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Study: Transparency, competition key to improving legislators’ performance

May. 2, 2018—Politicians will work harder at their jobs when their performance is reported to constituents early in their terms—but only where there’s a degree of competition from rival parties.

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Michelitch named Carnegie fellow, receives $200,000 for research

Apr. 27, 2017—Vanderbilt researcher Kristin Michelitch was named an Andrew Carnegie Fellow and will receive $200,000 for her research.

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Hydrocephalus treatment study began in Uganda

Feb. 6, 2014—Rob Naftel, M.D., traveled more than 8,000 miles to learn a new surgical technique to treat hydrocephalus, the buildup of cerebrospinal fluid in the brain.

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Teach Twice

Apr. 17, 2012—It started out as a class project. Now Vanderbilt senior Trevor Burbank is running a social enterprise business called Teach Twice–with storytelling at its core. Learn more about Teach Twice on search Teach Twice or at

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VUCast Newscast: Teach Twice

Apr. 13, 2012—This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s online newscast: Teach Twice: A Vanderbilt senior’s big idea becomes a social enterprise business College Halls at Kissam: See the future big brother of the Ingram Commons Broccoli’s cancer-chopping benefits

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Video: Watch how two students created change for some people in Uganda

May. 8, 2009—Two Vanderbilt students took their dream for social change well beyond the Vanderbilt campus, impacting the lives of people in Uganda in an amazing way. (6:43)

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