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Op-ed: So much left to discover, so few ready to do it

May. 1, 2003—Opinion piece for Christian Science Monitor by Rick Chappell, director of Science Research Communications

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MEDIA ADVISORY–SEC faculty to discuss athletics in higher education

Apr. 28, 2003—Faculty leaders from all 12 Southeastern Conference schools are gathering for the first time this week at Vanderbilt to discuss the role of academics in intercollegiate athletics.

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Improving health through expressive writing

Apr. 28, 2003—Studies are examining whether expressive writing sessions can make a difference in emotional and physical health of patients with chronic illnesses- specifically patients with HIV, diabetes, and people looking for a way to stop smoking.

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New "Music on the Mountain" community event launched at Dyer Observatory

Apr. 27, 2003—The community is invited to bring a picnic, blankets and friends to the first evening of "Music on the Mountain," featuring Baldassari, Schaufer and Taylor Sunday, April 27 at 6 p.m.

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Six elected to Vanderbilt Board of Trust

Apr. 25, 2003—A heart surgeon who broke the color barrier at the Vanderbilt School of Medicine, the board chairman of a distinguished research institute, magazine editor, business executive from Nashville, graduating Vanderbilt senior and retired CEO are the newest members of the Vanderbilt Board of Trust.

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Youth summer programs at Vanderbilt available through online database

Apr. 25, 2003—Vanderbilt is offering a variety of summer programs in 2003, and details regarding each can be found on a single Web site.

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MEDIA ADVISORY – Emergency Response Management Conference

Apr. 24, 2003—Captain Veronica Stephens, M.S.N., R.N., Director of Operations for Science and Technology Directorate in the Department of Homeland Security.

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SEC faculty leaders to tackle role of athletics in higher education

Apr. 24, 2003—Faculty leaders from all 12 Southeastern Conference schools as well as SEC Commissioner Mike Slive and NCAA President Myles Brand will gather at Vanderbilt University May 1-2 in a historic meeting to focus their attention on the role of academics in intercollegiate athletics.

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Vanderbilt and Metro to vie for presidential debates

Apr. 24, 2003—Vanderbilt University and the Mayor’s Office have submitted a proposal to host one of the presidential debates in 2004 in Nashville.

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MEDIA ADVISORY–Nuclear technology expert to speak at Vanderbilt

Apr. 23, 2003—Theodore (Ted) Rockwell, internationally renowned expert in nuclear engineering, will speak on “Nuclear Technology: Facts and Myths about Radioactivity” in a free public lecture at Vanderbilt University April 23. A media availability will precede the address.

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VUSN-Meharry launch project to improve care of people with diabetes

Apr. 23, 2003—Researchers are pioneering plans for improving the quality of care for low-income patients with type 2 diabetes, taking a lesson from the aviation and engineering industry.

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VUMC participates in NIH fetal surgery trial

Apr. 23, 2003—VUMC is one of three institutions participating in a $25 million, five-year trial of 200 patients comparing the safety and efficacy of fetal surgical repair and traditional postnatal repair of open neural tube defects in infants with spina bifida.

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Nuclear technology expert to speak at Vanderbilt

Apr. 23, 2003—Theodore (Ted) Rockwell, internationally renowned expert in nuclear engineering, will speak on “Nuclear Technology: Facts and Myths about Radioactivity” in a free public lecture at Vanderbilt University April 23. The lecture will be held 4-5 p.m. in the main auditorium on the first floor of Featheringill Hall.

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Vanderbilt to conduct virtual college fair for high school students

Apr. 23, 2003—High school students will have the opportunity to hear first-hand about the college experience from graduates of the nation’s top universities without ever leaving the classroom. Vanderbilt University will conduct a virtual college fair connecting high school juniors and seniors to a panel of college alumni via videoconferencing on April 30 and May 1.

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Media Advisory – New arts policy initiative to be announced Friday

Apr. 18, 2003—Music industry executive Mike Curb, former Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts Bill Ivey and Vanderbilt Chancellor Gordon Gee will make an announcement regarding the launch of a new arts policy initiative Friday, April 18, at 4 p.m. in the Wyatt Center lobby.

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