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Money: All these colleges have now gone ‘loan-free’ to help keep students out of debt
Vanderbilt University
is listed as one of 32 colleges that have no-loan policies.

The Tennessean: As Republicans in Congress finalize a tax plan, here’s how it could impact you in Tennessee
Vanderbilt University graduate student Adam Gottlieb and Christopher Marsicano, a Vanderbilt Ph.D candidate, are quoted.

Reuters: Trump’s push to cut federal jobs has modest impact, mostly in defense
David Lewis,
William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Political Science, is quoted. The story was also posted by U.S. News and World Report and Yahoo! News UK.

NSF’s Science 360: Top Story: Hyperlens crystal capable of viewing living cells in unprecedented detail
An achievement reported by a team of researchers led by Joshua Caldwell, associate professor of mechanical engineering at Vanderbilt University, about the construction of an optical lens so powerful that it can resolve details as small as a virus on the surface of living cells, is featured on this site. A related story was published by R & D Magazine.

The Atlantic: How tech companies could keep the workforce alive
Carolyn Heinrich, professor of public policy and education, is quoted.

ABA Journal: Can lawyers text potential clients?
This is one of two articles authored by David Hudson, adjunct professor of law, that appear this month in the law-related outlet. Also appearing in the ABA Journal is Legislators take aim at zero tolerance school policies.

VICE (Canada): It’s finally settled: Dogs are smarter than cats
Research led by Suzana Herculano-Houzel, associate professor of psychology, is featured. Herculano-Houzel is quoted.

The Tennessean: Nashville LGBT rights activist honored with historical marker at former home
Alumna Penny Campbell was honored.

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