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Interdisciplinary health course boosts global experience

Apr. 25, 2013—A recent addition to interdisciplinary electives illustrates how Vanderbilt educators are working to bring future health care providers together to prepare for work in an increasingly global and multicultural world.

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Vanderbilt ‘Harry Potter’ class goes to Oxford over spring break

Mar. 1, 2013—Two Vanderbilt professors are teaching a psychology class, Harry Potter: Child Development and Children's Literature, in Oxford, England, over spring break.

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Emergency medicine efforts in Guyana lauded

Dec. 6, 2012—Vanderbilt’s Department of Emergency Medicine recently received a Commendation Award for its decade-long efforts to establish an Emergency Medicine program and department at Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation in Guyana.

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Mchaourab to lead Chemical and Physical Biology program

Sep. 20, 2012—Hassane Mchaourab, Ph.D., professor of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics, Physics and Chemistry, has been named the new director of the Ph.D.-granting Chemical and Physical Biology (CPB) program at Vanderbilt University.

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Rob Crosnoe: Mexican Immigrants and the Early Development and Education of their Children

Sep. 11, 2012—Rob Crosnoe, Professor of Sociology, speaks on “Mexican immigrants and the early development and education of their children” as part of the Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations (LPO) Research Colloquium.

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School of Medicine student lands AMA Foundation award

Aug. 23, 2012—Nicholas Giacalone, a fourth-year Vanderbilt University School of Medicine student, has received a Physicians of Tomorrow award from the American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation.

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VU, Lipscomb partner on dual degree program

Aug. 23, 2012—A new cooperative program between Vanderbilt University and Lipscomb University’s College of Pharmacy is focusing on the next generation of pharmaceutical researchers. By offering a pathway for students to earn both Pharm.D. and Ph.D. degrees, the program aims to boost the number of pharmacy-trained research scientists.

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The Tennessean: In Nashville, housing options push working class to the edge

Jul. 11, 2012—Peabody researchers Claire Smrekar and James Fraser comment on the economic and social problems created by high housing and transportation costs for low-income workers.

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Tennessean column: Charter school studies find good, bad results

Jun. 22, 2012—Educational researchers think the verdict is still out on the benefits of charter schools.

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Sophisticated Talk: Robust preschool experience offers lasting effects on language and literacy

May. 22, 2012—New research from Peabody finds that preschool teachers’ use of sophisticated vocabulary and analytic talk about books, combined with early support for literacy in the home, can predict fourth-grade reading comprehension and word recognition.

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Tennessean column: Helicopter parenting and student success

Apr. 19, 2012—Camilla Benbow, Patricia and Rodes Hart Dean of Education and Human Development writes in this week’s Tennessean that involved parents don’t necessarily hold back children as they become adults: “When parents constantly intervene to prevent a child from dealing with difficulties and setbacks, they deny that child the opportunity to learn important lessons about personal...

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Education and the 2012 Election

Apr. 18, 2012—"The economy and jobs will be the two biggest issues in this fall’s general election, but education will also factor in who votes for which candidate and why," writes Christopher Loss.

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