VUToday – Vanderbilt in the News
The Tennessean: Vanderbilt’s $600 million capital project to change the face of West End Avenue
Chancellor Nicholas Zeppos is quoted discussing the changes coming to West End with the arrival of Vanderbilt’s new residential colleges. Nashville Business Journal featured a related piece.
CNBC: Flu’s price tag: This season could cost employers more than $9 billion
William Schaffner, professor of preventive medicine, advises how the workforce should approach this flu season. CBS and Buzzfeed featured related articles.
Channel 4: Vanderbilt students develop technology for the disabled
Vanderbilt held its first annual TOM Makeathon this weekend that included teams of Vanderbilt engineering students who worked on developing technology for the disabled. The Tennessean featured a related piece in which Kevin Galloway, director of making, is quoted.
Los Angeles Times: Architecture Spotlight: Tudor Revival a European fantasy fit for the Dream Factory
The Tudor Home, a book written by Kevin Murphy, professor of history of art, was spotlighted in the Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune.
SFGate: The Second City expands comedy classes for teens with autism
Blythe Corbett, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, is quoted on how improv can benefit those with autism spectrum disorder.
Nashville Scene: Winter Arts Preview: Those Were the Days
Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery’s Andy Warhol and Black Mountain College exhibits are considered must-sees. The Tennessean featured a related piece.
- Salon: What we can learn from closure of charter school that DeVos praised
- Time: Children have pretty flexible ideas about gender identity
- Wall Street Journal: William Bain Jr. founded consulting and private-equity firms, and groomed Mitt Romney
- U.S. News: Trump move on healthcare religious freedom prompts discrimination fears
- Chicago Tribune: For teens on autism spectrum, improv classes can aid communication
- Yahoo: Trump’s language on immigrants provokes a backlash in the pulpits
- Inside Higher Ed: Leaks in the biomedical research faculty pipeline
- Business Insider: The 10 US cities that are growing fast, offering jobs, and presenting business opportunities
- Ledger: VU, UT researchers offer hope for Alzheimer’s grip
- The Tennessean: New Vanderbilt facility to focus on social activism, race and gender in sports
- The Conversation: What we can learn from closure of charter school that DeVos praised as ‘shining example’
- Newsweek: Here are the proposed laws that could protect legal pot in 2018
- Diverse Education: The high cost of opportunity: paying for academic conferences
- Los Angeles Times: The long fight of the Mapuche people at times has turned violent. Pope Francis is about to get involved
- CAA conversations podcast: Jenn Proctor and Jon Rattner
- Chalkbeat: Tennessee teachers are warming to evaluations as a tool to improve their work, survey says
- Healthline: This is how bad this flu season is
- Nashville Medical News: The crossroads of people & medicine
- The Tennessean: Ex-mayoral candidate David Fox lends hand to PAC fighting
- Diverse Education: Vanderbilt pays tribute to black SEC pioneer player
- The Tennessean: Nashville ranks No. 8 in Milken Institute jobs report
- New York Times: Players to watch
- New York Times: Wielding data, women force a reckoning over bias in the economics field
- Washington Post: Roseanne Barr reinforces myth that working-class voters elected Trump
- Washington Post: Racism has always driven U.S. policy toward Haiti
- Inside Higher Ed: The Return of Earmarks
- CBS News: Winter storm slams Tennessee, Kentucky
- PBS: Biden addresses possible link between son’s fatal brain cancer and toxic military burn pits
- Bloomberg: Trump’s War on Pot Could Split Republicans in 2018
- USDA: Opioid crisis affects all Americans, rural and urban
- Knox News: Legislator pushes for recovery schools for kids struggling with substance abuse
- The Tennessean: Nix Mayor Megan Barry’s Gallatin Road light rail plan
- Nashville Post: Saggi named interim dean of College of Arts and Science
- NPR: As states legalize weed, feds eye crackdown
- CNN: Dogs bring ‘a little light’ into ‘nightmare’ of childhood cancer
- The Conversation: Why the sartorial choices of Salafi clerics sparked a debate on morality in Nigeria
- Newsweek (Opinion): The jobs market is booming. And we can thank Trump
- Newsweek: Roseanne pushes the myth that working class whites carried Trump to the presidency in her TV reboot
- The Guardian: At the end of the day, escape, don’t marinate in politics
- Chalkbeat: Tennessee’s two big school turnaround experiments are yielding big lessons, researchers say
- Newsmax: Trump in Tennessee with Dems in hunt for senate seat
- Medical News Today: Heart failure risk might depend on your neighborhood
- NBC: Justice Department’s policy shift may slow booming pot industry
- The Bustle: Sexual harassment & the gender pay gap might be linked — here’s how
- Today: Why the flu shot can’t give you the flu
- Wired: AI could target autism before it even emerges—but it’s no cure-all
- Times Literary Supplement: Silenced and objectified: black women in the US
- Healthline: What’s the Matter with Drinking ‘Raw Water’?
