Vanderbilt http://wkyufm.org en WKU Football To Face Vanderbilt Beginning in 2015 http://wkyufm.org/post/wku-football-face-vanderbilt-beginning-2015 <p>For the first time in school history, a football team from the SEC will visit Bowling Green to take on the Hilltoppers. WKU announced a three-game series with Vanderbilt University on Wednesday.&nbsp;<br><br>The first game will take place in 2015 in Nashville, with the Commodores coming to the WKU Campus in 2016. &nbsp;<br><br>“It’s a great compliment that Vanderbilt wanted to schedule that game with us – two games at their place and one at ours as a part of that three-game series. We're certainly looking forward to that starting in a few years,” said Michael Schroeder, Assistant Athletic Director for Communications at WKU.<br> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 16:44:38 +0000 Emil Moffatt 35534 at http://wkyufm.org WKU Football To Face Vanderbilt Beginning in 2015 Opponents of Vandy Policy Want to Strip School of Police Powers http://wkyufm.org/post/opponents-vandy-policy-want-strip-school-police-powers <p>Opponents of a Vanderbilt University policy banning discrimination in student groups want to enact a law to strip the private school of its police powers if it doesn't change its ways.</p><p>The bill sponsored by Sen. Mae Beaver of Mt. Juliet and fellow Republican Rep. Mark Pody of Lebanon was the subject of competing press conferences at the Legislative Plaza in Nashville on Tuesday.</p><p>Republican <span class="inline_topic">Gov. Bill Haslam</span> last year vetoed a bill to do away with Vanderbilt's "all comers" policy, which requires student groups at the school to allow any interested students to join and run for office. Religious groups argue the policy forces them to accept students who don't share their beliefs.</p><p>Haslam said he disagrees with Vanderbilt's policy, but opposes targeting a private institution. Tue, 05 Mar 2013 21:27:24 +0000 Associated Press 27472 at http://wkyufm.org Former Kentucky Judge Believed to be First Victim of Meningitis Outbreak in Tennessee http://wkyufm.org/post/former-kentucky-judge-believed-be-first-victim-meningitis-outbreak-tennessee <p>Doctors in Tennessee believe the first victim of the fungal meningitis outbreak there was a Kentucky Circuit Court Judge from Albany. Judge Eddie C. Lovelace died at Vanderbilt University Medical Center on September 17<sup>th</sup> at the age of 78. Fri, 05 Oct 2012 18:39:20 +0000 Kevin Willis & The Tennessean 20292 at http://wkyufm.org Former Kentucky Judge Believed to be First Victim of Meningitis Outbreak in Tennessee Anti-Muslim Tennessee Group Wants Lawyer Hired by Governor Fired http://wkyufm.org/post/anti-muslim-tennessee-group-wants-lawyer-hired-governor-fired <p>A group that has attacked the construction of a mosque in Murfreesboro is now taking aim at a recent hire by Governor Bill Haslam who is Muslim. The Tennessean reports the Center for Security Policy and the 8th District Tea Party Coalition are urging their members to put pressure on the state to dump Samar Ali, an attorney appointed last month as the new international director for the state&#39;s Economic and Community Development Office. Wed, 13 Jun 2012 20:41:49 +0000 Associated Press 14004 at http://wkyufm.org New Health Report Shows Tennessee Men Getting Low Marks in Major Categories http://wkyufm.org/post/new-health-report-shows-tennessee-men-getting-low-marks-major-categories <p>The latest Tennessee Men&rsquo;s Health Report Card is out, with mostly bad news for the Volunteer State. Tennessee men get F&rsquo;s for a host of mortality measures, including deaths by lung, head, and neck cancer, liver disease, motor vehicle accidents, suicides, and homicides. Tue, 12 Jun 2012 14:31:11 +0000 Kevin Willis 13906 at http://wkyufm.org Half of Tennesseans Polled Want Entire Federal Health Care Law Thrown Out http://wkyufm.org/post/half-tennesseans-polled-want-entire-federal-health-care-law-thrown-out <p>A new poll of Tennesseans shows a majority of those surveyed want either all or part of the federal health care law found unconstitutional. But the same survey showed most people were happy with certain provisions of the law. The survey was conducted this month by Vanderbilt University, and polled 1,000 Tennessee residents. Mon, 21 May 2012 18:35:27 +0000 Kevin Willis 12759 at http://wkyufm.org Tennessee School Will Participate in Depression Study http://wkyufm.org/post/tennessee-school-will-participate-depression-study <p>Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville will participate in a nationwide clinical study about the use of deep brain stimulation as an intervention for patients with major depression. The stimulation uses mild pulses of current to regulate specific areas of the brain, much like a pacemaker uses pulses of current to regulate the heart. Thu, 19 Apr 2012 14:04:22 +0000 Associated Press 11020 at http://wkyufm.org Tennessee School Will Participate in Depression Study Tennessee Debates Whether Campus Groups Should Have to Accept All-Comers http://wkyufm.org/post/tennessee-debates-whether-campus-groups-should-have-accept-all-comers <p>Tennessee lawmakers are looking at legislation that would prevent state universities from extending non-discrimination policies to campus religious groups.&nbsp; A Tennessee Senate committee has unanimously approved a bill what would forbid the University of Tennessee and the Tennessee Board of Regents Systems from applying non-discrimination rules to faith-based campus organizations. Thu, 29 Mar 2012 14:10:18 +0000 Kevin Willis 9940 at http://wkyufm.org Tennessee Debates Whether Campus Groups Should Have to Accept All-Comers Vanderbilt Researcher Wonders about Impact of Personal Choices on Nation's Poor Health http://wkyufm.org/post/vanderbilt-researcher-wonders-about-impact-personal-choices-nations-poor-health <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d016f125cb9-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d016f125cb9-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d016f125cb9-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wkyu/local-wkyu-955159.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Nashville, TN – David Penson is a man who spends a lot of time thinking about the health of the country. The Professor of Urologic Surgery at Vanderbilt University in Nashville served as co-chair of the advisory panel that authored the recent "Tennessee Men's Health Report Card." Dr. Penson said he was amazed to see in how many instances poor personal choices lead to nationwide health problems. He spoke to WKU Public Radio's Kevin Willis.</p> Tue, 01 Mar 2011 16:57:21 +0000 Kevin Willis 5828 at http://wkyufm.org Medical Perception of Coffee Undergoing Major Shift http://wkyufm.org/post/medical-perception-coffee-undergoing-major-shift <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53cff5f1ad59b-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53cff5f1ad59b-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53cff5f1ad59b-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wkyu/local-wkyu-925898.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Bowling Green, Ky – Millions of Americans swear by the morning cup of coffee. A growing body of research suggests coffee has several positive health benefits. In this report, Kevin Willis speaks with Dr. Peter Martin, director of the Institute for Coffee Studies at Vanderbilt University, and Justin Shepherd, owner of Spencer's Coffeehouse in Bowling Green.</p> Mon, 27 Sep 2010 16:22:42 +0000 Kevin Willis 5722 at http://wkyufm.org Medical Perception of Coffee Undergoing Major Shift