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Business Standard: Chemical element bromine essential for life
Pacific Standard: Where do Latinos stand on major political issues? Well, it dependsRed Orbit: New antibiotics show effectiveness in treating MRSA infectionsThe Tennessean: Bromine in your daily vitamin? Scientists now say it’s essential to lifeThe Tennessean: Vanderbilt offers CMA Music Festival safety tipsNew York Times: Single dose of antibiotic found effective in quelling MRSABloomberg Businessweek: Seeking a less crowded field, MBAs find success in manufacturingQuanta Magazine: Evolving with a little help from our friendsWashington Examiner: Could the EPA carbon rule give Obama political cover to approve the Keystone XL pipeline?Chalkbeat USA: Shelby County district hopes new academic goals will transcend turnover, unite communityThe Tennessean: Family’s open hearts help save boy’s lifeNashville Scene: Nashville Farmers’ Market at Vanderbilt Lebanon Democrat: Study supports notion, ‘you are what you eat’Slate: AI, MDThe Economist: We are the world USA Today: Revamped MCAT due in 2015, should students wait for new test?Gizmodo: Could we build electricity-storing houses out of supercapacitors?Charleston (South Carolina) Post and Courier: Tender and tenacious: Lucinda Williams travels off Highway 61 and into Americana legendThe Tennessean: Haslam urges GOP to look at income inequalityEducation Week: Commentary: The case for the new kindergarten: Challenging and playfulMy4.org: Watch students’ winning rocket reach 4,850 feetCNN: Reinventing libraries for ‘hanging out, messing around and geeking out’Washington Times: Opinion: When free speech is no longer protectedChronicle of Higher Education: A letter to my sonsSan Francisco Gate: Opinion: Zuckerberg schools donation is a gift but at what price?Nashville Business Journal: Blog: How a Nashville company is helping Google build the phone of the futureThe Tennessean: Does pet therapy truly help? Hospitals aim to find outThe Tennessean: Vanderbilt med center changes rules for vacation, payNashville Business Journal: Haslam launches re-election bidNashville Post: Ingram Barge names an Ingram as CEOAssociated Press: Are the L.A. Clippers really worth $2 billion? Reuters: In treating some cancer patients, less is more: U.S. studiesNational Public Radio: Measles hits 20-year-high in U.S.USA Today: New research links Iraq dust to ill soldiersABC news: 10-year-old breaks half marathon world record for his ageDenver Post: Impact of U.S. House vote on medical marijuana enforcement unclearPhiladelphia Inquirer: In Tenn., Christie lists U.S. problems, proposes curesAssociated Press: Haslam launches bid for second term as governorLos Angeles Review of Books: Review: Ecumenical Protestantism’s battle for hearts and kneesInside Higher Ed: Opinion: Mind the gapAtlanta Journal-Constitution: Thousands of Georgia doctors lack malpractice insuranceSecurity Magazine: Future-proofing with smart card investmentsThe Tennessean: Haslam supports constitutional amendment on abortion

Week ending Friday, May 30, 2014:

NBC Nightly News: Our favorite moments: a salute to college graduatesChicago Tribune: Adding safety by ‘cocooning’NASA.gov: NASA names winners in 2013-14 Student Launch Challenge; Vanderbilt repeats, takes top prize Nashville Post: VUMC names associate vice chancellor of researchNashville Scene: In American Ballads, Marty Stuart’s backstage photographs capture a musical age The Tennessean: Vanderbilt’s med center revenue $70M below projectionsScience News: Baby’s first bacteria arrive sooner than we thoughtThe Tennessean: Poll: Tennessee abortion amendment faces skepticismThe Tennessean: Study: Why is bladder cancer more deadly for women?Lebanon Democrat: Allergist offers tips on managing dust, dander allergies during spring cleaningNew York Times: Speaking up about an uncomfortable conditionInside Higher Ed: Five-year planScientific American: Gallery: In a blink of a noseThe Tennessean: Opinion: Our divided conscience struggles with executionsWPLN: Backlash against Tennessee’s electric chair law fuels death penalty opponentsNashville Scene: New ad opposes ‘Tennessee Taliban Amendment,’ draws criticismMemphis Commercial Appeal: Bonus pays off for kids
Knoxville News-Sentinel: Letter: Don’t let politicians dictate on abortionPacific Standard: Can recovery high schools keep kids off drugs?Miami Herald: Broward could make history with ‘charter conversion’Gizmag (Australia): Structural supercapacitors could make batteries and power cords obsoleteThe Tennessean: Vanderbilt’s student-run station changes hands

Week ending Friday, May 23, 2014:

Associated Press: Tennessee brings back electric chairThe Tennessean: Haslam approves electric chair.
Jackson Sun: Poll shows Tenn. voters favor free tuition planJohnston City Press: Poll finds little backing for legislature control of abortions in TennesseeMemphis Commercial Appeal: Poll shows Tennessee voters favor Haslam’s free tuition plan, Common CoreABC News: How Yelp can help track food poisoningWinnipeg Free Press: Kidney transplant beats intensive dialysis, study saysHealthDay News: Researchers explore new target for malaria vaccineWashington Monthly: Why all screen time isn’t created equallyTampa Bay Times: Politifact: Amendment ‘allows a teenager to get a recommendation for medical marijuana without the consent of a parent’The Tennessean: Approval for Barack Obama bounces in TennesseeThe Tennessean: Tennesseans favor legal pot, at least for medical usesThe Tennessean: Tennesseans approve of electric chairThe Tennessean: Poll: Tennessee Promise has wide supportThe Tennessean: Poll: Tennesseans favor permits and background checksThe Tennessean: Tennesseans support Common CoreThe Tennessean: Alexander foes remain unknownNashville Business Journal: Vandy quizzes Tennesseans on marijuana, executions, politicians, moreWPLN: Poll says Tennessee voters oppose giving lawmakers more power over abortion Nashville Scene: Vandy Poll: Tennesseans support medical marijuana, oppose constitutional amendment on abortionNashville Scene: Lamarwatch: Joe Carr has moved the needle 1 percent in five monthsNashville Scene: Why wouldn’t Tennesseans want more restrictions on abortion?Chattanooga Times-Free Press: 3 out of 4 Tennesseans support legalizing marijuana in some formNooga.com: Vanderbilt poll shows support for legalizing marijuana in TennesseeKnoxville News-Sentinel: Vanderbilt TN poll shows most oppose giving legislators more control over abortion, support marijuana legalizationKnoxville News-Sentinel: Tennesseans like the ‘Tennessee Promise’ idea of free college tuition, poll shows Memphis Commercial Appeal: Republicans unfamiliar with Alexander’s two primary challengers (subscription required)
The Hill: Campaign overnightAssociated Press: ‘Aliens of sea’ provide new insight into evolution The Times of Israel: Radical Islamists take hammer to Syrian artifactsChicago Tribune: More than fun and games: iPads give autistic children a voiceAsia News International (India): Why we surround ourselves with people who help bring out our bestLive Science: Can the chickenpox vaccine cause shingles later in life?Science: Placenta harbors bacteria, may impact fetal healthFuturity: This is what happens when stars eat rocky planetsAssociated Press: Arne Duncan visits Nashville; decries worsening ‘de facto segregation’ in schoolsThe Tennessean: Republican House candidates speak out at forumNashville Scene: Lisa Guenther argues against the ‘social death’ of solitary confinement Associated Press: Vanderbilt to release latest poll WednesdayReuters: Forget the bonds and get a glass–red wine is a winner in 20th centuryNBC News: Germs on a plane: bacteria can linger for days, study findsForeign Policy: Counterinsurgency for foxesU.S. Department of Energy: Liberating devices from their power cordsCNET: Planet-eating stars could help search for other ‘Earths’The Atlantic: Scientists are creating new, incurable diseases in labsYahoo! News: Is a gluten-free diet really helpful?Men’s Health: Seven weird brain tricks that (actually) make you smarterThe Wall Street Journal: The Philadelphia Eagles’ personnel strategy: targeting college gradsThe Tennessean: U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan lauds ‘courage’ of Tennessee amid reform pushbackThe Tennessean: Opinion: Is education a cure?The Tennessean: Fostering better health for Tennessee’s mothers, babiesPolitico Pro: Morning Education BriefWall Street Journal: Adults with autism find new source for job interview adviceRedOrbit: Your next smartphone case or electric vehicle body may be a batteryAsia News International (India): Now, computer model that analyzes sun-like stars that eat Earth-like planetsNature: State challenges to painkiller could threaten FDA authorityThe Tennessean: Investors look to make millions backing lawsuitsThe Tennessean: Former coach James Franklin was Vanderbilt’s top earnerNew York Times: Some wines are worth not drinkingReuters: U.S. accuses China of cyber spying on six American companiesNational Public Radio: Southern Baptist leaders seek softer approach to homosexuality
Bloomberg Businessweek: Roberts reunites high court majority after Obamacare voteCBS New York: Dr. Max Gomez: Doctors remain divided on benefits of injectable vitaminsPublisher’s Weekly: MFA survey 2014: What’s the big deal?The Tennessean: Young workers see sparse transit options in Nashville

Week ending Friday, May 16, 2014:

