Vanderbilt University Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Study finds that views of swing voters do not matter much to presidential candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | EurekAlert!

    ... as much of a problem for Democrats as for Republicans," writes the study author, Larry M. Bartels of Vanderbilt University. "My findings provide ample grounds for alarm for anyone who believes that presidential candidates should be responsive to the ...

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  2. State GOP senators spar over value of pre-K spendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | Amarillo.com

    ... Sen. Paul Bettencourt, R-Houston, on Tuesday repeatedly questioned the investment, citing a recent Vanderbilt University study indicating that the benefits of pre-K quickly dwindle. School officials and teacher groups, meanwhile, pointed out that ...

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  3. Vanderbilt University removes 'Confederate' from dormRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 16 | Columbia Daily Herald

    Vanderbilt University announced Monday that it will delete the word "Confederate" from the stone pediment at the entrance to a student dormitory known as Memorial Hall, becoming the latest in a wave of schools to alter how their campuses display words and images associated with the southern cause in the Civil War. To make the change, the private university in Nashville was required under the terms of a 2005 court ruling to pay $1.2 million to the Tennessee division of the United Daughters of the Confederacy.

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  4. Trump office under fire over office locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    ... police officers are protecting the public and themselves during these types of emergencies. (WSMV) Vanderbilt University announced Monday that it will remove the word "Confederate" from a building that has been there since 1935. (WSMV) Vanderbilt ...

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  5. Vanderbilt to pay $1.2 million to remove word "Confederate" from dormRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | WAAY

    Vanderbilt University announced Monday that it will pay more than $1 million to remove the word "Confederate" that is engraved in the stone of a dorm that is named "Confederate Memorial Hall," the Tennessean reported . The amount isn't for construction or alteration fees to the stone, but will instead be paid to settle a lawsuit.

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  6. Tennessee Educator Survey Highlights Positive School Cultures, Benefits of EvaluationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | Clarksville Online

    ... Educator Survey, designed in partnership with the new Tennessee Education Research Alliance at Vanderbilt University (TERA), aims to take the pulse of teacher perceptions, monitor school climates and culture across the state, and include teachers' ...

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  7. Daughters of Confederacy: We had to accept Vanderbilt moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | Daily Journal

    The Tennessee chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy said Tuesday that it had no legal choice but to accept $1.2 million from Vanderbilt University in exchange for relinquishing the naming rights to the private school's Confederate Memorial Hall. The Southern heritage organization "is disappointed that an institution such as Vanderbilt University would attempt to whitewash, sanitize and rewrite American history," the group said in a statement.

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  8. The Senate Education Committee interim hearing at the Texas Capitol Aug. 16, 2016.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | Texas Tribune

    ... Sen. Paul Bettencourt , R-Houston, on Tuesday repeatedly questioned the investment, citing a recent Vanderbilt University study indicating that the benefits of pre-K quickly dwindle. School officials and teacher groups, meanwhile, pointed out that ...

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  9. Swanson era begins: Former Marietta star to debut for Atlanta Braves on WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | MDJonline.com

    ... Before beginning his professional career in the summer of 2015, Swanson was a three-year standout at Vanderbilt University, leading the Commodores to the 2014 College World Series championship and earning most outstanding player honors in the ...

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  10. Kidnapping Rescue Reward Plans Anna Marie's UP Your LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | WJXA-FM Nashville

    ... is safe for pregnant women to use, but should be taken only when necessary to minimize risks. Vanderbilt University says it's officially removing the word "Confederate" from one of its campus dorms. It's going to cost them more than a million ...

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  11. Vanderbilt to remove "confederate" inscription from buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    Vanderbilt University announced Monday that it will remove the word "Confederate" from a building that has been there since 1935. In order to remove the controversial inscription from a residence hall building, the university will have to return a donation made 83 years ago by the Tennessee Division of the United Daughters of the Confederacy.

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  12. 6 Investigates Follows-Up: How Big Businesses are Getting into Your PocketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    ... police officers are protecting the public and themselves during these types of emergencies. (WSMV) Vanderbilt University announced Monday that it will remove the word "Confederate" from a building that has been there since 1935. (WSMV) Vanderbilt ...

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  13. More Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 16 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    The Tennessee chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy says it had no legal choice but to accept $1.2 million from Vanderbilt University in exchange for relinquishing the naming rights to the private school's Confederate Memorial Hall. The Southern heritage organization in a Tuesday statement said it "is disappointed that an institution such as Vanderbilt University would attempt to whitewash, sanitize and rewrite American history."

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  14. Daughters of Confederacy: We had to accept Vanderbilt moneyRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 16 | Connecticut Post

    This Sept. 30, 2003, file photo, shows the exterior of a dormitory at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn., is inscribed with the name Confederate Memorial Hall.

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  15. Tennessee Educator Survey Highlights Positive School Cultures, Benefits of EvaluationRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 16 | PressReleasePoint

    ... Educator Survey, designed in partnership with the new Tennessee Education Research Alliance at Vanderbilt University (TERA), aims to take the pulse of teacher perceptions, monitor school climates and culture across the state, and include teachers' ...

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  16. Zika in Florida: Why More Cases Don't Mean Outbreak Is GrowingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    ... cases is that the system is working very well," Dr. William Schaffner, an infectious disease expert at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, told ABC News. "Expectations have to be tempered with the reality - namely this is both a mosquito borne ...

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  17. Vanderbilt University Is Sending $1.2 Million Back To A Donor To Drop 'Confederate' InscriptionRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 16 | Switched

    "It spoke to a past of racial segregation, slavery, and the terrible conflict over the unrealized high ideals of our nation and our university." Vanderbilt University will remove the word "Confederate" from the name of one of its buildings on campus, the school announced Monday.

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  18. Vanderbilt Pays $1.2M to Remove 'Confederate' From Dorm NameRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | The Daily News

    Vanderbilt University announced Monday that it will pay more than a million dollars to remove an inscription containing the word "Confederate" from one of its campus dorms. The private university has referred to the Confederate Memorial Hall simply as "Memorial Hall" since 2002, but was blocked in court from changing the name chiseled on the building because it was constructed with the help of a $50,000 gift from the United Daughters of the Confederacy in 1933.

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  19. A Coasean solution to Vanderbilt's Confederate problemRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 16 | Eternal Recurrence

    When I was an undergrad at Vanderbilt University , one of the most contentious topics on campus was the status of the Confederate Memorial Hall dormitory. Constructed with a donation from the United Daughters of the Confederacy given in 1933, the name became viewed as out of place on an increasingly diverse campus, and the administration sought to change it.

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  20. Vanderbilt Paying $1.2 Million to Remove the Word 'Confederate' from DormitoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | Townhall

    Vanderbilt University announced Monday that it will be removing an inscription containing the word "Confederate" from a dormitory and will pay more than a million dollars to the United Daughters of the Confederacy in Tennessee in return. The private university accepted Confederate Memorial Hall from the group in 1933 along with a $50,000 gift.

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