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Zeppos: Faculty discussions happening now will set university’s course

Aug. 22, 2013—Chancellor Zeppos addressed faculty and presented annual awards at the Fall Faculty Assembly.

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Advisory council brought up to speed on E2E

Aug. 8, 2013—The way David Posch, CEO of Vanderbilt University Hospital and Clinics, described the health care industry’s current landscape to members of the Patient and Family Advisory Council at the group’s August meeting Tuesday night was by quoting the opening line of Charles Dickens’ “Tale of Two Cities” — “it was the best of times, it was the worst of times.”

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Chancellor Zeppos joins other university leaders in calling for federal recommitment to academic research

Aug. 6, 2013—A letter to President Obama and Congress co-signed by Chancellor Zeppos and his fellow university leaders outlines the ripple effects of reduced federal research funding and calls attention to the nation's burgeoning "innovation deficit."

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Rounds: A message from the Vice Chancellor

Mar. 7, 2013—I write to you this month in the wake of a series of immediate federal expense reductions, known as the “sequester.” True, the country is grappling with a federal debt load that is unsustainable, and reversal of this trend is essential to our country’s future.

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Message from Vice Chancellor Balser: Federal expense reductions and VUMC

Mar. 6, 2013—Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs Jeff Balser writes about the effects that immediate federal expense reductions, known as sequestration, will have on the mission and services of Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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Dr. Jeffrey R. Balser: Stop the Sequester

Mar. 5, 2013—The vital partnership between NIH and Vanderbilt – reproduced at universities all around the country – supports thousands of brilliant minds from all around the world. Sequestration will discourage a generation of young people from even considering a career in research.

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Tech spinoffs that began with federal research investment boost economy

Feb. 18, 2013—School of Engineering Dean Philippe Fauchet emphasized the importance of federal research investment to members of Tennessee's congressional delegation while he was in Washington, D.C., for the annual American Society of Engineering Education conference.

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