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    Owen Exit

    Credit: John Russell After eight years at the helm of Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management, James W. Bradford Jr. will exit as dean when the academic year closes. Bradford was named Owen’s fifth dean in 2005 after having served as acting dean… Read More

    May 7, 2013

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    Anderson Named University General Counsel

    Credit: Vanderbilt University The former deputy general counsel of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security arrived at Vanderbilt in March to become the university’s new general counsel. Audrey J. Anderson, who previously was a partner in the Washington, D.C., law firm Hogan and Hartson LLP, brings a… Read More

    May 7, 2013

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    Forgotten Plague

    Credit: ISTOCKPHOTO Although tuberculosis infection rates are falling, nearly 9 million new cases were reported worldwide in 2011 and 1.4 million people died from the disease, according to the World Health Organization. More than 10,000 new cases and about 500 deaths were reported in the United States… Read More

    May 7, 2013

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    5 Years at No. 1

    Credit: Steve Green Peabody College of education and human development is the nation’s top graduate school of education for the fifth consecutive year, as ranked by U.S. News & World Report for 2014. Peabody bested programs at Johns Hopkins University (No. 2) and Harvard (No. Read More

    May 7, 2013

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    This Is Not a Drill

    Credit: Steve Green The movie theater at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt was one of three areas turned into a temporary patient unit to care for dozens of children exposed to carbon monoxide at a Nashville school in January. The hospital swung into… Read More

    May 7, 2013

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    Innovation Helps Teach Math to Visually Impaired Students

    A new Android app developed at Vanderbilt uses tactile feedback technology to help students with visual impairments to master algebra, geometry, graphing and other subjects that are particularly hard to comprehend without the aid of normal vision. Read More

    Jan 13, 2013

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    Vanderbilt Offers Online Courses

    Vanderbilt makes its first institution-wide foray into digital course offerings—both for credit and not for credit—in 2013. Read More

    Jan 11, 2013

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    Doctor Isolates Cause in Nationwide Meningitis Outbreak

    A Vanderbilt physician’s determination to find the cause of a patient’s illness provided the crucial discovery in a meningitis outbreak that has sickened 704 people in 20 states and has led to 46 deaths. Read More

    Jan 11, 2013

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    Oak Leaf Society honors loyal donors

    This past spring Vanderbilt launched a new donor society to recognize the more than 28,000 Vanderbilt alumni, parents, friends and community members who demonstrate loyalty to the university by renewing their charitable gifts each year. Read More

    Jan 11, 2013

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    School of Medicine Debuts New Learning Model

    This past summer medical students began implementing an innovative four-year education model called Curriculum 2.0. A deeply integrated system requiring flexibility and teamwork on the part of faculty, it allows students greater influence over their learning. Read More

    Jan 11, 2013

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    Common Antibiotic Poses Increased Heart Risk

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is investigating the antibiotic azithromycin after a Vanderbilt study shed light on a rare but important risk. Read More

    Jan 11, 2013

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    Newest undergrads give thumbs-up

    Students receiving bachelor’s degrees last May left Vanderbilt overwhelmingly satisfied with their university experience, results of an annual survey indicate. Read More

    Jan 11, 2013