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Community Research and Action

Study: Homebuyer course attendees less likely to face foreclosure

Sep. 2, 2016—Odd of foreclosure were 42 percent lower among those who completed the homebuyer class.

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Curb Public Scholars develop evidence-based public policies

May. 25, 2016—The "People's Guide to Nashville," an album of children's music with prosocial messaging, and the inaugural Accessibility Map-a-Thon at Vanderbilt are among projects created and implemented by the 2015-16 Curb Center Public Scholars.

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Exodus of physicians to America causing ‘brain drain’ in Africa

Sep. 18, 2013—The past decade has seen a dramatic rise in the number of physicians trained in Sub-Saharan Africa emigrating to the United States, resulting in a “brain drain” on nations in the greatest need for affordable and accessible health care.

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Vanderbilt honors top graduates during Commencement

May. 10, 2013—Vanderbilt University Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos presented Founder’s Medals to the university’s top scholars during Commencement on May 10.

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Human sex trafficking research leads to changes in Tenn. law

Jan. 24, 2012—Two Peabody College graduate student researchers partnered with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation to shine a light on the scourge of human sex trafficking, resulting in changes to Tennessee law.

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