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Yahoo News: What happens if Donald Trump is impeached and who would be the next president?
Allegations that Donald Trump asked FBI Director James Comey to end an investigation into Michael Flynn’s links to Russia have spurred calls for the president to be impeached. Christopher Slobogin, Milton R. Underwood Chair in Law, is quoted.

Ledger: Vanderbilt’s Shah to lead Department of Cardiac Surgery
Ashish Shah
, professor of cardiac surgery, has been named chair of the Department of Cardiac Surgery. Yu Shyr, Harold L. Moses Chair in Cancer Research, and Christopher Lindsell, professor of biostatistics, are also mentioned.

These governors are rich, but are they effective?
Three current governors, including Bill Haslam of Tennessee, are believed to be billionaires. John Geer, vice provost for academic and strategic affairs, is quoted.

Knoxville News Sentinel: 
How to talk to your children about Charlottesville events
If the disturbing images and stories that have come out of Charlottesville, Virginia, have been enough to make adults anxious and confused, it’s likely your children are also struggling with unfamiliar emotions. Elizabeth Self, lecturer in the Department of Teaching and Learning, was quoted.

Fox 17 Nashville: Barcelona terror attack raises concerns across Tennessee
The terror attack in Barcelona is raising concerns across Tennessee as thousands will gather in the mid-state to watch the solar eclipse next week. Mike Newton, professor of the practice of law, is interviewed. 

Nashville Arts: Art Smart: Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery – the rediscovery of Morris Davidson
For the fourth year, art history students of Kevin D. Murphy, Andrew W. Mellon Chair in the Humanities, have been given curatorial responsibility for an exhibition.

NewsChannel 5: Vanderbilt opening triage for possible eye damage victims following eclipse
In anticipation of the solar eclipse, ophthalmologists at Vanderbilt University will have a triage for patients complaining of eye damage as a result of gazing at the sun during the solar eclipse. Sean Donahue, Sam and Darthea Coleman Chair in Pediatric Ophthalmology, is quoted.

The Tennessean: Brandon Banks sentenced to 15 years in prison in Vanderbilt rape case



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