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Heard it through the grapevine...November 2009

On October 1, health policy expert Larry Jacobs delivered an incisive Headliners presentation on "Touching the Third Rail: The Politics of American Health Care." Listen to the presentation online and discover why presidents from Theodore Roosevelt to Richard Nixon to Bill Clinton have tried and failed to deliver on their promises of comprehensive health care reform. Or, read Casey Selix's MinnPost story about the event.

One hundred years ago, the U's School of Nursing admitted its first class--of eight students. Since its inception in 1909 (as the first nursing school based in a university), the school has operated continuously for 100 years. Check out the centennial Web site for photo galleries, facts about the school, and a century's worth of alumni memories.

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