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2010: Year in review

Peabody College’s partnership with Metro Schools to offer a master’s degree for urban teachers; Vanderbilt’s response to historic flooding in May; advances in research; memoriams; and more highlight this review of the events that shaped the university community in 2010.

Signs point toward lighter flu season

A Vanderbilt researcher has observed that the flu is very mild in the Southern Hemisphere this year, meaning it will most likely be mild for the Northern Hemisphere as well.

Buttrick lighting upgrade saves 34 metric tons of GHG emissions

A recent upgrade to the lighting in Buttrick Hall, a classroom building on Vanderbilt University’s campus, saves both money and the environment.

Vanderbilt honored as one of the ‘Healthiest Employers’ in Middle Tennessee

The companies were judged based on wellness programs for employees. Criteria included cultural commitment, foundational components, strategic planning, programming and intervention and reporting and analysis.

VUMC holiday parking and transportation schedule

Special holiday schedules will be in effect Dec. 24, 27 and 31 and Jan. 3.

Student volunteers provide tutoring, mentoring to help at-risk youth improve reading

Vanderbilt students have mobilized a rotating group of 60 fellow student volunteers to meet with North Nashville youth every Tuesday and Thursday evening.

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*  This Week

Dec. 23: Vanderbilt Gives Back BE THE MATCH – Bone Marrow Registry DONATE LIFE- TN Tissue/Organ Donor Registry American Red Cross Blood Drive

Dec. 29: Men’s basketball at Memorial Gym … perfect for a holiday outing: Vanderbilt vs. Marquette

* Mark Your Calendars

Jan. 6: First 2011 women’s basketball game at Memorial Gym, come watch Vanderbilt vs. Mississippi State

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American Airlines bookings no longer available through Orbitz

Blood and organ registry drive Jan. 4, 19

Free spin class at Dayani Center

Kuprevich promoted to managing director, private investments

Taylor awarded Autism Speaks pilot grant

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Featured Media

Video: Day One with Coach Franklin and Family

From his arrival at the airport to the formal announcement, get a personal look at the first hours Head Football Coach James Franklin and family spent as new members of the Commodore Nation.

Video: James Franklin Interview with Joe Fisher

Head Coach James Franklin gives his first interview to Vanderbilt’s Joe Fisher.

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