The New York Times: AIDS groups back anti-H.I.V. pill amid concerns doctors and patients will resistThe Guardian (United Kingdom): Girl’s skeleton found in cave sheds light on origins of first AmericansReno Gazette-Journal (Nevada): Editorial: Another View: Unfounded vaccine fears can have deadly effectsThe Tennessean: Circle Players heads in different direction with ‘bare’Nashville Business Journal: Martha Ingram on saving the Nashville Symphony, supporting the artsNashville Scene: Vanderbilt Community Chorus to performCNN.com: MERS outbreak becomes more urgent, WHO saysBuenos Aires Herald: U.S. politics is a game of winner takes allBoston Globe: Yik Yak app raises bullying concernsThe Tennessean: Vanderbilt professor named dean of Alabama law schoolChristian Science Monitor: Protesting commencement speakers: What happened to free speech on campus?BrightSurf: Potential cure for captive amphibians with chytrid fungusEpoch Times: Frogs’ immune systems weakened by chemicals, study findsLiveScience: How is MERS different from the flu?Tuscaloosa News: Alabama School of Law taps Vanderbilt professor as new deanThe Tennessean: Vanderbilt doctors already see lawnmower injuriesNashville Post: VUMC partners with NJ company for EHR supportNBC News: MERS in the U.S.: Why you’ll see more of itNew York Times: A polarized courtOrange County Review: Scholar Identity Institute aims to inspire minority studentsPhysOrg: Potential cure for captive amphibians with chytrid fungusClarksville Leaf-Chronicle: Solar cells from blackberry juiceThe Tennessean: Opinion: Study examines how animals help us healNashville Post: MNPS taps Wiltshire as early learning innovation directorWashington Post: Spouses of high-skilled immigrants aren’t allowed to work. That’s finally changing.New York Times: An update on four students after a college yearSlate: Because you’re worth itABC News: Five gluten myths you were too embarrassed to ask aboutWPLN: Vandy scientist: Cougars’ less picky diet helped them dodge extinctionThe Tennessean: Sports briefsThe Tennessean: Vanderbilt power plant to replace coal power with gasThe Tennessean: Editorial: Unfounded vaccine fears turn deadlyThe Tennessean: Keeping top teacher grads in Nashville gets new focusNashville Post: Vanderbilt Health System names chief of staffThe Tennessean: City seeks transfer of media appeal in Vanderbilt case

Week ending Friday, May 9, 2014:

Associated Press: Duncan, Haslam to address education writers at VanderbiltAssociated Press: Vanderbilt: Don’t overdo exercise after sitting around all winterYahoo! Health: Chikungunya virus outbreak likely in the U.S., say expertsIvanhoe: Magnet therapy saves baby WillowOrange County Register (California): Newport-Mesa moves toward magnet-like schoolsThe Arizona Republic: Fred DuVal sees pros, cons of no primary challengerMy4: Road-trip film shows disability does not limit athletesThe Tennessean: New radios could make police, Nashville saferThe Tennessean: Michael Pollan’s new book gives food for thoughtThe Tennessean: Strawberry festival and other fun this weekendNashville Scene: Neighborhood farmers markets reopen for the seasonThe Tennessean: Jordan Matthews’ greatness began at homeNBCNews.com: Puppy love: Study tests power of dogs against cancerThe Economist: HFT: the backlash continuesABC News: The hidden cost of extreme obstacle racesScientific American: Widely used autism drug carries heavy risks for childrenHealthline: Chikungunya virus outbreak likely in the U.S., say expertsThe Columbia (Tennessee) Daily Herald: Do primaries matter?The Tennessean: Influential lawyer Cecil Branstetter dies at age 93The Tennessean: Marty Stuart’s photos help keep country music’s memoriesMedPage Today: MERS surge: Many questions, few answersGuitar World: New study shows how guitar players’ brains are different from everybody else’sMilwaukee Journal-Sentinel: Medtronic to pay $22 million to settle legal claims over spine productThe Scranton (Pennsylvania) Times-Tribune: Editorial: Polio is backThe Tennesean: GOP candidates hope for higher turnout in AugustThe Tennessean: Vandy training facility project still on holdNashville Post: Cumberland, Chinese company invest $2M in incubatorCNBC: End-game of polio “fragile”CBS News: Moneywatch: Donald Sterling could face big tax bill if Clippers are soldBrightSurf: Vanderbilt study explores genetics behind Alzheimer’s resiliencyPalm Beach Post: Commentary: Curb school violence by letting school counselors counselThe Tennessean: Nashville Zoo graves turn up more than expectedThe Tennessean: ALIAS premieres new music by Paul MoravecNashville Post: Vanderbilt names vice chancellor for administrationAssociated Press: NBA’s quick action helps rescue Clippers’ brandNBC.com: What is MERS?CNN.com: A bug repellant that could save livesABCNews.com: WHO debates fate of smallpox vials in U.S., RussiaAsia News International: Gene variant that makes brains resilient against Alzheimer’s discoveredHealthDay News: Depression tied to Crohn’s Disease flare-upsNew York Times: Reasons for hope while applying for collegeInside Higher Ed: Ugly history on Tobacco RoadJournal of Blacks in Higher Education: Two African American women selected for notable awardsThe Tennessean: More babies hemorrhaging after parents refuse vitamin K shotsThe Tennessean: Gallatin, Portland teens make electricity from berriesThe Tennessean: Opinion: E-cigarette users’ freedom has limitsThe Tennessean: Editorial: Transparency in VU rape case a must

Week ending Friday, May 2, 2014:

PBS NewsHour: Midterm political ads get more positive spinNational Science Foundation: Cougars’ diverse diet helped them survive the Pleistocene mass extinctionThe Tennessean: Foster parents provide care, stabilityTime: 55 colleges face sexual assault investigationsThe Tennessean: How your smartphone is turning you into a zombieGuitar Player Magazine: Guitarists’ brains are different from everyone else’sFuturity: Laws can’t keep pace with stock trading aided by algorithmsEveryday Health: Your vaccine survival guideThe Atlantic: Do children just take their parents’ political beliefs? It’s not that simpleEngadget: Nanowires three atoms wide could lead to paper-thin gadgetsThe New York Daily Record: Commentary: The cycle of teaching and learningNashville Scene: Mayor Dean’s latest move to save The Amp — a citizens’ committee stocked with coalition builders — may be his smartest yetNashville Parent: Expect With Me seeks moms-to-beThe Tennessean: In-depth: Vanderbilt University’s evolving sexual assault policiesThe Tennessean: Vandy sex assault survivor praises federal probePennLive.com: No evidence that Penn State coach James Franklin did anything wrong in Vanderbilt sex assault case, prosecutor saysThe Tennessean: Vanderbilt rape case’s ties to football program deepen with new recordsUnited Press International: Grad student creates world’s smallest nanowiresArts Journal: A string quartet changes violin after 42 yearsForbes: Opinion: Why President Obama can break the law with impunityVoice of America: New device may help remove blood clots from brainScience Daily: How laws need to change to catch up with algorithmic stock tradingWired: Scientists can’t read your mind with brain scans (yet)Forbes: Entrepreneurs: Akilah Institute serves African womenMilwaukee Journal Sentinel: Reports question benefit of Medtronic’s spine surgery productPlanet Jackson Hole: Culture Front: Artists as leadersThe Tennessean: Keeping our kids alive is worrying us to deathThe Tennessean: Attorneys: James Franklin contacted victim in Vanderbilt rape caseNashville Post: Analysis: What the latest allegations in Vandy rape case meanThe Tennessean: Feds investigate sex assaults at Vanderbilt UniversityNBC News: Affirmative action’s next phase may target class, not raceCNN.com: MERS mystery: Virus found in camelsUSA Today: Tiny pump shrinks heart surgeryScience Daily: Paper-thin tablets and TV screens? How to create nanowires only three atoms wide with an electron beamAthens (Georgia) Banner-Herald: DJJ initiative geared to help young offenders overcome barriers, reduce recidivismNashville Post: Vanderbilt names provost, vice chancellor for academic affairsNashville Post: Vanderbilt sets May groundbreaking for $109M engineering facilityThe Tennessean: Drug czar slams criminalizing moms as Haslam mulls vetoThe Tennessean: Are Predators right about Shea Weber’s worth?Washington Post: Work for a federal agency? You probably don’t know who your boss is.National Public Radio: Politicians get personal with memorable early campaign adsABC News: Sam Adams founder says spoonful of yeast will keep you soberScientific American: Dainty diet dictated big-feline declineHealthDay News: Winter’s polar vortex ushers in spring’s ‘pollen vortex’Fox News: Messaging app Yik Yak causing bullying concerns at some schoolsKQED: By not challenging gifted kids, what do we risk losing?New York Daily News: Opinion: Money talks in WashingtonPhilly.com: Opinion: Fostering a sense of independenceJournal of Blacks in Higher Education: Two African Americans taking on new administrative roles in higher educationSalt Lake Tribune: Are enough kids vaccinated in your Utah school?WPLN: Will Southern Baptists’ softer tone on gays reach beyond Nashville’s conference?The Tennessean: What’s best for babies born to drug-addicted mothers?The Tennessean: Time is growing short for 100 percent Medicaid matchThe Tennessean: Nashville readies for irreverent ‘Book of Mormon’

Week ending Friday, April 25, 2014:

