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Author: Amy Wolf

VU Inside: Giving surgical robots a human touch

Oct. 28, 2016—Bioengineer Nabil Simaan is taking robotic surgical tools to the next level by making them incredibly flexible and situationally aware.

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Vanderbilt by the Numbers 2016

Oct. 27, 2016—Here's a look at Vanderbilt 2016 by the numbers—statistics, rankings, student information and more.

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International student opens social media window to Vanderbilt

Oct. 12, 2016—International student Cici Zhang is sharing her Vanderbilt experience online with China--and incorporating her love of children in an immersion research project.

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Expert explains the power of implicit bias

Sep. 29, 2016—Biases that people hold below the surface are influencing how they view this electoral season, as well as major political issues. Efrén Pérez is an expert and wrote a book on the topic.

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Massive database shows state judges are not representative of the people they serve

Jun. 22, 2016—Forty-one states earn a "D" or "F" when it comes to how well their courts reflect the race, ethnicity and gender of the people they serve.

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For women re-entering workforce, sharing personal information may get you hired

May. 19, 2016—New first-of-its-kind research from two Vanderbilt Law School economists contradicts conventional wisdom and finds a female applicant strongly raises her chances of getting hired if she gives personal information clarifying her resume gaps.

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Chancellor teams with students to help elementary class dream big about college

May. 9, 2016—Elementary students from one of the poorest large cities in the nation are dreaming big about college, thanks to twin brothers from their hometown and Vanderbilt Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos.

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Panic-proofing, not preventing bubbles, should be focus of U.S. financial policy

May. 9, 2016—A Vanderbilt law professor says Wall Street should be required to make a simple change to protect itself from runs on the market like that in 2008: eliminate the use of short-term debt to fund investments.

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Vanderbilt students put a ‘Nashville’ twist on the alma mater

Apr. 27, 2016—Watch what happens when more than 100 Vanderbilt students, along with University News and Communications, team up for a fresh new take on the university's alma mater.

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An international student is transformed at Vanderbilt

Apr. 14, 2016—For international student Rani Banjarian, differences are what make him feel a part of the university community.

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What’s your story? Meet the student behind #halfthestory

Mar. 2, 2016—A Vanderbilt University student and entrepreneur is spearheading a social media campaign aimed at helping people be more authentic. Meet Larissa May and #halfthestory.

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Former clerk and Vanderbilt law professor talks about legacy of Justice Antonin Scalia

Feb. 18, 2016—Vanderbilt Law School professor Brian Fitzpatrick, who clerked for the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, discusses the man and how the conservative justice revolutionized a movement in the Supreme Court in terms of how cases are analyzed and debated.

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