As a result of an initiative to reduce student indebtedness, the university in recent years has increasingly used outright grants and scholarships rather than loans to meet students’ financial needs.
Through their hard work and generosity the band has combined to donate more than $3 million to Children’s Hospital. The group’s contributions will allow the “Rascal Flatts Surgery Center” to include a new specialized radiology suite, which will further expand services offered to patients.
Items include rare footage of President John F. Kennedy, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., astronaut John Glenn and other speakers who came to Vanderbilt in the 1960s; on-stage photographs, storyboards and notes from the popular films of Oscar-winning director Delbert Mann; and a conscientious objector’s history from the Vietnam War era.
Scybl Van Cleve is the first patient at Vanderbilt to benefit from Pharmacogenomic Resource for Enhanced Decisions in Care and Treatment (PREDICT), which puts genetic information in patients’ electronic medical records to help their physicians choose the drug and dose that is best for them.
On the first day of Kids To The Country, a four-day, overnight program situated at The Farm in Summertown, the 1,750 acres of wide open spaces leave most the children wide-eyed and unsure.But by the last day this same group of 25 or so children, ranging in age from 6–12 years old, is begging to stay longer.
Services include health risk assessments, biometrics, fitness prescriptions, fitness assessments and group fitness classes on-campus and at off-site locations.
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