Associated Press: Measles off to a fast start, as cases trend upUSA Today: CDC: Vaccines save hundreds of thousands of livesABC News: When kids attack: Campaign 2014′s youngest combatantsMusic Row: Artist charity events: Rascal Flatts, Wynonna, Music for a CureThe Tennessean: Youth who beat cancer named steeplechase ambassadorThe Tennessean: Ms. Cheap: Nashville Sounds, college baseball hit home run for family funNashville Scene: Real Life Players, a Nashville theater company owned and operated by teens, celebrates its 20th anniversaryNashville Lifestyles: Opera on the mountainSouthern Manners: Dressing for Steeplechase Day set for April 26The Tennessean: Defense lawyers can stay on Vanderbilt University rape caseDiscovery News: Secret to surviving extinction? Don’t be a picky eaterDiverse Issues in Higher Education: Momentum continues to build for Posse Foundation’s STEM program.
Fox Business: Want to look like a leader? Get some gadgetsStateImpact (Indiana): Many factors influence voucher parents’ decisions, but not necessarily A-F gradesForbes: How elders are building new communitiesLebanon Democrat: New FAA rules on air ambulances to affect providers, increase safety.
Post Business: Jumpstart, Vanderbilt to partner on startup boostNashville Scene: The legislature’s two-year term closed with more fault lines dividing the state GOPVoice of America: Supreme Court upholds Michigan ban on affirmative actionDiscovery Channel: Secret to surviving extinction? Don’t be a picky eaterScientific American: Video: Micro-organs to shape future of personalized medicineCNBC: A $15 trillion dream of GE-Silicon Valley hybridBrightsurf: Scientists find key steps linking dietary fats and colon cancer tumor growthHuffington Post: Blog: America by the numbers: Part IIFox Business: Want to look like a leader? Get some gadgetsHuffington Post: New study proves that laughter really is the best medicineDallas Morning News: One Day University is college, minus the exams and gradesThe Advocate: Photographer’s river adventures let him capture scenes few get chance to seeThe Tennessean: Runner helps those with Down syndromeThe Tennessean: Rascal Flatts performs at Children’s HospitalThe Tennessean: First Tennessee’s name will go on new Sounds ballparkThe Tennessean: Former drug addict, prostitute finds rebirth of her ownThe Tennessean: Robot from Rose Park heads into competitionThe Tennessean: Metro, DA’s office file briefs in Vandy records appealWashington Post: Opinion: U.S. is a world leader in class conflict over government spendingNational Public Radio: Tennessee bill could send addicted moms to jailDaily Mail (U.K.): Want people to think you’re a better boss? Get the latest gadget, say scientistsMashable: General Mills legal policy change spooks Facebook fansU.S. News and World Report: Old-school cold remedies that really workSlate: The new lifelong learnersFood Management: Vandy launches “Take a Professor to Lunch” programNashville Post: Peabody dean reappointed through 2020The Tennessean: Vanderbilt students solve problems on Design DayThe Tennessean: Is it an allergy or is it cancer?The Tennessean: Last-minute change in law lets hospitals drop patientsFuturity: Wearing a new gadget may make you seem like a leaderABC News: NJ mumps victims were vaccinated, officials sayThe New Indian Express: Erasing everybody’s carbon footprintBoston Globe: The glee of ‘ee,’ the woe of ‘oh’Vogue: A new ethical fashion label captures the spirit of Coachella street styleMen’s Health: How to make your coffee truly healthyBethesda (Md.) Magazine: Against the grainLenoir City (Tenn.) News-Herald: China prof visits EatonThe Tennessean: Vanderbilt acceptance rate at all-time lowThe Tennessean: Vanderbilt frat seeks blood match for ailing friend

Week ending Friday, April 18, 2014:

Associated Press: Federal team investigating fatal Tennessee explosion
Reuters (United Kingdom): Micro-organs to shape the future of personalized medicine
NPR: Why mumps and measles can spread even when we are vaccinated
Marketplace: ‘Consent is a fiction’ in consumer contracts
The Tennessean: FAA: Air ambulances must improve safety
The Tennessean: Parnassus best-sellers
The Tennessean: Ms. Cheap: Race to volunteer for Country Music Marathon
The Tennessean: Drug Take Back event with recycling, shredding April 26
Nashville Scene: Nashville Film Festival 2014: Happy Valley and more opening night
Nashville Scene: Chef Hal Holden-Bache of Lockeland Table wins Iron Fork 2014
Nashville Scene: Billy Adair Memorial Concert featuring The Blair Big Band
Washington Post: Opinion: Can the Republican Party thrive on white identity?USA Today: Ohio mumps outbreak growsBloomberg: How a 56-year-old engineer’s $45,000 loss spurred SEC probe ABC News: Your brain on electricity: Does it make you learn faster? ABC News: French lab loses SARS vialsTampa Bay Times: Study finds nicotine safe, helps in Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’sThe Tennessean: Vanderbilt program aims to help create healthier babies
The Tennessean: Vanderbilt professor touts alternate way to finance college
Public Radio Tulsa (Okla.): House will vote on changes to judicial nominating commission
Chapter 16: Everyone wanting only the best
Wall Street Journal: Opinion: A better way to finance that college degreeForbes: Chicago’s nifty pilot program to fix our student-loan messPolitifact: PunditFact fact-checks the April 13 news showsNewsweek: Solitude’s despairScientific American: Synesthesia Helps Explain Mysterious Spelunker’s IllusionBloomberg: Small U.S. colleges battle death spiral as enrollment dropsHuffington Post: For some ICU patients, depression could manifest with physical symptomsU.S. News & World Report University Directory: 2U Ends Semester Online programUSA Today: Conservatives owe much to Goldwater’s presidential bid.
Science Daily: School violence intervention program effective in pilot studyGovernment Executive: Why do Washington’s women leaders make less?The Money Times: Here’s why multitasking is a bad ideaChattanooga Times Free Press: Permission to speak?: UT policy would restrict street preachers, others who want to speak on campusThe Tennessean: Willie Geist, other journalists see industry in fluxThe Tennessean: NuSirt Sciences Inc. working on diabetes breakthroughThe Tennessean: InvisionHeart gets cash infusion for life-saving deviceThe Tennessean: Lifelong learning program takes root in Sumner County.
The Tennessean: Diverse training can help young athletes build skillsThe Tennessean: Coaches asked to help stop violence against womenReuters: Video: Business: Brain clots meet their match with robot needleCNN: Flu drugs may not be worth stockpilingMSNBC: Women in politics: college edition – Vanderbilt UniversityRed Orbit: Violence Intervention program effective in Vanderbilt pilot studyMSN Arabia: Put on your thinking capLatino Times: Diabetes researchers track cells’ ability to regenerateGo San Angelo Standard-Times (Texas) (subscription required): Stitches for healingBirmingham News: Immunizations will be discussed through a legal and ethical lens Friday at Samford UniversityThe Elk Valley Times (Fayetteville, Tenn.): Virtual Reality Simulator hones eye surgery skillsThe Tennessean: Festival season comes into full bloomThe Tennessean: What volunteer has done most good in this community?The Tennessean: Former unpaid athletics intern sues Vanderbilt for payInside Vandy: Amy Wilcox: From Vanderbilt student to Rites artistNashville Scene: Weekend round-up: Coachella styleNashville Scene: Changing the story: The evolution of media in print, on television and the Internet Nashville Post: Combs to serve as VU interim dean of libraries; Dowell to retireWall Street Journal: Law blog: The Takeda verdict: Why the $9 billion award will likely shrink Scientific American: “Buzzing” the Brain to Speed Up Learning.
Nature: Floods: Holding back the tideScience Codex: Violence intervention program effective in Vanderbilt pilot studyWilmington (Del.) News Journal: Cancer organization inaugurates new leadershipThe Tennessean: Mayor Dean names Amp panel membersNashville Scene: Swan song: After 42 years in Nashville, violinist Christian Teal calls it a career and presents his final concert at BlairNashville Scene: A shared worldNashville Arts: Life imitates art, art imitates lifeThe Tennessean: Death penalty’s cost goes on trial in TennesseeNashville Scene: Feet Meet the PavementThe Tennessean: Maria Giordano: Change opens door to new possibilities

New York Times: Music writer’s opus, now with soundWashington Post: Opinion: Rich people rule!The Atlantic: The legend of Vera Nabokov: Why writers pine for a do-it-all spousePolitico: Opinion: How to clean up American electionsMarketing Week (UK): Getting to grip with the current buzz around digitalCity News Toronto: Obama’s new ambassador to Canada assumes post after nine-month delayReuters: It takes villages: Boomers’ new retirement communitiesNashville Post: Vanderbilt receives $5.5M integrative medicine grantThe Tennessean: Media appeal ruling on Vanderbilt rape case recordsNational Geographic: Innovators Project: Tom DillehayTime: Missouri lawmakers attempt to nullify federal gun laws, againAssociated Press: Education writers’ association honors top scribesHealthDay News: ICU-related depression often overlooked, study findsNashville Post: VU making plans for $50M academic venture fundThe Tennessean: Voucher plan short on private school partners, Vanderbilt study findsThe Tennessean: Doctors challenge opt-out laws for childhood vaccinesNashville Post: Vanderbilt virologist to represent U.S. in global task forceThe New York Times: Research on children and math: underestimated and unchallenged
The Observer (Notre Dame, Ind.): Concert to feature collegiate a capella groups
Chapter 16: A deliberate life
The Tennessean: ‘History’s Shadow’ looms over Vanderbilt exhibit
Nashville Scene: Ubiquitous streams: seeing moving images in the age of digital media, today and tomorrow at Vanderbilt
Nashville Scene: Walking the Camino: Six Ways to Santiago at The Belcourt
Nashville Ledger: Could Ramsey really win a statewide race?
The Tennessean: Vandenburg attorney to prosecutor: Put up or shut up

