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Economic influence on academic achievement subject of upcoming Peabody lecture

Jan. 19, 2012—Peabody lecture addresses economic influences on academic achievement.

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Video: Vandy Moms’ “Combining Family and Work Effectively” panel

Jan. 19, 2012—Watch a video of “The Balancing Act: Combining Family and Work Effectively,” an informative panel discussion presented by the Vandy Moms organization Jan. 12 at the Student Life Center.

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Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box returns Feb. 1 with John Lachs on ‘The Cost of Comfort’

Jan. 19, 2012—Vanderbilt University Department of Philosophy and the Nashville Public Library present Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box: Conversations with a philosophical flavor with David Wood, the W. Alton Jones Professor of Philosophy at Vanderbilt. The latest installment of the series takes place Wednesday, Feb. 1, at 11:30 a.m. at the downtown Nashville Public Library at...

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Teach for America founder discusses improving education for underprivileged students

Jan. 19, 2012—Wendy Kopp, founder and CEO of Teach for America and Teach for All, spoke about her experiences improving education for underprivileged students across the United States and around the world during a public lecture Jan. 18 in Wilson Hall. Kopp also signed copies of her new book A Chance to Make History. The event was...

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New development and alumni relations official named at law school

Jan. 19, 2012—Scotty Mann has been appointed Assistant Dean of Development and Alumni Relations at Vanderbilt Law School.

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Affordable housing panel explores idea of housing trust fund

Jan. 18, 2012—More than 100 people attended a Jan. 17 panel discussion at Vanderbilt Law School designed to inform and engage the community on the scarcity of affordable local housing. “Meeting Nashville’s Needs: Establishing a Housing Trust Fund” was co-sponsored by the Hyatt Fund, the Cal Turner Program for Moral Leadership and Law Students for Social Justice....

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Bias against Mormonism may not keep Romney out of White House

Jan. 18, 2012—New Vanderbilt research shows that though the Republican base is generally biased against Mormonism, Mitt Romney’s religion would not hurt his chances among the GOP faithful as a presidential candidate in the general election.

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Children’s Hospital opens newly developed 10th floor clinic space to patients

Jan. 18, 2012—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt has opened its newly developed 10th floor of the Doctors’ Office Tower (DOT). The 11-story DOT, adjoining Children’s Hospital, houses outpatient pediatric clinics and serves as a base for many physicians. The additional 21,000-square-foot area provides more space for clinical services and is the new home of the...

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Chancellor’s Lecture Series presents Lorrie Moore Jan. 19

Jan. 17, 2012—Nationally known author Lorrie Moore will discuss “Creative Writing and the Customer Survey” Thursday, Jan. 19, at Vanderbilt University. The lecture will take place at 5:30 p.m. in the Central Library Community Room. A reception and book signing will precede the lecture in the lobby of Central Library at 4:30 p.m. The event is free...

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Law school hosts Feb. 1 discussion about password sharing ban

Jan. 17, 2012—Representatives from the Recording Industry Association of America, Barnes & Noble and law firm Neal and Harwell PLC will discuss a new Tennessee law that makes it a crime to share passwords for subscriptions services like Netflix, Spotify and Hulu at a Feb. 1 forum at Vanderbilt Law School. The public is invited.

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Learn how to walk/run a half-marathon Jan. 19

Jan. 17, 2012—  Health Plus offers lots of ways to get or stay fit in the new year. At noon Thursday, Jan. 19, attend the Life Phase Series presentation “Run/Walk a Half Marathon: Basics and Beyond” at Medical Center East, Room 8380A. Angel Bachuss, exercise specialist at the Vanderbilt Dayani Center, will offer guidelines to prepare individuals for...

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Vanderbilt, community honor King

Jan. 16, 2012—Lydia Howarth and Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos joined Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, community leaders, Nashville citizens and area students in a march from Jefferson Street Missionary Baptist Church to the Tennessee State University campus in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day Jan. 16. The march was a highlight of a host of commemorative events...

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