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Construction on hospital expansion begins

The construction is part of a multi-phase, multi-year expansion to ease the growing regional demand for care at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt since it opened in 2004.

Vanderbilt Heart offers first MRI-friendly pacemaker in Middle Tennessee

The product is the first designed, tested and FDA- approved for use in the MRI. Vanderbilt is the only medical center in Middle Tennessee and the second in the state to offer this device.

‘Brainstorm 2011,’ a series of free public events about brain research, to take place during March

The series begins Thursday, March 3, with Pain from the Past: A Conversation with a Psychiatrist and a Scientist about Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.”

Support needed to help nurses tackle substance abuse

The key to tackling this difficult issue — and protecting public safety — is support and treatment rather than punishment, according to a recent paper.

Additional savings on football tickets before April 18

Vanderbilt employees ordering their 2011 football season tickets prior to April 18 will receive 2010 pricing for the seven home games.

High school students partner with VU students to promote energy conservation on Commons campus

The two developed a system that provides an incentive for Vanderbilt students to conserve electricity.

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*  This Week

March 1: Industrial Scars: A Talk by Photographer/Environmentalist J Henry Fair

March 2: Thinking Out of the Lunch Box – Holly Tucker

March 3: Credit Union Annual Membership Meeting

March 3: Earl Sutherland Lecture – Dr. Roger Tsien, 2008 Nobel Laureate

* Mark Your Calendars

March 9: Research Supplier Expo

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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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Colon polyp will pop up in VUMC eatery March 1

Eat pancakes at IHOP March 1 to help children

Springfield/Joelton bus starts March 1; Discount passes available

Clay Walker benefit concert March 2

Summer Camp Fair to be held March 4

Get discount in March to Holiday Inn Express Downtown

New Health & Wellness Wellcast: Dealing With Conflict as a Leader

Dayani Center offering Spring Into Fitness group classes

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Featured Media

VUCast: Change your MIND!

Why changing your MIND is better than changing habits. How dad’s schedule could cause kids to be bullies. And it’s more than a pink ribbon — the life-saving power of support.

“Meanwhile, back at the ranch . . .”: What scholars can learn from novelists – and journalists – about storytelling

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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 Month

The first black professor at Vanderbilt was Dr. Lloyd C. Elam, assistant clinical professor of psychiatry, which was a part-time, non-salaried position. This was June 1964 and led the way for the hiring of other black professors.  Dr. Elam was chair of the Department of Psychiatry at Meharry Medical College.

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