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Video: “Genomics, Religion, and Communication: Traversing Perspectives, Vocabularies, and Findings”

Apr. 10, 2008—Watch video of discussion from the Vanderbilt Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society and Center for the Study of Religion and Culture conference, "Religion and Genomics: Navigating Pathways and Perspectives of Patient Care."

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Video: "Science Education in the 21st Century: Using the Tools of Physics to Teach Physics"

Apr. 9, 2008—Carl E. Wieman from the University of British Columbia who shared the 2001 Nobel Prize in physics for the creation of a new state of matter talks about the future of science education.

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Video: “Science Education in the 21st Century: Using the Tools of Physics to Teach Physics”

Apr. 9, 2008—Carl E. Wieman from the University of British Columbia who shared the 2001 Nobel Prize in physics for the creation of a new state of matter talks about the future of science education.

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Video: "Religion and Genomics: Health Care Professionals and Religion: Is This Trail Off Limits?"

Apr. 9, 2008—Watch video from the Vanderbilt Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society and Center for the Study of Religion and Culture conference, "Religion and Genomics: Navigating Pathways and Perspectives of Patient Care."

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Video: “Religion and Genomics: Health Care Professionals and Religion: Is This Trail Off Limits?”

Apr. 9, 2008—Watch video from the Vanderbilt Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society and Center for the Study of Religion and Culture conference, "Religion and Genomics: Navigating Pathways and Perspectives of Patient Care."

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All you need to know about coffee to be covered at Vanderbilt conference; Free tasting at event’s conclusion

Oct. 22, 2007—Coffee, an enticing beverage that is one of Latin America‘s most prized exports, will be the focus of a conference and tasting at Vanderbilt University on Friday, Oct. 26. The event will be from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at the Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center and is free and open to the public.

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Expert on psychiatry of teens with disabilities to speak at Vanderbilt Kennedy Center

Jan. 6, 2006—Thomas Weisner, an expert on the mental health challenges and needs of teens with disabilities, will deliver the 2006 Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Martin Luther King Jr. lecture Monday, Jan. 16, at 4:10 p.m. in Room 241 of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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November Vanderbilt Kennedy Center events include lecture on minorities in special education classes, art exhibit

Nov. 1, 2005—November offers several opportunities for members of the Nashville community to learn more about developmental disabilities, emotional temperament and art at the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development. The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center is located at the corner of 21st Avenue South and Edgehill Avenue.

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September Vanderbilt Kennedy Center events include lecture by commissioner of the Administration on Developmental Disabilities, photo exhibit

Sep. 20, 2005—September offers several opportunities for members of the community to learn more about developmental disabilities, education and art at the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development. The Kennedy Center is located at the corner of 21st Avenue South and Edgehill Avenue.

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Emotional disorders expert to speak at Vanderbilt Kennedy Center

Apr. 19, 2005— Richard Davidson, a psychologist who studies adults and young children who have or are at risk for emotional disorders, autism and other developmental disorders, will speak at the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development on Thursday, April 21, at 4 p.m.

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Expert on family dynamics to speak at Vanderbilt Kennedy Center

Feb. 15, 2005— What changes does a family go through when one of its members has a disability? Marsha Seltzer, Vaughn Bascom Professor of Social Work at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will discuss her research on this topic at the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development Thursday, Feb. 17, at 4 p.m.

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Experts in learning disabilities to speak at Vanderbilt Kennedy Center

Feb. 8, 2005— New findings on how best to identify students with learning disabilities will be presented by Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development members Donald Compton, Doug Fuchs and Lynn Fuchs on Thursday, Feb. 10, at 4 p.m. at the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center.

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