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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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Vanderbilt honors top graduates during Commencement

May. 11, 2012—Top scholars from Vanderbilt University’s undergraduate and professional schools are being honored with Founder’s Medals during Commencement on Friday, May 11.

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VUCast Newscast: Emotional battle: How Vanderbilt is helping troops get mental help

Jan. 20, 2012—This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s weekly newscast highlighting research, experts, students, sports and everything Vanderbilt: Emotional Battle: how Vanderbilt is helping returning troops get mental help Why women make better politicians  See why the country’s smartest kids are flocking to Vanderbilt years before they enter college!  

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VUCast: Political past revealed

Aug. 22, 2011—See some of the unique items and stories U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander reveals to Vanderbilt from his time as governor. Plus, how one Vandy professor thinks President Obama could fix the immigration issue and why VUMC is cheering!  

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Vanderbilt class explores genetic link to voters’ behavior

Mar. 3, 2008—A quirky new Vanderbilt University course blends politics and biological science to explore the effect of genetic make-up on political choices. Distinguished Professor of Political Science John Geer and David Bader, a professor of medicine and cell and developmental biology, are co-teaching "Genetics and Politics" this spring.

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