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Caldwell steps aside as Vanderbilt head coach

Robbie Caldwell stepped down as Vanderbilt’s head football coach, effective after the Commodores’ Nov. 27 game with Wake Forest.

Vanderbilt receives 3 Emmy nominations

The News Service has received 23 nominations and won eight regional Emmys since creation of the video unit in 2007.

AIDS activist Stephen Lewis speaks Dec. 2

International AIDS activist Stephen Lewis will talk about his experiences with the HIV/AIDS pandemic Thursday, Dec. 2, as part of Vanderbilt’s commemoration of World AIDS Day.

Toy safety tips for the holiday shopping season

As parents and others map out their plan of attack for the holiday shopping season, it’s important to consider the dangers of choking hazards and other toy-related injuries before purchasing gifts for children.

Employees get discount for ‘Nutcracker’ with Nashville Ballet

The Nashville Ballet is providing Vanderbilt employees a 20 percent discount on single tickets the week of the performance.

Tony Earley elected to Fellowship of Southern Writers

Earley, author of the novels Jim the Boy and The Blue Star, is the Samuel Milton Fleming Professor of English at Vanderbilt and teaches in its graduate creative writing MFA program.

Experts warn overeating extends past the holidays

Vanderbilt experts are asking Americans to focus beyond the Thanksgiving table when it comes to holiday overeating and the larger obesity epidemic facing the country. The struggle with obesity is year-round.

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*  This Week

Nov. 30: Cartography training with GIS – Kurt Snider

Dec. 1: Vanderbilt’s nationally recognized all-male a cappella group, the Melodores winter concert

Dec. 2: Bookstore faculty & staff appreciation

Dec. 4: Monthly test of the Vanderbilt outdoor warning sirens

* Mark Your Calendars

Dec. 8: Thinking Out of the Lunch Box – panel discussion: “Is Global Warming on the Back Burner? Prospects for Change”

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Sign Up for a Clinical Trial

Volunteers Needed for Type 2 Diabetes Study


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VanDIY Dec. 2 on ‘Festive and Frugal’

West Garage to open Dec. 6

Give blood and register for donating bone marrow on Dec. 7

CRIME ALERT – Forcible fondling

Peter Cummings recieves AIChE Award

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Video: Big stars with a big heart

Country stars Rascal Flatts get a special gift from Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt 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!

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Questions for GM President Mark Reuss

Mark Reuss, BE’86, was named president of GM North America in December 2009, becoming second in command of one of the auto industry’s largest and most prominent companies. Reuss, a mechanical engineering grad, started with GM in 1983 as a student intern. Since then, he has held numerous engineering and management positions across GM brands, including chief engineer roles in GM’s large luxury car vehicles. Before taking over GM North America, he managed GM’s operations in Australia and New Zealand.

Reuss spoke with Vanderbilt Engineering about how his studies at the School of Engineering helped him in the automotive business, and the soul of the car.

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