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  1. KKK members insist during interview: 'We're not white supremacists'Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    ... a more respectable vision of the Klan," Inwood said. Extremist expert Sophie Bjork-James, a scholar at Vanderbilt University, prefers the term "racist right" to describe today's white supremacists. "They are not simply conservative or alt-right, but ...


  2. 2 injured in east Nashville apartment fireRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WKRN

    Crews told News 2 one woman was trapped inside a bedroom but the two officers at the scene were able to pull her out. She was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where she is listed in critical condition.


  3. Scholarship established to honor MottRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... He continued his education to earn his master's degree from the Peabody College of Education at Vanderbilt University and received an honorary law degree from Livingston University. In 1974, Mott was named vice president of administration at Walker ...


  4. Future looks bright for Dansby, BravesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Atlanta Braves

    ... Braves first-base coach Eddie Perez nodded later, saying of the notable former student-athlete from Vanderbilt University: "Dansby is definitely different, and he's very different. During Spring Training, he said hello to me, and he called me by my ...


  5. Therea s one big thing that can help poor kids get jobs 50 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Post

    ... Medicaid has returned at least 2 percent a year so far, according to the author of the paper, Vanderbilt University economist Andrew Goodman-Bacon -- excluding the benefits to patients themselves and focusing only on Uncle Sam's bottom line. The ...


  6. Payne seminary elects new president -Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Xenia Daily Gazette

    ... The internationally recognized biblical scholar and minister has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, and a Master of Divinity and Doctor of Philosophy degree from the University of Chicago. According to a release from ...


  7. Vandy poll: Tennesseans support a gas taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Business Journal

    A new poll from Vanderbilt University finds that Tennesseans support an increase to the state gas tax - and that Gov. Bill Haslam likely has the political capital to pursue such an increase.


  8. Intracellular dopamine receptor function may offer hope to schizophrenia patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... could someday lead to more effective treatment of drug addictions and neurological ... Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center have discovered a key mechanism that explains how compounds they're developing can suppress schizophrenia-like ...


  9. Bill Easterly & Associates Releases New Website to Inform Nashville...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | 24-7 Press Release

    ... An interactive map that provides directions to the firm's office located in Nashville's West End near Vanderbilt University and The Parthenon "We have handled thousands of cases and collected millions of dollars on behalf of our clients since our ...


  10. Mumps Cases Are The Highest They've Been In 10 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | MSN Healthy Living

    ... isn't as popular, William Schaffner, M.D., an infectious disease specialist and professor at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, tells SELF. "If you were vaccinated against mumps and you get exposed to it in your teenage years and into ...


  11. 2nd on-campus sexual assault reported this week at Vanderbilt UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 8 | WKRN

    ... - For the second time in a matter of days, a female student reported she was sexually assault on Vanderbilt University's campus. She told security officials she was assaulted by a male student inside a campus residence hall earlier in the day. The ...


  12. Poll: Tennessee Optimism Grows for Future of State, CountryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 8 | The Daily News

    In a state that heavily favored President-elect Donald Trump, a Vanderbilt University poll says optimism in Tennessee has grown about the future of the state and country since the spring. In the university's Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions poll, more than 8 in 10 registered Tennessee voters were optimistic about the state's future, versus fewer than 7 in 10 in May. Almost 6 in 10 expressed optimism about the country's future, compared to 4 in 10 this spring.


  13. Illusion reveals that the brain fills in peripheral visionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 8 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... DOI: 10.1177/0956797616672270 A new study by vision scientists at the University of Rochester and Vanderbilt University found that children with poor vision see vast improvement in their peripheral vision after only eight hours of training via ...


  14. 2 children charged with aggravated arson in deadly East TN wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 7 | KCTV5

    ... the flames. The three boys, Jared, Wesley, and Branson Summers, are recovering from their injuries at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. Director Gwyn and DA James Dunn thanked members of TBI, ATF, National Park Service, and Sevier ...


  15. Illinois U. Rejects - Sanctuary Campus'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 7 |

    ... left-leaning universities and colleges have stepped in to craft sanctuary campus policies in response. Vanderbilt University students are demanding a campus policy where illegal immigrants would be shielded and the Immigration and Customs ...


  16. Early Math Knowledge Related to Later AchievementRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 7 | Health News Digest

    ... of psychology at Indiana University, who was part of the study when she was a graduate student at Vanderbilt University. "This suggests that children from low-income homes develop math knowledge in ways similar to children from more-advantaged ...


  17. Skin-to-skin contact after birth good for mom and babyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 7 | Fox News

    ... first hour, the better off they'll be," said lead author Elizabeth Moore, of the School of Nursing at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. Moore and her colleagues write in the Cochrane Library November 25th that babies are often separated ...


  18. Fake news shapes our opinions even when we know it's not trueRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 7 | New Scientist

    ... date was enough to increase the likelihood of the students believing them. Last year, Lisa Fazio at Vanderbilt University in Tennessee and her team found that students become more likely to believe a statement that they know must be false if it is ...


  19. Norman M. PryorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 6 | Daily Times

    Norman M. Pryor, age 69, of Franklin, TN, passed away in his sleep on December 4, 2016, while recovering at Vanderbilt University Medical Center from a heart arrhythmia. Norm was preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Estelle Pryor of Maryville, TN, and is survived by his wife of 46 years, Lynne W. Pryor; his sons, Robert Pryor of Los Angeles, CA, Scott Pryor recently of Franklin, TN, and Matthew Pryor of Chicago, IL; and his grandchildren, Lucas and Marlo and August and Eli .


  20. Blood-brain barrier on a chip sheds new light on 'silent killer'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 6 | Science Blog

    ... pericytes that they need from commercial sources. For the excitatory neurons required, they turned to Vanderbilt University Medical Center collaborators M. Diana Neely , research associate professor of pediatrics, and Aaron Bowman , associate ...