Week ending April 11, 2014:

Reuters: Video: Business: Brain clots meet their match with robot needleCNN: Flu drugs may not be worth stockpilingMSNBC: Women in politics: college edition – Vanderbilt UniversityRed Orbit: Violence Intervention program effective in Vanderbilt pilot studyMSN Arabia: Put on your thinking capLatino Times: Diabetes researchers track cells’ ability to regenerateGo San Angelo Standard-Times (Texas) (subscription required): Stitches for healingBirmingham News: Immunizations will be discussed through a legal and ethical lens Friday at Samford UniversityThe Elk Valley Times (Fayetteville, Tenn.): Virtual Reality Simulator hones eye surgery skillsThe Tennessean: Festival season comes into full bloomThe Tennessean: What volunteer has done most good in this community?The Tennessean: Former unpaid athletics intern sues Vanderbilt for payInside Vandy: Amy Wilcox: From Vanderbilt student to Rites artistNashville Scene: Weekend round-up: Coachella styleNashville Scene: Changing the story: The evolution of media in print, on television and the Internet Nashville Post: Combs to serve as VU interim dean of libraries; Dowell to retireWall Street Journal: Law blog: The Takeda verdict: Why the $9 billion award will likely shrink Scientific American: “Buzzing” the Brain to Speed Up Learning.
Nature: Floods: Holding back the tideScience Codex: Violence intervention program effective in Vanderbilt pilot studyWilmington (Del.) News Journal: Cancer organization inaugurates new leadershipThe Tennessean: Mayor Dean names Amp panel membersNashville Scene: Swan song: After 42 years in Nashville, violinist Christian Teal calls it a career and presents his final concert at BlairNashville Scene: A shared worldNashville Arts: Life imitates art, art imitates lifeThe Tennessean: Death penalty’s cost goes on trial in TennesseeNashville Scene: Feet Meet the PavementThe Tennessean: Maria Giordano: Change opens door to new possibilities

New York Times: Music writer’s opus, now with soundWashington Post: Opinion: Rich people rule!The Atlantic: The legend of Vera Nabokov: Why writers pine for a do-it-all spousePolitico: Opinion: How to clean up American electionsMarketing Week (UK): Getting to grip with the current buzz around digitalCity News Toronto: Obama’s new ambassador to Canada assumes post after nine-month delayReuters: It takes villages: Boomers’ new retirement communitiesNashville Post: Vanderbilt receives $5.5M integrative medicine grantThe Tennessean: Media appeal ruling on Vanderbilt rape case recordsNational Geographic: Innovators Project: Tom DillehayTime: Missouri lawmakers attempt to nullify federal gun laws, againAssociated Press: Education writers’ association honors top scribesHealthDay News: ICU-related depression often overlooked, study findsNashville Post: VU making plans for $50M academic venture fundThe Tennessean: Voucher plan short on private school partners, Vanderbilt study findsThe Tennessean: Doctors challenge opt-out laws for childhood vaccinesNashville Post: Vanderbilt virologist to represent U.S. in global task forceThe New York Times: Research on children and math: underestimated and unchallenged
The Observer (Notre Dame, Ind.): Concert to feature collegiate a capella groups
Chapter 16: A deliberate life
The Tennessean: ‘History’s Shadow’ looms over Vanderbilt exhibit
Nashville Scene: Ubiquitous streams: seeing moving images in the age of digital media, today and tomorrow at Vanderbilt
Nashville Scene: Walking the Camino: Six Ways to Santiago at The Belcourt
Nashville Ledger: Could Ramsey really win a statewide race?
The Tennessean: Vandenburg attorney to prosecutor: Put up or shut up

Week ending April 4, 2014:

Time: Hunting for elusive answers in the Fort Hood shootingForbes: Are the views of America’s wealthiest undermining democracy?ABC News: One tech guru’s crusade to ban handshakingTalking Points Memo: Opinion: Obamacare enrollment is far from overInside Higher Ed: 2U ends Semester OnlineThe Tennessean: Vanderbilt bionic devices stride toward market approvalThe Tennessean: Ruling means Tennessee candidates could get nationwide donorsThe Tennessean: Opinion: Many champions help improve lives of those with autismThe Tennessean: InvisionHeart lands $100K from AOL founder Steve CaseThe Daily Mail: Everyone’s a touch typist!USA Today: Project inspires dads of breastfed babies to bare heartsThe Daily Mail: Born to eat: Babies are hardwired to pick up objects and put them in their mouth as a survival mechanismAl Jazeera America: America Tonight: What’s your campus doing to address sexual assault?Casual Living: Big Green Egg takes to the skyCharlotte Observer: Clemson chef becomes a national target after posting ‘no guns’ sign on his restaurantNashville Scene: Poetry Month in Nashville: Go see Eavan Boland, Kendra DeColo and moreNew York Times: Want guns with that? Chefs find politics hotter than kitchenNew York Times: Quick gains after a smoking banNew Scientist: Yum, Lego … Human babies born to move hands to mouthNew York Times: Sharp truths only fiction can tellThe Bergen County (N.J.) Record: Opinion: When state licensing regulations run amokSlashdot: Creating “Homo Minutus”—a benchtop human to test drugsLife Reimagined: Ten careers worth going back to school forThe Tennessean: Fossils at the Fort event should ‘rock’WPLN: Vanderbilt surgeon finds one in five of his patients is pain pill shoppingNashville Post: Dell to take over VUMC IT supportHLN: Should moms of ‘drug babies’ face charges?NBCNews.com: This ‘thinking cap’ really does improve learningReuters: Eating cruciferous vegetables may reduce inflammationBoston Globe: Firefighters more likely to die in training, crashesEducation Week: Principals pressed for time to lead instructional changePsychology Today: Making a monkey out of early peopling of the AmericasForbes: Law schools whose grads make the highest starting salariesUSA Today: Intellectually disabled woman’s death a mysteryUSA Today: Health care spending growth hits 10-year highAssociated Press: Redistricting has little effect on Tenn. GOPWorcester (Mass.) Telegram and Gazette: Wearable robots help put paralyzed people in motionThe Tennessean: Sumner Regional, Vanderbilt announce partnershipThe Tennessean: Clover Bottom neglect victim back in hospitalChapter 16: Beautifully, flawlessly, carefullyThe Tennessean: Vandenburg takes stand in Vanderbilt rape case

Week ending March 28, 2014:

The New York Times: Discoveries challenge beliefs on humans’ arrival in the AmericasForbes: The 50 top ROI colleges 2014: The Grateful Grads IndexCNN: The Chart Blog: Five studies you may have missedCNet: Electric ‘thinking cap’ speeds learningLos Angeles Daily News: Huell Howser exhibit remembers the real treasure of ‘California’s Gold’Queens Chronicle (New York): The Mary Louis Academy seniors win special awardsThe Tennessean: Lots of free and cheap things to do this weekendNashville Scene: Pianist Zubin Kanga premieres the one-of-a-kind music of composer Michael Alec RoseNashville Scene: Author event with Chris Bachelder at VanderbiltWashington Post: The gender factor in college admissions: Do men or women have an edge?CNet: Lab-made mini human to screen drugs, toxinsInc. Magazine: This geeky new device is a literal thinking capHow Stuff Works: How could you confuse a rubber hand for your own hand?Washington (D.C.) Business Journal: Laugh your way through labor and delivery? MedStar Washington’s new option for painNashville Scene: How to Build a Forest blends theater and visual art to make a statement about the environmentThe Tennessean: Court grants speedy appeal in Vanderbilt records case

Fast Company: Electrical brainstorm! Can this electrico-stimulation “thinking cap” help you learn faster?CNN.com: Ten visionary womenHuffington Post: Opinion: Confessions of a former Muslim Students Association board memberFaith and Leadership: The church is being transformedThe Tennessean: Opinion: Changing Tennessee’s motorcycle helmet law will cost lives, raise health care costsThe Tennessean: Tennessee’s DCS workers get their sayThe Punch: Electric ‘thinking cap’ controls learning speedBrightSurf: Shifting evolution into reverse promises cheaper, greener way to make new drugsNature: Face-blind people can learn to tell similar shapes apartSalon: Opinion: Republicans losing it over new Obamacare data: Why their position is collapsingEarth: Data security: freezers, floppies and flash drivesThe Tennessean: More Nashville parents opt kids out of testingLebanon Democrat: State may ease helmet lawThe Tennessean: Former Vanderbilt player Brandon Vandenburg seeks dismissal of rape chargesIndo-Asian News Service (India): Now, electrical ‘thinking caps’ for better learningDeseret News (Utah): How challenging kids earlier means earlier successPsychology Today: Why hierarchy stifles creativityHealthLeaders Media: Physicians urged to become ‘political advocates’ for patients

Week ending March 21, 2014:

