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The Tennessee Tribune: Vanderbilt’s Chancellor Zeppos welcomes new Fisk “partner”
Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos 
celebrates the strong partnership between Vanderbilt and Fisk Universities.

The New York Times: Alive in stone, now in Mel Ziegler’s home
Mel Ziegler
, Paul E. Shwab Chair in Fine Arts, discusses his art along with his collection of Mount Rushmore memorabilia.

Reader’s Digest: This is what grade skipping says about your child’s future
In a new short film from Vanderbilt University, documentarians take a look at a research project called the “Study for Mathematically Precocious Youth,” which revealed some interesting stats pertaining to genius children and grade skipping.

Popular Science: Your DNA probably didn’t make you do it
Researchers debate the appropriate use of genetics in the courtroom. Christopher Slobogin, Milton R. Underwood Chair in Law, is quoted.

The Gazette (Colorado): Vanderbilt ties racial justice to religion in new program
Dean Emilie Townes 
explains the Divinity School’s new “Public Theology and Racial Justice Collaborative (Originally featured on RNS).

The Tennessean: Sheila Calloway to be recognized at Nashville education Hall of Fame
The Nashville Public Education Foundation’s 13th annual Public Schools Hall of Fame luncheon will recognize Nashville Juvenile Court Judge Sheila Calloway for its highest honor this year. David Williams, vice chancellor for Athletics and University Affairs, is quoted.



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