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Bush biographer, Vanderbilt professor honored

Nov. 16, 2015—Author and Visiting Distinguished Professor Jon Meacham was recognized as the 2015 Nashville Public Library Literary Award Honoree.

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Quality pre-K subject of downtown roundtable discussion

Sep. 12, 2015—The issues surrounding prekindergarten expansion in Tennessee and other states is the subject of a roundtable discussion among education researchers and practitioners to be held Sept. 24 at the Nashville Public Library's main branch downtown.

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Vanderbilt provost speaks Sept. 2 at downtown public library

Aug. 28, 2015—Vanderbilt Provost Susan Wente speaks Sept. 2 at the downtown Nashville Public Library about the workings of a research institution.

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Homeless advocates gather to discuss new housing study

Aug. 28, 2015—Housing vouchers work best, but landlords often are unwilling to accept them in Nashville's strong rental market.

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Find out which homeless housing programs work best at Aug. 21 forum

Aug. 12, 2015—Nashville's homeless services community is invited to participate in a discussion of important new findings that could have policy implications close to home.

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Middle school students part of Nashville’s ‘living public history’

May. 19, 2015—A sixth-grade class from Meigs Academic Magnet Middle School recently spent a day with Peabody researchers at the Nashville Public Library participating in an instructional program developed at Vanderbilt called “Telling, Mapping and Listening to Nashville: Public History and Geography of the New South.”

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‘Is natural always better?’ topic of April 1 (Lunch)Box talk

Mar. 27, 2015—Why do we strive for things that are natural? And is natural always better?"

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Education panel weighs in on the effects of standards and high-stakes testing

Mar. 11, 2015—Vanderbilt education experts gathered for “Standards and Testing: What’s Missing from the Current Debate,” a panel discussion held March 9 at the downtown Nashville Public Library.

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‘You Call It a Cloud’ participatory art topic of (Lunch) Box talk Feb. 4

Jan. 30, 2015—Jana Harper's "You Call it a Cloud" exhibit was inspired by her mother's obsession with clouds.

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Tracking Jesus in popular music topic of (Lunch) Box talk

Dec. 2, 2014—Tracking Jesus in popular American music is the topic of the Dec. 3 Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box event with singer-songwriter Dave Perkins, an associate director at Vanderbilt Divinity School.

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Overcoming challenges to scientific innovation topic of (Lunch) Box talk

Nov. 4, 2014—Environmental scientist Chris Vanags will discuss overcoming obstacles to scientific innovation at the Nov. 5 Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box talk at the Nashville Public Library.

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Negative political ads focus of October (Lunch) Box talk

Sep. 25, 2014—A talk at the Nashville Public Library Oct. 1 will feature Vanderbilt's John Geer and spotlight research on negative political ads.

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