Washington Post: Ted Cruz’s ‘biggest lie in politics:’ Is it actually the truth?The Economist: Know thy selfiePopMatters: How critics misunderstood and misused a powerful ideaU.S. News and World Report: Think outside the box with these hot education careersWashington Times: Inside the Beltway: Is Clint Eastwood on a ‘moral quest’ for America?Nashville Business Journal: Make me a match: Nashville’s medical students ready for their big dayNashville Scene: The mystery of the Rock City marchesABC News: Doctors work to diagnose measles outbreaksABC News: Seven brain tricks that can make you smarterThe Washington Post: Blog: James Blumstein on Halbig v. SebeliusHistory Today: The new drones clubScience Codex: Vanderbilt diabetes researchers track cells’ ability to regenerateMedPage Today: Hot Topics: Health Policy and Practice: Tort Reform 1Nashville Arts: Blair School of Music celebrates 50 yearsThe Tennessean: Colin Powell touts America’s resiliency in VU speechThe Tennessean: Health law’s coverage exclusions concern some cancer patientsThe Tennessean: Gradual shift toward better habits can pay off with better healthThe Tennessean: Jugglers open up new bag of tricksThe Tennessean: School briefs: Group ranks Tennessee 22nd for charter lawsThe Tennessean: Media coalition asks for speedy appeal in Vanderbilt records caseThe Tennessean: Ms. Cheap: Nashville Sounds, college baseball hit home run for family funNashville Scene: Last week’s small but significant victory for same-sex marriage signals major changes to come Nashville Scene: Michael Goldfarb: “Minimizing Physical Disability With Robotic Arms, Legs and Exoskeletons” Nashville Scene: Kendra DeColo at Vanderbilt’s Buttrick HallNashville Scene: Altered States, Primer and WALL-E (with live robots) at The Belcourt Ebony: Black Girls Code’s Kim Bryant talks bits and bytesReadWrite: Augmented reality may be coming to a car windshield near youChronicle of Philanthropy: Changing needs fuel big faith groups’ property salesPsych Central: Some infant care practices may contribute to later obesityEpoch Times: This optical switch is super small and crazy fastMiami Herald: 5-second rule may work, but hand-washing is betterThe Tennessean: Vanderbilt diabetes researchers make cell discoveryChattanooga Times Free Press: No Plan B: Angst over Common Core puts Tennessee at crossroads in classroomThe Tennessean: Retired professor leads final ‘Created Equal’ talkRadio Survivor: FCC approves assignment of former WRVU license to Nashville Public RadioThe Tennessean: Dr. Drew to speak at VanderbiltAsia News International (India): Schizophrenia sufferers have impaired ability to imitateEl Colombiano: Isabel Segovia es la fórmula vicepresidencial de Enrique PeñalosaPhys.org: More challenging content in kindergarten boosts later performanceThe Tennessean: Barney Frank slams Citizens United ruling at Vanderbilt symposiumThe Tennessean: Media coalition will appeal records ruling in Vanderbilt rape caseBoston Globe: The poor neglected gifted childThe Tennessean: Blair School’s 50 years generate many golden memoriesHuffington Post: 50 powerful women religious leaders to celebrate on International Women’s DayNew York Times: Denominations downsizing and selling assets in more secular eraFuturity: This optical switch is super small and crazy fastChicago Tribune: College admissions offices mine data on prospective studentsNew York Times: New contenders emerge in quest to identify Yale’s first African American graduateLos Angeles Review of Books: Opinion: The boycott effectABC News: Cold or allergy: how to tellVancouver Sun (Canada): Opinion: Season of Lent highlights ethic of self-restraintAssociated Press: Panel that evaluates judges works in secretChattanooga Times-Free Press: Restive House bucks against Haslam’s reinThe Tennessean: Tennesseans with disabilities lack safety net after finishing schoolThe Tennessean: Opinion: EPA has opportunity to protect our waterways

Week ending March 14, 2014:

Disability Scoop: Special education ranking puts Vanderbilt on topThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution: University may add coffee brewing to degree programsWilliston Observer (Vt.): New public service campaign aims to decrease falls at homeChattanooga Times-Free Press: TennCare applicants describe limbo between feds, stateNashville Business Journal: From student to business owner in three daysNashville Business Journal: What I learned about business from a trip to IndiaNashville Scene: Dr. Drew to speak at Vanderbilt on March 20Nashville Scene: Opinion: The Vanderbilt rape case and the importance of tensionNashville Scene: “Particle Fever” screening and discussion with Paul Sheldon Nashville Scene: StudioVU: Lane Relyea at Vanderbilt’s Wilson HallNashville Scene: Events – Critics’ PickNashville Scene: Blair School of Music marks its 50th anniversary with a celebratory concertNew York Times: A study seeks to determine what makes prekindergarten successfulGlobal Post: The roots of Nigeria’s religious and ethnic conflictCBC (Canada): Bruce Heyman confirmed by U.S. Senate as ambassador to CanadaNashville Post: VU investment office recruits trio of managing directorsThe Tennessean: Some records in Vanderbilt rape case open for public inspection, judge rulesPsychCentral: Mouse study sheds light on pot’s anxiety reliefSydney Morning Herald: The violence geneThe Tennessean: Insight Genetics works to personalize cancer treatmentNerdscholar: NerdScholar favorites: School-sponsored spring break tripsThe Tennessean: Ms. Cheap: Bach’s music takes on new lifeAmerican Songwriter: Song Premiere: Suzie Brown, “Almost There”Music Row: T.J. Martell gala reminds industry of a greater fightThe Tennessean: ‘Celebration of Hope’ has record-breaking yearU.S. News and World Report: Best Graduate SchoolsAssociated Press: Panel to discuss selection of appellate judgesGigaOM: This superthin material could help us put displays in our clothes and windshieldsJohnson City (Tenn.) Press: Should pseudoephedrine be sold by prescription only?WMOT (Murfreesboro, Tenn.): Brentwood student tries for $100,000 science prizeThe Tennessean: Fracture patients often doctor-shop, Vanderbilt research showsThe Tennessean: Decision near on records in Vanderbilt rape caseAl Jazeera: Inside an Egyptian prison cellMidwest Energy News: Is coal ash safe to use on roads?VentureBeat: How these social robots are helping autistic kidsTri-Cities.com: Editorial: Shipley, Haslam meth bills both miss the pointThe Tennessean: Common Core becoming issue in 4th DistrictThe Tennessean: Vanderbilt research: Why marijuana smokers cite anxiety as reasonThe Tennessean: Activist investors wield proxy fightsNashville Business Journal: Time magazine dubs Nashville ‘The South’s Red-Hot Town’Nashville Post: New Vanderbilt clinic to study rare childhood genetic disorder

Week ending March 7, 2014:

Health Canal: Scientists create detailed picture of membrane protein linked to learning, memory, anxiety, pain and brain disordersScience Daily: Marijuana’s anxiety relief effects: Receptors found in emotional hub of brainChicago Tribune: Lorrie Moore discusses ‘Bark’The Tennessean: Tick bites blamed for red meat allergiesThe Tennessean: Opinion: Benton Hall Academy caters to nontraditional learnersNashville Business Journal: Vanderbilt, Saint Thomas West make Top 100 hospitals listThe Tennessean: Media coalition: Vanderbilt records are clearly publicTime: The South’s red-hot townNational Public Radio: How to pick a candidate in Texas: Eeny, meeny, miney, moeWinston-Salem (N.C.) Journal: Students spend spring break building houses for HabitatThe Tennessean: Opinion: Questions linger over e-cigarettesThe Tennessean: Judge to look at VU case recordsThe Tennessean: Editorial: A gap in VU case secrecyDaily Beast: Rand Paul’s extreme GOP makeoverCenter for American Progress: What the House Budget Committee report got right and wrong about early childhood educationSomatosphere: Commonplaces: ManualMilwaukee Journal Sentinel: Nearly 1,000 sue Medtronic over Infuse bone growth productAssociated Press: Tennessee House panel sidetracks Gov. Bill Haslam’s anti-meth proposalThe Tennessean: Google hub in Nashville bringing startup opportunitiesThe Tennessean: Metro asks judge not to review third-party files in Vanderbilt rape caseThe Tennessean: Vanderbilt’s Osher Lifelong Learning comes to townNashville Business Journal: Google gives Entrepreneur Center funding to boost female entrepreneurshipReuters: Obama’s caution on Ukraine may loom over midterm electionWashington Post: Skipping a grade is rare, but it might just save the worldFuturity: Crime victims look for exit from Central AmericaAtlantic Cities: Inside Nashville’s oddly ugly bus-rapid transit debateChattanooga Times-Free Press: In attempt to stem red ink, Erlanger freezes paid time off for 4,000 employeesThe Tennessean: Drug companies spend millions to lobby TennesseeThe Tennessean: Political NotebookNashville Post: VU lands $16.5M defense grantU.S. News and World Report: Whose gene is it anyway? Doctors face dilemmas over risk knowledgeWall Street Journal: Law Blog: School was right to forbid students from wearing flag t-shirts, court rulesPhiladelphia Inquirer: Giving artist profiles a new read—and listenABC News: Florida man dies from spider biteABC News: How germy is your stethoscope?Education Week: For teacher job applicants, study finds it’s all about location, location, locationThe New Republic: Lorrie Moore has a politics problemHouston Chronicle: “Bark: Stories” by Lorrie MooreThe Tennessean: Two women will forever bear pain, scars of meth lab explosionsThe Tennessean: Weber and Rinne partner to form 365 Pediatric Cancer Fund

Week ending Feb. 28, 2014:

