt University. Students from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business took home the $25,000 prize from the contest, the largest case competition of its kind.

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Relevant Religion Series Examines Faith, Terrorism, and the Economy

Feb. 13, 2002— “What Can We Hope for Now? Christian Faith, Terrorism, and the Global Economy” is the second in a series of classes designed to highlight the relevance of religion in matters affecting daily life. This community education class, co-sponsored by the Vanderbilt Divinity School and the Scarritt-Bennett Center, will meet March 4, 11, 18 and 25 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Laskey Building at the Scarritt-Bennett Center.

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Study associates differences in mood with activity in a specific area of the brain

Feb. 12, 2002— Are you moody? If so, then there is a small area near the front of your brain – an inch or two behind your right eye (if you are right handed) – that is probably working overtime.

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Vanderbilt-based community program for low-income families receives major honors

Feb. 11, 2002— The Maternal Infant Health Outreach Worker (MIHOW) project, which assists low-income families in the Appalachia, Mississippi Delta and Mid-South communities, was recently honored by both the Bernard van Leer Foundation and Annie E. Casey Foundation.

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Gen. Schwarzkopf and NYC’s fire commissioner to speak at Vanderbilt

Feb. 7, 2002— Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf and Thomas Von Essen, New York City’s former fire commissioner, will discuss “The Steel of American Resolve” following the attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon during two lectures at Vanderbilt University.

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Grammy Award-winning Sweet Honey in the Rock performs at Vanderbilt Feb. 27

Feb. 6, 2002— Grammy Award-winning a cappella group Sweet Honey in the Rock will perform on Wednesday, Feb. 27, at 7:30 p.m. at Langford Auditorium on the campus of Vanderbilt University.

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Former DEA agent Robert Stutman to speak at Vanderbilt on dangers of ecstasy

Feb. 4, 2002— Can ecstasy kill? How do designer drugs, such as ecstasy, really affect one’s body? What do pacifiers have to do with the drug culture? Are there any long-term good or bad effects?

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Walker says GAO suit against White House “not about Enron”

Jan. 31, 2002—U.S. Comptroller General David M. Walker today denied that his plans to sue the White House over the release of documents related to an energy task force are the result of Enron’s recent financial woes.

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Hardaway to receive Vanderbilt School of Engineering Distinguished Alumnus Award

Jan. 30, 2002—L. Hall Hardaway Jr., chairman of the board of Hardaway Construction Corporation and the Hardaway Group, Inc, has been selected to receive the 2002 Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Vanderbilt University School of Engineering. The presentation will be made Friday, Feb. 1, at the School of Engineering’s annual Leadership Dinner at Featheringill Hall on Vanderbilt campus.

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Expert on antisocial behavior to speak at Vanderbilt

Jan. 29, 2002—Adrian Raine, an internationally known researcher on antisocial behavior, will speak at a free public lecture Thursday, Feb. 7, at Vanderbilt University\'s John F. Kennedy Center.

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Teacher education to be topic of Peabody Annual Southall Lecture

Jan. 29, 2002—Virginia Richardson, one of the country’s premier leaders in the field of teacher education, will share her insights on enhancing the quality of teaching nationally at Vanderbilt University on Thursday, Feb. 7.

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