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VUMC breakthroughs to be featured in national print ads

Advertisements featuring Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s research breakthroughs will appear in the coming weeks in some of the nation’s most widely read national news outlets.

New online flu tool available

The Flu Tool is designed to help those with flu-like symptoms make decisions about whether to seek medical attention.

Wellness program providers invited to White House

The White House recently invited representatives from organizations including Vanderbilt to discuss wellness programs.

Discounted tickets to Nashville Ballet for Valentine’s Day weekend

Join the Nashville Ballet in celebrating its 25th anniversary year — get a 20 percent discount on tickets to the show Director’s Choice purchased before Feb. 10, 2011.

Discounts on ‘In the Heights,’ ‘Cats’ and more at TPAC

The Vanderbilt community is eligible to take part in discounts on a number of upcoming shows at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center.

The Servant of Two Masters premieres Feb. 18 at Vanderbilt

Identities are mistaken, engagements are broken and lovers are reunited in this farce.

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*  This Week

Feb. 10: Discovery Lecture Series: “Eating, Drinking, and Staying Healthy: Primary Prevention of Chronic Diseases through Diet and Lifestyle.”

Feb. 11: Scholar-Sips

Feb. 15: International Lens Film Series: “Freedom House: Street Saviors”

Feb. 16: Answering Kennedy’s Call: College Students, Politics & Public Service in the 21st Century

Feb. 17: Constance Slaughter-Harvey to speak at Vanderbilt

* Mark Your Calendars

Feb. 19: CTP Leadership Workshop “Practical Approaches to Ethical Dilemmas in the Life of a Professional”

Feb. 21: The African American Playwrights Exchange presents “An Evening with Paul Robeson and Billie Holiday”

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Sign Up for a Clinical Trial

Researchers Need Female Participants for a Study on Unwanted Sexual Contact


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Vanderbilt Kennedy Center hosts third annual Science Day Feb. 15

VanDIY: Green Your Life on Feb. 22

Health and Wellness Wellcast: Calcium as We Age

Faculty/Staff Health & Wellness newsletter now online

Discounts available at Vanderbilt Plastic Surgery and Skin Care Center

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Featured Media

VUCast Extra: Vandy’s football “war room” on Signing Day

Have you ever wanted to see what happens during the college version of the NFL draft? Watch new Head Football Coach James Franklin as he leads his first Vanderbilt signing day and new recruits send in their letters of intent – one fax at a time. It’s a VUCast Extra that bleeds black and gold.

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Tune in to, for video and audio of events happening around campus. You can also find VU podcasts on iTunes and VU videos on YouTube.

Vanderbilt and Black History:

Perry Wallace played basketball for Vanderbilt from 1966 to 1970, becoming the SEC’s first African American basketball player. Graduating with a B.A. in electrical engineering and mathematics, Wallace went on to earn a law degree and has been a professor of law at American University in Washington, D.C., since 1991.

February is National Black History Month.

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