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Educational trajectories of English Language Learners examined

Mar. 15, 2012—Students who successfully complete English as a Second Language or bilingual language learning programs within three years fare better academically across the board than peers who stay in such programs for a longer time.

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Education and Psychology Research

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Mar. 12, 2012—Research News @ Vanderbilt is Vanderbilt’s award-winning news site telling the stories of the work Vanderbilt researchers are doing across the campus and medical center. Stay up to date by subscribing to the weekly Research News @ Vanderbilt email. Every Friday afternoon, you’ll read about the latest Vanderbilt discoveries in health and medicine, education and psychology, engineering and technology,...

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VUCast: Laughing Gas For Labor

Jan. 11, 2012—This week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s weekly newscast  highlighting  research, experts, students, sports and everything Vanderbilt: Laughing gas for labor Searching for alien planets What Vanderbilt WON at the Liberty Bowl

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TIPSHEET: Experts on Elementary and Secondary Education Act (No Child Left Behind) available

Jan. 2, 2012—Education experts from Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of education and human development are available to talk to media regarding the much-anticipated bill that would overhaul the Elementary and Secondary Education Act – also known as No Child Left Behind.

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Training addresses returning service members’ mental health needs

Dec. 21, 2011—A Vanderbilt-led workshop for military health care providers could lead to more post-deployment mental health referrals.

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Education and Psychology Health and Medicine Research

Offspring of childhood cancer survivors have no increased risk for birth defects

Dec. 15, 2011—Children of childhood cancer survivors who were treated with radiation or some forms of do not have an increased risk for birth defects compared to children of cancer survivors who did not receive such treatments.

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Health and Medicine Research

Jeffrey Sosman named to melanoma research ‘Dream Team’

Dec. 15, 2011—Jeffrey Sosman, professor of medicine at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC), has been named to a melanoma research Dream Team of cancer investigators supported by Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and the Melanoma Research Alliance. Sosman is among the Dream Team’s principal investigators who will work closely to write the genomic-driven clinical trials and will lead...

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Health and Medicine Research

Higher education, federal government ‘intimately connected’

Dec. 9, 2011—The federal government’s increasing involvement in higher education over the past 100 years has created an intimate relationship that was once virtually nonexistent.

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Education and Psychology releases Research

Significant Mexican capital investment in Tennessee, VU study shows

Nov. 16, 2011—A recent study by Vanderbilt’s Center for Latin American Studies suggests that a key to bringing more jobs to Tennessee might lie in recruiting investment from emerging markets such as Mexico.

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Law, Business and Politics myVU releases Research

Project seeks to apply gene testing to drug prescribing

Nov. 11, 2011—The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has awarded Vanderbilt researchers a two-year, $1 million grant to Vanderbilt to develop a model for applying genomic testing to drug prescribing in “real-world” settings.

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Health and Medicine Reporter Research

Impact of diabetes, obesity on glioma patients studied

Sep. 15, 2011—A new study indicates that patients with high-grade glioma brain tumors who have preexisting type 2 diabetes or obesity have poorer outcomes, and is the first to use the Vanderbilt Brain Tumor Center Clinical Database to report a novel clinical finding.

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Health and Medicine Research

Final shuttle launch a family affair for Dennis Hall

Jul. 7, 2011—The July 8 launch of the space shuttle Atlantis will be a bittersweet moment for Hall, for it will be the final voyage of America’s shuttle program, but it will also be carrying his niece, Sandy Magnus.

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Engineering and Technology myVU releases Research

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