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Impact of Recovery Act funds profound for VU

During the past 18 months, scientists at Vanderbilt University have received $148 million under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) to buy major equipment, hire additional staff and accelerate their research.

Women’s basketball to host Employee Celebration event Feb. 13

All Vanderbilt staff and their families are invited to attend the game and a pre-game party.

Exciting adult classes at Blair for Spring 2011

Enjoy classes about songwriting as well as classes time to the Nashville Symphony performances.

365 views of Vanderbilt

A new view of Vanderbilt – its people, places and events – is being showcased each day in 2011 on 365@VU, a new stream on the photo sharing website flickr.

iPhone application to help expectant parents

The app is designed to help expectant parents know when it’s time to come to the hospital, and includes a map directing them to Vanderbilt University Hospital.

October-November grants announced by Sponsored Research

The Division of Sponsored Research received notification in October and November that the following grants in excess of $25,000 had been awarded.

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*  This Week

Jan. 12: Vanderbilt University School of Nursing blood drive

Jan. 12: Men’s Basketball vs. Georgia

Jan. 13: Exhibit openings at Vanderbilt – video art exhibition by Vanderbilt alumnus Carmen Mims Noel at Studio 24, E. Bronson Ingram Studio Art Center and two photography exhibits at the Fine Arts Gallery

* Mark Your Calendars

Jan. 17: MLK Day – A Day of Commemoration and Celebration

Jan. 17: Julian Bond to give keynote address during MLK celebration

Jan. 20: Talk by Sharon Lewis, commissioner, Administration on Developmental Disabilities, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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Sign Up for a Clinical Trial

Volunteers needed for type 2 diabetes study


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Blood drive Jan. 12

Last chance for half marathon training info session Wednesday, Jan. 12

Free women’s health seminar Jan. 18

Women’s center open house Jan. 19

VU professor to discuss human rights in climate change and natural disaster on Jan. 20

New Health Plus Group Fitness Class 101 teaches the basics

New Health and Wellness Wellcast: Maximizing Performance with a Pre- and Post-Exercise Nutrition Strategy

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Featured Media

VUCast Special: Do You Believe in Magic…

Want to feel good deep down inside? Meet a child who will melt your heart. Watch the inspiration of Vanderbilt students who turned caring for others into a business. And, remember how we all came together in the face of disaster. It’s VUCast’s special year-ender. Happy New Year.

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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.

From the VUMC Reporter: Initiative gives nurses more time at the bedside

Nurses at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are able to spend more time at patients’ bedsides after a yearlong initiative reinforced the hospital’s focus on patient-centered care.

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