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Forbes: Meet the startup that makes building apps quick and easy
Hatch Technologies, a startup co-founded by Vanderbilt Alum Param Jaggi, automates the process of building custom apps.

Yahoo: How to get better sleep
Beth Malow, professor of neurology and Burry Chair in Cognitive Childhood Development, offers suggestions of what to do to get better sleep.

Vox: Thousands of organs are lost before they can be donated. Here’s how to save them
Tens of thousands of viable organs are also lost each year rather than going to patients in desperate need. Seth Karp, H. William Scott Jr. Chair in Surgery, is referenced.

Politico: NSA’s new cyber offerings
The NSA announced partnerships with six universities to conduct cybersecurity research over the next five years. Vanderbilt is among the universities involved.

Leaf Chronicle: A history of red flags didn’t keep guns out of hands of Waffle House shooting suspect

Jonathan Metzl
, Frederick B. Rentschler II Professor of Sociology and Medicine, Health and Society, is quoted.

Chalkbeat: Report says Tennessee’s pre-K program needs consistent monitoring and more rigor to get better
Tennessee’s pre-k programs face criticism toward their curriculum and lack of improvement measures. A Vanderbilt study is mentioned.