2 hrs ago
Marriage Equality In Tennessee? Vanderbilt Poll Shows Significant Shift
Well, this is good news. The Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN, recently conducted a poll that shows the highly Conservative RED state of Tennessee, is having a positive change of heart towards legalized marriage for same-sex couples.
2 hrs ago
Northern Virginia Daily
Leadership among top things learned at military academies
Sisters Ashley, left, and Allyson McManus, 18, of Middletown, share a smile during an interview Thursday.
6 hrs ago
AxoGen, Inc. Receives Grant in Partnership With Vanderbilt University From
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8 hrs ago
Lebanon woman wins top leadership honor
She's a Girl Scout troop leader, PTO board member and volunteer, Sunday school teacher, serves on numerous boards from Cumberland University to Friends of Music and the Arts, and for all these reasons and more, Jenni Moscardelli is also the 15th Leadership Wilson Commitment to Leadership Award recipient.
9 hrs ago
Cherokee's Top Graduating Seniors Honored for Academic Success
The Cherokee County School District and school board members on Tuesday honored the valedictorians and salutatorians of the class of 2013 during its 13th annual Scholar Recognition Banquet.
16 hrs ago
Nashville City Paper
On the Move: 23 May 2013
"We are very happy to welcome Gary to Civil Site," said Rob Porter, CSDG managing principal.
20 hrs ago
Delco woman, finally on road to diploma, faces new challenge
Denise Logsdon on the front porch of her Springfield home. Her family is in the Navy, her husband's Army so they fly the flag enthusiastically.
Wed May 22, 2013
Lebanon teen accidentally shot himself in the leg
The victim was with another 14-year-old friend looking at a gun on the front porch of the home when it discharged, police said.
Tennessee now evenly split on marriage equality; nearly 2/3 support benefits to same-sex partners
A poll conducted this month for Vanderbilt University found that 49 percent of Tennesseans support gay marriage or civil unions while 46 percent are opposed to both, suggesting the state is now evenly divided on whether to extend legal recognition to same-sex couples.
Science, Industry and Business
Researchers find genetic tie to improved survival time for pulmonary fibrosis
Research into genetic features of pulmonary fibrosis by physicians and scientists at the University of Colorado School of Medicine may lead to improved treatment of this deadly lung disease, according to a paper published online by JAMA.
Friendship Christian student doesn't shy away from challenges
Friendship Christian School valedictorian Ethan Kearney graduated with a perfect 4.0 grade-point average, but going to school was never about his grades.
College is expensive. And thanks to Washington, you might soon be paying more
For a talented, creative few, there's David Letterman. For most, there's a labyrinth of paperwork, hard decisions and painful sacrifices that could have dramatic repercussions on their financial health decades from now.
Tue May 21, 2013
Former CBO official to lead Vandy's new Department of Health Policy
Vanderbilt University Medical Center has tapped Dr. Melinda Buntin , deputy assistant director for health at the Congressional Budget Office, to chair its new Department of Health Policy, starting this August.
Knoxville News Sentinel
Vanderbilt poll: Tennesseans oppose online tax
A majority of Tennesseans oppose the state enforcing online sales taxes, though respondents were split on whether the current system is fair to local businesses, according to a Vanderbilt University poll released Tuesday.
Does Prostate Cancer Treatment Help Older, Sick Men?
Older men with other illnesses may not live long enough to benefit from aggressive prostate cancer treatments, such as prostate removal or radiation, and they'd have to live with their side effects, says a new study.
New multi-million dollar research center aims to solve the mystery of premature birth
Three major Ohio universities and four hospitals have joined with the March of Dimes Foundation to establish a new collaborative research program aimed exclusively at finding the unknown causes of premature birth.
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.