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VUToday: Wednesday - August 27, 2014


KICD-AM (Sioux City, Iowa) interviewed Susan Wente about her appointment as provost at Vanderbilt.

WSMV, Channel 4, WKRN, Channel 2, WZTV, and Channel 17, reported on the death of Nashville attorney and civil rights activist George Barrett, a member of the Vanderbilt Law Class of 1957, which produced some of the city’s greatest legal achievers.

WTVF, Channel 5, reported that the National Champion Vanderbilt baseball team was honored at Greer Stadium last night before the Nashville Sounds game.

WKRN, Channel 2, WTVF, Channel 5, WSMV, Channel 4,  WZTV, Channel 17, WHAS (Louisville, Ky.), WTVC (Chattanooga), and WREG (Memphis) reported that Vanderbilt issued a security notice stating that a student had reported a sexual assault over the weekend. Student Barbara Puzanova was interviewed for the Channel 2 report. First-year students Mary McDowell and Danielle Coker were interviewed for the Channel 4 report. Both Channel 2 and Channel 4 mentioned Vanderbilt’s Project Safe. First-year students Julie Conrad and Julia Gurdak were interviewed for the Channel 17 report.


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