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USA Today: Why a Vanderbilt researcher is using virtual reality to fight opioids
Vanderbilt graduate student Noah Robinson is researching how virtual reality games can be used in drug rehab therapy.

Salon: How people talk now holds clues about human migration centuries ago
Nicole Creanza, assistant professor of biological science, illuminates how much can be learned from an in-depth investigation into linguistic origins. This piece was originally published by The Conversation.

The New York Times: What’s behind many mystery ailments? Genetic mutations, study finds
Joshua Denny, professor of biomedical informatics, recently published the first large-scale study based on a search of electronic health records for hidden Mendelian diseases.

Politifact: Why Trump appointments have lagged behind other presidents
President Donald Trump has long blamed Democrats for moving his nominees through the Senate confirmation process at a sluggish pace. David Lewis, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Political Science, is quoted.

Nashville Post: 2018 in charge – management and consulting
Kimberly Pace, professor of the practice of management, and David Owens, professor of the practice of management and innovation, are included in a list of Nashville’s most experienced and brightest advisors.