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Dukes Setting 'An Example of What Good Faculty Should Be'
Albert Dukes III had a hard time choosing between chemistry and physics. In the end, he went with chemistry, because it was "more hands-on, and more applicable in terms of benefiting you in life." The nanocrystal research that he is doing at Lander, where he has taught since earning a Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University in 2011, is a perfect example ... (more)
Mon May 20, 2013
How religions change their mind
Once upon a time, animal sacrifice was an important part of Hindu life, Catholic priests weren't celibate and visual depictions of the Prophet Muhammad were part of Islamic art.
Sun May 19, 2013
New MTSU Mass Communication dean Paulson helped stage new Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame
The incoming dean of MTSU's College of Mass Communication, Ken Paulson, played a key role in the development of the new Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame that was unveiled Sunday.
Couple of the Week: Corinne Hartong and Kevin Mattern
How did a New York nuclear physicist find the right chemistry with a savvy Southern belle? They met in the middle, of course! Kevin Mattern and Nashville native Corinne Hartong met at a "policy event" in the heart of Washington, D.C. The two had both moved to D.C. in the summer of 2009.
AGA honors distinguished clinicians, researchers and educators with prestigious recognition awards
Each year, the American Gastroenterological Association recognizes several individuals for their outstanding contributions and achievements in gastroenterology through its esteemed recognition awards.
Sat May 18, 2013
Mill Creek High School Valedictorian to Study Physics, Salutatorian Is Harvard-Bound
Gwinnett County Public Schools has announced the 2013 valedictorian and salutatorian for Mill Creek High School .
2013 Tennessee Women's Health Report Card
The Tennessee Woman's Health Report Card was released earlier this week through a joint effort by the Department of Health, Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Meharry Medical College.
Fri May 17, 2013
50 Year Anniversary Of Kennedy's Nashville Visit
Months before his assassination, President John F. Kennedy came to Nashville to celebrate Vanderbilt University's 90th anniversary.
Music City Center adds parking to downtown
When the new Music City Center opens to the public Sunday it will have the second largest parking garage in Davidson County and will be the most modern parking facility in downtown, according to MCC Security and Parking officials.
Cheerleaders injured in crash, Woman cited for DUI
Two high school cheerleaders were injured in a two-vehicle crash near Montgomery Central High School Thursday morning.
Medical Examiner: Infant's death is a homicide
According to the Chattanooga Times Free Press , 3-month-old Colin Eugene Russell's body had injuries in various stages of healing.
Wed May 15, 2013
A child without dreams
Every day four children in America are killed by abuse or neglect. More than 750,000 children are abused or neglected each year.
Scott Dochterman wrote a new blog post: Iowa's Barnes lands with Vanderbilt
Iowa football administrative assistant Tyler Barnes has accepted a position with Vanderbilt University, Iowa associate sports information director Matt Weitzel confirmed Wednesday.
Untangling the tree of life
The genomics revolution has given them mountains of DNA data that they can sift through to reconstruct the evolutionary history that connects all living beings.
The Choice Blog: Another College Search Outside the Familiar, This Time for a Roommate
Bryan Stromer , a student at the New York City Lab School for Collaborative Studies, is one of eight high school seniors around the world blogging about their college searches.
UGA Students and Alums Get Fellowships from National Science Foundation
By Laurie Anderson Ten University of Georgia students and alumni received graduate research fellowships from the National Science Foundation to conduct research while working on their master's and doctoral degrees.
Tue May 14, 2013
Science Fiction in the News
Smartphone Sensor System Tracks Gunfire
Engineers from Vanderbilt University have developed an inexpensive hardware module and related software that can transform an Android smartphone into a simple shooter location system.
Drug consultant to St. Thomas clinic in meningitis outbreak works for Vanderbilt
A Vanderbilt pharmaceutical official was the mystery consultant utilized by St. Thomas Outpatient Neurosurgery Center when it was deciding whether to procure the steroids from the Massachusetts drug compounding firm later blamed for a nationwide outbreak of fungal meningitis that has killed 15 Tennessee patients.
Students weigh in on the Plan B debate
Recent court rulings may make the Plan B 'morning-after pill' more widely available across college campuses and in drugstores, but not if the Obama administration has a say.