VUToday – Vanderbilt in the News
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.
Governing: 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
- Vox: Some racist, homophobic chants in Charlottesville may not be protected under 1st Amendment
- CBC News (Canada): Militias a ‘chilling’ presence at rallies but few signs of violence, so far
- Utah Standard News: Trump’s threat to withdraw from NAFTA may hit a hurdle: The U.S. Constitution
- Louisville (Kentucky) Courier-Journal: Nashville Major League Soccer group unveils first look at stadium proposed for fairgrounds
- Associated Press: GOP bills to shield drivers who hit protesters spark backlash
- Reuters: Women leaders wangle water taps, security in India’s slums
- Chemical and Engineering News: Paperthin device produces electricity from the slowest human motions
- MedPage Today: NCHS: Teen opioid overdoses rise after years of decline
- The Spokesman-Review (Idaho): North Idaho Rep. Heather Scott defends white nationalists in Facebook post
- Tribune-Democrat (Pennsylvania): Opinion: Legislator-led prayer could end up in Supreme Court
- Reuters: Little evidence shows cannabis helps chronic pain or PTSD
- The Tennessean: Nashville Major League Soccer group unveils first look at stadium proposed for fairgrounds
- The New York Times: Opinion: Glen Campbell, Musical omnivore
- Phys.org: Cancer-fighting T cells are smarter, stronger than experts thought
- Quartz: A cotton candy machine could be used to help heal human tissue
- BuzzFeed: Everything you need to know if you know nothing about the total eclipse
- Health Data Management: Vanderbilt readies for transition to unified Epic software platform
- Healio: Prevent Blindness recognizes significant efforts to improve children’s vision
- Nashville Public Radio: Activists target white Tennesseans in their latest calls to remove a Confederate monument
- The Tennessean: Opinion: Tennessee judge’s plan to sterilize inmates was bad policy
- The Washington Post: Pregnant women addicted to opioids face tough choices, fear treatment can lead to separation and harm
- The Washington Post: Why principals lie to ineffective teachers: Honesty takes too long
- The Washington Post: Getting into college was the easy part. Staying there is becoming harder than ever, experts say.
- Big Think: Scientists use CRISPR gene editing to create the world’s first mutant social insect
- Salon: Measuring up U.S. infrastructure against other countries
- Patient Daily: Vanderbilt University Eye Institute says to keep eyes protected during solar eclipse
- Patient Daily: Vanderbilt, Fisk team up in classes aimed at lifelong learners
- Let Life Happen (blog): Promising research on new way to fight breast cancer
- AL.com (Alabama): Alabama Senate race on Tuesday draws national attention but what will we learn from it?
- The Post and Courier: Opinion: Relax restrictions to improve access to health care
- Valley News (California): ‘Valley of the Mastodons’ exhibit open at Hemet’s Western Science Center Museum
- The New Orleans Advocate: Nell Nolan: Vanderbilt Send-Off; Penn Club; SMU Send-Off
- Nashville Public Radio: In the anti-union South, organized labor’s promises run up against fears of losing a good thing
- The Tennessean: Opinion: Roger Waters supports Palestinian rights, not anti-Semitism