Al Jazeera America: Will an Islamic tech boom help teach young Muslims to pray?The Washington Post: Why preschool critics are wrongThe Chattanoogan: Alexander highlights success of programs for students with disabilities at UTC, VanderbiltThe Lebanon Democrat (Tenn.): Police: New laws could help deter methThe Tennessean: Colin Powell to headline Impact series at VanderbiltThe Tennessean: Ms. Cheap’s Bargain Bin: Art crawl, Preds deal help March FLIP inNashville Parent: Happy half-birthday, baby!Nashville Parent: Nashville Kids TriathlonWashington Post: The best schools for getting a job in a large law firmABC News: PBS correspondent Miles O’Brien has arm amputated following accidentThe Tennessean: Marsha Blackburn says feds should keep hands off InternetThe Tennessean: Opinion: Relapse is part of addiction, so please don’t give up on usForbes: A Colorado software firm is programming your next professorNew Republic: A little narcissism is good for youCNN: The Chart: MERS coronavirus in 74% of Saudi Arabian camelsNational Science Foundation: Baby hearts need rhythm to develop correctlyConsumer Affairs: Tick bite could turn you into a near-vegetarianThe Tennessean: Nurses want to be heard in health reformThe Tennessean: Osher Lifelong Learning spring schedule announced12th and Broad: Trombonist leaves ‘classical music capital’ (Vienna) for ‘Music City’The Tennessean: Alleged Vanderbilt rape victim fights release of recordsForbes: Opinion: Who needs legislation? Dems want to extend tobacco settlement to e-cigarettesForbes: Pfizer vaccine study could change medicine (and boost stock)Futurity: Musical pacifier teaches preemies how to eatWPLN: Vanderbilt’s love/hate relationship with Teach for AmericaThe Tennessean: Judge to inspect VU rape case recordsMcLean’s (Canada): Dividing VolksPsychology Today: Income inequality is making Americans sickTampa Bay Tribune: PolitiFact Florida: Will doctors write prescriptions for medical marijuana if you have an itchy back?St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Lorrie Moore’s new stories offer a sharp, poignant look at middle ageNew York Magazine: Lorrie Moore on her new short-story collection, Bark, and relocating to NashvilleThe Millions: Is she writing about me?Forbes: Opinion: U2 embrace chaos as a creative process in making their new albumThe Tennessean: Claims of bias fuel TN textbook battleThe Tennessean: Black History Month: Rev. Kelly Miller Smith urged nonviolent protestThe Tennessean: Metro Nashville schools may put pre-K hub at Casa AzafránThe Tennessean: Kiwanis luncheon to honor Nashvillian of the Year Michael BurchamThe Tennessean: Jewish, Muslim communities unite for peaceful causeThe Tennessean: IV saline shortage hits hospitalsThe Tennessean: Opinion: Prescription drug abuse is foe we can beatThe Tennessean: Derek Mason: I said more than I should have about suspended assistant

Week ending Feb. 21, 2014:

Science Daily: Mother’s voice improves hospitalization, feeding in preemies, studies showSmithsonian: How did computers uncover J.K. Rowling’s pseudonym?Futurity: Baby hearts need rhythm to grow the right wayThe Tennessean: Program helps girls crack the career codeThe Tennessean: Students enhance learning with Betty’s Brain softwareNashville Scene: Jana Harper’s You Call it a Cloud artist talk tonight at Vanderbilt’s Space 204Nashville Scene: Renowned printmaker Michael Krueger discusses his Full Metal Journals and upcoming visit to the Nashville Print Revival Shelbyville Times-Gazette: Heart Month: Vanderbilt educator offers tips for heart healthChronicle of Higher Education: Businesses get in on preparing college graduates for the business worldU.S. News and World Report: Doctors name America’s top residency programsHealthDay News: Radiation-free cancer scans: coming soon?The New Yorker: A breakthrough in a disease that no one likes to talk aboutBloomberg: I took the GMAT with no preparation. Here’s what happened.Red Orbit: Rhythm needed by babies’ hearts to develop correctlyForbes: Opinion: Thanks to a poorly-designed law, California classifies soft drinks as a cancer riskThe Tennessean: ECMO machines used to save children from fluInside Higher Ed: The president and the pauperANI: Rhythm important for development of baby heartsReuters: Mothers’ voices can help train preemies to feedThe Times Higher Education Supplement: World’s top 100 universities for producing millionairesRecovery Campus: Making Connections in Nashville
AARP: Blog: Best yogurts to ward off diabetesUSA Today: Dan Stevens, Jake Gyllenhaal score Audie nominationsThe Tennessean: Musician, jazz advocate Billy Adair dies at age 66The Tennessean: Opinion: TN school improvement isn’t doneThe Tennessean: Time lapse video: Derek Mason joins Vanderbilt mural as James Franklin gets brush-offThe Tennessean: Ms. Cheap: Theater offerings abound this weekNashville Scene: Artist Michael Krueger Talks Drop CityNew York Times: Lorrie Moore’s new book is a reminder and a departureNew Scientist: First animals may have lived with almost no oxygenUSA Today: Singing pacifiers benefit preemiesUSA Today: Old-time hymns and beer combine for joyful noise in Tenn.EnergyWire: ‘Very real’ tension between grid operators, state regulators on display in Ark. siting caseThe Tennessean: La Vergne man believes he was in God’s hands after fallNashville Post: VUMC creates new quality improvement positionAgence France Presse: Time capsule from 1990s reignites Clinton warsNew York Times: Defeat of auto union in Tennessee casts its strategy into doubtUPI: Volkswagen workers in Tennessee reject United Auto WorkersChattanooga Times-Free Press: UAW, opponents used vastly different strategiesHealthDay News: Mother’s voice on special pacifier helps preemies learn to eatUSA Today: Texas measles outbreak linked to churchANI: It’s official! Being in love is actually good for your heartEducation Week: Study finds that kindergarten is too easyThe Tennessean: Vanderbilt, MTSU teams to compete in Solar DecathlonThe Tennessean: Vanderbilt HIV research funding renewedThe Tennessean: Close Clover Bottom ASAP, advocates for disabled sayThe Tennessean: Second Harvest reaps benefits of penny driveThe Tennessean: Opinion: Expanding health care coverage will aid nationThe Tennessean: Editorial: Metro exploits rape case for own endsNashville Post: VUMC lands nearly $7M in clinical research grant

Week ending Feb. 14, 2014:

BBC News: Can the Germans save American labour?Associated Press: Facebook users, others react to gender optionsSan Fernando Valley Sun: Civil rights icon James Lawson provides living history at CSUNScience Daily: Love is good for the heart, cardiologist saysThe Tennessean: Sinkholes are common in Middle TNThe Tennessean: Woman in Vanderbilt rape case becomes party in Tennessean records lawsuitThe Tennessean: Opinion: Metro’s secrecy on domestic violence report is disservice to cityHuntsville Times: ‘Jeopardy!’ contestant, Huntsville native Eric Turner’s College Championship debut results are inNashville Scene: StudioVU: Charles Long at Vanderbilt’s Wilson HallThe Tennessean: Nashville Valentine’s Day concerts: Wynonna, Nashville Jazz Orchestra, Rick Springfield & moreThe Tennessean: Ms. Cheap: Olympics reach NashvilleThe Tennessean: ‘Get Fit’ offers path to Walk Across WilliamsonFoxNews.com: Researchers work to secure military smartphonesPublic Radio International: The World: Does the West have a monopoly on love?Agence France Presse: El gusto por el poder de la izquierda radical latinoamericanaUSA Today: States consider changes in liquor, beer, wine lawsNavy Times: Find your niche with new master’s degreesBankInfoSecurity.com: Steps to mitigate ‘spear phishing’AL.com: ‘Jeopardy!’ Q&A: Huntsville native, Vandy student Eric Turner talks show’s green room, Alex Trebek’s height, moreThe Tennessean: TN legislators push balanced federal budgetThe Tennessean: Woman who came forward in rape case determined to ‘get this resolved’The Tennessean: State files motion to intervene on media’s suit over Vanderbilt rape case recordsNashville Post: Amp debate continues as ‘Scene’ unveils year-long seriesYahoo! News: Live up north? Your gut may have more ‘fat’ microbesYahoo! News: Bob Costas takes a break: why pink eye is so contagiousAssociated Press: MTSU Poll: Haslam job approval takes diveThe Tennessean: Camilla Benbow: Where a child lives can affect chances of successThe Tennessean: Medicaid crosses difficult political territoryThe Tennessean: Global Mall in Antioch faces an identity crisisThe Tennessean: Editorial: Sexual assault privacy bill: protecting victims or those in power?New York Times: Turning a mosquito’s sense of smell against itNature: Academic medical centers fear squeeze from Affordable Care ActToronto Globe and Mail: Tennessee auto plant vote could give UAW a boostThe Tennessean: Bill would shield ID and personal information of rape victimsNashville Business Journal: Vanderbilt receives grant renewal for AIDS researchNashville Business Journal: Poll: Haslam’s job approval takes big diveFinancial Times: Funding: Income share agreements lure entrepreneursBloomberg Businessweek: Hospital jobs in U.S. fall for second month on health-law changeNational Geographic: Mosquito sperm follow their “noses” to an eggThe Tennessean: Haslam’s plan for free community college brings challenges on top of opportunityThe Tennessean: Vanderbilt study looks at hearing loss among musiciansThe Tennessean: Haslam spares infant care program in proposed budgetThe Tennessean: Opera looks to connect with childrenChapter16.org: Arguing for democracy

