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Vanderbilt one of 15 universities selected for Beckman Scholars Program

Apr. 2, 2008—Vanderbilt University is one of 15 universities selected by the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation to participate in a unique program to support undergraduate research.

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Vanderbilt Eye Institute Opens New Patient Care and Research Facility

Apr. 2, 2008—The Vanderbilt Eye Institute (VEI) is hosting an open house today at 5 p.m. for its new state-of-the-art patient care and research facility.

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New research finding best way to fix re-torn ACLs

Apr. 1, 2008—For many athletes, their repaired ACL knee tears are causing new problems in the prime of their life, including debilitating arthritis and poor outcome when they re-tearing the knee ligament. Now in groundbreaking research, in the largest orthopaedics study ever, doctors are looking for the best way to fix re-torn ACLs. Barb Cramer has the...

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New book offers administrators guide to using data to improve their schools

Apr. 1, 2008—Data can help school administrators boost student achievement, support teacher performance and improve parent-school relations, according to a new book by Vanderbilt University education faculty.

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TIPSHEET: Vanderbilt autism experts available for interviews on World Autism Day, April 2

Apr. 1, 2008—A variety of Vanderbilt University experts are available for interviews on autism. The United Nations designated April 2 World Autism Day in November 2007.

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God in Music City conference set for April 17 at Vanderbilt; Study culminates with exploration of the relationship between the academy and the music industry

Apr. 1, 2008—A semester-long study of how religion, music and the academy interact in Music City culminates April 17 with a daylong conference.

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Vanderbilt hosts conference on ‘Neglected Justices’

Mar. 31, 2008—"Judicial Reputation: A Conference on Neglected Justices"opens at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 3, at the Vanderbilt Law School with a keynote address by G. Edward White, the David and Mary Harrison Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Virginia School of Law.

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Op-Ed: Bickering exposes dishonest politics

Mar. 29, 2008—An op-ed by Vanderbilt University legal and political scholar Carol Swain arguing that the fight between Sen. Barrack Obama and Sen. Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination and its focus on race and gender is harming the party.

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VUCast: News from Vanderbilt’s news network for week of March 30

Mar. 28, 2008—An event bringing together an Irish rocker/social activist, R & B band from the seventies and eighties . . . and Nick Zeppos? Check out this week's VUCast.

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Vanderbilt’s Peabody College named No. 2 education school in nation; U.S. News & World Report releases annual graduate school rankings

Mar. 28, 2008—Vanderbilt University\'s Peabody College of education and human development is the second-ranked education school in the nation, according to the latest rankings of graduate and professional schools by U.S. News & World Report.

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Video: "Nashville in Our Living Room" concert series

Mar. 27, 2008—Student concert committee Nashville in Our Living Room hosted its first concert March 26 in the atrium, affectionately known on campus as "the living room," in the university's new Commons Center. The event featured Nashville-based singer/songwriters Sara Beck and Audrey Spillman.

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Video: “Nashville in Our Living Room” concert series

Mar. 27, 2008—Student concert committee Nashville in Our Living Room hosted its first concert March 26 in the atrium, affectionately known on campus as "the living room," in the university\'s new Commons Center. The event featured Nashville-based singer/songwriters Sara Beck and Audrey Spillman.

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Vanderbilt law professor named American Council on Education Fellow; Beverly Moran one of 36 ACE Fellows to receive intensive higher education leadership training in 2008-09

Mar. 26, 2008—Beverly I. Moran, a distinguished tax scholar who has served on the faculty of Vanderbilt Law School since 2001, has been named an American Council on Education Fellow for the 2008-09 academic year.

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Engineering professor receives NSF CAREER Award

Mar. 26, 2008—Sharon M. Weiss, assistant professor of electrical engineering, has received a prestigious National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program Award.

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Op-Ed: The abortion industry

Mar. 26, 2008—An op-ed by Carol Swain, professor of law and of political science, on Planned Parenthood and its role in performing abortions.

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