Vanderbilt University has named its ninth chancellor.
Daniel Diermeier is the current provost at the University of Chicago and a renowned political scientist and management scholar.
Tennessee has let about $1 billion for needy families go unspent.
That’s according to The Tennessean and the Beacon Center, an organization that tracks government spending in the state. They estimate that more than 40,000 people could be helped by the money.
Natalie Allison, a state politics reporter for The Tennessean, has been covering how the state runs its Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program, or TANF. She sat down with WPLN’s Rachel Iacovone to discuss why lawmakers disagree on the next steps forward.
On Charlotte Avenue, there’s a bustling cafe serving lavender lattes and stacked egg sandwiches.
The Café at Thistle Farms is a space filled with cheery conversations, the gentle clinking of silverware against plates and, quieter, the sound of survival.