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Science, compassion can prevent violence: Sandy Hook father

Nov. 19, 2015—What do you do when your only child is murdered in a brutal, sensationalized act of violence?

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Sandy Hook victim’s father to speak on violence and the brain

Nov. 5, 2015—Jeremy Richman, Ph.D., a neuroscientist and founder of a foundation named for his daughter, Avielle, who was killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in 2012, will lecture Nov. 16 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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Mental Illness is the wrong scapegoat after mass shootings

Dec. 11, 2014—An extensive new study by two Vanderbilt University researchers challenges common assumptions about gun violence and mental illness that often emerge in the aftermath of mass shootings.

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Service of Silent Remembrance for victims of Sandy Hook planned for Jan. 14

Jan. 11, 2013—Vanderbilt’s Office of Religious Life will sponsor a Service of Silent Remembrance for the university community on Monday, Jan. 14, one month after the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.

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Vanderbilt community to remember victims of Sandy Hook

Dec. 20, 2012—The Office of Religious Life invites the Vanderbilt community to observe a minute of silence at 9:30 a.m. Friday—a week after the deadly shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School. In memory of the victims, Vanderbilt community members also will have the opportunity, at any time during the day, to light an electric tea light in...

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