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Pregnant women less likely to gain excessive weight when prenatal care is communal

Jan. 20, 2014—Women with access to group prenatal care may have the edge on maintaining a healthy weight during pregnancy, compared to those who receive traditional prenatal care, according to the results of an innovative new Vanderbilt study.

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Vanderbilt to offer new master’s for independent school leadership

Jan. 20, 2014—Addressing the shortage of opportunities for advanced, specialized study for those who aspire to lead independent schools, Vanderbilt's Peabody College of education and human development is launching a new M.Ed. in independent school leadership.

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Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright to speak at Vanderbilt

Jan. 20, 2014—Vanderbilt University's Theatre Department will host "An Evening with Doug Wright," an award-winning playwright and Ingram New Works Fellow, Jan. 22 at 7 p.m.

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Guthrie reappointed as law school dean

Jan. 20, 2014—Chris Guthrie will serve a second term as dean of Vanderbilt Law School.

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New head football coach Derek Mason sets path to greatness

Jan. 18, 2014—Nobody’s expectations for the Vanderbilt football team under new head coach Derek Mason will exceed those of Mason himself. Mason, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and Vice Chancellor David Williams spoke to reporters about the next era in Vanderbilt football Jan. 18.

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Stanford Associate Head Coach Derek Mason named new Vanderbilt head coach

Jan. 17, 2014—Derek Mason, regarded as one of the nation’s top coordinators, is the new head football coach of the Vanderbilt Commodores.

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Education professor nominated for NAACP Image Award for new book

Jan. 17, 2014—Vanderbilt University Professor Donna Y. Ford is among the distinguished nominees for the 45th NAACP Image Awards.

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At the Clothes Closet, every donation matters

Jan. 16, 2014—Peggy Buchanan, who runs the Vanderbilt Clothes Closet, has hundreds of stories. As the lead guest service representative for Hospital Guest Services, she has helped her share of patients and visitors.

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Mohning to retire from student financial aid post

Jan. 14, 2014—David D. Mohning, executive director of the Office of Student Financial Aid and Undergraduate Scholarships, plans to retire from Vanderbilt, Vice Provost for Enrollment and Dean of Admissions Douglas L. Christiansen announced Jan. 8.

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Poster campaign and website to raise awareness about sexual assault

Jan. 14, 2014—Reducing sexual assault and providing easy access to support services are the aims of a new poster and website designed to provide a single point of entry for information about sexual assault for the Vanderbilt community.

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With flu deaths mounting, there’s still time to get free vaccination

Jan. 13, 2014—It’s not too late to get a free flu vaccine, which is the most effective way to protect yourself and your family against the flu.

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Williams outlines plan to hire new coach

Jan. 13, 2014—James Franklin has stepped down Vanderbilt as head football coach.

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