Week ending Feb. 7, 2014:

NSF Science Now: Episode 19The Philadelphia Inquirer: University of Pennsylvania is launching LGBT health initiativeDefenseTech: Vanderbilt works to secure military smartphonesAssociated Press: Things to know about Pennsylvania’s ice storm’s aftermathReal Clear Politics: Call for testing pause thickens common core plotWallet Hub: Sochi Olympics by the numbersThe Tennessean: Students smash scales to fight eating disordersThe Tennessean: Toddler’s birthday marks two years of blessings after heart transplantThe Tennessean: Ms. Cheap: Final Four group sponsors discussion of women in sportsNashville Lifestyles: The affair to careReuters: Michelle Obama pushes college financial aid initiativeAmericas Quarterly: Latin Americans’ perceptions of the challenges of urban livingSmithsonian Magazine: Mosquito sperm can detect smellsLebanon Democrat: Vanderbilt hypertension clinic receives national recognitionThe Tennessean: The Tennessean sues Metro over Vanderbilt rape caseNew York Times: Tennessee governor urges 2 free years of community college and technical schoolABC News: Lawmakers seek Endangered Species Act overhaulScience News: Mosquito sperm may sense smellsFuturity: How big teams of neurons work together so fastSlate: Widows peakSan Francisco Chronicle: Top five reasons to drink teaThe Tennessean: Opinion: Women’s sports coverage falls shortThe Tennessean: Ms. Cheap: Expand your palette with these upcoming eventsThe Tennessean: Public art classes at Vanderbilt stir creativityYahoo!: Mosquito sperm have ‘sense of smell’New York Times: Preschool push moving ahead in many statesAssociated Press: Changes sought for Endangered Species ActScience Daily: In the brain: Number of neurons in a network may not matterDaily Register (Harrisburg, Ill.): Saline native nominated for GrammyCBC Music: Student one-ups Billy Joel at university lectureJournal of Blacks in Higher Education: Three African American scholars in new teaching rolesCampus Technology: What will drive technology adoption in colleges and universities this decadeHealthDay News: A challenge at work might ease autism symptoms in adultsDes Moines Register: Painting helps ISU professor find voice after strokeNorth Raleigh (N.C.) News: Teacher “tenure” proposal is misleadingGovernment Health IT: Making meaningful use of clinical decision supportThe Tennessean: Mt. Juliet musician trumpets anthem’s birthdayThe Tennessean: Steve Buchanan: The protector of all things OpryThe Tennessean: Vanderbilt promotes police chief to vice chancellor postThe Tennessean: Disabilities website helps doctors communicate with, treat patientsThe Tennessean: Rabbi Randall Falk’s conscience led city in stormy times

Week ending Jan. 31, 2014:

USA Today: NFL takes aim at $25 billion, but at what price?CBS News: Road ahead for college football players union is not an easy oneU.S. News and World Report: Measuring colleges’ success graduating higher-income studentsPR Web: Vanderbilt professor nominated for prestigious NAACP Image Award for work on underrepresented gifted studentsSlate: Republicans face a conundrum: support for working moms means support for child careThe Tennessean: World’s educators come to Nashville to learnThe Tennessean: Nashville residents discuss transit issuesThe Tennessean: Peter Cooper on music: Music knocked down South’s racial barriersWashington Post: Why don’t Americans trust the government? Because the other party is in power.New York Daily News: Opinion: Novel idea: Listen to expertsBerwickshire (U.K.) News: How you can do your bit to helpMedPage Today: 10 Questions: Corey Slovis, M.D.Human Resource Executive Online: Setting up autistic employees to succeedNashville Scene: A portrait series remembers women killed at AuschwitzThe Tennessean: Vanderbilt to offer master’s in private school leadership.
The Tennessean: Obama the latest of many presidents to visitThe Tennessean: Prosecutors defer hearing on lawyer misconduct charge in Vandy caseNew York Times: A court’s all-hands approach aids girls most at riskNew York Times: Outsiders, not auto plant, battle U.A.W. in TennesseeScience (AAAS): Why ‘sexual mind control’ is rare in natureThe Tennessean: Nashville-area workers, employers differ on raising minimum wageThe Tennessean: TN lawmakers debate preschool’s long-term impactThe Tennessean: College, university endowments grow in Middle TN, nationwideThe Tennessean: Vanderbilt’s visiting writers series kicks offClarksville (Tenn.) Leaf-Chronicle: Clarksville parents blame each other for newborn’s injuries in severe child abuse trialHuffington Post: For HBCUs, the proof is in the productivityWashington Post: What a life can be: One therapist’s take on schizo-affective disorderU.S. News and World Report: Thirteen ways to beat a coldYahoo! News U.K.: Is living in cities making us unhappy and dysfunctional?Associated Press: Audit of DCS finds numerous problemsWashington Post: U-Md. and Johns Hopkins offer specialized sequences of online courses via CourseraNashville Scene: Has the Amp’s design left the station?Inside Higher Ed: Econ jobs, money, loveInside Higher Ed: Poli Sci victory, for nowHealthDay News: Adults with diabetes need a flu shot: expertsAssociated Press: Middle Tennessee flu deaths surpass 2009-2010Boston Review: Opinion: Dogs are not peopleModern Healthcare: Contraception ruling could spur other Catholic not-for-profit groups to seek exemptionsPittsburgh Post-Gazette: Bar exam falling out of favorThe Tennessean: Editorial: Our view: Haslam needs to strengthen meth control proposalsThe Tennessean: Vanderbilt study aims to halt preschool obesityThe Tennessean: Apps before napsThe Tennessean: Even earliest scribbles have meaning, teachers say.
The Tennessean: Pre-K classes teach kids how to be ‘Super Friends’The Tennessean: Grammy stories from Music CityThe Tennessean: Old graves at Nashville Zoo may present dilemmaThe Tennessean: Yellow DOT on vehicle can be difference between life and death in emergenciesThe Tennessean: Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital to open Spring Hill after-hours clinicNashville Post: Vanderbilt names associate vice chancellor for alumni relationsNashville Post: VU promotes police chief, two in finance division

Week ending Jan. 24, 2014:

New York Times: How to help homeless familiesFuturity: Political tolerance wanes in parts of Latin AmericaThe Tennessean: Vanderbilt cracks top 10 list for medical research fundingThe Tennessean: Middle Tennessee flu deaths surpass toll from 2009-10 H1N1 pandemicThe Tennessean: Camilla Benbow: New research suggests kindergartners perform better when challenged with advanced contentDaily News Journal: Opinion: Haslam needs to strengthen meth control proposalsThe Tennessean: Ms. Cheap: Blair School of Music showcases its best studentsFranklin Home Page: Williamson County lawmakers in favor of wine in grocery storesBBC News: Music city Nashville has hopes of becoming technology townAssociated Press: Extreme temperatures hard for allergy sufferersU.S. News and World Report: Earning a master’s degree in education opens the door to top pay and jobsWeather.com: Why flu season strikes in winterLa Nueva España (Spain): Se detectan problemas de vista y oído en niños autistasRealtorMag: Providing help during a break-upThe Tennessean: Vanderbilt: Flu season has killed at least 17 Middle TennesseansChronicle of Higher Education: Coursera will offer certificates for sequences of MOOCsChristian Science Monitor: Documents offer rare inside look at Chicago priest sex abuseThe Weather Channel: Why flu season strikes in winterFuturity: Sight and sound are out of sync in kids with autismThe Tennessean: WastAway turns ‘fluff’ into fuel sourceThe Tennessean: Providers slow to go electronicThe Tennessean: Middle school students practice conflict resolutionNashville Scene: Installation view: Hannah Stahl’s Index — Women of Auschwitz at Vanderbilt’s Space 204The Tennessean: Vanderbilt rape suspect allowed to remove GPS ankle monitorNewsweek: America hates its gifted kidsAssociated Press: Vanderbilt to offer private school master’sJerusalem Post: Opinion: Beyond exodus: Christian faith and the American RevolutionYahoo! Geekquinox: What mystery source is ejecting stars from the Milky Way?Futurity: Prenatal group sessions may mean less weight gainFuturity: ‘Backdoor’ approach may stop deadly brain tumorsThe Tennessean: Companies vie for naming rights to Nashville Sounds’ new ballparkNashville Post: VU Law School dean reappointedThe Tennessean: Vanderbilt makes hiring of Stanford’s Derek Mason officialNational Public Radio: ‘Betray me and you’re dead’: how loyalty leached out of politicsDallas Morning News: Do classroom walkthroughs lead to higher student achievement?U.S. News and World Report: Students share tips on applying to top national universitiesAsian News International (India): Independent work environments could reduce autism symptomsMedPage Today: 10 Questions: E. Wesley Ely, M.D., M.P.H.The Tennessean: Vanderbilt tackles sexual assault awareness with posters around campusThe Tennessean: Opinion: Gail Kerr: Metro Schools Director Jesse Register’s pre-K plan worth a tryThe Tennessean: Opinion: Honor MLK with actionThe Tennessean: King Day events in Middle TN begin with C.T. Vivian speaking at breakfastTennessee Register: Community house members embrace ‘radical Christian discipleship’

Week ending Jan. 17, 2014:

