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Vandy Cooks features state agricultural specialist Tammy Algood April 6

Mar. 23, 2018—The Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center and Health Plus present "Vandy Cooks with Tammy Algood" Friday, April 6, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center teaching kitchen.

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The Tennessean: New Vanderbilt residences boldly connect Nashville and the world

Jan. 23, 2018—Vanderbilt is in the midst of a construction boom, creating new living communities for undergraduates and the many faculty, staff, graduate students and visiting scholars who make its educational experience distinctive. "But the true work that we’re engaging in is making good on our commitment to shape America’s future leaders, one brick at a time," writes Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos in "The Tennessean."

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Seigenthaler Series: ‘The Vietnam War’ screening and discussion Sept. 7

Aug. 30, 2017—A discussion and Q&A on the role of the press during the Vietnam War will follow a one-hour screening of "The Vietnam War," a film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, at the John Seigenthaler Center Sept. 7.

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Vanderbilt Student Media Hall of Fame 2017 class named

Aug. 18, 2017—An Emmy-winning writer for 'The Daily Show,' three journalists whose careers have been shaped by innovation, and a woman judge who blazed new trails have been named to the Student Media Hall of Fame.

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Law professor: An electoral loss hurts, but it’s not a tragedy

Nov. 16, 2016—Progress is still possible if both parties are willing to reach across the aisle, writes Suzanna Sherry in "The Tennessean."

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The Tennessean: Preschool effects greatest for those who need it most

Mar. 29, 2013—While critics of expanded preschool argue that their cognitive effects fade out after the first few years of schooling, they ignore a body of longer-term evidence that indicates impoverished students who experience a high-quality preschool program are less likely to repeat grades, to spend time in special education, to become teen parents or to get arrested, writes Camilla Benbow, Patricia and Rodes Hart Dean of Education and Human Development.

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The Tennessean: Vanderbilt sophomore is science student by day, CEO by night

Mar. 6, 2013—Sophomore Param Jaggi was recently named one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30 for his invention of a tailpipe filter that uses algae to convert carbon dioxide to oxygen. Last summer the 18-year-old founded a company to license the technology.

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The Tennessean: TN school voucher issues ripple far

Feb. 8, 2013—Peabody professors Claire Smrekar and Ron Zimmer weighed in on school vouchers during a panel discussion sponsored by the League of Women Voters in collaboration with Vanderbilt’s Peabody College.

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VU’s Pettit named ‘Tennessean of the Year’

Jan. 10, 2013—Vanderbilt’s April Pettit, M.D., MPH, instructor in Medicine, is being recognized as the “Tennessean of the Year” by the readers and editorial board of The Tennessean.

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Vice Chancellor Balser: ‘Cliff’ looming for biomedical research

Dec. 6, 2012—"Beyond the damaging effects on the health of our people, disrupting the nation’s biomedical science infrastructure puts our economic future at risk," writes Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs Jeff Balser in The Tennessean.

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The Tennessean: Vanderbilt’s new engineering dean ready to tackle big societal problems

Oct. 22, 2012—As the new dean of the Vanderbilt School of Engineering, Philippe Fauchet sees his role as one that stretches far beyond the university.

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The Tennessean: Vanderbilt innovation guru joins online learning revolution

Oct. 22, 2012—David Owens, professor of the practice of management and innovation at Owen Graduate School of Management, will teach a strategic innovation course as part of Vanderbilt’s first online Coursera offerings.

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