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5 hrs ago | ABC News

10 Great Hotels in College Towns

As summer unofficially comes to an end and Labor Day fast approaches, it can only mean one thing - school is about to be back in session.


Related Topix: Boston University, University of Texas at Austin, Saint Edward's University, Tennessee State University, Travel

16 hrs ago | The Afro American Newspaper

National Medical Association Appoints Morehouse Educator Dr. Lawrence Sanders as 115th President

According to a statement from the NMA, Sanders' goals for the coming year include, "ensuring that NMA remains relevant; assuring guidelines account for the disproportionate disease burdens of the select populations because of long-standing disparities in the health and health care; understanding the potential health consequences of climate change; ... (more)


Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Morehouse School of Medicine

Fri Aug 29, 2014


Photographer Donna Ferrato Launches Sept. 12 the First Gallery...

Donna Ferrato, a documentary photographer who has received international acclaim for her work to capture and end family violence, will launch Sept.


Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Photography, Arts

Thu Aug 28, 2014


Metro Police increase enforcement of texting while driving law

"This one mindless act on the part of a driver could affect so many others," Sergeant Bob Sheffield said.


Walton Sun

Community Briefs Aug. 29

In its signature fall "500/5000" issue, Inc. Magazine named NW Florida based Sunshine Shuttle & Limousine as "One of America's Fastest Growing Private Companies."


Related Topix: Walton County, FL, Panama City Beach, FL, us Travel, Travel, Santa Rosa Beach, FL, Troy University


You Will Be Made to Care

Vanderbilt University has decided student groups on campus cannot determine their own leadership.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Wedding

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Lebanon Democrat

When to take your child to the emergency room

Sometimes it's hard to tell what to do when a child gets sick at night or on weekends.


Related Topix: Pediatrics, Mount Juliet, TN

Columbia Daily Herald

Alleged robbery, assault suspect still at large

A man who allegedly assaulted and robbed a small business owner last week in Pulaski is still at large, Detective Sgt.


Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Columbia, TN


Tennessee lawyer Barrett dies, a civil rights champion

George Barrett, a lawyer who waged a nearly four-decade battle for desegregation of Tennessee's colleges and universities and represented student civil rights activists, has died at 86, a law firm partner said on Wednesday.


Related Topix: University of Tennessee, Tennessee State University

Fox News

Adding therapy to meds may speed depression recovery for some

For about a third of people with depression, adding cognitive therapy to treatment with antidepressant medication helps them reach remission and recovery quicker, according to a new study.


Related Topix: Depression, Health, Psychology, Science, Nashville, TN, Medicine, Psychiatry

Christianity Today

The Wrong Kind of Christian

I'm not a fundamentalist. My friends and I enjoy art, alcohol, and cultural engagement.


Science Blog

Is proposed college rating systems unfair to low-income, minority students?

In an effort to address recent accountability and financial aid policy proposals in Washington that may be detrimental to low-income and minority students, a higher education research and policy briefing will take place Sept.


Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania, University of Wisconsin Madison

Tue Aug 26, 2014


Ava Nell Timoschuk, 78

Ava Nell Timoschuk, 78, of Smyrna died Friday, Aug. 22, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville.


Related Topix: Nashville, TN

Media Matters for America

It's Women's Equality Day, And Conservative Media Have A Long Way To Go

August 26 marks Women's Equality Day , commemorating the passage of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution which gave women the right to vote.


Related Topix: University of Tennessee, University of North Carolina Asheville, Washington College, US News, Liberal Political News

KICD-AM Spencer

Emmetsburg Native Named Vanderbilt Provost

A 1980 graduate of Emmetsburg High School has risen to the position of Provost and Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs at Vanderbilt University.


Related Topix: Emmetsburg, IA, University of Iowa, Biology, Science, Cell Biology

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Courier

Rye awarded director of the year

Dr. JemmiLou Rye, formerly of Russellville, was awarded director of the year by the Orpheum Musical Theatre Award for her direction of the musical "Into the Woods."


Related Topix: Rhodes College, Nashville, TN

Alabama Live

Vanderbilt honors founding pastor of Vestavia Hills Methodist, who officiated son's same-sex wedding

Vanderbilt University plans to honor a former Vestavia Hills minister whose church trial for officiating his son's same-sex wedding was dropped earlier this year .


Related Topix: Wedding, Methodist, Religion, Vestavia Hills, AL, Southern College, Birmingham-Southern College

PhysOrg Weblog

Researchers develop new approach to identify 'drivers' of cancer

UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers have developed a new integrated approach to pinpoint the genetic "drivers" of cancer, uncovering eight genes that could be viable for targeted breast cancer therapy.


Related Topix: Genetics, Biology, Science, Bioinformatics, Loyola University Chicago

CBC News

The folly of mass quarantine, especially for diseases like Ebola

Last week, military personnel set up a barricade around the West Point slum in Liberia, but medical experts say there's no proof the medieval measure is effective.


Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Prince Edward County, VA, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

WTVF Nashville

Love and Theft's Stephen Barker Liles weds

Sorry ladies, both halves of the country duo Love and Theft are now off the market.


Related Topix: Nashville, TN, Wedding