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Final exams to proceed on Dec.13

A message from Richard McCarty, provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs, about final exams in light of snow in Nashville: final exams will proceed as scheduled on Monday, December 13.

VUMC prepared to thrive in era of health reform

VUMC is exceptionally positioned to thrive in the coming era of health care quality and cost transparency. However, this new environment for health care delivery will require even greater innovation at Vanderbilt, and an even greater emphasis on providing value in both hospital and clinic settings.

MLK Jr. Day to be observed Jan. 17

The long-running Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Series at Vanderbilt will continue as a slate of activities targeted on the actual holiday for students, faculty and staff.

Awards honor those who exemplify service

The latest Credo Award and Five Pillar Leader Award honorees were recently announced at the Leadership Assembly. These awards are bestowed each quarter.

Engineering School collaborates with Metro Water on pilot wind-solar based power generating facility

The facility should produce about 30 kWk each day, the average amount of power consumed by a U.S. household daily.

A stash of love letters results in book that tracks evolution of African American marriages

Long-neglected love letters between a domestic servant husband and his teacher wife have provided an important part of a new book that tracks how middle class African American marriages evolved in the early and mid 20th century.

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*  This Week

Dec. 13: Dec. 13: The Curb Youth Symphony concert

Dec. 17: Employee Turkey Giveaway

Dec. 20-23: CampVandy Holiday Camp

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Jan. 13: Paul H. Keckley lecture: “Health Care Reform – Now What?

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MLAS open house is Dec. 16

Trauma Survivors Network is accepting toiletry items

Boomers, Elders and More Dec. 15: Choices in Home Care

Babies and You Dec. 16: Nutrition and Eating for Two

Give the gift of health with a Dayani Center membership

Vanderbilt-Reynolds Geriatrics Education Center reminder about Conflict of Interest Policy

Grand Avenue Limosine to be primary approved ground transport for travel program

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Featured Media

Video: “Is Global Warming on the Back Burner? Prospects for Change”

The financial crisis and difficult economic times have shifted the cultural spotlight away from global warming and climate change. Can we rely on technological innovation to save the day? Or do we need dramatic changes in our consumerist lifestyle?

Listen: American Civil War course takes non-traditional approach

This spring Vanderbilt undergraduates will study the political, social and economic events associated with the U.S. Civil War in a special course co-taught by Professor of History Richard Blackett and Professor of English Michael Kreyling. “The American Civil War” is one of several classes on campus that are related to the sesquicentennial Civil War.

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