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August, 2012

Flu Tool guides patient decision-making

Aug. 14, 2012—Studies of Flu Tool, a computer application that guides health care decision-making, suggests that patients are willing to use these types of resources.

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Reserve free football tickets for Sept. 15 game

Aug. 13, 2012—NOTICE: Registration for Tailgate 2012 is closed. Due to the popularity of the event, all Tailgate 2012 football tickets have been allocated. Any unclaimed football tickets will be available on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 11:45 am on Saturday, Sept. 15, at the Employee Tailgate Ticket Tent. All game attendees, regardless of age, must...

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Raise awareness, win prizes at heart walk

Aug. 13, 2012—Did you know … … that one in three people will die from heart disease? … that every 45 seconds, someone in America has a stroke – a total of more than three-quarters of a million people each year? … that more than 60 percent of adults in Tennessee are considered overweight? … that Vanderbilt...

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VUMC, Cookeville Regional Medical Center announce affiliation agreement

Aug. 13, 2012—Leaders with Cookeville Regional Medical Center (CRMC) and Vanderbilt University Medical Center announced an affiliation agreement that formalizes collaborative relationships between the two institutions.

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Prints and poetry unite for ‘Material Glance,’ through Sept. 27

Aug. 13, 2012—Material Glance: A Portfolio of Lithographs by Antoni Tàpies and Poems by Shūzō Takiguchi continues at the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery through Sept. 27. Published in 1975, Material Glance (Llambrec Material) brings together two important creative figures of the 20th and 21st centuries: Antoni Tàpies (1923-2012), one of the most universally recognized Spanish artists to...

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Cookeville Regional Medical Center and Vanderbilt University Medical Center announce affiliation agreement

Aug. 13, 2012—Leaders with Cookeville Regional Medical Center (CRMC) and Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) today announced an affiliation agreement which formalizes collaborative relationships between the two institutions.  The affiliation agreement creates significant opportunities for both parties to work together to expand the scope of health care services in Putnam County and the Upper Cumberland Region. “We...

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Acclaimed painter and printmaker to open StudioVU series

Aug. 13, 2012—Acclaimed painter and printmaker Hung Liu will open the 2012-13 season of StudioVU: The Department of Art Lecture Series on Wednesday, Sept. 19. Liu will lecture on her work from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Wilson Hall, Room 103. Liu’s artistic talent has twice garnered her National Endowment for the Arts fellowships, and her work...

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Peabody’s Flores co-develops brief for U.S. Supreme Court in support of University of Texas diversity policies

Aug. 13, 2012—Vanderbilt University’s Stella Flores was one of 21 researchers nationwide who developed an amicus brief summarizing key research on affirmative action in anticipation of the case, Fisher v. University of Texas, scheduled to go before the U.S. Supreme Court in October.

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Wear black and support the Dores for College Colors Day Aug. 30

Aug. 10, 2012—All Commodore fans are encouraged to wear black on Thursday, Aug. 30, when Vanderbilt University will kick off SEC football with its nationally televised game against South Carolina on ESPN.

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Parking permit registration begins for University and Nursing

Aug. 10, 2012—(Vanderbilt) As of Aug. 13, 2012, the Office of Traffic and Parking’s online registration website is open for University Central and School of Nursing faculty and staff. To register or renew a permit, click on the “Register Here” link below, log in, and select “Purchase Permits” from the menu. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete...

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International Criminal Court prosecutor speaks at Vanderbilt Aug. 24

Aug. 10, 2012—Fatou B. Bensouda, the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court who helped bring down Congolese warlord Thomas Lubanga, will speak Aug. 24 at Vanderbilt.

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Slide show: Vandy Chills helps VU community beat the heat

Aug. 10, 2012—(l-r) Sara Cederstrand, M.D, Britney Grayson, M.D., PhD., and Stacey Becker, RN, share a laugh at Vandy Chills. (Joe Howell/Vanderbilt)   Vandy Chills, the highly anticipated annual Employee Celebration Month-sponsored event at which free ice cream bars are handed out to faculty and staff, attracted hundreds to several locations across campus on Aug. 8. More...

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