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Event celebrates 12 Vanderbilt endowed chair holders

Aug. 30, 2013—Twelve Vanderbilt University faculty members named to endowed chairs were lauded for their extraordinary academic achievements during an Aug. 28 celebration.

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Vanderbilt honors top graduates during Commencement

May. 10, 2013—Vanderbilt University Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos presented Founder’s Medals to the university’s top scholars during Commencement on May 10.

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Mayor Dean engages with Divinity students on community service

Apr. 11, 2013—The strong value placed on community volunteerism is among the reasons Nashville has received extensive national press for its enviable quality of life, Nashville Mayor Karl Dean recently told Vanderbilt Divinity students.

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Zeppos reflects on first five years as chancellor

Mar. 1, 2013—The One Vanderbilt transformation continues as Nicholas S. Zeppos marks five years as chancellor. Read the story and watch video of Zeppos discussing the opportunities and challenges facing Vanderbilt today.

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‘Duties of Care, Rights of Conscience’ subject of medical lecture

Sep. 11, 2012—R. Alta Charo, the Warren P. Knowles Professor of Law and Bioethics at the University of Wisconsin Law School and a member of the Institute of Medicine, will discuss “Duties of Care, Rights of Conscience” at noon Friday, Sept. 21, in Light Hall, Room 208.

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Study sees eligibility confusion ahead for Affordable Care Act applicants

Jun. 8, 2012—A Vanderbilt expert on health policy and economics says that many people who get subsidized private health insurance under the Affordable Care Act in 2014 could face confusing changes in eligibility and cost sharing, and some will be required to pay the government back after the first year of participation.

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Williams, others elected to Frist Board of Trustees

Mar. 23, 2012—Vanderbilt Associate Director of Community, Neighborhood and Government Relations Gail Carr Williams and others with ties to the university have been elected to the Frist Center for the Visual Arts’ Board of Trustees. In all, five accomplished community leaders were elected, and Steve Turner and Bernice Gordon were named the Board of Trustees’ first honorary...

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Jun. 2, 2011—Read about Vanderbilt faculty, staff, student and alumni's latest awards, appointments and achievements

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Distinguished Vanderbilt complex litigation scholar Richard Nagareda dies

Oct. 11, 2010—Richard Nagareda, the David Daniels Allen Professor of Law and director of the Cecil D. Branstetter Litigation and Dispute Resolution Program at Vanderbilt University Law School, died at his home on Friday, Oct. 8. He was 47. Memorial arrangements are pending.

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Watch: VUCast: Life lessons for medical students, and they can juggle what?

Apr. 16, 2010— The "real world" for medical students; a presidential appointment; discovering a new element; and they juggled what? It’s VUCast time for April 16.

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Vanderbilt’s Peabody College named No. 2 education school in nation; U.S. News & World Report releases annual graduate school rankings

Mar. 28, 2008—Vanderbilt University\'s Peabody College of education and human development is the second-ranked education school in the nation, according to the latest rankings of graduate and professional schools by U.S. News & World Report.

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Video: Should states mandate HPV vaccine for public school students?

Feb. 6, 2008—Watch streaming video of a multi-disciplinary panel taking up the controversial topic of state-required vaccinations for sexually transmitted disease on Tuesday, Feb. 5, in the Flynn Auditorium of the Vanderbilt Law School.

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