ABC News: Walter Reed searches for patient who tested HIV positiveAssociated Press: Haslam announces anti-meth proposal in TennesseeReal Clear Policy: Universal preschool: expensive and ineffectiveThe Tennessean: Peter Cooper on music: don’t call Peter Guralnick a criticThe Tennessean: Ms. Cheap: Price makes basketball games a slam dunkNashville Lifestyles: What to do this weekendHuffington Post: Children with autism perceive sights and sounds separatelyNew York Times: H.I.V.-positive person, told otherwise, is being soughtAgence France-Presse: U.S. top court mulls abortion clinic buffer zone caseCampus Technology: How to make the most of the flipped classroomHuffington Post Canada: Are Neil Young’s oilsands comments productive or polarizing?Disability Scoop: Work environment may improve autism symptomsNashville Scene: A list of MLK Day events in Nashville to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.Nashville Scene: Skip those faddish regimens — gradually change your eating habits for more lasting resultsThe Tennessean: Parents embrace empty nest.
The Tennessean: TN named ‘State of the Year’ by Business Facilities magazineThe Tennessean: Opinion: Liddell, the ‘Flying Scotsman,’ ran for his religionThe Tennessean: Torry Johnson dismisses Vanderbilt’s internal rape findings as ‘irrelevant’The Tennessean: Vanderbilt’s rape investigation finds insufficient evidence against Brandon VandenburgNashville Post: Gov expected to lead on pseudoephedrine legislationTime: Study: Young people store ‘high definition’ memoriesThe Tennessean: Vanderbilt’s autism study unveils clues to bonding, communication issuesNew York Times: Seeking clues to obesity in rare hunger disorderSen (UK): Astronomers probe riddle of runaway starsScience Daily: Employment may lead to improvement in autism symptomsSan Francisco Chronicle: Paying with cash helps cut out junk foodThe Tennessean: Ms. Cheap: Concerts celebrate Mozart’s birthdayNashville Post: VU Divinity School lands Lily grantChronicle of Mt. Juliet: MJ man to play National Anthem 100 times in 2014The Atlantic: What it’s like to be the first person in your family to go to collegeScience: South America’s hidden epidemicWashington Post: As teacher merit pay spreads, one noted voice cries, ‘It doesn’t work’National Public Radio: Skunk Bear: Hummingbird animationTampa Bay Times: Politifact: Buried in the Affordable Care Act is “a huge government bailout.”Popular Science: Why are these stars fleeing the Milky Way?MLive.com (Michigan): Kindergarten classes should focus on more advanced content, less on basics, research showsThe Tennessean: Strong work ethic pays off for entire lifeThe Tennessean: Regular screenings key to cervical wellnessNashville Post: VUMC relocating cardiac procedure areasChristian Science Monitor: Speeding stars pose puzzle to scientists: What got them moving?Gizmodo: How Vanderbilt’s secret software lab is saving AmericaAl Jazeera America: Caribbean countries unlikely to see slave-trade reparations from EuropeHa’aretz (Israel): Amid bitter debate, MLA academics condemn Israel’s entry policiesForbes: 30 under 30ANI (India): Young kids achieve 90 percent of recommended daily physical activity in 11.3 hoursAssociated Press: Top issues facing Tenn. lawmakers in 2014Associated Press: Tenn. GOP lawmakers seek quick, conflict-free legislative session as election season loomsAssociated Press: Pharmacy tracking doesn’t decrease meth labsThe Tennessean: Is the time ripe for wine in grocery stores? GOP leaders think soThe Tennessean: Terry Adams, a Knoxville Democrat, launches bid for SenateWashington Examiner: Anthony Kennedy turns moderation into powerNew York Times: Letter to the Editor: ‘Jack London’New York Times: Light-bulb moments for a nonprofitNashville Business Journal: Vanderbilt calls for innovation to fight revenue declineThe Tennessean: Indulge a passion, gain new skills at lifelong learning classesThe Tennessean: Flu deaths in Middle Tennessee rise to 12Nashville Scene: Register to pitch pre-K plan Tuesday

Week ending Jan. 10, 2014:

ANI (India): New class of hypervelocity stars escaping gravitational grasp of Milky WayReuters: Seattle police: Can off-duty officers work pot shop security?Huffington Post: School May Pose Challenges For Gifted Kids, Too, Study SaysFuturity: Insider trading laws aren’t adapting to new marketsFuturity: Youth suicide risk doesn’t differ between antidepressantsBloomberg: Dartmouth College hires Dever from Vanderbilt as new provostThe Tennessean: Ms. Cheap: Indulge a passion or learn new skills at adult classesNashville Post: Stately Vanderbilt structure undergoes $1M-plus rehabPhiladelphia Inquirer: Christie in uncharacteristic role—on defensiveAssociated Press: At least 11 flu deaths reported in TennesseeFeminist Studies in Religion: Opinion: Duck, duck, gooseChristian Chronicle: Race and Churches of Christ: New book dispels mythsThe Tennessean: Opinion: Gifted students need more attentionThe Tennessean: Help entire family get fit in the new yearThe Tennessean: Meharry clinic offers free flu vaccinesThe Tennessean: Student’s two-time cancer survival inspires lessonsThe Tennessean: Death of Vanderbilt research piglet upsets animal rights activistsMedical Daily: How gifted children are held back: Unmet needs and the limits of educating the top 0.01%Michigan Public Radio: Ideas & Stuff: Why kids in poverty are rarely seen as “gifted”Above the Law: ATL’s top-rated law schools for 2013Huffington Post: Exercise benefits lie In molecule called BAIBA, scientists findWashington Monthly: Blog: How to push phony poll numbers in the public squareThe Tennessean: Flu deaths in Tennessee begin to mountThe Tennessean: Flooding caused by burst pipe displaced 17 Ronald McDonald House familiesWPLN: Is it really too cold for college students to get to class?Washington Post: Getting married makes female economists poorer and male economists richerSlate: Bring me the gas!Futurity: Should schools do more for gifted students?Futurity: Can ‘supersized’ help you lose weight?Reuters: Top economist at U.S. SEC set to depart this springPhiladelphia Inquirer: Obituary: Wendell Anderson; was RCA engineerMinnapolis Star-Tribune: Medtronic buys N.J. firm that developed anti-infection technologyGovInfoSecurity: Why training doesn’t mitigate phishingNewsy: Losing sleep might damage brain tissue: studyThe Tennessean: Opinion: Celebrate freedom as national anthem marks 200th yearThe Tennessean: Opinion: Caring for brain-dead girl may cost other livesNashville Pride: Danny Glover headlines 2014 MLK celebration at Vanderbilt UniversityAARP: Obama and Boehner: Partisan agenda or bipartisan duet?The Boston Globe: Becker’s Hospital Review names 100 hospitals with great orthopedic programsScience Daily: Pennies vs. pounds: how ‘supersizing’ could actually lead to healthier choicesThe Journal of Blacks in Higher Education: Higher education grants of interest to African AmericansExaminer: This year’s flu more severe and widespread, hitting young adults hardestExaminer: Becoming a runner is five easy stepsThe Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tenn.): Vanderbilt plans to expand children’s hospital in NashvilleChattanooga Times Free Press: Tennessee Democrats seeking challenger to Gov. Bill HaslamThe Tennessean: Tennessee Democrats hamstrung by lack of candidatesThe Tennessean: Gail Kerr: Tennessee’s littlest citizens depend on state-funded centersNashville Business Journal: Vandy, TriStar see opportunity in pediatrics

Week ending Jan. 3, 2014:

NPR: A graduate program works to diversify the science worldScientific American: Fact or fiction: Feed a cold, starve a feverCNET: How to better spy on a childhood virusModern Healthcare: Contraception compromise at stake as high court mulls injunctionThe Tennessean: Infant care program that has saved babies faces TennCare budget axNashville Ledger: Middle Tennessee auto parts supplier Calsonic Kansei offers a blueprint for worker wellness, cost containmentAsia News International (India): New potential cure for hard-to-treat melanomas on horizonKansas City Star: Kansas to add voters to rolls by comparing birth certificatesJamestown (R.I.) Press: Auschwitz victims give island painter inspiration for solo art exhibitThe Tennessean: Rep. Diane Black leads fight against ICE’s public advocate programThe Tennessean: March of Dimes awards honor local nursesNashville Business Journal: Vanderbilt revives plans for children’s hospital expansionThe Tennessean: Vanderbilt children’s hospital plans to add 4-story towerABC News: Flu outbreak spreads across U.S., affects young adultsWashington Times: Move afoot in Virginia to create registry of restaurants friendly to gun ownersMother Jones: Does Purell create superbugs?Cannon (Tenn.) Courier: Heart attacks spike during holiday seasonThe Tennessean: Be careful how you pop your New Year’s cork—for eyes’ sakeNashville Post: VU lands $1.5M grant to create humanities partnership with TSU, two othersNashville Post: VUSM develops tool to assess resident performanceChristian Science Monitor: Federal judge: NSA data collection is lawful ‘counter-punch’ against terrorReuters: High rates of high blood pressure persist in U.S. SoutheastSalon: Science’s obsession: The search for a “smart pill”Associated Press: Ed. officials face curriculum, textbook fightEveryday Health: Does the whooping cough vaccine work?Jackson (Tenn.) Sun: Martin won’t enforce meth precursor ordinanceThe Tennessean: Drummer with disease stays positive