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What are you thankful for?

It’s been a rough year for many in Nashville. Yet, as Thanksgiving approaches, we pause to give thanks for things like family, friends and health.

Vanderbilt launches food drive to assist Second Harvest

The Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee is experiencing a 40 percent increase in the need for emergency food assistance in Davidson County over the same period for 2009.

VU Community Giving campaign’s impact profound

The YWCA is an agency of the United Way of Metropolitan Nashville agency, which is one of the four campaign partners in Vanderbilt’s Community Giving Campaign.

Long-time credit union leader dies

Jewel Kavanaugh, the Vanderbilt University Employees Credit Union’s first full-time employee who went on to the lead the organization for four decades, died Nov. 17. She was 77.

New hospital campaign encourages small donations

The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt has kicked off a new local message campaign to encourage donations as small as $5 or $10.

Mark your calendars for these exciting free events in December at Blair

Offerings range from the African drumming and dance ensemble SANKOFA to the Blair Harp Ensemble.

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*  This Week

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

Nov. 26 and 28: Thanksgiving Tournament – Women’s Basketball

* Mark Your Calendars

Dec. 1 and 2: VU Theatre presents “Freshman Showcase”

Dec. 2: Vanderbilt World AIDS Day 2010: Talk by Stephen Lewis, co-director of AIDS-Free World

Dec. 8: A night with film critic (VU alum class of ’88) Alonso Duralde – reception, book signing and film screening of “The Nightmare Before Christmas”

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Sign Up for a Clinical Trial

Researchers in the Language Development Lab Need Young Children for a Language Study


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Save money on airport parking

Save Dec. 2 for Hanging of the Green

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Featured Media

Video: Big stars with a big heart

Country stars Rascal Flatts get a special gift from Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital for all their giving; why your hands may know more than your head; plus, it’ll be “a beautiful day” in Vanderbilt stadium this July… find out why!

Listen: Minorities, Multiculturalism and the Presidency of George W. Bush

Gary Gerstle, the James G. Stahlman Professor of American History, has done extensive research about President George W. Bush’s vision for a multicultural world and the steep challenges it faced during his administration.

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