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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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Vanderbilt business school ranks No. 25 in U.S., according to Financial Times

Jan. 31, 2011—Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management ranked 25th in the U.S. and 51st worldwide, according to the 2011 Global MBA survey published today by Financial Times.

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Events featuring daughter of Malcolm X, first African American to play in the NBA scheduled at Vanderbilt University during Black History Month

Jan. 25, 2011—Ambassador Atallah Shabazz, daughter of civil rights leader Malcolm X, will give a talk, “Melting Pot: Cultural Diplomacy/Multi-National Patriotism,” at Vanderbilt University Thursday, Feb. 10, at 8 p.m. in Room 103 of Wilson Hall. Her lecture is among several free, public events scheduled at Vanderbilt University during February – Black History Month.

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State of the Union: Vanderbilt experts available for analysis

Jan. 24, 2011—Vanderbilt experts are available to comment on the State of the Union address.

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