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VUMC to host ECOtality’s Blink Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

The estimated installation date for the charging stations is February 2011, and the timing coincides with the release of two electric vehicles – the Chevrolet Volt and the Nissan LEAF.

Employee Celebration Nov. 22: ‘How to Get More for Less’ featuring Ms. Cheap

Looking for ways to save some of your hard-earned cash during the holidays? Come chat with Mary Hance, a.k.a “Ms. Cheap” from The Tennessean.

Babies learn best from parents, not video

New research from Vanderbilt University and the University of Virginia finds that infants learn little to nothing from popular educational videos and learn the most from face-to-face interactions with their parents and other familiar figures.

Route 91X Franklin/Brentwood Express now serves Vanderbilt

Two timepoints were added, one at 21st and West End and the other at 21st and Children’s Way, which is the new end of the line.

When do Vanderbilt tornado sirens sound? It may not be when you think

In severe weather situations, Metro Nashville may sound its sirens while the actions taken by Vanderbilt may be considerably different.

September grants from the Division of Sponsored Research

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

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*  This Week

Nov. 15: Professor Samira Sheikh: “Bounded and Boundless: Episodes from an Alternative History of South Asian Religion”

Nov. 16: Psychiatry in the Movies presents “Shutter Island”

Nov. 17: Vanderbilt Visiting Writers presents author Kate Daniels

Nov. 18: Cancer Biology 10 year Symposium

* Mark Your Calendars

Dec. 1: World AIDS 2010 Nashville – One City, Many Nations (Off Campus)

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Does Someone in Your Family Have Type 1 Diabetes? Get Screened and Help Prevent Type 1 Diabetes


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Geographic Information Systems seminar to be held Nov. 17

Dawn Turton named assistant provost for faculty

Child and Family Center provides Parents in a Pinch

Vanderbilt Kennedy Center awards five 2010 Hobbs Discovery Grants

Travel Website training Nov. 16

Sociologist’s look at new fiction subgenre nets awards

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Featured Media

Video: “Liberation Theology: 40 Years Later”

Liberation theology, which places a strong emphasis on Christian churches aiding the poor and oppressed through political and civic involvement, began in the 1960s in Latin America. Gustavo Gutiérrez, a Roman Catholic theologian and Dominican priest, is widely considered to be the father of the movement.

Listen: “Sixties at 50″ draws on Vanderbilt Libraries’ unique treasures

“The Sixties at 50,” an exhibition of video, photos and other treasures from one of society’s most significant decades, is on display at the Vanderbilt University Central Library and Special Collections.

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