- Nashville Business Journal: Transit expert: Nashville’s mass-transit plan is strong precisely because it’s not like Denver’s
- Commercial Appeal: Trump returns to Nashville; will he unite us in 2018?
- The Houston Chronicle: Could a backlash keep self-driving cars from having a chance?
- Mother Jones: There is a whole cottage industry of doctors helping parents skip their kids’ vaccines
- Big Think: New study links brain injuries to “acquired sociopathy”
- WebMD: Is it flu, or flu-like? The difference matters
- Nashville Post: Vanderbilt Library fellowship program lands $1M gift
- The Conversation: To get the most out of self-driving cars, tap the brakes on their rollout
- The Tennessean: Opinion: Nashville needs to prepare for the flood of the future
- The Tennessean: Opinion: Why Nashville schools are resegregating
- Nashville Business Journal: Vanderbilt professor: Barry’s $5.4 billion mass-transit plan won’t meet expectations
- The Tennessee Tribune: Tribune selects David Williams as Tennessean of the Year
- The New York Times: Business schools now teaching #MeToo, N.F.L. Protests and Trump
- The Washington Post: A look back at ‘Disclosure’: Does Hollywood prefer films about women sexually harassing men?
- The Washington Post: Unregulated herpes experiments expose ‘black hole’ of accountability
- The Christian Science Monitor: Reporters grapple with the ‘right’ way to cover the far right
- NBC News: Opinion: Trump doesn’t abuse executive power any more than Democrats do. That’s the problem.
- The New Yorker: Page-Turner: The unlikely kinship of “Bambi” and Kafka’s “Metamorphosis”
- Inc.: This simple practice will help you be more happy and productive
- Governing: The steep climb from governor to U.S. senator
- Law: Daily Business Review: Miami judge approves $25M Merrill Lynch settlement in ‘Unicorn’ case
- Aspen Times (Colorado): College less affordable than in 2008; Colorado Mountain College, high schools addressing the problem
- The Tennessean: 6 great options of affordable classes for ‘Lifelong Learners’
- The Tennessean: Vanderbilt chancellor calls tax bill an ‘unprecedented government intrusion’ on tax-exempt universities
- The Washington Post: Opinion: The GOP tax bill is business as usual in America’s unequal democracy
- Cosmos: Brain lesions contribute to criminal behavior, study find
- Phys.org: Researchers solve ‘four-phonon’ thermal-conductivity obstacle key to tech applications
- ThinkAdvisor: Merrill to pay $25m to settle excessive fee dispute in retirement plans
- Healio: Smokers endorse metabolism-informed care for smoking cessation
- Salon: Is your religion ready to meet aliens?
- Inside Higher Ed: Going off the grid
- The Conversation: What Kwanzaa means for black Americans
- Breitbart: Federal bureaucrats continue to advance Obama’s agenda, including climate change promotion
- Los Angeles Review of Books: “Israel Potter”; or, the Excrescence
- Healio: Diagnosing source of periodic fever in children entails collecting thorough history
- The Washington Post: Hondurans are in the streets because they don’t believe their election results
- Associated Press: Opinion: Is your religion ready to meet ET?
- Associated Press: Study: Transgender people more likely to lack health plans
- Science Magazine: Faced with government inaction, private firms emerge as major players in climate change mitigation
- Phys.org: Shedding light on a shadowy organizational hub in cells
- Irish Examiner (Ireland): Ever wondered about the brain power difference between dogs and cats?
- Nashville Post: On the Move: 19 December 2017
- Washington Post: Analysis: President Trump claims the FBI is tainted and its reputation in tatters. This graph shows he’s wrong.
- The American Lawyer: Opinion: Breaking Down Silos Between Tech, Firms and Academia to Reach Innovation
- Patient Daily: Vanderbilt supports initiative aiming to reduce number of primary cesarean births
- Patient Daily: Vanderbilt School of Nursing names first Divisional Commodore Award recipient
- The Hollywood Reporter: Politics and Pop Culture Collide at ‘DC in D.C.’ Event Next Month
- Romper: Can I Get Pregnant When I’ve Been Drinking? Here’s What Experts Recommend
- genomeweb: Study Suggests Trypsin-Based Proteomics Might Undercount Splice Forms.
- Nashville Business Journal: Vanderbilt poll shows falling support for Trump, potential opening for Democrats.
- Tennessean: Tad Cummins, charged in kidnapping case, wants to block statements to authorities
- HobNob Murfreesboro: A wingman can help when trying to resist sweet holiday treats