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Fields Medalist joins Vanderbilt faculty

Apr. 6, 2011—One of the world’s foremost mathematicians, Vaughan F. R. Jones, has accepted a position as distinguished professor of mathematics at Vanderbilt University beginning in the fall of 2011.

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Assistant Vice Chancellor Christine Bradley honored with Athena Award

Apr. 1, 2011—Christine Bradley, assistant vice chancellor for Community and Government Relations, has won the 2011 Athena Award, which honors outstanding women of Nashville for their skills in business, leadership and service.

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Vanderbilt Kennedy Center campers join Darius Rucker at ACM Awards

Mar. 28, 2011—A special performance at the 46th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards April 3 at 8 p.m. on CBS featuring country music star Darius Rucker and participants in the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center's ACM Lifting Lives Music Camp will benefit the Kennedy Center.

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Hudnut-Beumler re-appointed dean of Vanderbilt Divinity School

Mar. 23, 2011—James Hudnut-Beumler has accepted a third term as dean of Vanderbilt University Divinity School.

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Graphene expert receives NSF CAREER award

Mar. 21, 2011—Vanderbilt physicist Kirill Bolotin has received NSF’s CAREER award, which supports exceptionally promising junior faculty members.

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Pawlenty, Romer to speak at Vanderbilt’s 2011 Impact Symposium tonight

Mar. 2, 2011—Tim Pawlenty, former governor of Minnesota, and Christina Romer, former chair of President Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers, are speaking as part of the university’s annual Impact Symposium.

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Campaign spending’s clear winner: Corporations

Mar. 2, 2011—Researchers discover corporations gain clear financial benefits when individual employees make political donations.

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Tennessee pre-k students see 82 percent gain over peers

Feb. 24, 2011—Students in Tennessee's state prekindergarten program experience an average of 82 percent greater gains in literacy and math skills over their peers who do not attend state pre-k.

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The Invisible Line: American families’ journeys from black to white

Feb. 17, 2011—African Americans have continually crossed the color line and assimilated into white communities since the 17th century, without science or surgery. A new book reveals how, and why.

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Vanderbilt-pioneered fetal surgery procedure yields positive results

Feb. 9, 2011—Results of a landmark, seven-year National Institutes of Health-funded trial, Management of Myelomeningocele Study (MOMS), demonstrate clear benefit for babies who undergo fetal surgery to treat spina bifida, the most common birth defect in the central nervous system.

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Economy, including jobs, Tennesseans’ No. 1 priority in inaugural Vanderbilt Poll

Feb. 6, 2011—The top three priorities for Tennessee’s elected officials should be the economy, education and health care, according to a new poll launched by Vanderbilt University.

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Research News @ Vanderbilt website showcases discovery

Feb. 1, 2011—The latest news about discoveries by Vanderbilt researchers is now available on a new online news channel, Research News @ Vanderbilt.

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